Where to Eat around The Westin Resort & Spa, Puerto Vallarta
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Thanks to a blend of colonial-era charm and contemporary services, Puerto Vallarta shines as an ultimate Mexican Pacific beach town, and is a favorite among expats and repeat visitors, alike. Exceptional restaurants, local markets, consistent sun and perfect sand make Puerto Vallarta a welcoming vacation destination.
Av México 1121, 5 de Diciembre, 48350 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
Cookin Vallarta offers multiple weekly cooking classes and market tours that give an authentic taste of Mexico. The hands on classes can be customized for you and your group and focus on authentic local dishes prepared by two excellent local...
Calle Francisco I. Madero 343, Zona Romántica, Emiliano Zapata, 48380 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
On the corner of Madero and Constitucion in Old Vallarta sits a street cart called El Moreno. They’re known for their birria, stewed goat that sits warming in a clay pot on the grill. Tacos are cheap (starting at $1) and come in small and large...
Quilla s/n, Local 28-29, Marina Vallarta, 48335 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
Ok, so it's not right on the seashore, but Mariscos 8 Tostadas is about a block away from the marina, and its seafood couldn't be fresher. House specialties include shrimp, ceviche, and marlin tostadas, as well as tuna sashimi.
Calle Guadalupe Sánchez 740, Centro, 48300 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
Chef Thierry Blouet helms the kitchen at Café des Artistes, where guests enjoy not only Blouet's culinary creations, but also the setting: a century-old home on a hill with views of the Malecon. Pair the three-course French-Mex fusion prix...
Pilitas, Zona Romántica, Amapas, 48399 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
If it seems like Jorge's Hideaway Shrimp Shack is a small, six-table joint that feels as if it was set up in someone's home, that's because it pretty much was. The family-run business keeps things small and manageable so it can continue to turn...
Guerrero 311, Centro, 48300 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
Mediterranean and Mexican fare fuse beautifully at this Puerto Vallarta cafe. Specialties include fresh, wood-fired pizzas, quiches, salads, and tartines, and they're served with Mexican wine and craft beer in a casual setting.
Av. Los Tules 168 Local 8A, De Los Tules 168-8A, Jardines de Las Gaviotas, 48328 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
This late morning I had a good workout that included a run on the beach. I was starving right after, and headed for a "Cevicheria," Ruta Pacifico in the heart of Puerto Vallarta. I ordered a shrimp and fish ceviche that were mixed with fruit,...
Iturbide 270, Proyecto escola, Centro, 48300 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
Planeta Vegetariano is an obvious choice for vegetarians and vegans, offering healthy, all-you-can-eat lunch buffets. The restaurant also serves breakfast and dinner and is open daily for those who want their veggie fill.
Hidalgo 398, Proyecto escola, Centro, 48300 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
No one travels to Puerto Vallarta for its French food, but if they're craving something different after tasting their way through the port city's tacos and tortas, they may be pleasantly surprised by just how good the comida francesa is at La...
Púlpito 102, Zona Romántica, Emiliano Zapata, 48380 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
Contemporary Mexican cuisine is on the menu at Vista Grill, though just as many guests come here for the view that gives the restaurant its name. Perched high on a hill overlooking Puerto Vallarta, this is a romantic spot to watch the sun set...
Isla Rio Cuale 4, Centro, 48300 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
While the internationally-influenced food at The River Café is quite good, it's the setting of the restaurant that wins raves among visitors. Set along the banks of the Rio Cuale, the open-air restaurant is surrounded by tropical plants. At night,...
Condominios Marina Sol S/N local 4, Marina Vallarta, 48354 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
Give in to deliciousness at Mr Cream and discover why their waffles are one of the must-eat treats around the Marina. Try the Waffle Fantasia, which is piled high with healthy, fresh tropical fruits... and slathered in whipped cream. OK, it's not...
Venustiano Carranza 210, Zona Romántica, Emiliano Zapata, 48310 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
If you've never had Brazilian churrasco-style barbecue, you're in for a treat at Brasil Steak House. The restaurant serves juicy, flame-grilled cuts of meat table-side—sliced fresh from a skewer. Tap your feet to live music, sip on a caçhaca...
Villa Las Flores, 48335 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
Try a traditional French crepe at this friendly café-bar. Order an Italian soda (the kiwi ones are delicious) or fresh-pressed juice to go with your sweet or savory crepe, and settle in on the shady patio for prime people-watching on the marina....
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