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Puerto Vallarta Mexico

Best known for: Shopping, tours, art, nightlife, restaurants & malecon. Puerto Vallarta – Nearly 200,000 residents, Puerto Vallarta (PV) is a premier vacation destination and is also a popular destination for domestic tourists from Guadalajara and Mexico City.

There is no other place that so perfectly melds a tropical, contemporary resort with the spirit and soul of true Mexican culture and traditions. Puerto Vallarta’s pride in its traditions is cause for colorful celebrations, processions and parades throughout the year, during which the streets are filled with music, dancing and theatrical performances. Your eyes can feast on beautiful textiles and original works of art from local and international artists.

Archie's Wok (5 out of 5 rating)

Archie's Wok
Legendary in the Banderas Bay for serving vibrantly original cuisine influenced by the exotic flavors of the Philippines and the Pacific Rim.

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Café des Artistes (5 out of 5 rating)

Café des Artistes
Fine dinning in a century-old home on the hill overlooking the Malecon in the heart of Puerto Vallarta.

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El Dorado Restaurant (formerly Vista Grill) (5 out of 5 rating)

El Dorado Restaurant & Beach Club
Modern Mexican Cuisine to match the wonderful views of Los Muertos Beach and Pacific Ocean. 

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Kaiser Maximilian Restaurant & Café (5 out of 5 rating)

Kaiser Maximilian Restaurant & Café
European restaurant with fine continental cuisine evoking Old Vienna. A longtime Vallarta favorite.

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La Palapa Restaurant (5 out of 5 rating)

La Palapa Restaurant
Perfect balance between fine dining and the warmth and charm characteristic of Puerto Vallarta Mexico. 

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Ok José (formely No Way José) (5 out of 5 rating)

Ok José
Delicious Mexican contemporary cuisine with unique dishes not found anywhere else in Puerto Vallarta.

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The River Café (5 out of 5 rating)

The River Café
Gourmet cuisine delights in the heart of Puerto Vallarta, along the famous Rio Cuale.

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Thierrys Prime Burger and Steakhouse (5 out of 5 rating)

Thierry's Prime Burger & Steakhouse 
Famous Thierry Blouet, Chef owner of the successful Café Des Artistes and Tuna Blanca restaurants, invites you to enjoy his delicious Charcoal Prime Burgers from the comfort of your home!

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Trio Restaurant Bar Café (5 out of 5 rating)

Trio Restaurant Bar Café
A cosmopolitan, casual, elegant eatery located in a remodeled townhouse in the heart of Puerto Vallarta.

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Vitea Bistro (5 out of 5 rating)

Vitea Bistro
Oceanfront bistro with a French Riviera feeling and panoramic view of the bay with spectacular sunsets.

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Meat on Grill Vallarta (4.8 out of 5 rating)

Meat on Grill Vallarta
Gourmet style Argentinian meat tacos with artisanal salsas

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Si Señor Garden (4.8 out of 5 rating)

Si Señor Garden
A hidden gem, celebrating Mexico's cuisine with dishes inspired from all over Mexico.

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Bubba Gump Shrimp Co (4.7 out of 5 rating)

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co
Seafood in a casual and fun family atmosphere, just the way Forrest and his “best good friend” Bubba would have done it.

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