Being one of the most visited tourist destination in Mexico, Puerto Vallarta offers travellers the best of Mexican cuisine experience. From street foods to gourmet foods, visitors will experience the taste of authentic Mexican dishes that will surely make their vacation more memorable.
One of the most popular Vallarta restaurants, for both locals and tourists, that serves delicious Mexican food is Café de Olla. The menu includes quite an impressive assortment of beloved Mexican dishes from enchiladas, fajitas, quesadillas to tacos – name it, they have them all in excellently prepared culinary masterpieces. The seafood is terrific and they offer a wide range of grilled food, from chicken to steak. They also have grilled onions that are instant favorites amongst its dining patrons. The impossibly long line in front of the restaurant may put eager diners off, but rest assured that your patience, as well as you palate, will be very much rewarded once you get in and sink your teeth into what Mexican cuisine has to offer. The reasonable prices and great service will also make the wait well worth it.
Another great Puerto Vallarta restaurant to try while you are there on vacation is the charming and beautiful Andrea, which offers a beautiful mixture of gourmet cuisines of the world and delightful ambiance. Feast on succulent local seafood or exotic pastas with Mediterranean touch, from epic Italian dishes to mouthwatering Asian specialties. They also offer various cuisine themed buffets while letting you cap each wonderful meal with a glass or two of a wine from their extensive collection. Sit on one of the beautifully made tables on the patio and savor the delicious al fresco dining Mexican style. Guests may also opt to dine indoors while marveling at the tasteful and elegant decorations.
If a laid back dinner on the oceanfront is what you came here for, then there is no better place for you to try than the La Ribera Steakhouse. With the incredible view of the Sierra Madre Mountains, as well as of Puerto Vallarta, in the background, revel at the amazing vista before you go for one gastronomic adventure. A number of dishes worth sampling in this little paradise restaurant include fine steak cuts, fresh seafood, authentic Mexican dishes and scrumptious gourmet burgers. They offer a wide assortment of dishes from breakfast to dinner, which should get all your food cravings covered.
Bianca Blue, Garza Blanca luxury resort’s flagship restaurant, on the other hand, offers very sophisticated European cuisine that utilizes locally sourced ingredients, including freshly caught seafood. Not only does it offer a delicious variety of pastas and braised short ribs, it also tops it with a very romantic setting with the ocean, the majestic Banderas Bay and Los Arcos National Park as backdrops. End each of your gustatory adventures with a bottle of wine from their extensive wine cellar.
For a taste of beautiful Vienna in Mexico, there is no other place to visit but the Kaiser Maximillian. This Austrian themed restaurant in Olas Altas offers an extensive Austrian menu, starting with popular dishes like roasted rabbit with polenta and duck breast with spatzele. Enjoy your meal on one of their classy dining tables and do not forget to cap the night off with an Old world style coffee at their espresso bar.
For another delightful al fresco dining experience, do visit Conchas Chinas Beach. Marvel at the waves crashing at the shore and the abundant tangy ocean air while you enjoy a wonderful brunch buffet. Browse through their extensive meal selection of omelets, frittatas and crepes. Or if you happen to amble by at dinner time, choose from their mouthwatering menu of shrimp enchiladas, grilled chicken and burgers, crab tacos and a whole lot more!