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Garlic and Mango Festival Returns to The River Café

May 24, 2013
Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling (322) 223-0788 or at

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - As the summer heats up, what could be cooler than the tantalizing combination of succulent mangos and savory garlic?

Join The River Café as they bring back their legendary 'For the Love of Garlic and Mango' festival for the month of June.

For 30 days, you and your loved ones can delight in the unique coupling of this dynamic duo while indulging in the natural ambiance of Vallarta's favorite fine dining restaurant.

Relax in the elegance of flickering candlelight, fine Mexican art, live music, and white linen dining as you overlook the rolling waters of the Rio Cuale.

Enjoy a glass of your favorite wine or distilled spirits as you contemplate which 'For the Love of Garlic and Mango' dish will tantalize your taste buds during this extraordinary culinary event.

For the Table

Mango Chutney & Crostini served with a Roasted Garlic bulb

Appetizers (Choose one)

• Double Garlic Cream of Potato Soup with a Chipotle Aioli
• Tossed Caesar Salad with Bacon and Homemade Croutons with Anchovy Garlic Dressing

Main Entrees (Choose one)

• Penne with Roasted Garlic, Pancetta and Green Peas with a Creamy Garlic Alfredo Sauce

• Filet Mignon marinated in fresh Garlic, Rosemary and Thyme grilled to perfection and served with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Vegetables

• Grilled Chicken Breast with a 40-Clove Cream Sauce served with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Steamed Vegetables

• Shrimp Al Pastor arranged over roasted Pineapple and Cilantro Risotto with a Mango reduction sauce


• Brandy Glazed Fresh Cut Mango over Vanilla Ice Cream

You can have all of this - plus the natural beauty and ambiance of the Rio Cuale - for only $299 pesos per person. The River Café's 'For the Love of Garlic and Mango' 3-course menu will be available for your dining pleasure throughout June from 12 Noon to 11:30 pm.

Note: The $299 pesos per person price is not valid with other promotions or discounts. Beverages and gratuity not included.
Open daily from 8 am to 11:30 pm, The River Café is located at Isla Rio Cuale #4 in downtown Puerto Vallarta. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling (322) 223-0788 or online at

Click HERE to learn more about The River Café.