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Restaurants and Fun Dining
in Puerto Vallarta and Around Banderas Bay...



There's more to eating out in Puerto Vallarta than just "thank you, drive through." There isn't a Taco Bell here in Vallarta, but we do have McDonald's, Burger King, Domino's Pizza and a Pizza Hut. But where's the fun in that?


BanderasNews shows you how - and where - to get a healthy, tasty, fast and economical meal or snack at one of the many taco stands found on the streets around Puerto Vallarta. (VIDEO)
One of the best parts of taking a vacation is the opportunity to go out to eat for every meal, and here in Puerto Vallarta, dining out is a culinary smorgasbord. The restaurants around Banderas Bay offer a wide variety of the world's most sensational cuisines, and each November, award winning chefs from around the world come to share their culinary secrets with local chefs at the Puerto Vallarta Gourmet Festival.

From gourmet restaurants where meals take two, or even three, hours to fast food franchises and family-owned restaurants serving "comida corrida" at reasonable prices, you can savor the flavors of Mexico - and the world - at the restaurants in Puerto Vallarta Mexico.


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Tortillas Losing Ground in Mexico Due to Mass Production
CGTN

In Mexico, the corn tortilla is a national symbol that's recognized the world-over. But the traditional staple faces an uncertain future between consumption dropping by 40% over the past three decades and the government warning of price hikes of as much as 25 percent for tortillas this year.

Fashion for Compassion Luncheon at Hacienda Carlota
Colette Zarry

On February 5, Hacienda Carlota Restaurant and Deja New will host a Fashion Show and Luncheon to raise money for Puerto Vallarta's Colina Spay & Neuter Clinic, which provides free services to Banderas Bay pet owners who otherwise would be unable to get their cats and dogs sterilized.

5th Annual Taste of Lo De Marcos Set for February 18
BanderasNews.com

The 5th Annual Taste of Lo De Marcos, set to be held at the Centro de Fiestas Los Delfines on Sunday, February 18, 2018 from 3-8 pm, will feature local restaurants, artisanal booths and live music, with proceeds benefiting Amigos de Lo de Marcos and Comite de Accion Ciudadana.

Daiquiri Dick's Does Brunch With PuRR-fect Style
Marie Callan

Looking for the PURR-fect way to shop for all of the latest fashions in tropical clothing and accessories? Then head over to Daiquiri Dick's Restaurant on Los Muertos Beach on Tuesday, February 6 at 10:30 am for the fifth annual PuRR Project Fashion Show and Brunch.

PV Poker Tour Fundraiser Sponsored by Local Bars
Dennis Rike

The Annual Puerto Vallarta Poker Tour sponsored by Murphy's Irish Pub, Steve's Sports Bar, Escondida Sports Bar, The Salty Caesar, Nacho Daddy, All Access & Bar La Playa, and Kelly's Pour Favor will be held on Saturday, January 20th, to benefit local community projects.

Bonito Kitchen: A Hidden Gem of a Restaurant
Leslie Korn

The Bonito Kitchen is a hidden gem of a Puerto Vallarta restaurant that is not to be missed. It's just a corner off the beaten path and that makes it all part of the adventure when you arrive, panza-ready, for a tasty, nourishing meal that you will not soon forget.

Daiquiri Dick's Brings a World of Flavors to Vallarta
Laura Gelezunas

There's a profusion of Italian, Asian fusion, Mexican and other specialty restaurants in Puerto Vallarta, but you can sample cuisine from all of those countries and regions at Daiquiri Dick's, thanks to their bi-weekly dinner menu.

What's Happening at 'Tu Casa en Vallarta' No Way José!
Julie Guerrero

Puerto Vallarta's favorite Mexican Contemporary restaurant, No Way José! will be closed Monday, January 8, 2018, but will return for dinner service on Jan. 9. Meanwhile, we humbly ask our family of friends to please vote for us in the Vallarta Tribune's 'Best of Banderas Bay' contest.

Avocados From Mexico Return to Super Bowl in 2018
AdAge

Avocados From Mexico is returning to the Super Bowl for the fourth consecutive year, continuing its effort to stick out in people's minds as they're busy sticking chips into bowls of guacamole. Mexico's avocado industry will run a 30-second spot during the February 4 game, according to reports.

5th Annual Puerto Vallarta Garden Club Party, Jan. 23
David Muck

The PV Garden Club is delighted to announce the 5th Annual Puerto Vallarta Garden Club party in celebration of our continued efforts to beautify our city. You won't want to miss this spectacular event set to be held at the beautiful Oscar's Restaurant on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.

Celebrate New Year's Eve on the Beach at Daiquiri Dick's
Media Diva International

Los Muertos Beach sets the scene for a wonderful New Year's Eve celebration in Puerto Vallarta at Daiquiri Dick's. Ring in 2018 with fabulous dinner specials, a glass of bubbly, the festive music of Fusion (Lenny & Jorge) and front row seats for the fireworks display over Banderas Bay.

Ring in 2018 at 'Tu Casa en Vallarta' - No Way José!
Julie Guerrero

Say 'adios' to 2017 and 'bienvenidos' to 2018 at No Way José! Restaurant, where you'll enjoy a stellar five-course Mexican contemporary menu, live musical entertainment, celebration kit, 12 grapes at midnight, and the traditional fiesta energy found only at 'Tu Casa en Vallarta.'

2017 New Year's Eve Celebration at Kaiser Maximilian
Laura Gelezunas

Kaiser Maximilian Restaurant's prime location, right in the middle of Olas Altas street, makes it the perfect place to spend an unforgettable New Year's in Puerto Vallarta! A spectacular five course meal and a DJ mixing some of the best dance music in town make it a truly festive experience.

How to Celebrate New Year's Eve... Vallarta Style!
Banderas News Team

Puerto Vallarta is an awesome place to party anytime of the year but on December 31st it literally explodes! Wherever you turn, the city is one huge party. Our New Year's Eve Party Planner lists some of the spectacular celebrations taking place on PV's south side on the last night of 2017.

Traditional Mexican Christmas Dishes - and a Few Recipes
Marie Callan

Christmas is a time to get together with family and friends to celebrate and, in Mexico, the holiday season is all about eating. For those unfamiliar with traditional Mexican holiday dishes, here is a little bit about each food's history and cultural significance - plus a few recipes.

Friends of PV Animals Host 5th 'Paws for the Cause'
Banderas News Team

Friends of Puerto Vallarta Animals, a group of dedicated volunteers who are committed to the well-being of the homeless pets staying at the municipally run pound, will host the 5th Annual 'Paws for the Cause' Fundraiser on January 18 from 6-10 pm at BabelBar on La Isla Rio Cuale.

Christmas Eve Dinner with Piel Canela at No Way José!
Banderas News Team

There's no better place to celebrate the holidays in Puerto Vallarta than at 'Tu Casa en Vallarta,' No Way José! This Christmas Eve we presents an exquisite four-course special menu and live entertainment provided by Piel Canela from 8-10 pm. The menu will also be served December 25.

Boldly Go Where Your Taste Buds Haven't Gone Before
Laura Gelezunas

Boldly go where your taste buds haven't gone before with a variety of dishes from countries far and near. Daiquiri Dick's Restaurant in Puerto Vallarta controls the flight deck and they're featuring a wide selection of new tastes on their special World Flavors menu through December 30th.

Cool Mexican Party Drinks Beyond Tequila and Mezcal
ozy.com

Ask most people about Mexican spirits and one of two is likely to spring to mind: tequila or mezcal. Given they're the two heavyweights of the Mexican spirit world, it's hardly surprising, but it is somewhat disappointing, especially when Mexican liquors are as diverse as the country.

Meet Leather Designer Claudette Johnston at No Way José!
Julie Guerrero

The JG Group proudly presents the next in their series of cocktail parties to introduce new services and providers for new property and business owners in Puerto Vallarta. Meet leather designer Claudette Johnston on December 21, from 6-7:30 pm in the Raicilla Lounge at No Way José!

A Delightful Christmas Eve Dinner at Kaiser Maximilian
Laura Gelezunas

It is a special time of year to be shared with family and friends. Celebrate Christmas Eve and enjoy a sumptuous feast with your loved ones at Kaiser Maximilian Restaurant. The European bistro atmosphere and attentive staff will only add to the festive experience.

Festival de Chocolate at Vallarta Botanical Garden
Marie Callan

On January 5, 2018, Vallarta Botanical Garden will host a Festival de Chocolate - and everyone is invited! Make plans now to come out and learn more about 'the food of the gods' while enjoying chocolate tours, tastings, food and drink specials, Folkloric dance performances, and more.


The Best of Vallarta Just Got Better!
traveler2traveler
Read real travelers' comments about the best in fine dining in Puerto Vallarta.
Ah Caramba!
Andale's
Archie's Wok
Daiquiri Dick's
The Hamburger Grill
Kaiser Maximilian
La Palapa
Marks Bar & Grill
Nacho Daddy Mexico
No Way Jose!
River Cafe
Si Señor Beach
Taste @ Casa Cupula
The Blue Shrimp
Trio
Vista Grill


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