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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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Kaiser Maximilian Celebrates Las Fiestas Patrias
Banderas News Team

This month, Cafe Maximilian is celebrating El Mes de la Patria by offering Traditional Mexican Dishes in addition to the Austrian delights featured on the regular menu. Don't miss their special Chile en Nogada, the Mexican dish that is most emblematic of the holiday.

Vallarta Life: Keeping it Sweet with PV Cupcakes
Laura Gelezunas

When you make your move to Mexico, you expect that you'll be celebrating life as it should be celebrated, and that every day is going to be pretty sweet. Well, there ARE a lot of sweet things to be experienced in Puerto Vallarta, and you can find some of them at PV Cupcakes.

Daiquiri Dick's Extends 2014 Summer Sizzle to Sept. 1
Banderas News Team

There are still a few days left to enjoy flavors from around the world at one of Vallarta's favorite beachfront restaurants - Daiquiri Dick's. Don't miss your last chance to enjoy three delicious courses of old favorites and new tastes for $299 pesos, through September 1st.

El Arrayán's Mexican Cooking Classes Resume October 6
BanderasNews.com

Puerto Vallarta's El Arrayán restaurant is happy to announce that starting October 6th they will resume their popular Traditional Mexican Cooking Classes. Owner/Chef Carmen Porras and Chef Alfonso Corona will teach you how to make a wide variety of classical Mexican dishes.

Mid-Calorie Coke to Launch in Mexico in September
Amy Guthrie

Mexicans drink more Coke products than consumers in any other country, so the company's introduction of Coca-Cola Life - sweetened partly by the stevia plant - into the country in September, may be of some importance in the battle against obesity and related health problems.

Recipes & Real Estate: Mexican Pizza & Tabachines 6
Media Diva International

In this edition of Recipes & Real Estate, Laura Gelezunas show us how to make Mexican Pizza from the spacious kitchen at Tabachines 6 in Puerto Vallarta. The home is showcased with some extra window dressing in the form of the 'Kitchenettes,' who assist Laura with the recipe.

Daiquiri Dick's 2014 Summer Sizzle Ends August 25th
Banderas News Team

There are just a few days left to enjoy flavors from around the world at one of Vallarta's favorite beachfront restaurants - Daiquiri Dick's. Don't miss your last chance to enjoy three irresistible courses of old favorites and new tastes for $299 pesos, through August 25th.

Vallarta Life: Keep Cool with Fresh Squeezed Limonada
Laura Gelezunas

If you are going to be living in Puerto Vallarta, you'll soon learn that there's nothing like a cold drink to keep you cool on a hot day. One of Mexico's favorite thirst quenchers is called 'limonada,' or limeade. Here's a quick and easy recipe for fresh squeezed limonada.

Once Mexico's 'Booze of Drunks,' Mezcal Earns Respect
Carola Solé

Once derided as a drink for destitute drunkards, Mexico's smoky-flavored mezcal liquor has come out of the shadows to become a trendy booze in fashionable bars from Mexico City to Sydney. But mezcal exports still amount to just 1.1 percent of Mexico's signature liquor, tequila.

Grasshopper Snacks at Four Seasons Punta Mita Resort
Jo Piazza

There's a new addition to the menu at the high-end Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita in Mexico. Chapulines, more commonly known as grasshoppers and a delicacy in Mexico, are a result of the collaboration between Executive Chef Philippe Piel and his team of talented Mexican chefs.

Cajun Cuisine Sizzles at Daiquiri Dick's Restaurant
Banderas News Team

In the mood for something a little spicy? Get yourself down to Daiquiri Dick's for some Ragin’ Cajun Cuisine, as the Summer Sizzle Menu continues Louisiana-style! Through August 18th, enjoy a three-course meal that's pungent, peppery, and practically priced at just $299 pesos.

Kaiser Maximilian Offers Vallarta a Taste of Greece
Banderas News Team

This summer, in addition to the traditional Austrian cuisine that has made Kaiser Maximilian one of Puerto Vallarta's favorite restaurants, Owner / Chef Andreas Rupprechter is bringing back his special menu featuring dishes from Greece through August 30th, 2014.

Daiquiri Dick's Melds the Flavors of Asian Cuisine
Laura Gelezunas

At Daiquiri Dick's, this week's Summer Sizzle Menu reflects the large diversity of histories and ethnic cultures that make up the many unique types of Asian cuisine. Melding flavors from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Laos, Viet Nam, Korea and Japan, the result is a pleasing array of tastes.

Puerto Vallarta Realtor Launches 'Recipes & Real Estate'
Banderas News Team

Real estate markets are very competitive no matter where you live. Agents are always trying to attract clients and close the deal. In Puerto Vallarta, Mexico one company is banking on a new series of videos that meld a tasty dish and a home tour to give them the marketing edge.

This Week at Daiquiri Dick's: Irresistible India
Laura Gelezunas

Send your taste buds to India... without leaving Puerto Vallarta! No need to pack your bags, just head on over to Daiquiri Dick's, where this week's Summer Sizzle menu features 3 courses of Irresistible Indian Cuisine for only $299 pesos per person, through August 4th.

ART VallARTa Creative Clay Cooking Classes & Workshops
Banderas News Team

This October, ART VallARTa will be reopening with weekly classes and events. And, since food is Art when prepared with heart and soul, owner Nathalie Herling will be conducting 'The Art of Creative Clay Cooking' classes and workshops in the studio's Mexican tile ART Kitchen.

Daiquiri Dick's Offers Vallarta a Taste of Italy
Laura Gelezunas

During the Summer Sizzle at Daiquiri Dick's Restaurant in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, you can visit a different country every week. From July 23-28, Italy is the chosen culinary destination. Enjoy three courses and choices for each course, plus a complimentary drink, for only $299 pesos.

Save 50% On Main Courses at Kaiser Maximilian
Banderas News Team

July is a great time to visit Kaiser Maximilian. Every Tues-Sat through July 26, this popular restaurant on the southside of Puerto Vallarta offers Early Bird Specials on selected entrées from their regular dinner menu. From 12-6 pm, you'll save 50% off the regular prices!

Mario Batali's Authentic Mexican Tacos Asada Recipe
The Tribune-Review

My recent travels to Mexico City reminded me how much I admire classic Mexican preparation in cooking. While I may not be able to re-create the carne asada street taco I had at La Merced Market, I was inspired to whip out my own version that I mastered a few years back.

The Flavors of Australia at Daiquiri Dick's Restaurant
Marie Callan

Anyone who loves Asian food will not want to miss this week's Summer Sizzle menu at Daiquiri Dick's. Called 'The Flavors of Australia,' the dishes are inspired by MasterChef Australia's 2010 winner, Adam Liaw, whose family influences were Malaysian, Chinese, Singapore and Japanese.

Take Your Tastebuds to France at Daiquiri Dick's Restaurant
Banderas News Team

The French have elevated food into an art form. Nowhere else on earth is so much attention paid to what people are going to eat - unless you happen to be at Daiquiri Dick's Restaurant in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, where this week's Summer Sizzle menu features the Flavors of France.

The Flavors of Puebla at Si Señor Beach Restaurant
Laura Gelezunas

Celebrate the cuisine of Mexico all summer at Si Señor Beach Restaurant in Puerto Vallarta, where you can enjoy three courses for $199 pesos. Executive Chef Victor Manuel Castaneda Romero has put together a diverse menu of recipes from Puebla, which will be served July 7-27.

4th of July Sizzles at Daiquiri Dick's Restaurant
Marie Callan

You don't have to be an American to celebrate the USA's Independence Day with great food and fun in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. From July 2-7, 2014 you can celebrate everyone's favorite Summer holiday with Daiquiri Dick's 3-course Summer Sizzle menu for just $299 pesos per person.

Tequila: Mexico Reckons With its Complicated Spirit
npr.org

Any bottle of tequila must be made from the Weber Blue species of agave, grown and distilled in the heart of a region that produces the legendary spirit in the western state of Jalisco. Field after field of agave give this land a blue hue, defining an economy and its traditions.

1st Typical Family Cooking Festival in Puerto Vallarta
María Francesca

The Municipal Tourism Department, invites everyone to taste the typical dishes of Puerto Vallarta during the 1st 'Festival de Cocina Típica Familiar' (Typical Family Cooking Festival), scheduled to be held on Sunday, June 29 at 10:00 am in Lazaro Cardenas Park.

Mexico, Central America Coffee Output to Rise 10%
Business Recorder

Mexico and Central America, the region responsible for more than a fifth of the world's arabica coffee crop, is suffering its worst-ever outbreak of roya, or coffee leaf rust, but the upcoming 2014/2015 harvesting season should see output rise by at least 10 percent.


The Best of Vallarta Just Got Better!
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Read real travelers' comments about the best in fine dining in Puerto Vallarta.
Ah Caramba!
Andale's
Archie's Wok
Blanca Blue
Daiquiri Dick's
El Arrayán
Fusion Gourmet
The Hamburger Grill
Kaiser Maximilian
k' rico :)
La Palapa
Las Adelitas
Le Kliff
Lido Club de Playa
Marks Bar & Grill
Mikey's Deli
No Way Jose!
River Cafe
Si Señor Beach
The Blue Shrimp
The Dog House
Trio
Vista Grill


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