Mexican Cuisine

Puerto Vallarta is well-known throughout Mexico for its gastronomical delights. Numerous restaurants within this port city offer fine dining with unparalleled coastal views and variious freshly caught seafood

If you happen to visit in November, you will enjoy Puerto Vallarta’s 10-day International Gourmet Festival. This event draws a number of world-renowned chefs and gives you the opportunity to sample a lot of tasty dishes and unlimited tequila.

If you are looking for something different, the beach restaurants will not disappoint. Popularly called as “de rigeur”, these beach restaurants overlook the Banderas Ba. They feature thatched roofs as well as many delicious dishes that will make you fall in love with the city..

You can find traditional Mexican cuisine, many European dishes, and American-style fast-food restaurants within Puerto Vallarta. Many tourists prefer dining within the major resort hotels, which cater well for travelers. They provide extensive menus that feature such Mexican classics as ceviche (seafood salad), enchilada (filled tortillas usually topped with cheese), grilled shrimps, spicy octopus omelet, scallops, and lobsters.

You will find that many dishes in Puerto Vallarta use chilies as major ingredients. They are being accompanied by guacamole, sour cream, and salsa. They are also washed down with tequila.