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Colorful Flavors of Puerto Vallarta

October 22, 2019 0 Comments

Puerto Vallarta not only serves up heat on the beach, but also on the streets. From street tacos to savory brunch and even top-of-the-line cuisine, this place will take your taste buds on a wild ride.

Le Kliff

Overlooking Banderas Bay from an overhead cliff, the view from Le Kliff should be enough to make this restaurant one of the best in Puerto Vallarta. While many people rave about the ambiance and ocean views, the food here doesn’t disappoint, either. Le Kliff takes fine dining classics and adds creative touches that will surely impress your taste buds. With delicious hand-crafted cocktails and dinners combined with a breathtaking environment, you won’t want to miss this spot on your next Puerto Vallarta vacay.

Cocktail on table overlooking ocean.

Nothing better than a cocktail + an ocean view. (Photo by: @mrchristie426)

La Leche

Here’s another spot where the ambiance alone will have you making your reservation ASAP. The restaurant features a monochromatic atmosphere that’s intended to elevate the flavor and presentation of the food. If you’re more of an adventure-seeker, this might be your spot because they don’t have a set menu. Each night features different gourmet dishes, but there’s nothing to be scared of because the chefs only use the finest ingredients in their delectable cuisine.

Inside of La Leche restaurant with monochromatic aesthetic.

We don’t know what’s better the amazing decor or the delicious food. (Photo by: @mariapooa)

Fredy’s Tucan

If brunch is your favorite meal (isn’t it everyone’s?), then this has to be on the top of your must-visit list in Puerto Vallarta. Fredy’s Tucan features breakfast classics with a Mexican twist to create savory dishes that will have you returning each morning. With friendly service and prices that won’t break the bank, you’ll be raving about Fredy’s even after you leave Mexico!

Brunch food on table.

Brunch is always a yes from us. (Photo by: @joycieats)

Barcelona Tapas

Consistently ranked as one of the best restaurants in Puerto Vallarta, Barcelona Tapas doesn’t disappoint. They take classic Latin dishes and pair them with delicious wine, while making it easy to enjoy your meal family-style. The stunning rooftop view overlooking Banderas Bay only makes the experience that much better.

Balcony view with a glass of red wine.

Cheers to this view! (Photo by: @manuflowers)

Pancho’s Takos

For those looking for a more authentic dining experience, Pancho’s Takos will provide that and more. You’ll be greeted with a casual atmosphere and possibly a long line, but we promise the wait is worth it. This local spot’s claim to fame are the Tacos al Pastor, which have been claimed to be some of the best in all of Mexico. Whether you believe this to be true or not, you can enjoy your mouthwatering tacos with a cold beer or mango margarita, and you’ll be in foodie heaven.

We’ll take 10 tacos al pastor. Please and thank you! (Photo by: @dinner_with_the_cuhas)

La Palapa

When in Mexico, lunch on the beach is a must, right? La Palapa provides the perfect environment to sit back, sip on a fruity cocktail and enjoy the view. With classic Mexican dishes and local ingredients, the food will exceed far beyond your expectations of a beachside shack. Whether you want to bring the fam and let the kids enjoy the sand, or you want a romantic dinner for two, La Palapa is a versatile spot that can fit everyone’s needs.

French toast on beachside table.

Beachside is the best way to eat French toast. (Photo by: @mannnyrivera)

From fine dining to local cuisine, Puerto Vallarta has it all–and all of it is delicious. On your next adventure down south, check out the insider’s guide to Puerto Vallarta before booking your next all-inclusive vacay– you won’t regret it.

Haley Hogan

All I really need in this life is the beach and a little bit of ice cream.




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