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Vallarta food is great and inexpensive. Nice restaurants with views and a variety of food. Also some interesting day trips with good restaurants.

Good for
  • Solo
  • Friends
  • Couples
  • Thrill Seeker
  • Foodie
  • Beach Goer
  • Thrifty Traveller

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11 Places

No Way Jose!

Restaurants

Cheeky Monkey

Restaurants

Fredys Tucan

Restaurants

El brujo Vallarta

Restaurants

Yiyo's Tours

Water Sports

La Carreta

Restaurants

Playa Conchas Chinas Hotel

Hotels

El Barracuda

Restaurants

La Playita

Restaurants

Venus Moon Southside Spa

Spas

Cafe de Olla

Restaurants

banditLaJuntaCo's City Tips

  • tipping is the same as in the U.S. Buses, taxis and hired drivers for half or full day trips are all reasonable. I usually always rent a car.
  • No Way Jose!
    Restaurants (Mexican)
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    banditLaJuntaCo Says:

    Medium price, semi-casual dress nice food selection

    Good for
    • Friends
    • Couples
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #81 of 988 restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Reservations Don’t Count 31/05/2019
    • Dinner and entertainment 28/04/2019
    • No Way Jose!
    Address:
    5 de Febrero 260
    Col. Emiliano Zapata
    Puerto Vallarta 48380
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 322 223 2853
    Price range:
    US$2 - US$15
    Hours:
    Tue - Sun
    5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Other:
  • Cheeky Monkey
    Restaurants (Mexican, American, Bar)
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    banditLaJuntaCo Says:

    Great people and sunset watching place. Dollar beer and Margaritas!!!

    Good for
    • Family
    • Friends
    • Couples
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #170 of 988 restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Meal with a view! 05/06/2019
    • What a deal 04/06/2019
    • Cheeky Monkey
    Address:
    Calle Paseo Diaz Ordaz 556
    Malecon
    Puerto Vallarta 48300
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 322 222 8938
    Price range:
    US$3 - US$15
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Fredys Tucan
    Restaurants (Mexican)
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    banditLaJuntaCo Says:

    This may be the top breakfast restaurant place in PV. Huge menu and quality food!

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Family
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #16 of 988 restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Fredy’s Tucan 20/06/2019
    • Best Breakfast/lunch place in Puerto Vallarta! 18/06/2019
    • Fredys Tucan
    Address:
    Calle Basilio Badillo 245
    Colonia Emiliano Zapata
    Puerto Vallarta 48380
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 322 223 0778
    Price range:
    US$5 - US$9
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:00 AM - 2:45 PM
    Other:
  • El brujo Vallarta
    Restaurants (Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, International)
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    banditLaJuntaCo Says:

    Nice place for unique fish and seafood dishes. Also great place to stop for an afternoon snack of fried cheese tacos and COLD BEER!

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #135 of 988 restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Really good! 11/06/2019
    • Seafood! 02/06/2019
    • El brujo Vallarta
    Address:
    Calle Venustiano Carranza 510
    Col. Emiliano Zapata
    Puerto Vallarta 48380
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 322 223 2036
    Price range:
    US$5 - US$10
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
    Other:
  • Yiyo's Tours
    Water Sports
    banditLaJuntaCo Says:

    Yiyo which is the nickname for Victor. Victor has 2 boats and can take you fishing, snorkeling, night lobster hunting, just about anything you want to do. Victor also can take you to small villages, such as the old mining town in the mountains (San Sebastion del Oeste) or south to the small town of Mayto, where the there is twenty miles of unspoiled beach and turquois water. Tell him Jim sent you!!! Ask for him around the pier of look him up under Yiyo's tours of facebook

    Good for
    • Family
    • Friends
    • Couples
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #80 of 145 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Puerto Vallarta
    • Fishing & Whale watching 14/03/2016
    • Great Time!!!!! 01/03/2016
    Phone:
    +52 1 322 146 6585
    Other:
  • La Carreta
    Restaurants (Mexican, Bar, Seafood)
    banditLaJuntaCo Says:

    One of the best beach sitting bucket drinking, food and vender spots on Los Muertos beach. Romey runs a great Place!!!!

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    From the community
    Ranked #264 of 988 restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
    • Amazing service and beachfront view 12/04/2019
    • If you need an umbrella on the beach 06/03/2019
    • La Carreta
    Phone:
    +52 322 222 0514
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Other:
  • Playa Conchas Chinas Hotel
    Hotels
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    banditLaJuntaCo Says:

    Good location, nice rooms and great service. On the beach and snorkeling can be good.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    From the community
    Ranked #86 of 124 Hotels in Puerto Vallarta
    • Serene Ocean Palace 12/05/2019
    • My favorite place 26/03/2019
    • Playa Conchas Chinas Hotel
    Address:
    Calle Carretera Costera a Barra de Navidad Km. 2.5
    Puerto Vallarta 48399
    Mexico
  • El Barracuda
    Restaurants (Mexican, Latin, Bar, Seafood)
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    banditLaJuntaCo Says:

    Yummy tacos of all kinds!!!! On the beach very casual.

    Good for
    • Friends
    • Couples
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #96 of 988 restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A MUST WHEN IN PV 19/06/2019
    • Used to be a Favorite -- We were surprised 16/06/2019
    • El Barracuda
    Address:
    Calle Paraguay 1290
    Colonia 5 De Diciembre
    Puerto Vallarta 48350
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 322 222 4034
    Hours:
    Mon - Tue
    11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Wed - Sun
    11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
    Other:
  • La Playita
    Restaurants (Mexican, Seafood)
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    banditLaJuntaCo Says:

    Great breakfast and Sat. and Sun. Brunch. One of the most scenic and beautiful places to eat over the water!

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Family
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #173 of 988 restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Lindo Mar restaurant/bar 11/06/2019
    • Nice for cocktails 19/05/2019
    • La Playita
    Address:
    K 2.5 Carretera a Barra de Navidad
    Puerto Vallarta 44800
    Mexico
    Phone:
    011-52-322-22-15511
    Price range:
    US$5 - US$20
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Other:
  • Venus Moon Southside Spa
    Spas
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    banditLaJuntaCo Says:

    wide variety of services, but the hour message for $35 is wonderful!!!!

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Couples
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #5 of 110 Spas & Wellness in Puerto Vallarta
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great massage spot 24/05/2019
    • Great Massage 08/05/2019
    • Venus Moon Southside Spa
    Address:
    Zona Romantica Calle Aquiles Serdan 220
    Puerto Vallarta 48380
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 1 322 274 0424
    Hours:
    Sun
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Mon - Sat
    9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Other:
  • Cafe de Olla
    Restaurants (Mexican, Spanish)
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    banditLaJuntaCo Says:

    Very popular place for food and location in PV. Good quality and inexpensive food. Some of the best rellenos and ribs.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #160 of 988 restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Awesome and Inexpensive Mexican Food 05/06/2019
    • Returned to One of My Favorites 24/05/2019
    • Cafe de Olla
    Address:
    Calle Basilio Badillo 168
    Puerto Vallarta 48380
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 322 223 1626
    Hours:
    Wed - Mon
    9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Other:
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