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El Set

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Barra de Navidad, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 221 5342
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Red Deer, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best view by far for breakfast or sunsets. Great food and service highly recommend this place to eat.

Thank djabs386
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is one of the best places to eat in PV. The food was top notch, and the service was beyond anything in the U.S. We had three waiters for our group of 7, and they were all friendly and eager to serve. The food was EXCELLENT!

1 Thank Dewayne_Cudney
Cancun, Mexico
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

150 pesos All-You-Can-Eat-Breakfast is always a must-do. The food is very tasty and the view is amazing. The service could be better since the waiters seemingly prefer to chat to repetitive clients or just amongst them. Good option.

1 Thank Andre R
Cascade, Idaho
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had a lovely Sunday brunch during our recent vacation in Puerto Vallarta. Not only were the omelets made-to-order, a woman was making fresh tortillas!! There were many local favorites- shredded chicken with jalapano chiles, beef tips, chorizo - and more. I believe we may have been the only "tourists" there for brunch.

1 Thank jonneh126
Regina, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

My husband and I had the pleasure of being taken to this restaurant by our friends, Pamela and Allan. This restaurant is fantastic!! The view of Banderas Bay is spectacular especially from the upper patio!!! The decor and ambiance gives you a very pleasant dining experience and the food is delicious! Our waiters, Ernesto and Miguel were so attentive the... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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163 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Haven't been to El Set in years and was so disappointed that is seems to have lost its appeal. Went on a Saturday night in October ( which is low season ) but were only one of 4 tables in the entire restraunt. Of course the view is still spectacular and food and service were adequate but nothing special. Had... More 

1 Thank DallasBchbum
Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

View atmosphere is out of this world. You will be treated like a king and queen. A great spot for a romantic dinner, that you will always remember.

1 Thank Glasow2
Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stopped in for lunch on our way back to Hyat Ziva PV. The food was good and they had a great view

Thank KjYuma
Albuquerque, NM
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

The view from this restaurant is magnificent! The food is great and the margaritas were superb! Guitarist played music while we overlooked the beach and landscape of Puerta Vallarta. Wish we could have stayed longer, but we were on a shore excursion, so we had very limited time. The service was good given the timeframe.

Thank Ann1147
La Puente, California, United States
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We stopped for lunch on a guided tour and this place is fantastic. With a super simple menu of only 3 menu items, your food arrives very quickly. The restaurant sits atop a mountain overlooking the ocean. Perfect for the that romantic getaway. The food is well prepared and very tasty. I recommend the buttered shrimp. The shrimp are large... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barra de Navidad, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 221 5342

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?