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La Playita

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K 2.5 Carretera a Barra de Navidad, Puerto Vallarta 44800, Mexico
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Apple Valley
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176 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were not staying at the resort, but had been told the restaurant was nice. Stopped in, took elevator down to restaurant level and enjoyed good food, friendly service and nice views. The food selection was very good and the prices reasonable.

Thank Susieqa
Ruidoso, New Mexico
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Since we were staying nearby we had Dinner here on our first night and Breakfast once and Lunch twice. The food was very good especially the Tortilla soup. Service was excellent and friendly.

Thank bobby1436
Osoyoos, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favorite spot to enjoy a meal, the view and the service, How can you go wrong even very reasonable prices. I really cant find a thing wrong with

Thank nmitchener
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love to hit happy hour here then order our meal and watch the sunset. The setting is amazing a d the food is pretty good too! The wait staff are great!

Thank Mary Ann W
San Francisco, California
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166 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We come to La Playita, even when not staying where it's located. Always enjoyable. We stayed at Lindo Mar recently so ate at La Playita several times. Also enjoyed the Happy Hours (noon to 1pm and 5-6pm), usually along with a meal. Three of our dining experiences were shared with good friends. Everyone was happy with their food. Breakfast, lunch... More 

2 Thank MarlySF
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

What a great discovery. There isn't much to choose from in the Conchas Chinas district, but this little gem, hidden seven floors down, at the bottom of a cliff, is worth visiting again and again. Reading the other reviews, it seems like much depends on the time of year you are there, and what you are expecting. The waiters explained... More 

Thank Paul H
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We went for a late lunch on Nov 29th, 2016.We went because of the location; it's lovely, overlooking the beach and rocks, the surf creating natural swimming pools - My husband and I invited a friend and although we were warned that the food was not fabulous, we thought the beautiful location would make up for it. However our enchiladas... More 

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West Kelowna, Canada
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

This was one of our favourite restaurants on our visit to PV. It is in the Conchas China area so south of the downtown. To get to the restaurant you have to walk down 6 flights of stairs but there is a elevator if you don't mind waiting. Once down to restaurant level the ambiance is so peaceful. It is... More 

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Chicago, IL
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We wanted to like this place, we really did. We planned our afternoon around getting ready for Happy Hour and made our way down there. When we arrived just before 5pm, there were only two other couples in the entire place. We ordered a beer, wine, botano Mexican, soap de tortilla and sopa de jalapeño. The botano platter was mediocre.... More 

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Piedmont North Carolina
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151 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This jewel of a "plein air" restaurant is accessible from both the Hotel Lindo Mar and the Hotel Playa Conchas Chinas. I was staying in a nearby condominium and found myself at the bar almost every afternoon. There are special drinks, with special prices, and 2-for-1 beers. The bartenders are excellent (read: generous) and an interesting and international crowd usually... More 

Thank phil2u

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Mexican, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Cheap Eats
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: K 2.5 Carretera a Barra de Navidad, Puerto Vallarta 44800, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: 011-52-322-22-15511

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