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105-3 Pulpito | Playa Los Muertos, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico (Amapas)
+52 322 222 5225
08:30 - 23:30
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Portland, Oregon
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Alex Gomez was a wonderful server. Order all the soups even if it seems weird on the beach. Alex is the master of the upsell - he knew what we wanted before we did.

Thank TiffiniM
Fremont, California
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

La Palapa is the best restaurant and bar on Los Muertos. All the servers, but especially Cortez and Rodolfo, provide attentive and courteous service. Drinks are kept full, tables clean, and menus on demand. Feel safe using a credit card here too. I love La Palapa!

Thank goldynkat
Bend, Oregon
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were in Puerto Vallarta for one week (not long enough), but went to La Palapa 3 times. Food was outstanding and the service top notch! Marcos and Cesar were so nice and took great care of us - even recognizing us when we were walking by the restaurant going into town! The restaurant is right on the beach but... More 

Thank rachaelcarnagey
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I were in PV for our honeymoon. We were planning to visit downtown all week. Another couple at our resort recommended La Palapa so that became our destination once we reached downtown. The restaurant is right on the beach/boardwalk and offers an amazing view of the sunset. Our servers, Vicente and Carlos, were amazing. They suggested cranberry... More 

Thank Julian A
Grass Valley, California
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115 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing restaurant with excellent food, top quality service, attention to detail and dedicated to customer satisfaction...and, did I mention the sunset view? Victor and Gabriel were our merseros and they will treat you like royalty. Don't miss this place if you are in PV. Beach dining at its finest.

Thank GregBulanti
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First off all the restaurant was recommended to us by the Tropicana and it did not disappoint. Its a few blocks down from the hotel and you actually walk along the beach to get there. They have a beautiful restaurant but we preferred to sit on the beach and watch PV's amazing sunset. Our wait staff was so nice, friendly... More 

Thank brandtee
Walnut Creek, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the PV stalwart! They have everything right - perfect location, amazing service, delicious food, clean and comfortable, you'll want for nothing!

Thank SJCourtney
Richland, Washington
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a lovely setting on the beach for our group. The food was above average. The service very good. Price point was reasonable. Ask for a Spanish Coffee after sunset. Fun

Thank awomanwhois
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I ate here on our last night in PV. The location is stunning and servers are very attentive however the food is not good. My husbands steak was cold and tasteless his coconut shrimp were ok. I had the octopus and scallops. Both dishes were sweet and over dressed. I could barely finish them...with such great availability... More 

Thank stinky75
Knoxville, Tennessee
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious food, the best atention, totally worth it, and above all it is a tradition.A delicious breakfast in the beach. Excelente service-Alex & Alfredo

Thank Pastulio45

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105-3 Pulpito | Playa Los Muertos, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 5225
La Palapa Restaurant combines gourmet cuisine, friendly service, and the tropical setting of Los Muertos Beach to achieve the perfect balance between fine dining and the warmth and charm characteristic of Puerto Vallarta Mexico. Located on Playa Los Muertos in the heart of the Romantic Zone, this popular restaurant is one of Vallarta's favorite places to enjoy great food in a casually elegant atmosphere. At La Palapa Restaurant you will discover all of the ingredients to a perfect dining experience - a relaxed atmosphere, attentive service, fine wines and fabulous food. No matter what the occassion, from breakfast with business associates or lunch with friends to a romantic dinner for two, La Palapa defines fine dining in Puerto Vallarta.

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