Hundreds of restaurants in Puerto Vallarta, and the bay area, serve a wide range of international cuisine, from Mexican to Italian, French to Argentine, Austrian to Japanese, in settings ranging from funky beach palapas, or on the hills with fabulous views, to elegant candlelit castles.


Connoisseurs of fine dining are in paradise each November, during Puerto Vallarta‘s annual Gourmet Dining Festival.

Porto Bello bistro restaurant, Puerto Vallarta

Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta

This event, which pairs local chefs with internationally renowned talents, has elevated Puerto Vallarta’s reputation as a culinary capital of Mexico.

In Puerto Vallarta, you can enjoy exceptional cuisine, and of course, there is quite a variety of options to choose from.