Restaurants

Top Choice Fusion in San Blas

Restaurant El Delfín

Under the direction of internationally renowned chef Betty Vázquez (judge on Mexico's Masterchef), this restaurant at the Hotel Garza Canela serves an impressive array of rich, gourmet dishes, magnificent desserts a…
Top Choice Fusion in San Francisco

Bistro Orgánico

Tucked into a pretty plant-filled courtyard in Hotel Cielo Rojo, Bistro Orgánico is San Francisco's surprisingly sophisticated top choice for eating. Chef Calixto cooks up fish and vegetarian food as imaginative as …
Top Choice Barbecue in Puerto Vallarta

Ocean Grill

If you like boat rides, rugged tropical shores, jungled mountains and laid-back elegance, not to mention stellar food and excellent drinks, book a lunch at this reservation-only bistro set on a rocky cliff, and a fi…
Top Choice Mexican in Playa Ventura

Los Norteñitos

Totally authentic and genuinely welcoming, this taquería in the center of town is run by a local family, who call in extra members according to demand. Delicious cecina (cured beef) tacos are great with freshly made…
Top Choice Seafood in Manzanillo

Mariscos El Aliviane

A terrific little street stall across from Hotel Playa Santiago, where local heads crowd wooden tables for tostadas, cócteles (seafood cocktails) and platters of shrimp, octopus, scallops and ceviche. Beers are icy …
Top Choice Fusion in Puerto Vallarta

Café des Artistes

Many consider this to be Vallarta’s finest restaurant. You’re sure to enjoy its romantic ambience and exquisite fusion of French and Mexican influences, and its decor, which ranges from the candlelit garden to moder…
Top Choice Seafood in Mexcaltitán

La Alberca

On the east side of the island, this has a great lagoon view. It's cheerily run, despite the fact that the staff have to spend half their days peeling crustaceans. It's all about shrimp: try shrimp empanadas, shrimp…
Top Choice Fusion in Zihuatanejo

Bistro del Mar

With its landmark sail roof over candlelit tables and its fusion of Latin, European and Asian flavors, this beachside bistro is a romantic treat. Delicious fish flavors are the mainstay, with standout dorado sashimi…
Top Choice Seafood in Boca de Pascuales

Las Hamacas del Mayor

A local fixture since 1953, this famous seafood eatery seats 1000 and opens every day of the year. Strolling mariachis entertain the crowds, kids frolic in the pool, and there are great views of surfers riding monst…
Top Choice Seafood in Barra de Navidad

El Manglito

With a lovely outlook over the water and welcome breezes, this lagoon restaurant is basically a slab of concrete and sand with a makeshift roof, plastic tables and few frills beyond plenty of greenery, but it produc…