Here is a list of places and services that most tourists will never
|Puerto Vallarta Bulletin Board - All Vallarta|
TexMex food with pool and regular performances by Joe 'King' Carrasco.
Very Reasonable Menu, 60 - 100 pesos
|Por K No||Aquiles Serdan #328, between Insurgentes and Constitución. 2nd Floor. Look for the suits of armor on the balcony. Tel. 222-4413. Noon - 2am Map Site.||That wonderful gal Blanka from Que?Pasa now has her own bar. Cheap Cold Beer and lots of friendly people. Botanas. Pool Table. WiFi.|
|Pour Favor||Lázaro Cárdenas #245. 2 doors west of Ignacio Vallarta Map.
Tel. 222-1955. 12pm till 11pm and closed Wed in the summer.
|A Sports Bar - 4 x 45" Flat Screen Hi Def TVs, their satellites have feeds from the USA, as well as Canada. The Menu is a mixture of Mexican & American Comfort Food.|
Voted best Mexican food in Vallarta Lifestyles magazine.
|Pure traditional food of Mexico. For those looking for the real Mexican
cuisine. Wonderful flavors from fresh ingredients only. Vegetarian menu
available and children welcome, even a diaper changing area.
Traditional Chile en Nogada - 185 pesos
Chile Relleno de Jaiba - 175 pesos
|El Rio BBQ||The very best BBQ Ribs. The only slow cooked and smoked food in Puerto Vallarta.
Lower level with beach sand and loungers next to the river.
Live Music Friday Afternoon
Sunday from 2pm - 4pm Mariachis and a BBQ Buffet.
|Mariscos Polo||Excellent Seafood, one of the best in Vallarta. Defiantly the best on the south side. Ask for Polo, Who else?|
Encino # 287, 2nd floor right next to the Flea Market. 222-7378. Great Thin Crust Pizza, Salads, Ribs & Pasta. Beer 15
| The Cheers of Vallarta. Sr.Fox, his wife Cheryl and the rest of Family Roma know how to make you feel welcome. Live Music Jams and Karaoke, Satellite TV, Free
WiFi and calls to the USA and Canada.
|Los Muertos Brewing Company||Lázaro Cárdenas #302, corner of Constitución. Tel. 222-0308
Our First Brew Pub !
|Brew Pub & Restaurant with Brick Oven Pizza. Burgers, Bangers & Mash among others dinners, on the second floor.
Six to seven different brews of beer, ales and a stout. Coming in the middle of December, on tap at the ground level Pub.
Up the river, Rio Cuale, a wonderful river side setting.
|Great food and very reasonable prices plus a full bar, including Raicilla !
This place is secret to most, because to reach it, you need:
your own transport,
bus and hike 1K or rent horses in Paso Ancho.
Lázaro Cárdenas # 515 close to the Central Market. Open 5pm to midnight
| Fresh Fish, Thai Curries, Steaks, Chili Dogs, Shepherd's Pie, Mac & Cheese, with down to earth prices. A fully loaded Jukebox with classic Rock. Beer and Wine. Free WiFi and long distance Phone.
Saturday Rock N Roll DVDs on the giant screen
Basilio Badillo # 378, just east of Insurgentes. .
|Best German food in Mexico ! Open for Lunch and dinner. Famous for the Oktoberfest, held on the first Fri & Sat of Nov. (no chance of rain then)|
|El Gringo Loco||
Neighborhood Bar with Snacks.
|25 peso National Cocktails, 15 peso Beers and snacks from 25 pesos. Nice patio at the rear and super clean bathrooms.|
|El Colera||Lázaro Cárdenas #542, just before Camachin and the Municipal
Tel. 223-0769 Map
|A very reasonable seafood restaurant. The best Aguachile de Camarones I've had. Excellent food in the newly expanded location.|
||Coconut Shrimp in Mango Sauce, Crab Cakes, Mussels, Red Snapper in Banana Leaf. Full Bar.|
|La Ronda||Aquiles Serdan #372. Just east of Insurgentes. Closed Mondays. Usual
hours 1PM to 12AM, sometimes!
Sebastian, Vicki and Benjiman.
Mexican / International, a favorite with the locals. Entrees from 40 to 100 pesos.
|Fonda "La Esperanza"||421 Madero, Mornings only, closed Sunday.||Basic breakfast - 22 pesos !|
|Gaby||Hidalgo & Mina, a lovely little restaurant.||Comida Corrida from 50 pesos|
|El Barril||Guerrero #225, Upstairs on the corner of Juarez. Low prices
and a nice feeling.
Few, if any, tourists. Mon-Fri. 1pm - 2am
|New - extra room with another balcony.
Locals Bar. 12 peso beers at Happy Hour 2-4pm & 15 pesos cocktails!
|Tony's Please||Lazaro Cardenas # 440, near Jacarandas. Open 5:30 -11pm
Ask for 'Tonio.
|Great seafood, chicken, fish, meat dishes at a low price and don't forget the frog's legs.. Full bar. Now run buy the son of the original Tony, who is still there every night.|
|El Mole de Jovita||
Basilio Badillo # 220, tel 223-3065.
|Breakfast 30 pesos, lunch - Comida Corrida 50 pesos. Excellent !|
F. Madero #366.half a block inland from Insurgentes.8AM to 4PM (sometimes
|Ofelia's great Mexican home cooking.
Breakfast 18-30 pesos
Fish filet 45 pesos
Burger 25 pesos
|Archie's Wok||F. Rodriguez #130.
222-0411 Closed Sundays.
D'Rachael performs on harp and flute, Thur-Sat from 7:30 to 10:30pm.
|Asian Food, the best in town.
Founded by John Huston's Chef, Archie and continued by his wife Cynthia and daughter Kyoki.
|Langostinos||On Los Muertos Beach, corner of Manuel Dieguez. Dine under the palapa
or on the beach.
Sunset Happy Hour at Langostinos is from 7 - 9 pm in the summer 5 - 7pm in the winter, 2x well drinks for 38 pesos ($3.40).
Aquiles Serdan #625, just off the corner of L. Cardenas. Weekly pool tournaments, Daily food specials. Kitchen open 10am till 1am. 223-4006
"A Bar Of Our Own" is what the locals say.
Municipal Market in Colonia Palmar de Aramara, which
is inland from Sam's, on the left as you head for Pitillal. Map.
|Japanese Tappan Bar
'Bonsai', serves, Yakimeshi, Yakitori, Kushi Age,Tappanyaki and Sushi.
very good prices, 24 - 65 pesos for a lot of food.
|J & B ("Hota ee Bay")||Blvd. F. Ascencio at Plaza Pelicanos Wed-Sat 224-4616 Map.
Also now at F. Madero #176, 1/2 block from the beach. Every Day. 223-3609
||The place for Salsa Dancing! Doesn't get going till about 11pm. Lessons available.|
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