Puerto Vallarta features exceptional international cuisine as well as local delicacies , and of course there is quite a variety of options to choose from when it comes to restaurants and “stands”.
As an international destination Puerto Vallarta has a great diversity of restaurants that offer a wide selection of menus, but when it comes to local dishes Vallarta is very influenced by the dishes offered in Guadalajara, the state capital.
The lover of fine dining in Puerto Vallarta will find a wide variety of culinary options that will fulfill the most sophisticated taste but also the most “adventurous” customers will find their local cravings satisfied.
Be sure to try the local delicacies, and just to name a few:
- Fish on a stick
- Traditional fish or shrimp Ceviche
- Fish Tacos
- Tacos al Pastor
- and if you are lucky, you will come across a delicious plate of zesty “Birria”, that is something you won´t find anywhere else.
Add to your feast some traditional drinks like coconut water or “fresh water” (Agua Fresca) made of Nancy, Jamaica or Tamarindo. Tejuino is a MUST if you want to taste the real mexico drinks, made with corn, brown sugar, ice, salt, lemon and soda. Tuba is very popular in Puerto Vallarta and is a delicious drink made of the heart of the palm tree mixed with some nuts served over ice.
Come with an open mind to taste the flavors of Puerto Vallarta and you will be pleasantly surprised. And if you like the food options then you will absolutely love the tours and activities that this area has to offer.