Restaurant Week in Puerto Vallarta

Restaurant Week in Puerto Vallarta

It’s time for Restaurant Week here in Puerto Vallarta.

“Following the trend of other influential fine dining destinations around the world, Vallarta Lifestyles Publishing Group established Restaurant Week in 2005. A two-week festival that takes place every May. 2016 marks the 12 year anniversary of this amazing event.

If you’re lucky enough to be here from May 15th – May 31st, you have the rare opportunity to explore the very best gastronomic fare in Vallarta. 41 restaurants are participating this year. Each offering a 3-course featured dinner at a reasonable cost.

Four of the locations are also part of The Vallarta Eats Tasting Vallarta Food Tour. A progressive dinner tour, that offers travelers an opportunity to try 4 restaurants in one evening.

Here are some virtual tastes from a recent Tasting Vallarta Tour:

Layla’s Always Welcoming and Delicious

A quaint family run restaurant serving excellent Mexican comfort food. A perennial favorite for locals and visitors.

Layla's Tasting Vallarta


Fire Shrimp Vallarta Eats

Layla’s Shrimp al Fuego

Three chile shrimp served with fluffy green rice

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El Arrayan, Gourmet Mexican Cuisine

A stunning restaurant that offers classic Mexican dishes with a twist. The perennial winner for Best Restaurant in Puerto Vallarta.

El Arryan Tasting Vallarta


El Arrayan’s Beautiful Garden Setting

Relax in the cheerful garden and sip inspired cocktails like the Mescalito: a blend of orange, cucumber, lime, hibiscus, rosemary and 100% Mezcal.

Cochinita Pibil Vallarta Eats

El Arrayan’s Cochinita Pibil

Yucatan pulled pork leg, spiced with mild achiote. Cooked slowly in a banana leaf and served with pickled red onion habanero relish.

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No Way Jose! Classic Dining in a Casual Atmosphere


Table Side Caesar Salad

No Way Jose’s Tableside Caesar

No Way Jose! continues to prepare the original style Caesar salad right at your table. Fresh, crisp, and tangy. A true Mexican classic.

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Vitea Oceanside Mexican Bistro

European style meets Mexican/Meditterranean Cuisine. A perfect spot to people watch on the edge of the Bay of Banderas.

Vitea Vallarta Eats


Vitea’s Nightcap

No evening is complete without the decadent Liquer 43. The name is derived from the 43 basic ingredients used in the secret formula.

It is “The Heart & Soul of Spain.” And totally addictive!