One of the best things about traveling in Mexico is the food; heartwarming, savory and delicious, Mexican culinary traditions have been passed down from generation to generation, and the destination of Puerto Vallarta offers a delicious window into the world of coastal Mexican cuisine.
From award-winning restaurants to traditional dishes prepared in Puerto Vallarta’s markets, you’ll find flavors to delight any palate. From its location on the west coast of Mexico, the city offers plenty of fresh seafood dishes including fresh fish, shrimp, crab and squid. Hole-in-the-wall eateries and eateries can also provide a window into Puerto Vallarta’s signature drink, raicilla.
On the famous Malecon promenade, travelers can enjoy fresh and delicious food at Vitea, a beachfront bistro serving upscale breakfast, lunch, and dinner options, as well as desserts.
A different and experiential dining option is La Leche, a restaurant and bar that combines experiential and sensory cuisine with an all-monochrome and white dining room where food bursts with both flavor and color.
Travelers to Puerto Vallarta can also find a variety of international dishes, such as Venezuelan dishes at Hola Arepas PV, Asian fusion cuisine at Bonito Kitchen & Bar, or French dishes at La Cigale Casual French Bistro.
Local markets are also a great place to find regional foods and sweets made daily by street vendors. Travelers can find themselves immersed in the Municipal Market in downtown Puerto Vallarta, as well as the markets near the marina and the one in the center of the Romantic Zone, which sells more farm produce than others, including bread. fresh, honey and other locally produced goods.
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