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July 30, 2021

Top 4 trendiest and more romantic restaurants in Puerto Vallarta

Culinary arts in Puerto Vallarta has reached such a quality and reputation like only few places can, up to a level of now being known as Mexico’s Gastronomic Capital.

Welcome! We’d like to explore with you the flavors and culinary proposals of 4 restaurants that we have labeled as the most romantic in town, each one of them celebrating the generosity of products found in the region and the beauty that surrounds Puerto Vallarta.

We hope you enjoy our selection and discover more of the gastronomic experience found in one of the most romantic beach destinations in the world.


Mar y Vino

Mar y Vino Puerto Vallarta

One of the best Rooftop Restaurants Bars that just had to be on our list. Here, enjoying the terrace and savoring their delicious seafood recipes that match perfectly with their artisanal cocktails is a must, whilst admiring the stunning Puerto Vallarta sunsets.

Mar y Vino is a restaurant like no other, where you can immerse in a delightful gastronomic experience, and we say so because you can literally dip your feet whilst you eat in this spectacular restaurant.

Its delicious menu and original space with tables inside a water mirror will make your culinary experience memorable. You’ll be able to enjoy a romantic lunch or dinner along with your companion savoring fresh local seafood. How about admiring a gorgeous sunset in Banderas Bay whilst savoring shrimp in a coconut-pineapple sauce? Or a seafood soup as a starter, with crab, octopus, spicy shrimp, and a touch of chipotle? Fascinating! The next time you’re looking for a romantic place, consider immersing yourself in this gastronomic experience.


Instagram: @maryvinopv



IK Puerto Vallarta

It seems that this spot times perfectly with the sunsets to give its diners a place to refresh the senses and the soul. The name IK comes from the Mayan calendar that symbolizes the wind, and so it inspires the cuisine in this restaurant that’ll surely leave you more than invigorated.

Its refreshing and carefully prepared mixology pairs perfectly with its delicious dishes such as zarandeado-style shrimp in guajillo sauce, or vegetarian cannelloni in a chimichurri and basil sauce. 

Would you rather have a traditional burger? Then you have to try the delightful IK Angus, with fries and a Portobello mushroom, and then enjoy a yummy dessert, such as the dried-fruit pie with goat cheese. There are so many options to choose from in their select menu, and don’t forget to combine with their exquisite and unique cocktails. IK will be waiting for you in this perfect spot to enjoy and at the same time admire the characteristic Puerto Vallarta sunsets.


Instagram: @ik.pvr


Le Kliff

Le Kliff Puerto Vallarta

If you like enjoying culinary delights in romantic restaurants, then you have to visit Le Kliff for a one-of-a-kind experience, as it is located atop a cliff by the sea, where the view combines with subtle modern touches and local charm.

Located just 25 minutes from downtown Puerto Vallarta, open from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm, making it the perfect spot to admire stunning sunsets during your romantic date.

Le Kliff is one of the iconic fine dining restaurants in town, and its gourmet cuisine will surely delight your palate and your heart at the same time. It’ll be hard to decide from all the menu options, like the firewood-roasted shrimp, the Baja California mussels or the lobster tail.

For dessert, how about a crème brûlée or a tiramisu? Everything will taste perfect if combined with one of their original martinis, like the herb martini, or a hibiscus margarita.

Their service is great; you and your couple will definitely want to come back because every time you’ll be treated with personalized attention, in a sophisticated and chic ambiance. Ending the day here will always be an excellent choice. 


Instagram: @lekliff


La Cappella

La Capella Puerto Vallarta

This open-air restaurant offers stunning views of Puerto Vallarta and Banderas Bay. Its name is self-explained the minute you enter this romantic spot and can see the tower of the iconic Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish right in front of you.

Its contemporary Italian cuisine will enchant both of you, whilst you savor delicious dishes such as fresh Ensenada oysters Rockefeller-style, their exquisite tomato soup with sautéed shrimp, perfumed with Grappa liqueur, fresh pasta in any presentation, or the rack of lamb in a mint gravy. All of this is perfectly paired with their fine Mexican and international wine list.

The ambiance turns even more romantic with the violins playing beautiful melodies by talented musicians. Make sure to close your evening with the amazing house mixology, which uses local fruits, herbs, and spices to create a unique selection, as well as their desserts like the pecan pie or the flan with a fusion of Kahlua spices, simply delicious!


Instagram: @lacapellapuertovallarta

Ready to enjoy a romantic dinner in Puerto Vallarta? Share this with your special someone and tag him/her so you can start planning your romantic getaway to paradise.

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