No travel experience in Mexico is complete without sampling the delicious local cuisine. With this in mind, true fans of fine dining should head straight to Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit, two neighbouring destinations along Mexico’s stunning Pacific Coast, for Restaurant Week, a delicious festival of gastronomic excellence scheduled from 15th–31st May. Discover why the region’s mouth-watering event continues to attract food lovers from around the world.
From traditional Mexican cuisine to internationally-inspired dishes, Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit boasts a wonderfully diverse, vibrant and innovative food scene all year round. To celebrate, Restaurant Week returns for its 12th edition this May, and hungry travellers across the globe are once again invited to partake in a wide variety of culinary offerings at the region’s best restaurants. Throughout the two-week festival, participating establishments will offer exclusive, three-course menus with three options per course and affordable fixed-pricing with discounts of up to 50%.
In Puerto Vallarta, participating restaurants include:
Si Señor (http://www.sisenorgarden.com/english/)
A family-run, authentic Mexican restaurant set in a tranquil garden in the heart of Puerto Vallarta’s trendy downtown area, showcasing the region’s complex flavours and aromas in a wide range creative culinary interpretations—from the mellow flavours of Oaxaca to the Mediterranean-inspired cuisine from Veracruz.
Coco Tropical Restaurant Grill and Beach Club (http://cocotropical.com)
Where gourmet cuisine with a Mediterranean flair, spectacular views of Banderas Bay and the warmth of Mexican hospitality come together for an elegant beachside dining experience unlike any other.
Bravos Restaurant Bar (http://www.bravospv.com)
Featuring flavourful international cuisine that’s always healthy, homemade and perfectly presented for fine dining set to a sophisticated and stylish ambiance in Puerto Vallarta’s south side.
In Riviera Nayarit, participating restaurants include:
Tuna Blanca (http://tunablanca.com/en/about-tuna-blanca)
Located in the picturesque Punta de Mita in a chic, oceanfront atmosphere, Tuna Blanca offers a medley of Mexican flavours, aromas, colours and textures using fresh ingredients and organic products—all hand planted by local farmers and prepared by the restaurant’s gourmet chefs, Thierry Blouet and Ramon Alvarez.
Mark’s Bar & Grill (http://www.marksbucerias.com/#_=_)
Featuring Asian and Mediterranean-inspired dishes characterised by freshness, simplicity and depth of flavour, Mark’s Bar & Grill in Bucerias is always top spot for excellent food and tropical vibes.
Perfecting a harmonious fusion of two cultures, Nicksan Nuevo Vallarta, located within Riviera Nayarit’s Marival Residences & World Spa complex, presents a unique and attractive menu of innovative dishes that combine Mexican and Japanese influences, such as the now world famous “Spicy Tuna”.
Ready to eat yet? Then mark your calendars for Restaurant Week and prepare to treat your taste buds to gastronomic excellence at some of Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit’s finest culinary establishments.
For more information, as well as a full Restaurant Week programme and menu, visit http://goo.gl/mXmjeL.