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El Panorama

689 Miramar | Downtown center, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
+52 322 222 1818
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chateaubriand” (13 reviews)
“caesar salad” (25 reviews)
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Mexican, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
689 Miramar | Downtown center, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

If you are in Vallarta for local food - do not bother! This is a bit of a tourist trap and guessing hotels get a kick back for referrals. Food mediocre (I had the worst duck I've ever had, though was warned by the waiter...More

Thank jenFORTX
Reviewed 24 August 2017

El Panorama - what an amazing restaurant! My wife and I first visited El Panorama 15 years ago, and had an evening we never forgot. Over the years I have recommended El Panorama to many friends and acquaintances visiting Puerto Vallarta, and everyone that made...More

Thank 68ElCamino
Reviewed 24 August 2017

What a gem of a place. My family and I had dinner here on a Sunday evening and had an excellent time. We were encouraged to sit, relax and take in the scenery. They have a roof top deck that made sunset more enjoyable and...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

View was outstanding. Staff was amazing.... I was even given a rose. Building is dated, but restaurant "Old Mexico Charm". Food was okay.

Thank Roy S
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Has to be one of the restaurants that visitors must see and try in PV. I had the arachera medium well was very delicious. The view is best appreciated at sun set. Prices are average. The service was not very organized but they got the...More

1  Thank Edthelion14
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing! If you are coming to PV you must come and visit. Hotel food has nothing on this place and the service is fantastic as well. The Caesar Salad, Garlic Filet, Stroganoff, Lobster, and Shrimp Panorama were all amazing!! You will not...More

1  Thank GordonI1977
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This restaurant is old and beautiful in Old Puerto Vallarta. The view is amazing over the city and overlooking the ocean. The best dish on the menu is Vanilla Shrimp. They are very large. The steaks are average at best.

1  Thank DTA1106
Reviewed 16 June 2017

My husband and I always try to make Panorama on our visits to PV. This time was great as usual. The views of the city and the bay are amazing and the wait staff is so friendly and accommodating. We had the beef stroganoff (my...More

1  Thank Elaine H
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Waiters are wonderful & fun, food is excellent ! Photo's attached of meal that was really wonderful and romantic......

Thank Rich F
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Good food, shrimp were huge and cooked perfectly. Attentive table side preparations and service. The view is grand in scale and peaceful. Pirate ship fireworks right in front of you every night!

Thank mrsbillsboat
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31 December 2016|
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Response from BobE6 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have a couple of selections Most places do have a vegetarian selection
30 April 2016|
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Response from Cindy G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the elevator works.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 689 Miramar | Downtown center, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
    (Josefa Ortiz de Dominques & Matamoros)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 1818
  • E-mail
Our establishment opened its doors in 1973 and has maintained its reputation as one of the premier restaurants in Puerto Vallarta. Our view is unrivaled in Vallarta as we are located on top of Hotel Suites La Siesta on a hillside 4 blocks from the beach and boardwalk (malecon) in the very heart of El Centro. We have two rooftop terraces and two indoor salons that have commanding views of the entire Bay of Banderas and city with its array of red tiled rooftop. Our menu is international and features flambe cooking right at your table as well as our unique caesar salad, desserts and flamming coffees. Our restaurant is rich in history and tradition and should be part of what all tourists are looking for: good food, service and that special ambiance.
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