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Encanto

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Aquiles Serdan 518, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 222 5785
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17:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Piano, the owner met us at the door. Enrique waited on us and made us feel special and cared for. The tortilla is the best around! The crabs are soooo delicious! The seafood rellenos were stuffed with seafood: fish shrimp and scallops. Very nicely prepared. Even the red wine was at room temperature! A rarity for PV.

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Thank Tom4837
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We walked from the beach front, through backstreets of PVR to this quaint restaurant. Enrica, a seasonal waiter from Guadalajara, pleasantly greeted us. The peach and Brie quesadilla was tasty and brought "on the house" without order. We enjoyed the corn cakes (corn meal based, like a polenta) with interesting texture and sweet (not cloying) sauce. The coconut shrimp were... More 

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Thank Dereleact
Clearwater, Canada
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We were given a recommendation to try this restaurant and were not disappointed. Had an appetizer (brie and peach quesadillas), very unique, plus main course (chile rellenos seemed a bit under cooked) and a delicious dessert (bananas and ice cream). Margaritas were okay (not too weak, not too strong). The ambience of this setting is what makes it!

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Thank Katrina1955
Columbus, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Definitely my favorite restaurant in Puerto Vallarta. The staff is friendly and attentive, the food is excellent, and the atmosphere quiet and charming. We have a home in Puerto Vallarta and visit several times a year, it's now customary for us to begin and end our trip by visiting our friends at Encanto. It is also the "go to" restaurant... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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171 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

I have eaten here about 4 times over the last 3 years. A staple of the neighborhood for a nicer meal. Lunch, when they offer it is a great deal with more of a comida corida style. Night time a bit more formal. The place has wonderful charm with multiple dining rooms. The meals are okay... nothing spectacular but with... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

We first discovered this place 7 years ago, by a recommendation and we go every time we get to Puerto Vallarta! Great atmosphere, great food and great hospitality. They always give us something to try for free and we always enjoy everything we eat. It is off the beaten path but you can walk or get a taxi, we never... More 

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Thank randip97206
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

The food was so delicious and the service was phenomenal. The drinks were amazing too! Actually our taxi driver recommended this place to us as one of his favorites! It became one of ours too!

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Thank Marissa S
London, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Encanto is one of those hidden gems that people will miss out on if they haven't been told about it or read about it. It's in a Mexican neighborhood, in a quaint little house. The menu is small but has something for everyone. Don't miss trying the corn cakes. They melt in your mouth. The mahi mahi special was delicious.... More 

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Thank davinciris
Beaverton, Oregon, United States
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Being greeted like a regular at a restaurant we visit once a year - our cab is greeted - we receive hugs from our waiter and are escorted to our desired table without asking. the delicious house appetizers appear like magic - excellent drinks follow. Smiles and laughter abound. Encanto is truly special. I recommend ordering what your host recommends... More 

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Thank Walter A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

This was our first time eating at Encanto to but it won't be our last. Everything was perfect- the food, the wine, the service, the atmosphere. This place is now in our " must eat at" list in PV.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aquiles Serdan 518, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 5785

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?