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La Estancia

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Paseo de la Marina Norte 435 | Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta 48354, Mexico
+52 322 226 0000
06:30 - 12:00
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Sun 06:30 - 13:00
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 12:00
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Mission Viejo, California
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to get the breakfast buffet here at Estancia. It is truly remarkable and worth every dollar you spend. And the service is fantastic.

Thank Carl D
David G, General Manager at La Estancia, responded to this review

Dear Carl, Thank you so much for reviewing us. I am so glad to know you visited our Mexican and Traditional Buffet and a la Carte restaurant, "La Estancia", and you enjoyed it to the fullest. I am so glad we were able to serve you and delight you from the beginning to the end with our variety of food... More 

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful, very clean, relaxing resort! Felt like family from the time we arrived to the time we left! The staff was outstanding and went out of their way to accommodate your needs. Felt very safe day and evening. All rooms have a great view of the pool area and Banderas bay. Pool Bar is a must with the smiling faces... More 

Thank rdmm1
David G, General Manager at La Estancia, responded to this review

Dear Rdmm1, We were so pleasantly surprised and so genuinely pleased with your feedback. We are delighted to read that we were able to fulfill your expectations during your recent visit. I personally feel glad to read that your overall impression was pleasant, and you decided to visit our hotel during your visit to Puerto Vallarta. Rest assured that I... More 

Saint John, Indiana
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332 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Staying at the Marriott and breakfast is included with our rate! This buffet has so much to offer & everything is very good and fresh. Lots of Mexican items which were so very good & different. Pork rind in a sauce, excellent. Everyday different Mexican dishes. Fresh corn tortilla with whatever you want inside of them. I watched the lady... More 

Thank tagent22
Fred R, F&B director at La Estancia, responded to this review

Dear tagent22, Thank you for your visit and for your wonderful comments regarding your experience in our Mexican Buffet restaurant "La Estancia". I am overjoyed that the overall impression was a good one, your detailed review lets me know we served you brilliantly and we met all of your expectations. Thank you so much for taking the time to review... More 

Aarhus, Denmark
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Ask for a mimosa with your breakfast. Staff is so accommodating and friendly. Views of pool and ocean. The egg-white frittata with turkey sausage is wonderful, as is the crunchy french toast.

Thank Jean R
Fred R, f&b director at La Estancia, responded to this review

Dear Jean, Thank you so much for leaving a feedback about your recent visit to our buffet restaurant "La Estancia" it is a pleasure to see we were able to delight you with some of our dishes and drinks. Thank you so much for kindly sharing your comments and appreciation. Feel free to visit us anytime you are in town,... More 

Austin, Texas
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325 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We purchased a room at the CasaMagna Marriott that included the buffet breakfast La Estancia every day of our visit. The buffet had just about everything you would like to have. My first stop was to the quesadilla area where the server made fresh tortillas with a hand press and turned them into a custom quesadilla to order. We enjoyed... More 

Thank Moved2Texas
Fred R, F&B director at La Estancia, responded to this review

Deaar traveler, We can’t ask for more when reading such a positive feedback. We would like to thank you for taking the time to share with us and future travelers your experience at our buffet and a la carte Mexican Restaurant "La Estancia". It was so wonderful to share your positive review with our staff and congratulate everyone for providing... More 

Los Angeles
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Walking around the marina we discovered this restaurant. The food was good and the service was excellent.

Thank psn731
David G, General Manager at La Estancia, responded to this review

Dear psn731, Thank you for kindly sharing your comments about your experience at our Mexican Traditional Buffet "La Estancia". I feel overjoyed for covering all of your expectations with our dishes and service. I've already addressed your recognition and comments to all of our team members, in order to encourage them to keep on providing such a sincere, honest and... More 

Marble Falls, Texas
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417 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We had Christmas Dinner here, which was remarkable!!! And we've returned several times since. The margaritas are not that great but the food has been very good and the service has been excellent. My daughter particularly loved the garlic Shrimp!!

Thank BonnieNimmo
David G, General Manager at La Estancia, responded to this review

Dear BonnieNimmo, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! I am glad to know you decided to celebrate Christmas with us, it was such a pleasure to serve you brilliantly. I feel happy to know we covered all of your expectations with our variety of food and dishes, which is truly encouraging for us as we... More 

Seattle, Washington
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We ate buffet breakfast here every morning. Carlos would remember our choice choices and offer to have them set to our table. The buffet was excellent

Thank Anya778
David G, General Manager at La Estancia, responded to this review

Dear Anya778, I am so delighted to know you enjoyed your visit to our Mexican Buffet "La Estancia", rest assured that I will personally congratulate Carlos for serving you brilliantly during your visit. Thank you for taking the time to review us and for encouraging others to visit our restaurant. We would love to serve you in the near future!... More 

Juneau, Alaska
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at this beautiful beachfront hotel several times and enjoy the grounds, infinity pool, deli and pool side restaurant. We had dinner at La Estancia Restaurant and what a stark difference from our dinner experience of the night before! The food was so delicious, so creative and yet traditional Mexican. We could have eaten our way through the... More 

Thank bettmark
Phoenix, Arizona
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69 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We only ate here for breakfast on our last day. This restaurant wasn't open until the last 4 days of our stay. I believe it only opened at all because there was a large influx of Mexican nationals that checked in for the Independence Day celebration on September 15th. The breakfast was okay. Nothing special. We didn't get the buffet... More 

Thank PHXTravler
David G, General Manager at La Estancia, responded to this review

Dear PHXTravler, Thank you very much for reviewing us on TripAdvisor. We are ashamed for not being able to exceed your expectations during your visit to "La Estancia", the Mexican traditional restaurant of our resort. Regarding to our comments, we are concerned to read that you found our establishment closed, as our restaurant opens daily for breakfast from 6:30 am... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Mexican, Contemporary, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 13:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo de la Marina Norte 435 | Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta 48354, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 226 0000
The newly renovated CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta’s main restaurant, La Estancia, strives to set the highest standards in authentic Mexican cuisine. Drawing on pre-Hispanic, colonial and modern traditions, La Estancia menu reflects rich culinary heritage combined with contemporary trends. With a focus on ‘Antojitos,’ classic Mexican snacks or small plates, the menu offers guests the opportunity to indulge in regional specialty dishes.

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