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El Barracuda

Calle Paraguay 1290 | Colonia 5 De Diciembre, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
+52 322 222 4034
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (84 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (71 reviews)
“tacos” (71 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Paraguay 1290 | Colonia 5 De Diciembre, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Four of us for dinner at 1900hrs with a packed restaurant and just before sunset Service was great and food was extremely fresh and flavourful with orders of mahi mahi, grilled octopus, coconut shrimp and beer battered shrimp. All around a great experience and will...More

Thank K B
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant based on reviews; however, we just thought it was OK. Nothing great and nothing horrible. I had vegetarian tacos that had carrots, broccoli and cauliflower it it. I was grateful there was an option but just found them bland. The...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a dinner on the beach. Seafood was super fresh and enjoyable. Staff was attentive and prices were reasonable.

Thank flyerb727
Reviewed 5 February 2017

While a decent place, three of us ordered the combo grill with steak and seafood served in a volcano rock bowl and all thought it was just ok. One person ordered the coconut shrimp, which was delicious. All of the dishes we saw looked good,...More

Thank Care_K777
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

went to this place because a friend is working here...will come back because the view,service and food were right on....ask for Nacho!

Thank 77mockmotorspitcher
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We took the waiters recommendation and got a great combo grill with steak and seafood served in a volcano rock bowl. Yummy! Beach service and perfect sunset. My favorite place and very reasonable prices.

Thank Tara B
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Superior food at a great beach-side location. Delicious specialties. Very reasonable prices. Casual laid back atmosphere. Pleasant attentive English-speaking staff.

Thank GreenBayJack
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Fabulous ocean front restaurant near downtown PV, wide open to the beach and surf, went for dinner, then back again for lunch. Cheese Chicharron were fabulous, great service, good prices, our favourite place in PV

Thank stormwatcher
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Remembered from last year. If you don't book , you will wait, so add your name to the list , grab a drink and watch the sunset. It's a posh beach shack , informal and clean. The surf and turf was exceptional , the on...More

Thank Tamara R
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Located right on the beach, El Barracuda is our go to spot for a nice casual evening dinner on the beach. The portions are generous, reasonably priced, and the service is excellent. Julio and Manuel have been there a long time and are a pleasure...More

Thank William S
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Gerrilyn C
11 April 2018|
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Response from Hola_PVR | Reviewed this property |
Only been there for lunch but do not recall any reference to brunch on the menu.
13 February 2018|
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Response from Michele L | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reservations but the restaurant is quite large and they also serve dinner on the beach. If you go early enough, before 6:00 you may get a table. If not, you can try next door which looks less busy but they... More
3 February 2017|
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Response from DRois09 | Reviewed this property |
No live music
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Paraguay 1290 | Colonia 5 De Diciembre, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 4034
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