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K 2.5 Carretera a Barra de Navidad, Puerto Vallarta 44800, Mexico
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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San Francisco, California
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165 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 303 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We come to La Playita, even when not staying where it's located. Always enjoyable. We stayed at Lindo Mar recently so ate at La Playita several times. Also enjoyed the Happy Hours (noon to 1pm and 5-6pm), usually along with a meal. Three of our dining experiences were shared with good friends. Everyone was happy with their food. Breakfast, lunch... More 

1 Thank MarlySF
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

What a great discovery. There isn't much to choose from in the Conchas Chinas district, but this little gem, hidden seven floors down, at the bottom of a cliff, is worth visiting again and again. Reading the other reviews, it seems like much depends on the time of year you are there, and what you are expecting. The waiters explained... More 

Thank Paul H
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We went for a late lunch on Nov 29th, 2016.We went because of the location; it's lovely, overlooking the beach and rocks, the surf creating natural swimming pools - My husband and I invited a friend and although we were warned that the food was not fabulous, we thought the beautiful location would make up for it. However our enchiladas... More 

2 Thank vivimoos
West Kelowna, Canada
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

This was one of our favourite restaurants on our visit to PV. It is in the Conchas China area so south of the downtown. To get to the restaurant you have to walk down 6 flights of stairs but there is a elevator if you don't mind waiting. Once down to restaurant level the ambiance is so peaceful. It is... More 

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Chicago, IL
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We wanted to like this place, we really did. We planned our afternoon around getting ready for Happy Hour and made our way down there. When we arrived just before 5pm, there were only two other couples in the entire place. We ordered a beer, wine, botano Mexican, soap de tortilla and sopa de jalapeño. The botano platter was mediocre.... More 

1 Thank fo-n-amy
Piedmont North Carolina
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152 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This jewel of a "plein air" restaurant is accessible from both the Hotel Lindo Mar and the Hotel Playa Conchas Chinas. I was staying in a nearby condominium and found myself at the bar almost every afternoon. There are special drinks, with special prices, and 2-for-1 beers. The bartenders are excellent (read: generous) and an interesting and international crowd usually... More 

Thank phil2u
Juneau, Wi
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192 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 479 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is the place ya just Gotta Go . Dining just off the beach . Great drinks , great food , great service , can,t beat the sunset view. Fair prices and fresh seafood . Make the trip .... Well worth it

1 Thank CQtopgun
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We made multiple visits to this restaurant for dinner. We walked there from our hotel and planned our dinners around sunset. The views are great as well as the shrimp tacos and margaritas. We had brunch there the day we were leaving, which made it even harder to leave. Great brunch as well! Thank you!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This place is really nice. My favorite part of this restaurant is the view. It has an amazing view of the shore and tide pools. Food is really good. I'd highly recommend any seafood plate. Meat and chicken aren't so good though. Overall this is a very nice place to have dinner, I highly highly recommend it.

Thank Alex S
Waynesboro, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Mexican food is not my forte as I would rather be sipping margaritas all day long but I have to say that La Playita is pretty great! First off, you are right above the waves so the view is beautiful! The staff is all friendly and they all knew us by the end of our stay! The margaritas are strong... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Mexican, Latin, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: K 2.5 Carretera a Barra de Navidad, Puerto Vallarta 44800, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: 011-52-322-22-15511

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