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El Arrayan

Calle Allende 344 | corner with Miramar, a few blocks form the Malecón, Puerto Vallarta 48304, Mexico
+52 322 222 7195
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cochinita pibil” (50 reviews)
“duck” (85 reviews)
“peanut mole” (13 reviews)
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Mexican, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Allende 344 | corner with Miramar, a few blocks form the Malecón, Puerto Vallarta 48304, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 728 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Another fabulous cooking class with chicken mole negra, flan and more. Carmen, Claudia and Chefs Diego and Ramiro are the best. Headed back tonight for dinner to sample more of the menu again. No trip to PV is complete for us without at least two...More

Thank DougLinda
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time here. Great selection of wine, food was delicious and authentic. I tried crickets for the first time. Not bad! Service was fantastic and overall a great experience!

Thank Ty V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to PV and Sayulita many times and always return to El Arrayan! This trip we had dinner there twice during our vacation. The food is delicious, imaginative and the atmosphere is enchanting. Carmen, Claudia and their staff are wonderful hosts. Friday night...More

Thank Teri Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband´s birthday dinner was everything we wished. Excellent Margarita cocktails with fruit of arrayan made already a special mexican feeling. Best table for two is the one at the patio close to the arrayan tree growing in the center. We had fish geviche and...More

Thank Tuulamarja
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to take one of Carmen and Claudia’s cooking classes on a recent visit to Puerto Vallarta! What an experience! We had fun creating sopes, Chile Rellenos and a sweet yam dessert! Thanks so much for such a great day! A lot...More

Thank Barbe C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always make it a point to eat here at least once on vacation. The food is unique and delicious, starting with 3 different (and fabulous) salsas for the chips. Everyone ordered something different for an entree (shrimp, fish, beef, and pork) and we shared...More

Thank Isabella-McKania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been comparing several of the trip advisor recommended restaurants during our stay in Zihuatanejo. This was considered the best restaurant (#2, but #1 is not open for dinner). It is on a street full of restaurants. The setting (street) is charming. The tables...More

Thank kj5778
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is hard to find places where dining is an experience you will not soon forget. Since the moment we arrived, the owner and our soon to be waitress welcomed us in with smiles and escorted us to our table, it was more like welcoming...More

Thank Jose F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Something for everyone, I have been there multiple times, but first time with my wife who is very selective where she eats in Puerto Vallarta. She had the mole chicken and loved it, I had the pulled pork which was also very good with the...More

Thank DonEwing
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate their last night for the first time and we will definitely be back! The schrimp ceviche was delicious and the cochinita pibil is perfection! Tried Raicilla (distilled from certain agave plants) for the first time and loved it! Also had the cajeta flan and...More

Thank ilovefrenchbulldogs
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Questions & Answers
15 November 2017|
Response from Sacdylan | Reviewed this property |
Reservations are definitely recommended.
16 March 2017|
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Response from Claudia V | Property representative |
Yes we take Visa, Master Card and American Express
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8 July 2016|
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Response from Rodrigo P | Reviewed this property |
Not air-conditioned. The place is completely open, and has covered seating surrounding a central yard/patio. It has fans.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Allende 344 | corner with Miramar, a few blocks form the Malecón, Puerto Vallarta 48304, Mexico
    (Matamoros & Miramar)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 7195
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Best Mexican restaurant in Puerto Vallarta. Very original menu . Flavor full foods from different regions in Mexico. Original cocktails, Mexican wines, attentive bilingual staff, full bar. Also children's menu, vegetarian options . All main courses served with freshly made corn tortillas, delicious home made ice creams and sorbets. Gay friendly, you can bring your pet. Our menu is 100% gluten free. We serve weddings, rehearsal dinners, catering and also we offer cooking classes.
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