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La Palapa Restaurant

105-3 Pulpito | Los Muertos Beach, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 222 5225
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork tenderloin” (43 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (154 reviews)
“beet salad” (47 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
8:30 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
105-3 Pulpito | Los Muertos Beach, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

The breakfast and lunch we had the other day were both good but We were very disappointed and offended by the service we received by a particular waiters attitude to myself and my girlfriend. Initially we were told the front row beach table we wanted...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Love this restaurant but it was my first tim here this year - February 11th with a visitor from Vancouver. We usually stay with a shared appetizer, smaller portions of main course to save room for delectible desserts. La Palapa did not disappoint nor did...More

Thank konagirl28
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We've been to Puerto Vallarta many times and walked past this charming restaurant with out trying it. This time we made a reservation for sunset and really enjoyed our experience. The atmosphere is charming and romantic. Just feet from the surf, candles, a beautiful table...More

Thank JohnBreitweiser
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This place is fantastic! We came here for lunch and the views of the beach and laid back atmosphere was great! I had the tuna stack which was super good. We will be returning!

Thank wshfulxthinkin
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We arrived early Sunday evening ( before the sun set) for dinner without a reservation and the place was nicely set up so thought we would give it a try. My wife and I plus our daughter with her 9 mo old daughter were told...More

Thank vescared2013
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Birthdaydinner at la palapa...wonderful start tothenew year...greatfriends greats service great sunset great location on the ocean Convenient to malecon and los muertos Recommended for special events

Thank hhdash
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner on vacation last Wednesday. The food was just wonderful and the service was top notch. Carlos and Arena were so attentive and provided friendly and fantastic service. We will be Back. How can you beat the ambiance sitting in the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We make sure to go here for dinner whenever we're in PV, and always recommend it to people. Great food, great atmosphere....go early and have a drink in the bar, nice entertainment. And definitely have to tortilla soup!

Thank Regina615
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This place never disappoints! I've been coming here for years - for the ambiance, the food and the incredibly caring service. Breakfast/brunch on the beach is a real treat! A special thank you to Orlando and Pablo for their 5-star treatment of our little group...More

Thank FastLane5588
Reviewed 13 February 2017

High quality dining in a bustling beach area. Great shaded tables available outside and fine dining inside! Loved the ambiance, the food was fabulous!!

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8 November 2017|
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Response from mlaz | Reviewed this property |
HI, we have never had the Spanish coffee at La Palapa but have had at other restaurants and it is a wonderful performance! The cost should be around $8.00 US but is well worth the price. We would expect La Palata to charge... More
Eileen D
22 August 2017|
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Response from mlaz | Reviewed this property |
This answer may be too late for Eileen but we would highly recommend staying at Emperador Vallarta Beach Front Hotel & Suites. It is in a great location and if you book a bit in advance online, you can get a great rate... More
Joe K
2 April 2017|
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Response from Rodrigo P | Reviewed this property |
Kids are definitely welcome.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105-3 Pulpito | Los Muertos Beach, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 5225
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La Palapa Restaurant combines gourmet cuisine, friendly service, and the tropical setting of Los Muertos Beach to achieve the perfect balance between fine dining and the warmth and charm characteristic of Puerto Vallarta Mexico. Located on Playa Los Muertos in the heart of the Romantic Zone, this popular restaurant is one of Vallarta's favorite places to enjoy great food in a casually elegant atmosphere. At La Palapa Restaurant you will discover all of the ingredients to a perfect dining experience - a relaxed atmosphere, attentive service, fine wines and fabulous food. No matter what the occassion, from breakfast with business associates or lunch with friends to a romantic dinner for two, La Palapa defines fine dining in Puerto Vallarta.
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