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El Palomar de los Gonzalez

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Aguacate 425, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 222 0795
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5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 325
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    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
My favourite "splurge" restaurant when I lived in Puerto Vallarta

I lived in Puerto Vallarta about 10 years ago, and this was the restaurant we went to for birthdays and other special events as it was a really nice place with great food that we could afford on our meagre salaries. I am so happy to find that it is still open (but not suprised) and will be making... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
Haligrrl
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Halifax, Canada
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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425 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Like other restaurants having a gorgeous setting, the cuisine does not match the expectation that one may have when walking into the dining area. The restaurant is located high on the hill overlooking the town and bay. It is a feast for the eyes, but the quality of the food falls far below the spectacular setting.

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Halifax, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I lived in Puerto Vallarta about 10 years ago, and this was the restaurant we went to for birthdays and other special events as it was a really nice place with great food that we could afford on our meagre salaries. I am so happy to find that it is still open (but not suprised) and will be making a... More 

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Bracebridge, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We always include at least one visit to el Palomar while on vacation in PV each year. Our meal there on Monday was excellent, as always. We shared the Caesar salad for two ( made at our table). I had the Shrimp Tutankamon ( jumbo shrimp stuffed with cheese & wrapped in bacon). My husband - the fillet mignon &... More 

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Olney, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We were in a group of 15, and the service and experience was great! We had an awesome view of the city, and the lights as it was getting dark. The food was excellent! The service was good as well. Only complaint was that they refused to break down the final check into "couples". Was one check, and we had... More 

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Philadlphia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The restaurant is beautiful with a spectacular view over the city and bay. Our party of four were happy with the appetizers and main courses of shrimp chicken and fillet, The service was very slow even though we were the first party. Our margaritas were very disappointing - weak and tasteless.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I needed a place to take the love of my life for a valentine dinner and the bell man did NOT disappoint with his recommendation !!! The food was top notch and the scenic view was amazing. My date looked stunning sitting by candle light with the lights of the city below, I couldn't of asked for a better place... More 

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st. louis, missouri
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We had been to El Palomar several years ago for Valentine's day and liked it so much we decided togo back this year also for Valentine's day. We had thought it was a great place several years ago and am happy to report its even better now. As most people know its on a hill overlooking Vallarta and Banderas Bay.... More 

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seattle
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Had dinner with my husband tonight. Concierge in our hotel recommended. It is in a beautiful old home on a hill in PV with the most spectacular view of the bay and city. I loved the ambience, decor and view. The food is excellent, I had the shrimp in olive oil and garlic. One of the best meals I have... More 

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Adel, Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant many, many times in my years coming to Puerto Vallarta for Business and for Pleasure. I can always recommend this Restaurant to provide, good food in a spectacular atmosphere with panoramic views of Bandras Bay. The service is good, reservations are recommended especially at the height of the tourist, snowbird season.

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

What a great meal and outstanding service. This was our first time here but will definitely return when in PV. The food was great and the view was outstanding.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Aguacate 425, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 0795

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 90
  • Cuisine: Mexican, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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