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K 2.5 Carretera a Barra de Navidad, Puerto Vallarta 44800, Mexico
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Ranked #134 of 697 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $20
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Quite and beautiful on the beachfront. Very pleasant and relaxing decor/layout, extensive menu and after several visits found it all to be good quality. Very large seves- highly recommend the crab tacos/enchiladas, and the sizzling fajitas as a main are large enough to share (staff kindly made am a take away when I ordered them for myself!).

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Galesburg, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We have been going to La Playita since 1990. This is a simple beach restaurant in an old Vallarta style. The food and service are better than ever. Felix and all the waiters are true professionals. Most have been there since 1990 as we recall. Our memory might be a bit foggy because La Playita has the best Margaritas that... More 

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Williston, North Dakota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My wife and I spent a week in Vallarta at the Lindo Mar resort and ate at La Playita every day! There wasn't one thing on the menu that we didn't enjoy. We had the dinner for two (more like dinner for 3-4. This thing is massive) with the lobster, shrimp, fish and squid, our first night here and it... More 

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Dallas, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This little restaurant was just down the beach from our B&B, so we went several times. The margaritas were strong, the fajitas were great, and the guacamole was cheap and delicious! We were lucky enough to be there one evening when the breeze was cool and the sunset was gorgeous, and it was one of our favorite evenings of the... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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64 reviews 64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Visited with friends for lunch and had just another great experience. The food is always excellent as well as the service. But, the location, the view of the bay and breezes are simply overwhelming. Highly recommended!!!

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This is the very best Sunday brunch in PV. We are tempted to go every Sunday - we miss some though. Lovely setting by the sea and a delightful selection of breakfast foods: don't miss the omelets and the quesadillas made to order, and also the wide selection of fruit. On Sundays, arrive early, about 9am, to avoid the crowds... More 

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San Francisco, California
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114 reviews 114 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I snorkeled up to this eatery from the near by beach. I had to come back another day, you need a shirt to have a drink/eat. Drink were good, but very expensive, the food is... let's just say to cook for foreigners or expats. The best part of this place is that it is open air and on the beach,... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Went there a couple of times for happy hour (12-1) two for one drinks and nachos and guacamole. Nice casual setting by the beach with good service. Breakfast was just OK, but convenient to where we were staying (at Quinta Maria Cortez). I'll be back.

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Portland, Oregon
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96 reviews 96 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Being a member of Trip Advisor we have always heard everyone talk about La Playita. We couldn't wait to get there this trip. We had breakfast there last Monday and it wasn't crowded at all. Sat right on the "edge" by the rail- in the open aired restaurant which over looked the beach area and wonderful "rock formations." This is... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I have read so much about the Sunday Brunch,since we were staying at the Lindo Mar we decided we must try it.Yes it has a great view,but for me that is all it has to offer(except the 2 for 1 HH)Let me say first that I am not a big breakfast eater.Most brunches that I have been to have some... More 

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Additional Information about La Playita

Address: K 2.5 Carretera a Barra de Navidad, Puerto Vallarta 44800, Mexico
Phone Number: 011-52-322-22-15511
Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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