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K 2.5 Carretera a Barra de Navidad, Puerto Vallarta 44800, Mexico
011-52-322-22-15511
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Ranked #143 of 715 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $20
Hours:
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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English first
missoula, mt
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Great food, Worth eating at for sure, especially if you are staying near by. The fish tacos were muy bueno.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Truly enjoyed the food and drinks at this lovely and low key restaurant. The sunset and the gentle waves below were a wonderful first night welcome in Puerto Vallarta.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Authentic decor overhanging the sea; not the plastic of Marina or Nuevo. Not posh, but very good price for good food, and one of the best fajitas in PV. An earlier reviewer referred to surly waiters; they are busy and efficient. But they don't begin with "hello, my name is Bambi, and I will be your waitress today." Our happy... More 

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Long Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The setting is the absolute best imaginable - almost suspended over the coves with the small waves splashing over the rocks and running up the sand close to your table. Great views up and down the bay, perfect for the great sunsets. We love the food and the service but the setting draws us back time and again. Anytime of... More 

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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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
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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
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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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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