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No Way Jose!

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5 de Febrero 260 | Col. Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 223 2853
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Tu Casa en Vallarta - Your Home in Vallarta - Relatively new to the...
Tu Casa en Vallarta - Your Home in Vallarta - Relatively new to the Vallarta culinary scene, opened in 2009, and received a warm welcome to the market. Winner of the Best New Restaurant in 2010, Winner of Best Overall Restaurant in 2011 and Winner of Best Service Restaurant in 2012. Mexican contemporary cuisine with flair, friendly service with attention to detail and a romantic and relaxed ambiance. The locals and tourists alike rave about this place.
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Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 37
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  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
One of the Best Restaurants in PV

No Way Jose is one of the best restaurants in PV. The ambiance is authentic Mexican...the service is amazing and the food and drink are wonderful! Really, the food and drink are amazing... amazing fajitas and margaritas. We had our rehearsal dinner here and everything was on point. Julie... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Lindsay G
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Chicago, United States
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Chicago, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

No Way Jose is one of the best restaurants in PV. The ambiance is authentic Mexican...the service is amazing and the food and drink are wonderful! Really, the food and drink are amazing... amazing fajitas and margaritas. We had our rehearsal dinner here and everything was on point. Julie organized everything and it was personalized just for us! From the... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Tonight I went to No Way Jose for dinner with my family and friends.We all were having a good time. My husband asked me to put his eye glasses in my purse. When I did I noticed my wallet missing. I said something right away to my husband but he thought I left it at home. When we arrive home... More 

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NoWayJoseMx, Owner at No Way Jose!, responded to this review

When bad things happen to good people in good places, we all share in the sadness and disappointment. Especially at this time of year, the incidents of petty theft in public and populated places rises and we become victims of professional rings that prey on people out having a good time. We have become aware that there are professionals that... More 

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84 reviews 84 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We were a group of 14 when we went for dinner last Thursday night (March 26th) at 7 o'clock. We were entertained by 2 musicians(a woman singer and a male piano player)who played to the clients as if they knew what they wanted to hear. Birthday songs were sang, toasts to an newly engaged couple were made and a master... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I wasn't hungry this evening so I asked if the Caesar Salad for two could be made for a solo diner? No problem. I found it fascinating to watch the waiter prepare this table-side feast. It takes more than a few minutes to prepare and it certainly gave me the idea that I should be doing this for my own... More 

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Spokane, WA
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46 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Fun restaurant on the edge of Old Town. We have to come back for the fabulous Cesare Salad.. prepared at your table. Wonderful service and every dish we have tried has been excellent, Be sure to make a reservation and ask for a table upstairs. Atmosphere is wonderful as well.

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Melt in your mouth Filet for about$15?! Table-side prepared Caesar Salad that is one the BEST I have ever had in my life! No Way José! boasts the only Mexican Contemporary menu in PV with delicious dishes representing every region in Mexico. You'll find your fav from the Red Snapper Carpaccio to the Creamy Shrimp Bisque, from the Chiles En... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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27 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Went on a friends recommendation, was not disappointed. As a long time PV traveler I was a bit skeptical due to the extremely gimmicky and touristy name but I got past that immediately when we were seated. The restaurant is a bit off the beaten path down a side street and when you walk in the place is empty, but... More 

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Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This was our first visit to Puerto Vallarta. We thought Mardi Gras would be fun and we ventured out without reservations to find a restaurant along the route. It was a busy night, but the folks at No Way Jose were able to give us a table on the main floor. I have to admire their professionalism. Before giving us... More 

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Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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103 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

The fajitas and mole were excellent. The show fantastic. You must have the ceasar salad made tableside. Fun to watch and even better to eat. Top off your meal with a special coffee flambe. The server will create a tower of glasses and set them on fire. It must be seen to be believed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

I'm staying across the street, finally got a chance to go. Had heard great things, and was not disappointed. The service was excellent from start to finish. Delicious soup, and steak dinner. When I discovered I was running late for a theatre engagement, seemed the whole restaurant engaged to get me on my way without delay. Will definitely be returning.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 de Febrero 260 | Col. Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 223 2853

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 18
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Tu Casa en Vallarta - Your Home in Vallarta - Relatively new to the Vallarta culinary scene, opened in 2009, and received a warm welcome to the market. Winner of the Best New Restaurant in 2010, Winner of Best Overall Restaurant in 2011 and Winner of Best Service Restaurant in 2012. Mexican contemporary cuisine with flair, friendly service with attention to detail and a romantic and relaxed ambiance. The locals and tourists alike rave about this place.

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