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Visit PV to have some fun. The Zona Romantica is an excellent place to shop, dine, beach roam and relax.

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  • Foodie

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12 Places

Jorge's Hideaway Shrimp Shack

Restaurants

Old Town Farmers Market

Farmers Markets

The Palm Cabaret and Bar

Concerts, Theaters, Cabarets

Act II Entertainment Stages

Theaters

Zona Romantica

Historic Walking Areas

River Cafe

Restaurants

Pirate Ship Vallarta

Boat Tours, Night Tours

Cafe San Angel

Restaurants

La Playita

Restaurants

Vitea

Restaurants

La Piazzetta

Restaurants

The Thirsty Cougar

Restaurants

Locksley9's City Tips

  • You can stroll about easily in the Zona Romantica. To get around Pv more quickly, take a cab but ensure you know the rates to different areas.
  • Jorge's Hideaway Shrimp Shack
    Restaurants (Mexican, Seafood)
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    Locksley9 Says:

    A kind of out of the way restaurant that is very much worth searching out and visiting. Jorge and his staff will reward you with excellent service and dining.

    Good for
    • Friends
    Tips
    • Reserve and arrive early.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #55 of 969 restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Delicious 04/23/2019
    • Would Love to Give It a 10! 04/19/2019
    • Jorge's Hideaway Shrimp Shack
    Address:
    Calle Pilitas # 206
    just off Olas Altas about 6 blocks south of Basillo Badillo
    Puerto Vallarta 48399
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 322 889 6928
    Price range:
    $4 - $15
    Hours:
    Tue - Sun
    3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Other:
  • Old Town Farmers Market
    Farmers Markets
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    Locksley9 Says:

    Not a better way to spend a Saturday morning. Enjoy the food, wares, entertainment and people.

    Good for
    • Friends
    Tips
    • Arrive hungry
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #17 of 110 things to do in Puerto Vallarta
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Tourist oriented market, but great fun! 04/01/2019
    • An incredible place for food and gifts 03/10/2019
    • Old Town Farmers Market
    Address:
    Plaza Lazaro Cardenas
    Puerto Vallarta 48310
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 322 224 9966
    Hours:
    Sat
    9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • The Palm Cabaret and Bar
    Concerts, Theaters, Cabarets
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    Locksley9 Says:

    Most excellent entertainment venue. The shows are professionally presented to a high calibre.

    Good for
    • Friends
    Tips
    • Purchase your tickets in advance.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 12 Concerts & Shows in Puerto Vallarta
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Excellent venue for Entertainment 04/16/2019
    • David Hernandez and Effie Passero 04/12/2019
    • The Palm Cabaret and Bar
    Address:
    Calle Olas Altas 508
    Puerto Vallarta 48380
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 322 222 0200
    Price range:
    $400 - $400
    Other:
  • Act II Entertainment Stages
    Theaters
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    Locksley9 Says:

    The entertainment presented at this venue is absolutely top shelf.

    Good for
    • Friends
    Tips
    • Purchase your tickets in advance. Arrive a little early for best seating.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 110 things to do in Puerto Vallarta
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Located in Zona Romantica -- it’s like all of ‘Off Broadway’ rolled into one building! 04/19/2019
    • Best place in town!! 04/17/2019
    • Act II Entertainment Stages
    Address:
    300 Insurgentes
    Above Wings Army
    Puerto Vallarta 48380
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 322 222 1512
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Other:
  • Zona Romantica
    Historic Walking Areas
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    Locksley9 Says:

    The best area for walkabouts. Take in the art walk, the restaurants and bars, and especially the galleries.

    Good for
    • Friends
    Tips
    • Don't be rushed. Take a leisurely stroll and enjoy the ambience.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #4 of 110 things to do in Puerto Vallarta
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Beautiful 04/23/2019
    • The best place to stay 04/21/2019
    • Zona Romantica
    Phone:
    +52 322 222 7307
    Other:
  • River Cafe
    Restaurants (Mexican, Seafood, International, Contemporary)
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    Locksley9 Says:

    A restaurant that not only offers a superb location and dining experience, but sit near the railing overlooking the river and watch the Iguanas.

    Good for
    • Friends
    Tips
    • Very good for lunch. Popular spot so arrive early.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #71 of 969 restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • So good we had lunch AND dinner here ( on the same day) 04/23/2019
    • Never disappoints 04/19/2019
    • River Cafe
    Address:
    Isla Rio Cuale 4
    Centro
    Puerto Vallarta 48300
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 322 223 0788
    Price range:
    $15 - $25
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Other:
  • Pirate Ship Vallarta
    Boat Tours, Night Tours
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    Locksley9 Says:

    One of the best entertainment options available in PV. Expect top entertainment by the superb cast and then during the intermission, enjoy an excellent meal. The show resumes after dinner as you head back to port. Top notch.

    Good for
    • Friends
    Tips
    • book early and chose your cruise. Tuesdays and Thursday are Canadian nights.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #24 of 137 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Puerto Vallarta
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Amazing day! 04/23/2019
    • Best for families 04/18/2019
    • Pirate Ship Vallarta
    Phone:
    1 855 530 5733
    Price range:
    $85 - $85
    Other:
  • Cafe San Angel
    Restaurants (Mexican, American, Cafe, Grill, Gastropub)
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    Locksley9 Says:

    You will sit at street level. The service and menu are typically PV excellent. Drink, dine and people watch. A very good evening.

    Good for
    • Friends
    Tips
    • This restaurant offers a relaxed and superb meal.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #127 of 969 restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
    • Hanging out for a bite to eat at Cafe San Angel 04/24/2019
    • A new favourite for us 04/23/2019
    • Cafe San Angel
    Address:
    Calle Olas Altas 449
    Unit 449
    Puerto Vallarta 48380
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 322 223 1273
    Price range:
    $10 - $20
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
    Other:
  • La Playita
    Restaurants (Mexican, Seafood)
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    Locksley9 Says:

    Make reservations. This is a popular spot and fills early.

    Good for
    • Friends
    Tips
    • Try for a table by the railing so you can have an unresticted view of the beach and bay
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #174 of 969 restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Please be cautious! 04/12/2019
    • Great Location for Lunch 04/10/2019
    • La Playita
    Address:
    K 2.5 Carretera a Barra de Navidad
    Puerto Vallarta 44800
    Mexico
    Phone:
    011-52-322-22-15511
    Price range:
    $5 - $20
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Other:
  • Vitea
    Restaurants (Mediterranean, Seafood, International, Italian)
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    Locksley9 Says:

    One of the best spots to dine and enjoy the happenings on the Malecon.

    Good for
    • Friends
    Tips
    • Reserve and don't rush.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #121 of 969 restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Lunch by the sea 04/24/2019
    • Good dinner, nice birthday celebration! 04/18/2019
    • Vitea
    Address:
    Calle Libertad And Malecon 2
    Puerto Vallarta 48300
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 322 222 8703
    Price range:
    $10 - $45
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Other:
  • La Piazzetta
    Restaurants (Italian, Pizza)
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    Locksley9 Says:

    A little piece of Italy in PV. Efficient service, excellent menu and your order arrive hot and well prepared.

    Good for
    • Couples
    Tips
    • Sit outside
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #191 of 969 restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
    • My favorite Italian Restaurant in PV 04/24/2019
    • Great food, better cocktails 03/23/2019
    • La Piazzetta
    Address:
    Avenida Fluvial Vallarta # 219
    Fracc. Fluvial Vallarta
    Puerto Vallarta 48310
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 322 224 7288
    Hours:
    Mon - Sat
    4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
    Other:
  • The Thirsty Cougar
    Restaurants (American, Bar, Pub, International)
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    Locksley9 Says:

    A second floor restaurant over looking Olas Altas. Opt for the daily special. All menu choices are well prepared.

    Good for
    • Friends
    Tips
    • Very popular. Arrive early
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #207 of 969 restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • The Wild Hungry Cougar, fantastic food and ambience in Puerto Vallarta 04/17/2019
    • Amazing Place. Highly Recommended. 04/16/2019
    • The Thirsty Cougar
    Address:
    Calle Olas Altas # 443
    Puerto Vallarta 48380
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 322 223 1906
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