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El Panorama

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689 Miramar | El Centro, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico (Josefa Ortiz de Dominques & Matamoros)
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Both the view and the service will be hard to beat at this landmark restaurant!! And the food - from the varied starters to an excellent choice of entrees, this will be on my list again when friends visit Puerto Vallarta . The Caesar salad prepared at our table was wonderful as was my El Panorama Shrimp! And of course,... More 

Thank Diana D
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant defines what made Puerto Vallarta a travel destination for people world wide. A dinner here is like a step back in time to a better era. The views are only bested by the service of the manager Pele. Every time I travel to PV I always make a point to eat here and remind myself of why I... More 

Thank dswwsp
Batesville, Indiana
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

I once dined here 4 years ago with my sister and we'd talked about the experience since. I took my friend and fiance there last night. We had escargot and ceviche for appetizer and all had different shrimp dishes. The staff, experience, ambience, food, and prices are truly memorable! An absolute MUST in Vallarta!

Thank Angela B
Hillsborough, NJ
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Our group of 7 (two families) dined at El Panorama recently and had an incredible meal with unbelievable views of downtown Puerto Vallarta. The service and ambiance are unsurpassed and this restaurant is a must visit when in Puerto or Nuevo Vallarta. I've dined here several times over the last 15 years and this restaurant is consistently amazing. From our... More 

Thank ralphswife
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

The views are amazing. The food overpriced and very average. To end on a positive the service was very good.

Thank Larry L
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

This classic , old Hollywood style restaurant is a treat. The feel is old , classy and upscale. The food was excellent and the showmanship was the best. A 5 star dining experience for a very reasonable price. Try all the house specialties, especially the Caesar salad. Stick around after dinner for the best view of the Vallarta sunset and... More 

Thank Bradley E
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Such an amazing place to have a romantic dinner! We had no idea what to expect but arrived to an a breathtaking panoramic view of Puerto Vallarta just in time for a colorful sunset. All the servers had white jackets on and many of the dishes created were cooked tableside (something you don't experience often). Their selection of wines was... More 

Thank Selby J
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

The hotel recommended this restaurant. We were looking for good food with a good view. The place was amazing !!! The food was cooked to perfection. The staff was incredible. We finished our meal with their amazing Mexican coffee. We will definitely be back .

Thank Michelle T
Northern Colorado
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have been coming to Puerto Vallarta for 20 years and this is the one place we can't wait to go back to. The great food, excellent service, and fantastic views of the city and bay keep drawing us back. The staff is so attentive and friendly! As everyone says, the sunsets are incredible!!! Highly recommended!

Thank JK_and_JJ
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

We were first told about this gem by a woman named Marisa who does photography there several years ago. It is absolutely a must to visit their restaurant when we travel here. It sits high above the beautiful city of Puerto Vallarta and the view is spectacular. Be sure to be there before the sun sets! Much of the food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Seafood, Mexican, International
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 689 Miramar | El Centro, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
    (Josefa Ortiz de Dominques & Matamoros)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: 523222221818
Our establishment opened its doors in 1973 and has maintained its reputation as one of the premier restaurants in Puerto Vallarta. Our view is unrivaled in Vallarta as we are located on top of Hotel Suites La Siesta on a hillside 4 blocks from the beach and boardwalk (malecon) in the very heart of El Centro. We have two rooftop terraces and two indoor salons that have commanding views of the entire Bay of Banderas and city with its array of red tiled rooftop. Our menu is international and features flambe cooking right at your table as well as our unique caesar salad, desserts and flamming coffees. Our restaurant is rich in history and tradition and should be part of what all tourists are looking for: good food, service and that special ambiance.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?