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El Barracuda

Calle Paraguay 1290 | Colonia 5 De Diciembre, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
+52 322 222 4034
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (84 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (69 reviews)
“tacos” (71 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Paraguay 1290 | Colonia 5 De Diciembre, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place. Right on the beach. Great service and the food was great also. Highly recommend the Al Pastor Shrimp tacos. Reasonably priced. Worth the trip to find it.

Thank johnpV4713TS
Reviewed August 28, 2018

The fish was fresh and very tasty. Great atmosphere and the sunset is to die for. The waiters were friendly and professional. Just a great meal. So good we went back a second night.

Thank nort0216
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

The food was bomb! We sat on the beach for dinner and saw a gorgeous sunset. Even were entertained by some local beach fire dancers. I highly recommend.

Thank Darci C
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We have not dined here for over a year. I’m so glad we got back here. The food was terrific and the staff was friendly. The views are to die for. Best toes in the sand restaurant in all of Puerto Vallarta!!!

1  Thank Letsgoblackhawks
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

We loved this spot for dinner! Right on the ocean. We went twice during our trip to Puerto Vallarta. Margaritas great, “surf and turf” tacos awesome and super friendly service! Highly recommend!

1  Thank dawnpchacon
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We only tried some of the appetizers and drinks while we visited El Barracuda. They were all great. The menu is pretty much entirely seafood and they only accept cash. We sat under the umbrellas on the beach, which made for an excellent last moment...More

1  Thank Damien B
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

In addition to incredible sunset views and tables on the beach - this hidden gem of a restaurant serves fresh-catch seafood including ceviche, fish tacos, and grilled seafood served in the pan. By far, the best food we had in Vallarta - a recommendation from...More

1  Thank Bernadette S
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here after reading yelp reviews, and can’t wait to go back before we leave. I had the grilled octopus, accomated me for my specific diet. My husband had the red snapper and for appetizer, we had the tuna carpaccio. Food was delicious...More

1  Thank Karin M
Reviewed June 30, 2018

We followed a Trip Advisor tip to get the best fish tacos in PV. After a long hot walk, we were seated by the ocean and served cold Micheladas. We ordered several fish & shrimp tacos to share and a couple ceviches. The tacos were...More

1  Thank Laurie M
Reviewed June 29, 2018

We came here on the recommendation of a friend who said it reminded him of shrimp places on the Jersey Shore. I don't know about that but I liked the shrimp. The patrons seem about half north American and half Mexican.

Thank joeDallas
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Gerrilyn C
April 11, 2018|
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Response from Hola_PVR | Reviewed this property |
Only been there for lunch but do not recall any reference to brunch on the menu.
February 13, 2018|
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Response from MicheleL3139 | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reservations but the restaurant is quite large and they also serve dinner on the beach. If you go early enough, before 6:00 you may get a table. If not, you can try next door which looks less busy but they... More
February 3, 2017|
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Response from DRois09 | Reviewed this property |
No live music
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Paraguay 1290 | Colonia 5 De Diciembre, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 4034
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