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Best Mexican restaurant in Puerto Vallarta. Very original menu . Flavor full foods from different regions in Mexico. Original cocktails, Mexican wines, attentive bilingual staff, full bar. Also children's menu, vegetarian options . All main courses served with freshly made corn tortillas, delicious home made ice creams and sorbets. Gay friendly, you can bring your pet. Our menu is 100% gluten free. We serve weddings, rehearsal dinners, catering and also we offer cooking classes.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed March 12, 2020

I was there with some friends because our concierge recommend it and it was incredibly amazing. The real Mexican flavor in each dish. Omg. My favorite restaurant of course.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 10, 2020

We had a table for four for dinner. We were immediately seated and welcomed by the two ladies who own the restaurant. They helped us with menu items that were not familiar to us, and we were delighted to try them. Service was wonderful, and...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 6, 2020

We had rented an air b&b not far from the restaurant and went to check it out. We didn’t have a reservation, but they found us a table and the rest was wonderful. Regina, our server, answered all our questions about the food the Wine...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 26, 2020

Known for (and delivering) unusual and delicious Mexican cuisine. Well served in a small but pretty courtyard. Open kitchen. Justifiably popular. Loved the three salsas accompanying the pre-meal chips. Looking forward to returning on my next visit to PV.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 21, 2020 via mobile

We had another great meal here. The food is authentic Mexican and the setting is beautiful. The owners and staff are very attentive. The shrimp mole was delicious.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 19, 2020

This unassuming storefront expands into a a partially open-air dining room of significant charm. Our service was rushed but knowledgable. Portions were perfect—not overwhelming. We left comfortably full but not stuffed. In particular, I was a huge fan of the complimentary sauces that came with...More

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Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 17, 2020

Excellent Mexican cuisine in a lovely environment. Service was affable and efficient. Everything we ate was beautifully prepared.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 16, 2020 via mobile

El Arrayan has proven itself to be the most consistent high end contemporary Mexican style restaurant in PV. While they have been in business for 16 years, we’ve been almost ”regulars” for the last 11. We enjoy visiting Carmen & Co usually twice during our...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 16, 2020

We go here for dinner at least once every time we visit PV. It's our favorite authentic Mexican restaurant in town. The service is attentive and the food is amazing. This review is about the Monday cooking class they offer. Carmen, the co-owner and chef...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 15, 2020

Love Love Love Mexican food so while in Puerto Vallarta I wanted to eat true authentic Mexican cuisine along with Mexican wine and that I did at the El Arrayan restaurant. Also everything on the menu is gluten free. I always say Mexican people live...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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January 18, 2020|
Response from Colonel50 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but they have tables for solo travelers.
January 13, 2020|
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Response from Colonel50 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and what a grand meal and evening. Great service.
November 15, 2017|
Response from sacdylan | Reviewed this property |
Reservations are definitely recommended.
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