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El Arrayan

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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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.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
CUISINES
Mexican
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My morher, sister, and I had dinner at El Arrayan the other night. We shared an appetizer - creamed poblano peppers. They were so good my sister said she could just have that for supper. For entrees I had the chicken with two moles -...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a cooking class from Carmen and fell in love with the food and staff. A fabulous experience that we will repeat next year.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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mambooster7, Gerente at El Arrayan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your positive, encouraging words. It is great to hear that you had a good experience while recently dinning at El Arrayán! We will share this review with our entire team to motivate them to keep going. Come back for dinner...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The owner and hostess was clearly in a grumpy mood and we didn’t feel welcomed at all. Luckily her staff made up for it as we received excellent service once at our table. However I fear the reception soured the entire evening as none of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Paul-YUL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my must visit dining spots. To my best knowledge, this restaurant is owned by women. They often offer live music and you can see the kitchen! We have never been disappointed. This is a Must !!More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Elvie J
mambooster7, Gerente at El Arrayan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your positive, encouraging words. It is great to hear that you had a good experience while recently dinning at El Arrayán! We will share this review with our entire team to motivate them to keep going. Come back for dinner...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been coming to Puerto Vallarta for 14 years and this place is our absolute favorite. The food is fantastic, the staff are super friendly, and the chefs/owners truly make you feel like you're dining in your Mexican auntie's kitchen.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Brian K
mambooster7, Gerente at El Arrayan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your positive, encouraging words. It is great to hear that you had a good experience while recently dinning at El Arrayán! We will share this review with our entire team to motivate them to keep going. Come back for dinner...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been coming here for all of the 15 years these two wonderful women created this gourmet masterpiece. They la ways garret their quests with a warm smile and serve authentic Mexican cuisine. The duck carnitas are the specialty and not to be missed...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ernrich
mambooster7, Gerente at El Arrayan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your positive, encouraging words. It is great to hear that you had a good experience while recently dinning at El Arrayán! We will share this review with our entire team to motivate them to keep going. Muchas gracias. Come back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our friends love this place, they eat here every other day when they come to PV. We were treated to a great dinner, with specialty drinks. My friend tried a rare tequila that was delish!.... It is a bit pricey and portions are small. So,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank José P
mambooster7, Gerente at El Arrayan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your honest comments about your dinner at El Arrayán. Our team strives for consistency and good value for your money. We know there is always room for improvement. We hope you will return soon and give us the chance to do much better...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the cooking class as recommended on the Gay Vallarta website. It was one of the highlights of our vacation. We had hands-on experiences in a small (5) group. We made tamales, ceviche, salsa and flan for our late lunch. The owners were very...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank davcycles
mambooster7, Gerente at El Arrayan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your positive, encouraging words. It is great to hear that you had a good experience while recently dinning at El Arrayán! We will share this review with our entire team to motivate them to keep going. Come back for dinner...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 8 and were able to make a same day reservation for about 10pm. This was our first venture out of the Zona Romantica area and it was a great choice. The food here was all delicious - we got shrimp...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank RoyceL87
mambooster7, Gerente at El Arrayan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your positive, encouraging words. It is great to hear that you had a good experience while recently dinning at El Arrayán! We will share this review with our entire team to motivate them to keep going. Come back for dinner...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have come to El Arrayan for several years. It is better than ever. Food is amazing and service is great. Good to see they are busier than ever. Get a reservation and enjoy!More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank deankappel
mambooster7, Gerente at El Arrayan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your positive, encouraging words. It is great to hear that you had a good experience while recently dinning at El Arrayán! We will share this review with our entire team to motivate them to keep going. Come back for dinner...More

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bj5053
November 15, 2017|
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Response from Sacdylan | Reviewed this property |
Reservations are definitely recommended.
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buckptown
March 16, 2017|
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Response from ClaudiaV353 | Property representative |
Yes we take Visa, Master Card and American Express
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July 8, 2016|
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Response from Rodrigo P | Reviewed this property |
Not air-conditioned. The place is completely open, and has covered seating surrounding a central yard/patio. It has fans.
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