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El Arrayan

) #24 of 834 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta $$ - $$$ Mexican, ,
Calle Allende 344 | corner with Miramar, a few blocks form the Malecón, Puerto Vallarta 48304, Mexico
+52 322 222 7195
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Allende 344 | corner with Miramar, a few blocks form the Malecón, Puerto Vallarta 48304, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago

this is one of my favorite restaurants in PV. I have brought many friends there and they always love the place. They are first taken aback by how cute and colorful it is, then by the friendliness of the staff and finally by the dishes/cocktails...More

Thank Benedicte L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This amazing restaurant is more than a delight, everything on the menu is delicious and memorable. The combination of ingredients and flavors makes it unique. Great cocktails, beautiful quiet atmosphere, great staff! So warm and friendly. It is absolutely the place to go for a...More

Thank curzioyes
Reviewed June 13, 2017

I have been trying to go to this place for a long time. I finally had the time to go and I was impressed. service and quality is top notch. flavors are amazing. details in every manner. the arrayan has become one my favotires.

Thank Ricardo C
Reviewed June 1, 2017

We should have made this a restaurant of choice much sooner! This was the perfect end to our tour of restaurants during restaurant week(s)! This place is all about subtle details. The staff immediately greeted us, explained the menu, and provided efficient and friendly service....More

Thank PVRMichael
Reviewed May 30, 2017

One of the best restaurants we tried in PV with traditional gourmet Mexican food (did you know Mexican food is UNESCO listed?) Staff are super friendly and the food was excellent - highly recommend.

Thank NomadicBoys
Reviewed May 25, 2017

El Arrayan is a perfect cozy spot combining great, wholesome food made with fresh ingredients with genuine friendly hospitality offered by the gracious couple who own the establishment. We always spend an evening with the owners and staff of El Arrayan on return visits to...More

Thank Sacdylan
Reviewed May 25, 2017

Making the walk from the Malecon was a trek but so glad we did it. We were received by friendly servers a menu with many choices and an atmosphere of relaxation and open air central patio. We enjoyed a meal here during the annual restaurant...More

Thank Rainbows4Sale
Reviewed May 22, 2017

We had a great dining experience here at El Arrayan. Everyone was so friendly and we loved the traditional Mexican food that was elevated just a bit. We travelled with family of 10 and everyone loved their meals (which is a feat in itself). My...More

Thank Barbe C
Reviewed May 20, 2017

Wonderful food, presentation and the atmosphere had a true Mexican feel. It was restaurant week and had Peneque, Brothy Chipotle Meatballs, Capirotada De Agua. Wonderful meal and wonderful waitress! Each dish was explained --- all family recipes. We also learned they have cooking classes in...More

Thank Amy E
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

I paid my first visit to El Artayan and was not disappointed. It has the tardis affect. Small building from the outside but once you go in its a big palce well ventilated bright traditional and big open plan l Kitchen. Service was spot on...More

Thank Kenneth M
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March 16, 2017|
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Response from Claudia V | 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.
March 19, 2015|
Response from Claudia V | Property representative |
Mr. Sanders, I have checked my mail and we have not recived your reservation. I will now reserve your table and will be a pleasure having you here with us. It is confirmed for day and time requested Gracias
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Drinks, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant 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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Allende 344 | corner with Miramar, a few blocks form the Malecón, Puerto Vallarta 48304, Mexico
    (Matamoros & Miramar)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 7195
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Best Mexican restaurant in Puerto Vallarta. Very original menu . Flavorfull foods from different regions in Mexico. Original cocktails, Mexican wines, attentive bilingual staff, full bar. Also childrens menu, vegetarian options and free dishes. Alll main courses served with freshly made corn tortillas, home made ice creams and sorbets.Gay friendly,you can bring your pet.
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