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“Nice for a splurge”
Review of La Palapa

La Palapa
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Ranked #30 of 1,016 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Price range: $6 - $30
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Good for: Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Amapas
Description: La Palapa Restaurant combines gourmet cuisine, friendly service, and the tropical setting of Los Muertos Beach to achieve the perfect balance between fine dining and the warmth and charm characteristic of Puerto Vallarta Mexico. Located on Playa Los Muertos in the heart of the Romantic Zone, this popular restaurant is one of Vallarta's favorite places to enjoy great food in a casually elegant atmosphere. At La Palapa Restaurant you will discover all of the ingredients to a perfect dining experience - a relaxed atmosphere, attentive service, fine wines and fabulous food. No matter what the occassion, from breakfast with business associates or lunch with friends to a romantic dinner for two, La Palapa defines fine dining in Puerto Vallarta.
North Vancouver BC Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Nice for a splurge”
Reviewed March 22, 2013 via mobile

Went for breakfast yesterday. Service was ok but despite all the waiters standing around we had to hail them down to remove plates etc. Probably because it was so empty in the inside restaurant so they were bored. Food was delicious and well presented. Excellent omelet. My husband and son had a Mexican dish served in a cast iron skillet which they both raved about. Fruit plate was beautifully presented. We spent $65 CDN for 3, so save it for a day when you have time to linger & enjoy the view.

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“Great Beach Front 5 Star Restaurant”
Reviewed March 22, 2013

Can't say enough good things about this place. Righton the beach with tables going all the way to the water. Excellent service. Fantastic European style presentation. And, the good was to die for. Prices--well, its upscale. That's all I can say. But, worth every penny.

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Mahomet, IL
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“Excellent sunset dinner”
Reviewed March 22, 2013

Our family ate at La Palapa in PV in February and had a great dinner. Had a table on the beach in the sand to watch the sunset. The décor is beautiful, very tropical. The food was delicious and very well presented. Service was excellent. We even had a small mariachi band play at our table. All this said it was pricey but the dinner was definitely worth it. Would definitely go again.

  • Visited February 2013
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Antioch, Illinois
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“Must for dinner in PV”
Reviewed March 22, 2013

Our 4th time last week was as good as the first. Seven for dinner, all different menu items -- all excellent. Service outstanding.

  • Visited March 2013
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Aitkin, Minnesota
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“Enjoyable vacation at LaPalapa”
Reviewed March 22, 2013

We were in PV for a month and spent everyday on the beach. Every year when we travel to PV we always spend our days on LaPalapa Beach. The waiters, Rumpas, Rujillo, Alexandro, Ishmel give excellent service. The food, service and the food presentation are wonderful. We couldn't ask for a better place to spend our days. There is no place better than LaPalapa. We will be traveling to PV for years to come and will always enjoy our time at LaPalapa.

  • Visited March 2013
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