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Calle Aquiles Serdan 518, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 222 5785
17:00 - 23:00
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Encanto the other night for dinner and enjoyed it so much! The food was amazing, and the server (Enrique) made the experience even better. We started with the crab cakes which were great, and then we both got the tuna steak which was the special and very good. We've been in PV for a few months and... More 

Thank Alex K
Troy, Montana
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a taxi to Encanto and had to have specific address for the driver as restaurant is a few blocks off main tourist section. Well worth the effort. Waiter, Enrique, was very attentive and friendly. The decor is very nicely done and food presented with grandeur elegance. The price for the meal with appetizer and desert (no drinks) was... More 

Thank Pat M
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is in a local neighborhood and not in the normal restaurant row area. We actually stay in the neighborhood as we like the "village" feel while only being a few blocks from the action. The food and service at Encanto cannot be better. I had the seafood chile relleno and the wife had the coconut shrimp with a nice... More 

Thank gregg w
Prince George, BC
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 April 2017

had a fantastic dinner here. Our cab driver was not sure where to go but asked a couple of others and finally got us there. Decor is quaint. Service is fantastic. Have the garbage salad...amazing!!

Thank islandgirl05
Pacifica, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 April 2017

went last week and had a terrible experience, food was not good and the waiter wanted to fight me after insisting a 15% tip was not enough, we were the only two in the place & I can see why.

Thank gm5000
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is definitely off the beaten path. We have been coming to PV for 15 years and have just been told of this little gem. The service is wonderful, you really feel like you are their most valued customer. They serve you many extras that are beyond delicious. We started with chips and unique salsa mixes Then they brought out... More 

Thank BarbT0m
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Just came back from a fabulous dining experience in Puerto Vallarta. This is my second year in PV and I've eaten in most of the good spots but this little jewel of a neighborhood restaurant was far and away my favorite! The restaurant itself is a charming space, the service was attentive and very friendly and the food was delicate... More 

Thank Carol W
Wiarton, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is one of the best restaurants in Puerto Vallarta. It is very reasonably priced with an unusually interesting menu. We read previews reviews which reported that the portions were small. As a result, we over-ordered. The entrees were plenty big enough. However, the corn cake appetizers are a must. The chicken in guava sauce was superb as was the... More 

Thank Jane L
Winnipeg, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This restaurant has succeeded in tying together all aspects of what it takes to be a great restaurant. Excellent food, beautifully presented by friendly attentive staff. Our party of 4 were seated promptly and our drink orders taken and received right away. We ordered our meals and while waiting enjoyed the free appetizers. Everyone raved about their meals and our... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 February 2017

This small restaurant is beautifully decorated. While moderately expensive with small portions, which were offset with a free quesidilla appetizer presented while we were waiting for our main course/appetizers of very good crab cakes and seafood stuffed chile relleno. Both these dishes were quite small (one chile) but were compensated with another unexpected item of a free pastry puff filled... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Aquiles Serdan 518, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 5785

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?