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El Barracuda

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Calle Paraguay 1290 | colonia 5 de diciembre, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
+52 322 222 4034
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11:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Tue 11:00 - 00:00
Wed - Sun 11:00 - 02:00
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Reston, Virginia
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Maybe we came at the wrong time.....sunset? Maybe we ordered the wrong food....fresh oysters, grilled shrimp, fish tacos? Maybe we sat in wrong area...on the beach? ( once the sun went down, it was pretty dark and difficult to see food or anything else.). Food was very ordinary and bland. They didn't have any seasonings for the oysters except Tabasco.... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Family dinner was another unforgettable memory from Vallarta this past March, Service was excellent and food was fresh tasty and good priced!

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Toronto
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived at noon to enjoy the beach. Within minutes we had a small table, umbrella, and a bunch of chaise lounges. The staff were great, and our kids had a pile of fun on the beach. Food was very tasty, the shrimp tacos were excellent. Good spot.

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Princeton
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our 2nd visit and as amazing as the first ! The atmosphere is invigorating, the view is breath taking, service was very friendly, fast, impressive!!! Did I mention the food...."WOW".... and then came the sunset.

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Thank aprilr332
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is right on the beach, perfect for sunset. Very good drinks and food. The surf and turf tacos were wonderful and some great mezcalitas, e.g. like a margarita but with mescal. The pineapple with jalepeno and cilantro was my fave! I think they have the best guacomole in PV!

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Canada
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having passed by this restaurant on other visits to PV..thought that I'd give it a try for a birthday lunch.Mentioning that it was my birthday did not receive a response from the waiter..He did not even crack a smile. I ordered a cervesa & a fresh platter (mahi mahi) . Chips were not very tasty & salsa was rather bland.... More 

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Omaha, NE
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place literally has everything on my checklist- the perfect view, the best margarita and delicious food. Service was good. Beware - the margaritas are strong. And so delicious you will want to keep drinking them.

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Courtenay, Vancouver Island, BC
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104 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had only been to El Barracuda for evening meals before, but this time we stopped in for fish tacos and margaritas for lunch. It's very popular, so it's busy, but the service is quick and friendly, the food is really very good, the setting (beach side, but a little above it all if you're eating in the restaurant itself,... More 

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Murphys, California
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Simple ambiance but very good and fresh fish. You can watch the waves as you dine. Next to the hotel Buenaventura Grand in the older part of P.V. Reasonable prices and well worth the stop.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice casual restaurant right on the beach with great service & good food. I especially like the whole red snapper which you can get fried or grilled. Beer is cold. Nice place to kick back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Paraguay 1290 | colonia 5 de diciembre, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 4034

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