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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
11:00 - 02:00
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 02:00
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Always enjoy eating here great ribs, steak, shrimp and the molcajete is a must try. Friendly staff, clean and every seat has a view of the ocean. You can come very casual right off the beach if you like.

Thank Shirlyn V
Denver, Colorado
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114 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Have to send a big thank you to all you Trip Advisor's out there. I took your word for this one and I was not disappointed. Came to PV with some friends and this was the last night here and everyone but my girlfriend and I had gone home. We got here about 40 minutes before sunset and were able... More 

Thank Brian H
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Looks nothing by day but is buzzing by night. The best and cheapest seafood in town, just yards from our hotel. The octopus with chorizo and potato is fantastic.

Thank Hendrelou
Arkie in the mtns.
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279 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

A great location for a sunset view with dinner. But better get there early. The restaurant is not unknown and is becoming more popular. You can eat with your feet in the sand or in the restaurant overlooking the folks on the beach. The service was attentive and the beer batter shrimp was tasty.

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Dallas, Texas
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83 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

... great restaurant on deck overlooking the beach... on the night we were there, the surf was high and the water was coming right up to the building. Good food and not expensive... the Dinamite seafood for 148 is great... lots of seafood and rice in a rich sauce..... also tried the seafood casserole which was several kinds of seafood... More 

Thank caserj
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1 review
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We've been trying to get to El Barracuda for years. Well we finally made it this year. All I can say is what a disappointment.

Thank Specs_Si
Pacifica, California
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Well dose it get any better than this. On the beach in a lounge chair with a cold beer, eating tacos and enjoy the sunset with my wife.

Thank polocoach
Vancouver, Canada
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

This used to be a more hidden spot but is now "known" and popular. Very comfortable for tourists, good dinning options and it's right on the beach. Few can complain. Would say prices have gone up because of this and expect to wait. I would still go but I think there are better dining options in the Old Town unless... More 

Thank Raincity7719
Gun Lake, MI
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

My husband and walked from the Sheraton and had lunch at Barracuda. The restaurant sits right on the beach so we had a great view and terrific food. My husband had the steak and chorizo tacos which he loved and I had the Shrimp Burger. (anything on a bun is a burger, right?) My sandwich was on a large bun... More 

Thank Gunlakers
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is tough to beat. The shripm is amazing. The Mahi Mahi is amazing and it's all right on the beach! The view is great, the food is great and the prices are amazing! It's VERY affordable. The service is great, drinks are good and...Well, it's all good. I highly recommend this place!

Thank Kyle S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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?