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La Palapa

105-3 Pulpito | Los Muertos Beach, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 222 5225
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“coconut shrimp” (145 reviews)
“beet salad” (45 reviews)
“french toast” (52 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 23:30All hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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105-3 Pulpito | Los Muertos Beach, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A definite place to eat. Atmosphere is wonderful, food was excellent, service was superb, view was outstanding. Loved everything about this place!!!!

Thank Jane A
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place was recommended by many many people and for good reason. It is a really good restaurant,Located on the beach in Old town Puerto Vallarta. The food was the best we had in Mexico.The staff was very friendly and helpful in helping us decide...More

1  Thank berniek1949
Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate dinner at this beachfront restaurant during an August thunderstorm. It was wonderful. There are covered areas as well as table right on the sand. The food was delicious.

1  Thank LetsGoRedSox_9
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had planned a romantic sunset dinner for my husband and I to celebrate our anniversary here. Unfortunately, a torrential Summer rain hid our sunset, but the food and service at this restaurant made up for it. One of the best meals we've had, period....More

Thank Elki4
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Carlos and Rodolfo were excellent servers and catered to our every need with a smile and efficiency. The food is delicious and the wine list is quite nice (great sommelier shared with El Dorado). But my favorite part is the musical talent that is Jose...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 4 days ago

First day in Puerto Vallarta and La Palapa came recommended by all of our hosts at Garza Blanca. To start, our server Gilberto Alex was top notch, very professional and made a crazy fire drink that had me mesmerized for a good 5 minutes. Feet...More

Thank Littleone777
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been coming to La Palapa for the last 25 years and it has never disappointed. We have lived overseas, traveled a lot but this remains one of our favorite places in all the world. The food, the service and the overall ambiance just...More

Thank Texas_hoegys
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great time watching the surf and the boat and all of the activities on the beach while sipping hand crafted cocktails at a table by the beach. We watched the storm roll in and people scrambling about, and still some enjoyed the...More

Thank lolamar66
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

From regular beach "hangout" .......to large family gatherings, ....to a place to bring visiting friends....to a"sexy" evening experience....this place is all that and more! Undeniable ambiance, service beyond compare, well trained staff, superior food, .....all make you realize that this place is obviously run by...More

Thank chriscam58
Reviewed 5 days ago

My partner and I went here for a romantic sunset dinner. It didn't disappoint. Excellent food and service. Sitting in the sand, watching the sun go down -- it doesn't get any better. Fun to people watch on the boardwalk that passes through the restaurant....More

Thank Joseph2737
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Questions & Answers
Joe K
2 April 2017|
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Response from Rodrigo P | Reviewed this property |
Kids are definitely welcome.
Kam L
21 March 2017|
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Response from Dawn N | Reviewed this property |
This is a high end restaurant. We arrived early (dinner starts at 530) and had drinks in the lounge. I don't believe they have earlybird specials, but i suspect the lunch menu is less pricey.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 31
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105-3 Pulpito | Los Muertos Beach, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 5225
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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.
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