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El Panorama

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689 Miramar | El Centro, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico (Josefa Ortiz de Dominques & Matamoros)
+52 322 222 1818
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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189 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our family went to El Panorama for dinner a few weeks ago while on vacation and, as I have a number of dietary restrictions, I was a bit nervous. Within 2 minutes of speaking to our waiter, I knew that I was in good hands - he listed ingredients for each dish that I asked about and offered to adjust... More 

Thank sasandtim
BARRIE P, General Manager at El Panorama, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of our restaurant. We try very hard to value our customers and give them the best we have both in service and quality of our food. We look forward to your return one day. From all of our staff here we wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The views are amazing. The wait staff is very friendly and enjoyable. The food was delicious. Let tables have incredible views and we sat by a window with an awesome breeze that I really needed! It is off the beaten path but Marisa the photographer that works there is a top notch photographer. We purchased all of our photos from... More 

Thank Cobzus
Los Angeles
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful view on the outside patio overlooking the downtown area. Fireworks show at 9:30 off a barge in the bay is a plus. Bar area is great too as this is a beautiful house on a hill, converted to a restaurant. Wasn't very crowded the night we were here, but there were a few large parties celebrating a special occasion.... More 

1 Thank donaldsG2242IG
BARRIE P, General Manager at El Panorama, responded to this review

Hello Donald, we always appreciate reviews from our customers, good or bad, as this is the only way we get feedback as to how to improve. In this case I think you may have the wrong restaurant. Our restaurant the El Panorama is on the very top floors of Hotel Suites La Siesta. We are not a house that converted... More 

Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

El Panorama has been a must stop for each of our last 10 years in PV. The atmosphere is beautiful, the view is breathtaking and the food is superb. Caesar Salad and shrimp flambé table side was wonderful. Flambé strawberry dessert with "sexy coffee" I was the perfect end to our evening.

Thank MCHL01
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a roof top restaurant above an old hotel. We have gone here off and on for about 25 years. I will say it is hard to find a better view especially for sunset. They try hard to keep up the place. The staff are very friendly. The food is hit and miss. Many dishes cooked at your table

Thank Karen E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

been going to this restaurant for 20 years or more. the sunset is a must see and the employees are more like friends . the food is fabulous .

Thank D8376MZkathyr
Santa Monica, California
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93 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This restaurant is off the beaten path but its worth the walk. I'd recommend making reservations beforehand so you can get a great table overlooking the ocean.

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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Food was good but very salty! We had the pepper steak which was great but salty! The views were beautiful! Getting there was an adventure the taxi driver got lost! The sexy coffee was a great show do try that!!!

Thank Natm84
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

please don't miss this restaurant....get away one night from the all inclusive hotel and go here...I have been going here for at least 20 years and it is the must ...the service top notch. the sunset is amazing...you won't be sorry...pele ( hope I spelled his name right) works here and he couldn't treat you nicer at the end you... More 

1 Thank D8376MZkathyr
Alvin, Texas
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We were here early; 6 pm reservation on a Sat. We were the only people there. But as I said early and off season. From the moment we got off the elevator, our experience was excellent. Table at the windows with a spectacular view of the bay and city. Dinner prepared table side was delicious; and dessert also. We had... More 

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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
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Seafood, International
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 689 Miramar | El Centro, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
    (Josefa Ortiz de Dominques & Matamoros)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 1818
Our establishment opened its doors in 1973 and has maintained its reputation as one of the premier restaurants in Puerto Vallarta. Our view is unrivaled in Vallarta as we are located on top of Hotel Suites La Siesta on a hillside 4 blocks from the beach and boardwalk (malecon) in the very heart of El Centro. We have two rooftop terraces and two indoor salons that have commanding views of the entire Bay of Banderas and city with its array of red tiled rooftop. Our menu is international and features flambe cooking right at your table as well as our unique caesar salad, desserts and flamming coffees. Our restaurant is rich in history and tradition and should be part of what all tourists are looking for: good food, service and that special ambiance.

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