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El Barracuda

€€ - €€€Mexican, Latin,
Calle Paraguay 1290 | Colonia 5 De Diciembre, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
+52 322 222 4034
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“coconut shrimp” (70 reviews)
“seafood” (80 reviews)
“tacos” (68 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Calle Paraguay 1290 | Colonia 5 De Diciembre, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
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191 - 200 of 748 reviews

Reviewed 14 December 2016

We come to Puerto Vallarta several times a year and had read about El Barracuda, but never tried. This time we stayed at Sheraton and found it was walking distance (on the beach) and though it was time to give it a try. We ended...More

Thank Roy S
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Barracuda is one of my favorite restaurants in PV. I live here full time so I go there often. I wanted to call out their tacos. These are not street tacos - which are also very good. But the tacos at Barracuda are yummy delicious....More

Thank PVGail
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We walked here after an ATV tour with Estigo Tours, right around the corner. They had no problem accommodating our group of 14 in the sand with tables and chairs. We were only there for a half hour so I can't comment on the food,...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Went with family and friends. Sat down on the sand and the settling could not be beat! Had the whole red snapper...over cooked, and not to good. Bother had steak combo and thought alright. Fish tacos were a hit. Service was very good. Complimentary Kalua...More

Thank LittleGrand
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

A solid oceanfront restaurant/bar. Atmosphere 9/10-Seating on the beach or on the patio directly behind it. Service was 8/10-I asked and received some good advice on drinks and food. Server got me to try Mezcal for the first time, enjoyed it a lot. Food 7/10-...More

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We had a fantastic dinner on the beach. The vibe was a ton of fun and the food was really good. We would return for sure!

Thank Cosmo29
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I have been here many times, its always consistent. Great food, great service, the best sunsets, it on the beach and very reasonable, its a good bang for your buck.

Thank larrybennettgjco
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The food was great we ate here every week for the 5 weeks we were there. My husband ate a verify all of the time and I always went for the lobster. The food was always good.The reason I gave this a 4 star was...More

Thank Bob1442
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner because it was across from our hotel: Garlands del Rio. I had the chicken fajitas and my husband had the sea and land fajitas. Everything was excellent including the service. I would definitely go back again.

Thank staceywalk
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We had planned on another venue this night but things changed so we ended up here. We were excited but that soon changed. We sat up under cover as it looked like possible rain. There was a short rainfall. There are also tables down below...More

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13 February 2018|
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Response from Michele L | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reservations but the restaurant is quite large and they also serve dinner on the beach. If you go early enough, before 6:00 you may get a table. If not, you can try next door which looks less busy but they... More
3 February 2017|
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Response from DRois09 | Reviewed this property |
No live music
2 November 2016|
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Response from Yvette44 | Reviewed this property |
I remember that our drinks were 2 for the price of one - BOGO. My hubby & I each had 2 huge daiquiris as a result. 👍 They were great!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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