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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%
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“coconut shrimp” (149 reviews)
“beet salad” (43 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 23:30All hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
105-3 Pulpito | Los Muertos Beach, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Great food. Great service. Great weather. On the beach. In Puerto Vallarta. We feel like we're in a rut because we go here all the time, but what a great rut. That equals Five Stars!

Thank Geeziest
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My friends and I had breakfast at La Palapa,and it was amazing! The food was great and the view was amazing, since the restaurant is on the beach. The best part about La Palapa was our service from Cortez and Edwin, they were friendly and...More

Thank Dianna C
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Nothing beats happy people, happy to have a job, take care of you like they want to be taken care of. Friendly staff, decent food and not a bad view!

Reviewed 17 January 2017

Right on the beach, we had cocktails there. it is a very nice restaurant. you can take great sunset pictures there,

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Went into old town and discovered this gem on the Malecon. Made reservation for dinner on the beach the following night. Venue is romantic, tables set beautifully and service fantastic. The atmosphere was buzzing, mariachi band playing at your table and the boardwalk busy, but...More

Thank Lynette B
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We eat breakfast here EVERY DAY while we're in PV. And we have dinner here at least once, though lately (we've been coming back seven years in a row) it's twice per trip at the request of members of our party! The staff is amazing...More

Thank JZB1995
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We always visit La Palapa when we come to Puerto Vallarta. This time the food was good but not spectacular. The problem is there are so many good restaurants now that the competition is fierce. The views are amazing if you do not mind walking...More

Thank Michele V
Reviewed 17 January 2017

La Palapa offers a great spot on the beach, we dined in the sand and could hear the waves and see the pier and stuff. That was the best part. The food and service were friendly and satisfactory. There was some confusion on what the...More

Thank adammoo0
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Thanks to Felix, Hector, Carlos and Alex......I have just spent another 25 days sitting on the beach at La Palapa. The kindness, graciousness and friendly manner that these four brought to us everyday made the entire trip worthwhile. No one could ask for anything more....More

Thank kayriley37
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Stopped for lunch on our wandering of PV today. Had the jalapeño guacamole as a starter which was pretty good. Followed up with an order of fish taco's - was hoping for more when eating fish tacos by the ocean. They were pretty average, can...More

Thank beach4me42
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Eileen D
22 August 2017|
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Response from kennedy733 | Reviewed this property |
We ate at the hotel restaurant it is ocean front and also has seating on the beach. Very nice.
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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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