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El Arrayan

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Best Mexican restaurant in Puerto Vallarta. Very original menu . Flavor full foods from different regions in Mexico. Original cocktails, Mexican wines, attentive bilingual staff, full bar. Also children's menu, vegetarian options . All main courses served with freshly made corn tortillas, delicious home made ice creams and sorbets. Gay friendly, you can bring your pet. Our menu is 100% gluten free. We serve weddings, rehearsal dinners, catering and also we offer cooking classes.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
CUISINES
Mexican
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We first came here about 15 years ago, soon after they opened. We have been back a few times, and always loved it, but it had been eight years since we dined here, and I am happy to report that the food and the service...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank doronamiran
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love this restaurant and never miss it- food is top notch and the service is terrific! Duck Carnitas are crispy and tender. The staff are fun, warm and perfectly timed. Local, authentic Mexican food in a beautiful setting.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank dog8it
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is one of our favourite restaurants in PV. We go every year for the authentic Mexican food. Some of the best dining available in PV in a lovely open air restaurant. The wait staff are fun, gracious and are on top of all service...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jwhart2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

El Arrayan is a fabulous, traditional restaurant. The food is outstanding and the service incredibly good. From cricket tacos to duck carnitas. Do not be afraid to venture to new flavors and experiences! You will not be disappointed.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RobertC8675
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a few block away from the chain restaurants and 300 Señor Frogs is an authentic Mexican restaurant with an excellent menu, some interesting cocktails, and amazing desserts. The service was impecable and they went out of their way to cater to your tastes (for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Penboy7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

incredible! authentic! terrific service We loved the duck, the mole, the fish and the cricket tacos. Everything was incredible! authentic! terrific service. They even had live music for New Years. MUST try when in PV.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Java94103
mambooster7, Propietario at El Arrayan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your positive, encouraging words. It is great to hear that you had a good experience while recently dinning at El Arrayán! We will share this review with our entire team to motivate them to keep going. Come back for dinner...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great restaurant. Amazing staff, exceptional food. A must go to! Owners are amazing. Great atmosphere.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Paul Z
mambooster7, Propietario at El Arrayan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your positive, encouraging words. It is great to hear that you had a good experience while recently dinning at El Arrayán! We will share this review with our entire team to motivate them to keep going. Come back for dinner...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were searching for highly-rated, new places this visit. We have been to Vallarta 40 times and have eaten nearly everywhere--from local dives to the finest the City has to offer. We had not tried El Arrayan, and wanted to give it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Illini1982
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful spot inside and out! Their food and staff are all absolutely amazing. We got the queso, pulled pork and stuffed poblano pepper and it all tasted amazing. Super unique food to see but you can tell that it is true to Mexico....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kristina L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for authentic Mexican food this is your place. We always head here on our annual trip to PV. Since We've had so many great meals here I felt it only right to post a review. After so many years the food...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank luvstovacation42
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bj5053
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Response from Sacdylan | Reviewed this property |
Reservations are definitely recommended.
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buckptown
17 March 2017|
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Response from ClaudiaV353 | Property representative |
Yes we take Visa, Master Card and American Express
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9 July 2016|
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Response from Rodrigo P | Reviewed this property |
Not air-conditioned. The place is completely open, and has covered seating surrounding a central yard/patio. It has fans.
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