The most highly anticipated culinary event in Puerto Vallarta is quickly approaching, and chefs all over town are preparing fresh dishes and new menus that will amaze critics. This excitement is all a part of Restaurant Week 2019, an annual event founded by Vallarta Lifestyles Media Group that draws together the top Puerto Vallarta restaurants for a 3 ½ week food festival. As Restaurant Week 2019 approaches, locals and visitors are already scouting out which restaurants to check out, some even planning trips to Mexico just for this event. Whether you treat yourself to a single dinner or try to visit as many as possible, this culinary event will be the highlight of your stay in Puerto Vallarta.
Restaurant Week 2019 will the the 15th year of the food festival in Puerto Vallarta. Every year, the top dining destinations in the city create special fixed-price menus that tempt guests in to indulge in a new culinary experience. The event has grown over the years, and Puerto Vallarta restaurants take great pride in being a part of this Vallarta Lifestyles culinary experience, and it gives new restaurants the perfect opportunity to open their doors to the public and showcase their signature style. Last year’s edition had a record number of participating restaurants, which is why Vallarta Lifestyles decided to extend Restaurant Week 2019 to include 10 additional days. Now, the Vallarta food festival will run from May 15 until June 10th. These added days make it possible for more diners to enjoy more restaurants at discounted prices.
As one of the top food events of the year, Restaurant Week draws together nearly 60 of the region’s top dining spots. Some of the most famous Puerto Vallarta restaurants have already confirmed their participation in Restaurant Week 2019, including Hacienda San Angel, Barrio Bistro, Tintoque, La Leche, and Cafe des Artistes. However, this culinary event includes the most coveted restaurants in the entire Banderas Bay area, including Riviera Nayarit. If you’re really looking for a new culinary experience on your Puerto Vallarta vacation, explore Nuevo Vallarta and Bucerias during Restaurant Week and enjoy dinner at one of their top restaurants.
The fixed-price menus during the food festival still deliver a full serving of flavor and innovation with discounts of up to 50%. With prices set at $289, $399 or $466 pesos per person, guests can savor a full three-course meal of appetizer, entree, and dessert, with options for each course. The dishes feature the signature flavors of each participating restaurant but also are created with fresh ideas and surprising combinations of ingredients, making each year a unique culinary experience from the one before. Many restaurants also include creative vegan and vegetarian options, so groups of friends and families can all go out together without worrying about having a gourmet selection of dishes for everyone.
Because Restaurant Week is one of the best food events in Banderas Bay every year, you can expect to find the dining rooms filled every night with the sound of laughter, clinking drinks, and bustling waiters. To make sure you get a spot at the top restaurants, be sure read through all of the participating restaurants and make a reservation in advance.
For 15 years, Vallarta Lifestyles has been putting on one of the city’s best food events. With showstopping dishes and discounted prices, Restaurant Week gives many people their main reason to travel to the city during May and June. With close to 60 participants, you can try something new every night and have a wide variety of cuisine to choose from, making your Puerto Vallarta vacation delicious and memorable.