El Dorado Restaurant & Beach Club

4.5
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429 reviews
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MXN310 to MXN500
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Contemporary Mexican
Vista Grill es uno de los más increíbles restaurantes de alta cocina en Puerto Vallarta. Ofrece un menú de creativa cocina contemporánea con el exquisito montaje del Sr. Chicos. Con una espectacular vista de Puerto Vallarta y Bahía de Banderas, un excelente servicio y atención a los detalles, junto con lo más fino de la cocina internacional, Vista Grill ofrece una experiencia culinaria inolvidable para el paladar. El interior lujosamente decorado incorpora características clásicas de Art-Deco en un refinado comedor.

Además de la romántica ambientación creada por este espectacular escenario, la intimidad del bar y las áreas del salón, suave música lounge de Nueva York y más, realmente nos esmeramos en servir comida exquisitamente preparada y presentada. En el menú de Vista Grill destacan cortes finos de carne, aves y mariscos frescos creativamente acentuados con sabores regionales, complementado por deliciosos postres con una incomparable selección de vinos.
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DavidM
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Terrific food and service. They kept moving the umbrellas to ensure we were comfortable. Once it began raining, they had us covered too. Everything tasted great and the service was impeccable (much better than La Palapa’s service)

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mariana
Mexico City
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Muy buena vista. Espectacular para ver el atardecer. Calidad de la comida muy buena. La zona de playa está padrisima

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vipMargH
Detroit
7 reviews
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the crab enchiladas and get drinks! Fig salad with balsamic dressing is ver good—great combination of different tastes.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on 4 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great birthday dinner for my mom. Highly recommend the wild boar lasagna! And they gave us a birthday cinnamon bun. Super cute. Really enjoyed this, thank you

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ClayT
Puerto Vallarta
4 reviews
Dined on 6 June 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The menu has been simplified.
Three of us had delicious fresh red snapper as our main.
The corn soup was delicious.
The bone marrow and lobster taco was very good.
Service was good but not over bearing.

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JimA
Hawaii
3 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and the service was excellent. El Dorado has a great view of the ocean and of sunset. I would highly recommend!

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vipBGLOVER
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Beautiful setting, fresh food.
Service not the best but very good.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on 11 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great spot on the beach for lunch

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TomC
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 4 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service at this restaurant are amazing. My wife suffered a sunstroke seizure as we were finishing dinner - the manager and a medic were there within seconds, got her stabilized and promptly had a cab waiting for us outside. I can't thank them enough.

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Stureview
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

With all of the excellent restaurants in Puerto Vallarta., this one has priced itself way above acceptable. 240 pesos for a small martini and 345 pesos for a filet of fish is close to outrageous.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on 27 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful beach view and excellent people watching. We definitely recommend the short ribs! And the lobster taco appetizer was delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on 25 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our group of 4 girlfriends had a wonderful experience at the El Dorado. The great cocktails at the bar, wonderful service, incredible food, amazing setting on the beach all added up to a memorable evening. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone, especially during sunset as a added bonus. Thank you El Dorado Staff!

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vipDeeC
Denver
18 reviews
Dined on 24 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a destination restaurant for us whenever we are in Puerto Vallarta. Food is wonderful. Service excellent. Special thanks to our server Caesar for taking great care.

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MichaelP
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on 24 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our evening at El Dorado was very nice. The ambiance was great and the sunset spectacular! The service was impeccable and the food was as not only great but the presentation superb. Our waiter was very attentive. El Dorado will definitely be a regular for us each time we are in Puerto Vallarta!

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CoachMal
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome service, ambiance and food...

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SarahA
1 review
Dined on 20 February 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food was wonderful. The service was a little slow but it was a lovely night outside and the staff was very pleasant so we didn't mind too much.

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Domi
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience3

This place definitely did not meet my expectations. We had a reservation but still didn't get seated for 20 minutes. Once seated, the service was terribly slow - the waiter hardly came by and it took over an hour to get our entree. The food was cold and did not taste good - it tasted cheap and the flavours were bland. They also stated they had no drink menu which seems odd for a restaurant of that size. Save your money and go somewhere else - we absolutely loved menos place!

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viptimber
Las Vegas
305 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience5

We sat down at 7:20 for a 7:30 reservation. Service was slow—incredibly slow. We didn’t linger at all but we were just getting up from our seats at 10:30. Took a while to take a drink order but those came in a reasonable timeframe. We ordered, first courses arrived and then nothing. Entrees took more than an hour to show up after we finished first courses. Waiter apologized and asked if we wanted another drink—not a freebie, he was clear about that. I ordered seared tuna which I knew would have black sesame coating. The tuna and everything else on the plate was room temperature and dried out. The sesame coating was thick and hard, not the light coating I expected. No, didn’t send it back—-it took over an hour to arrive, sending it back would have just extended the time. Other tables seem to have gotten better service, they were in and out while we waited and waited. Very slow service and tuna that was dry and cool=our last time at El Dorado. We’re locals so very used to service in Vallara—El Dorado’s service was some of the very worst we’ve experienced.

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vipNana
Mexico City
33 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to eat. It has it all...great food, service, and atmosphere. Our group lived every bit of it!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

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vipminnied
Chicago
38 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

had a lovely time and the food was great. food a little slow, but it was the kitchen, not our server. my only complaint with this restaurant (as with her sister restaurant, la palapa) is the constant upselling. leave it alone. you are an expensive fine dining establishment - it is tacky to say the least. you are fooling no one.

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WesleyH
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 12 February 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great place for quality seafood and service right on the beach. Very beautiful during sunset and with candles lit after dark.

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vipLJM731
Denver
51 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a fantastic dinner in the beach at El Dorado. Ask for a beach table when you make your reservation. Great food, great service and dining is always better with your toes in the sand.

I had the scallops, which were delicious. The bread basket had phenomenal croissants with a cheese center. Yum. My vegetarian, gluten free friend found great options on the menu.

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LesH
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on 5 February 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience4

Red snapper was not that good. Over priced ‘Special margarita’ small and not much tequila in the drink. Keep your expectations low and be prepared to pay more for less quality! Better restaurants in the area.

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vipDennisD
Los Angeles
16 reviews
Dined on 3 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brilliant restaurant. Very comfortable, right on the beach. Food was exceptional, along with matching service. The bonus was listening to a fabulous guitarist, who totally complimented the dinner. I had no idea that Puerto Vallarta had such a gem of a place right in the heart of the old town. The final bonus was a beautiful firework display. I will return.

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vipJosephV
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on 2 February 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Service was unusually slow. The reason given did not hold water. It took almost an hour to serve breakfast and the restaurant was not even full. Sad day. Normally is very efficient.

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AmyG
Puerto Vallarta
1 review
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service! Be sure to order the flaming Mexican Coffee!

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RobertM
1 review
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience1

To many gay men liked it much better at old location will not be back too bad because it was a good restaurant

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vipRadfordlady
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and outstanding service

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vipFoodieGal
Calgary
13 reviews
Dined on 28 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The red snapper was excellent!!!

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vipGerry
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

A bit pricey for Puerto Vallarta, but well worth the extra pesos. Right on the beach, and a perfect spot to watch the sunset.

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TerryM
Puerto Vallarta
1 review
Dined on 21 January 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

This place pairs ambience with food excellence. One of the greatest chefs in PV . Never disappoints.

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vipEliezerB
Detroit
5 reviews
Dined on 15 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

On vacation, sitting on the beach at El Dorado, great ambience with sound of waves breaking as background noise, a multitude of fishing boats anchored in the bay and ever changing light display on peer. Food was extremely well prepared and tasty. A lovely place to enjoy a good meal.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

They gave us the wrong main and wrong dessert. But it was corrected fast so no big deal. Otherwise service was excellent.

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Maddie2
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on 9 January 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Excellent service. Mixed reviews on the food from the 6 diners. Lighting is too low for seeing and enjoying the food. Location is wonderful.

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Barbara
Houston
15 reviews
Dined on 7 January 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

The Shrimp bisque appetizer had very little taste. The catch of the day was good, but the chocolate lover’s dessert was dry and not good. They are many better restaurants to choose from

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ShellyS
1 review
Dined on 6 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best service in PVR! Great food and unbelievable view!

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LarryN
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Though i made a reservation indicating it was a special event and requesting a table on the beach, when we arrived no mention of special occasion and we were guidedto a table inside even though ample tables were available on the beach. Service was slow, portions were small for the price. Lighting was poor. Would not reccomend.

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BillK
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great fish dinners! We also enjoyed the Magaritas, especially the spicy one.

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DuaneJ
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall2food2service1ambience3

The menu was very limited and much the same as everyone else. The service was so poor the food was cold when it arrived. The ambiance was not bad, although our table was on the sand. Not a place I will return.

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