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La Estancia

Paseo de la Marina Norte 435 | Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta 48354, Mexico
+52 322 226 0000
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“donuts” (2 reviews)
“quesadillas” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Paseo de la Marina Norte 435 | Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta 48354, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Carlos Perez runs an amazing restaurant. The food is awesome...the service is great. Fruits and vegetables are fresh. Beautiful display of baked goods such as donuts, muffins, croissants, etc.... Yummy omelets prepared just the way you like them. Lots of healthy foods, too.More

Thank abodytrainer
Fred R, General Manager at La Estancia, responded to this review

Dear Abodytrainer, It is such a pleasure for me to read you had a wonderful and delightful experience at our Mexican-traditional buffet restaurant "La Estancia". Thank you very much for sharing with us and future travelers your feedback, I am so glad to know you...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

You have to get the breakfast buffet here at Estancia. It is truly remarkable and worth every dollar you spend. And the service is fantastic.More

Thank Carl D
David G, General Manager at La Estancia, responded to this review

Dear Carl, Thank you so much for reviewing us. I am so glad to know you visited our Mexican and Traditional Buffet and a la Carte restaurant, "La Estancia", and you enjoyed it to the fullest. I am so glad we were able to serve...More

Reviewed 28 March 2017

Beautiful, very clean, relaxing resort! Felt like family from the time we arrived to the time we left! The staff was outstanding and went out of their way to accommodate your needs. Felt very safe day and evening. All rooms have a great view of...More

Thank rdmm1
David G, General Manager at La Estancia, responded to this review

Dear Rdmm1, We were so pleasantly surprised and so genuinely pleased with your feedback. We are delighted to read that we were able to fulfill your expectations during your recent visit. I personally feel glad to read that your overall impression was pleasant, and you...More

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Staying at the Marriott and breakfast is included with our rate! This buffet has so much to offer & everything is very good and fresh. Lots of Mexican items which were so very good & different. Pork rind in a sauce, excellent. Everyday different Mexican...More

Thank tagent22
Fred R, F&B director at La Estancia, responded to this review

Dear tagent22, Thank you for your visit and for your wonderful comments regarding your experience in our Mexican Buffet restaurant "La Estancia". I am overjoyed that the overall impression was a good one, your detailed review lets me know we served you brilliantly and we...More

Reviewed 1 March 2017

Ask for a mimosa with your breakfast. Staff is so accommodating and friendly. Views of pool and ocean. The egg-white frittata with turkey sausage is wonderful, as is the crunchy french toast.More

Thank Jean R
Fred R, f&b director at La Estancia, responded to this review

Dear Jean, Thank you so much for leaving a feedback about your recent visit to our buffet restaurant "La Estancia" it is a pleasure to see we were able to delight you with some of our dishes and drinks. Thank you so much for kindly...More

Reviewed 22 February 2017

We purchased a room at the CasaMagna Marriott that included the buffet breakfast La Estancia every day of our visit. The buffet had just about everything you would like to have. My first stop was to the quesadilla area where the server made fresh tortillas...More

Thank Moved2Texas
Fred R, F&B director at La Estancia, responded to this review

Deaar traveler, We can’t ask for more when reading such a positive feedback. We would like to thank you for taking the time to share with us and future travelers your experience at our buffet and a la carte Mexican Restaurant "La Estancia". It was...More

Reviewed 3 January 2017

Walking around the marina we discovered this restaurant. The food was good and the service was excellent.More

Thank psn731
David G, General Manager at La Estancia, responded to this review

Dear psn731, Thank you for kindly sharing your comments about your experience at our Mexican Traditional Buffet "La Estancia". I feel overjoyed for covering all of your expectations with our dishes and service. I've already addressed your recognition and comments to all of our team...More

Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We had Christmas Dinner here, which was remarkable!!! And we've returned several times since. The margaritas are not that great but the food has been very good and the service has been excellent. My daughter particularly loved the garlic Shrimp!!More

Thank BonnieNimmo
David G, General Manager at La Estancia, responded to this review

Dear BonnieNimmo, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! I am glad to know you decided to celebrate Christmas with us, it was such a pleasure to serve you brilliantly. I feel happy to know we covered all of your expectations...More

Reviewed 10 December 2016

We ate buffet breakfast here every morning. Carlos would remember our choice choices and offer to have them set to our table. The buffet was excellentMore

Thank Anya778
David G, General Manager at La Estancia, responded to this review

Dear Anya778, I am so delighted to know you enjoyed your visit to our Mexican Buffet "La Estancia", rest assured that I will personally congratulate Carlos for serving you brilliantly during your visit. Thank you for taking the time to review us and for encouraging...More

Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at this beautiful beachfront hotel several times and enjoy the grounds, infinity pool, deli and pool side restaurant. We had dinner at La Estancia Restaurant and what a stark difference from our dinner experience of the night before! The food was so...More

Thank bettmark
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have anything going on for New Years Eve - or it's just regular business - or both?
9 December 2016|
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Response from David G | Property representative |
Dear traveler, Thank you very much for contacting us. Yes, we will offer an special Christmas and New Year's Eve dinner in La Estancia. We will celebrate it on 3 different dates: Dec 24th, 25th and 31th. It is from 6:00... More
I would like to know,if breakfast buffet is open to,public on Easter Sunday? What are the buffet hours? Are reservations necessary? Thank you.
24 March 2016|
Response from tcwidder | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am sorry but I do not know for sure that La Estancia is open to the public. I am sure that it is open on Easter Sunday. And my guess is that it would be open to the public. When we were there they did not ask for a... More
Kathy M
I would like to see a menu for dinner. We are visiting with 6 adults, 2 children 10, 7 and a one year old baby. Would also like to order a cake for a special celebration.
12 March 2016|
Response from David G | Property representative |
Hi Kathy: Thank you for contacting us through TripAdvisor. It will be a pleasure to help you with the information you need. Can you please send us a private message through TripAdvisor so we can know more. Kind... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
06:30 - 13:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo de la Marina Norte 435 | Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta 48354, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 226 0000
  • E-mail
The newly renovated CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta’s main restaurant, La Estancia, strives to set the highest standards in authentic Mexican cuisine. Drawing on pre-Hispanic, colonial and modern traditions, La Estancia menu reflects rich culinary heritage combined with contemporary trends. With a focus on ‘Antojitos,’ classic Mexican snacks or small plates, the menu offers guests the opportunity to indulge in regional specialty dishes.