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El Barracuda

Calle Paraguay 1290 | Colonia 5 De Diciembre, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
+52 322 222 4034
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“coconut shrimp” (71 reviews)
“seafood” (82 reviews)
“tacos” (70 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Paraguay 1290 | Colonia 5 De Diciembre, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The beer was cold, the seafood was excellent. Right on the beach, you can get a table either on the sand or in the open-air restaurant. Excellent sangria.

Thank Floyd999
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped by to have an appetizer and a few cocktails. This restaurant was recommended to us by some local people. We had a great seat on the beach in some comfortable Beach chairs. We had a great view of the sunset....More

1  Thank breinhaugen
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Walked all the way from the romantic zone along the Malecon and north on the beach to el Barracuda. Fantastic location, lots of chairs, tables and umbrellas to choose from. Friendly staff quickly brought us chips and salsa and cold beers. We ordered a shrimp...More

Thank Hola_PVR
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, right on the beach, fantastic food. Remember that they are cash only. tables are either right on the sandy beach or up on the patio

1  Thank occaisonal-traveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

We go there at least once a week. Lunches are great sitting on the terrace or with your feet in the sand, watching the bay and the people. Dinners are beautiful with the sunsets, Alfonso the fire twirler, and listening to the waves. We've tasted...More

Thank Human628
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was staying down the road at Costa Club Punta Arena and needed a relaxing day on the beach with some fine cocktails so headed here based on some TA reviews. I arrived around 1230 and planted myself in the only remaining lounger (a benefit...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our favourite restaurant in PV hands down. The prices are reasonable, the food is consistently delicious and well prepared, and the staff provide excellent service. We have our regular favs like the beach sangria, the best guacamole in town, huachinango, and fish tacos....More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As many others have said, you can stick your feet in the sand, enjoy a cold beverage and sup on wonderful food as the sun sets. The staff was attentive but not overbearing. The options are typical of the area and done well. The people...More

Thank LukeFlorida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This spot is close to the Sheraton and I only wish we had found the spot earlier. Good food right on the beach.

Thank townclerk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended to this casual,Mexican cuisine restaurant next to our all-inclusive hotel. The sun was setting into the ocean, our table and our toes planted in the sand and a friendly attentive waiter at your service. What more, you ask? Very good Mexican style...More

1  Thank omega101
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13 February 2018|
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Response from Michele L | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reservations but the restaurant is quite large and they also serve dinner on the beach. If you go early enough, before 6:00 you may get a table. If not, you can try next door which looks less busy but they... More
4 February 2017|
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Response from DRois09 | Reviewed this property |
No live music
3 November 2016|
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Response from Yvette44 | Reviewed this property |
I remember that our drinks were 2 for the price of one - BOGO. My hubby & I each had 2 huge daiquiris as a result. 👍 They were great!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Paraguay 1290 | Colonia 5 De Diciembre, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 4034
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