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River Cafe - Puerto Vallarta

4.7
4.7
333 Reviews
MXN300 and under
International

River Cafe is a unique family project led by Vallartenses, conceived since the beginning with the intent of providing food lovers an excellent dining option in the region. Two decades of experience have positioned River Cafe as one of the leaders of regional cuisine; with a prime location in the heart of the city, along the Río Cuale, River Cafe is a place recurred by locals and tourists attracted by its delicious creations, excellent service and friendly atmosphere.

River Cafe is conformed by a solid and talented work team, whose main objective is to provide the best service to its guests. With a philosophy of responsibility, harmony and passion for cooking and nature, River Cafe offers a gourmet concept with a traditional flair, always looking to implement local products of the highest quality in every dish.

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Booked 3 times today
  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    International

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast
    Daily 8:00 am–12:00 pm
    Lunch
    Daily 11:30 am–4:00 pm
    Dinner
    Daily 4:00 pm–11:30 pm

  • Phone number

    322 223 0788

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Roberto Chavez

  • Private party facilities

    Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate outing, The River Cafe - Puerto Vallarta can accommodate all your special event needs.

  • Private party contact

    info@rivercafe.com.mx: 322 223 0788

  • Neighborhood

    Puerto Vallarta

  • Parking details

    Aquiles Serdan (corner)Constitución

  • Entertainment

    Live music

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Menu

Por la mañana, disfrute de un delicioso y saludable desayuno con las mejores combinaciones de sabores y sugerencias del chef. Los ofrecemos para usted de 8:00 am a 12:00 pm. Medias porciones de cobraran al 75% del precio regular

Desayunos Ligeros

  • Plato de Fruta de la TemporadaMX$79.00

    • Bowl de FrutaMX$90.00

      Con queso cottage o yogurt

      • AvenaMX$75.00

        Con platano, manzana o fresas

        • Desayuno HawaianoMX$110.00

          Bagel con queso crema, fruta fresca, jugo de naranja y cafe

          • Desayuno PatronaMX$155.00

            Dos huevos, pan Frances, tocino, jugo de naranja y cafe

            Dulces Tentaciones

            • Hotcakes o Waffles NaturalesMX$85.00

              Servidos con fruta fresca

              • Platano-Nuez | Fresas-Nutella | Manzana-CanelaMX$89.00
            • Pan FrancesMX$89.00

              Relleno de queso crema con fresas servido con fruta fresca

              • Crepas DulcesMX$89.00

                Platano, Fresa, Manzana-canela, Nutella, Queso Crema

                Sandwiches

                Croissant o Pan Integral, servidos con fruta de la estacion

                • Sandwich de Huevo y TocinoMX$115.00

                  Con queso gouda y aguacate

                  • Sandwich de Salmon AhumadoMX$145.00

                    Con queso crema, alcaparras y cebolla morada

                    • Sandwich BLTMX$115.00

                      Tocino, lechuga y tomate

                      • Wrap de Pollo a la ParillaMX$145.00

                        Lechuga, espinca, agucate, queso y alioli de chipotle

                        Crepas

                        • Crepas de RicottaMX$125.00

                          Champinones y calabaza con salsa de aguacate

                          • Crepas de PolloMX$125.00

                            En salsa de chile Poblano al gratin

                            • Crepas Florentina con CamaronMX$149.00

                              Al gratin de salsa Holandesa

                              De La Granja

                              • Omelet al GustoMX$98.00

                                Con tres ingredients, servido con papa hash brown y salsa de esparragos, salsa de Poblano o salsa cremosa de jitomate. Selecciona tus Ingredients: Jamon, Tocino, Salchicha, Chorizo, Cebolla, Jitomate, Espinacas, Champinones, Rajas, Poblanos, Pimiento, Aguacate, Flor de Calabaza, Huitlacoche, Cheddar o Panela

                                • Omelet de Camaron y QuesoMX$125.00

                                  Con pina rostizada y salsa mulata

                                  • Omelet RancheroMX$120.00

                                    Relleno de carne con chile y queso

                                    • Omelet de Salmon AhumadoMX$135.00

                                      Con esparragos y salsa cremosa de eneldo

                                      • Omelet de Queso FetaMX$115.00

                                        Pimiento morron y jitomate asado con pesto de albahaca

                                        • Omelet FlorentinaMX$110.00

                                          Espinaca, cebolla, pimiento morron y champinones con salsa Holandesa de chipotle

                                          • Frittata Campesina de ClarasMX$110.00

                                            Calabaza, esparragos, jitomate, cebolla y albahaca

                                            • Huevos BenedictinosMX$125.00

                                              Sobre muffin y lomo canadiense con salsa Holandesa

                                              • Huevos MestizosMX$115.00

                                                Pochados, sobre tostada con rajas Poblanas al gratin

                                                • Huevos MotulenosMX$115.00

                                                  Huevos estrellados sobre tortilla con frijoles fritos, jamon y chicharos con salsa de tomate y platano macho

                                                  • Huevos River CafeMX$125.00

                                                    Pochados o fritos sobre lomo Canadiense, banados en salsa ranchera y gratinados

                                                    • Huevos pochados sobre SopesMX$99.00

                                                      En salsa y roja, servidos con frijoles fritos y panela

                                                      • Dos Huevos al GustoMX$92.00

                                                        Fritos, Pochados, Tibios, Revueltos, Rancheros, Albanil, o a la Mexicana, servidos con frijoles fritos

                                                        Desayunos Tradicionales

                                                        • Chilaquiles NaturalesMX$85.00

                                                          En salsa roja o verde con queso ranchero, crema y frijoles

                                                          • Con Pollo o (2) Huevos fritosMX$95.00
                                                          • Con ChicharronMX$99.00
                                                        • Chilaquiles CaserosMX$95.00

                                                          Tortillas fritas revueltas con huevos a la Mexicana, servidas con frijoles fritos y panela

                                                          • Chicharron en Salsa RojaMX$110.00

                                                            Servidos con frijoles de la olla, panela y aguacate

                                                            • Arrachera con HuevosMX$155.00

                                                              Arrachera a la parrilla con dos huevos fritos o revueltos, chilaquiles, frijoles fritos, panela y aguacate

                                                              • AlambreMX$125.00

                                                                (3) Tacos de arrachera con rajas y cebolla al gratin, servidos con frijoles de la olla y salsa Mexicana

                                                                • MachacaMX$99.00

                                                                  Carne deshe brada con chile Poblano, cebolla, jitomate y huevo, servida con frijoles fritos y aguacate

                                                                  • Bistek a la MexicanaMX$145.00

                                                                    Servidos con chilaquiles, frijoles fritos, panela y aguacate

                                                                    • Trio de SopesMX$95.00

                                                                      Pollo, Chicharron, Rajas Poblanas, Panela o Frijoles Fritos, servidos con lechuga, jitomate y queso

                                                                      • Enchiladas de PolloMX$92.00

                                                                        Rojas o verdes con queso, cebolla y oregano o gratinadas

                                                                        • EnfrijoladasMX$95.00

                                                                          Pollo, Chicharron o Panela, Banadas en salsa de frijol negro, servidas con aguacate

                                                                          • QuesadillasMX$110.00

                                                                            Rajas Poblanos, Champinones, Flor de Calabaza, Huitlacohe, Chorizo o Chicharron, servidas con frijoles fritos

                                                                            • Con ArracheraMX$125.00
                                                                          • Nopales con Huevo a la MexicanaMX$95.00

                                                                            Servidos con frijoles fritos, panela y aguacate

                                                                            Bebidas

                                                                            • Jugos Naturales Frescos

                                                                              Naranja, Zanahoria, Betabel y Toronja

                                                                              • REG 355mlMX$32.00
                                                                              • GDE 590mlMX$45.00

                                                                            Smoothies

                                                                            $55. Con Leche, Yogurt o jugo

                                                                            • Super

                                                                              Platano, Fresas y Avena

                                                                              • Pina Colada

                                                                                Pina , Miel, Coco y Yogurt

                                                                                • Boost

                                                                                  Papaya, Platano, Datiles y Almendras

                                                                                  • Boni

                                                                                    Papaya, Betabel y Naranja

                                                                                    • Danyel

                                                                                      Pina, Hierbabuena y Limon

                                                                                      • Gaby

                                                                                        Pera, Albahaca y Limon

                                                                                        • Patrona

                                                                                          Naranja, Manzana y Jengibre

                                                                                          • Estrella

                                                                                            Kiwi, Fresa, Pina y Toronja

                                                                                            • Don Juan

                                                                                              Zanahoria, Naranja y Betabel

                                                                                              • Verde

                                                                                                Naranja, Apio, Perejil, Nopal y Pina

                                                                                                • Crea al tuyo

                                                                                                  Bebidas con Leche

                                                                                                  • Chocolate CalienteMX$35.00

                                                                                                    • Malteada de Vanilla o chocolate

                                                                                                      • 590mlMX$60.00
                                                                                                    • Vaso de Leche

                                                                                                      • 355mlMX$32.00
                                                                                                    • Chocomilk

                                                                                                      • 590mlMX$49.00

                                                                                                    Cafe

                                                                                                    • Americano o DescafeinadoMX$32.00

                                                                                                      • Espresso, Cappuccino, Mocha o LatteMX$42.00

                                                                                                        • FrappuccinoMX$49.00

                                                                                                          Te

                                                                                                          • HerbalesMX$35.00

                                                                                                            • Tisanas FrutalesMX$42.00

                                                                                                              Especiales

                                                                                                              • Mimosa Clasica, Royale o VerdeMX$85.00

                                                                                                                • BelliniMX$90.00

                                                                                                                  • Bloody Mary | Bloody CaesarMX$95.00

                                                                                                                    Complementos

                                                                                                                    • Pan DulceMX$12.00

                                                                                                                      • Huevo ExtraMX$15.00

                                                                                                                        • Jamon, Tocino o SalchichaMX$32.00

                                                                                                                          • Pan Tostado, Croissant o BagelMX$29.00

                                                                                                                            • Queso Panela o Queso CottageMX$29.00

                                                                                                                              • Orden de JocoqueMX$65.00

                                                                                                                                • Frijoles FritosMX$29.00

                                                                                                                                  • Papa Hash BrownMX$29.00

                                                                                                                                    • ChilaquilesMX$40.00

                                                                                                                                      • Molletes DulcesMX$35.00

                                                                                                                                        • Molletes Rancheros con ChorizoMX$72.00

                                                                                                                                          Last updated: August 6, 2021

                                                                                                                                          What 333 people are saying

                                                                                                                                          Overall ratings and reviews

                                                                                                                                          Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

                                                                                                                                          4.7
                                                                                                                                          4.7 based on recent ratings
                                                                                                                                          • 4.5Food
                                                                                                                                          • 4.7Service
                                                                                                                                          • 4.7Ambience
                                                                                                                                          • 4.4Value

                                                                                                                                          NoiseModerate

                                                                                                                                          Loved For

                                                                                                                                          • Puerto Vallarta

                                                                                                                                            Hot Spot

                                                                                                                                          • Puerto Vallarta

                                                                                                                                            Outdoor Dining

                                                                                                                                          • Puerto Vallarta

                                                                                                                                            Romantic

                                                                                                                                          • Puerto Vallarta

                                                                                                                                            Good for Groups

                                                                                                                                          • Puerto Vallarta

                                                                                                                                            Hot Spot

                                                                                                                                          • Puerto Vallarta

                                                                                                                                            Outdoor Dining

                                                                                                                                          • Puerto Vallarta

                                                                                                                                            Romantic

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                                                                                                                                            Nick

                                                                                                                                            Denver

                                                                                                                                            8 reviews

                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            8 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined 2 days ago

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            We love River Cafe and have dined there many times when traveling to Puerto Vallarta. Service, atmosphere and food are excellent. There is also a great selection of meat dishes. They also have a great kiwi martini.

                                                                                                                                          2. DO

                                                                                                                                            DanO

                                                                                                                                            Puerto Vallarta

                                                                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined 4 days ago

                                                                                                                                            overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            A friend was visiting during his birthday week. It was a pleasant experience. Stephen and Veronica and mama are always such great hosts!

                                                                                                                                          3. TS

                                                                                                                                            TomS

                                                                                                                                            Chicago

                                                                                                                                            45 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            45 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on January 12, 2022

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                                                                                            Always a great meal, service, and atmosphere.

                                                                                                                                          4. F

                                                                                                                                            Funfood

                                                                                                                                            Phoenix

                                                                                                                                            100 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            100 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on January 10, 2022

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            This place is so special. The service is extraordinary. The servers are efficient, friendly and knowledgeable The food is so fresh and delicious. The chicken fajitas are the best in Puerto Vallarta. The guacamole is so delicious. This is a must place to visit right on the river.

                                                                                                                                          5. OT

                                                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                            Dined on January 8, 2022

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            Estuvo increíble! Vista espectacular y cómoda súper deli

                                                                                                                                          6. O

                                                                                                                                            Outstanding

                                                                                                                                            Denver

                                                                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on January 5, 2022

                                                                                                                                            overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                            Always good at river quale.. I like lunch time or cocktail hour but dinner was elegant and the wait staff was helpful in accommodations to my wife’s many food allergies. She had the duck.. which was under cooked.. at least the breast slices were.. I ended the meal with a montecristo flaming coffee.. fun . Music was a guitar and flute duo that were amazing .. we stayed. In bar area for a set or two… very much appreciated having live music .

                                                                                                                                          7. F

                                                                                                                                            Funfood

                                                                                                                                            Phoenix

                                                                                                                                            101 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            101 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on January 3, 2022

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            This place never disappoints. Being met at the door with a smile, taken to a perfect table over the river in the small cabana. The salsa is really good. The shrimp in garlic was outstanding. The chicken fajitas were really the best as usual. Service and food, location is second to none.

                                                                                                                                          8. OT

                                                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                            Dined on January 2, 2022

                                                                                                                                            overall4food4service4ambience5

                                                                                                                                            Highly recommended. We had breakfast and then dinner at River Cafe over our vacation in PV, the ambience during the day is totally different than at night and both are REALLY cool. During the day we had huge monitor lizards climbing trees right next to us and there’s plenty of natural sunlight and ocean breezes, the river runs right next to the restaurant so it makes for a very relaxing atmosphere. At night the lighting is serene and soft and they had a live band, it was perfect. The service was very attentive but both times the food took quite a long time to be delivered from the kitchen, we waited almost an hour for our entrees at dinner and the restaurant wasn’t even near capacity; however, once we received our food the entire party was VERY happy with the quality and preparation.

                                                                                                                                          9. OT

                                                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                            Toronto

                                                                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on January 2, 2022

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            Awesome. Great food. Waiter Alessandro was very professional and courteous. Great place!

                                                                                                                                          10. R

                                                                                                                                            Russell

                                                                                                                                            San Diego

                                                                                                                                            5 reviews

                                                                                                                                            2.0

                                                                                                                                            5 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on January 1, 2022

                                                                                                                                            overall2food1service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            Ambience and customer service was increíble but good was not good. Incredibly expensive for 3 people New Year’s Eve ($550) without alcohol.

                                                                                                                                          11. DS

                                                                                                                                            DougS

                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                            Dined on January 1, 2022

                                                                                                                                            overall4food5service4ambience5

                                                                                                                                            Back for the first time is 2 years. Had our wedding dinner here and love everything we are back. Steven and staff are great Doug and Trudi

                                                                                                                                          12. OT

                                                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                            New England

                                                                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on January 1, 2022

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            We were there last night for NYE, the food was good but definitely overpriced! Our waiter and entertainment (SuperSpecial band) was just awesome.

                                                                                                                                          13. OT

                                                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                            San Francisco

                                                                                                                                            2 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            3.0

                                                                                                                                            2 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on December 31, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall3food3service3ambience4

                                                                                                                                            I’m not sure how this place gets such a high rating. While it has a decent atmosphere, everything else was just very average. We have eaten out every night for a week here and this was the most underwhelming.

                                                                                                                                          14. F

                                                                                                                                            Funfood

                                                                                                                                            Phoenix

                                                                                                                                            101 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            101 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on December 28, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            This place is a star in Puerto Vallarta I really love the outstanding welcoming service. The food is always fresh and very very tasty. The setting on the river is second to none. This is our third time in 19 days and we will definitely be back!

                                                                                                                                          15. SM

                                                                                                                                            SmithtownMike

                                                                                                                                            New York Area

                                                                                                                                            28 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            28 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on December 28, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            This continues to be one of our favorite restaurants in Puerto Vallarta. We especially like to sit at a table overlooking the river. We were pleased to see that they suffered very little damage from the flood this past autumn, 2021

                                                                                                                                          16. OT

                                                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                            Hawaii

                                                                                                                                            2 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            3.0

                                                                                                                                            2 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on December 26, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall3food3service3ambience3

                                                                                                                                            Christmas dinner.

                                                                                                                                          17. OT

                                                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                            Dined on December 25, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall4food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            Great service for our family brunch on Christmas Day.

                                                                                                                                          18. OT

                                                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                            Orange County

                                                                                                                                            7 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                                                            7 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on December 25, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                            It was a very good meal and experience. Only negative was that the portions were very small. But quality and taste was excellent.

                                                                                                                                          19. KT

                                                                                                                                            KTLO

                                                                                                                                            Portland

                                                                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on December 25, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            A group of us had dinner at River Cafe on Christmas Eve. Everyone in our group thought their dinner was great. This included duck, seafood pasta, rack of lamb, pork chop. If you are a chocoholic, try the chocolate souffle. The service was very good, especially for an evening where they had lots of customers. We will definitely return.

                                                                                                                                          20. F

                                                                                                                                            Funfood

                                                                                                                                            Phoenix

                                                                                                                                            101 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            101 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on December 23, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                            The setting on the river was perfect. The music was excellent The service here is second to none. The linguini with shrimp,scallops and mussels was one of the best meals I ever had. The Caesar salad dressing was very delicious. This is a great place for lunch and dinner.

                                                                                                                                          21. CP

                                                                                                                                            ChristineP

                                                                                                                                            Manitoba

                                                                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on December 20, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            The food was delicious. The service was excellent and the setting was beautiful along the river.

                                                                                                                                          22. l

                                                                                                                                            love2explore

                                                                                                                                            Phoenix

                                                                                                                                            21 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            21 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on December 17, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            The perfect place for brunch. It’s a regular favorite of mine that I cannot miss!!

                                                                                                                                          23. F

                                                                                                                                            Funfood

                                                                                                                                            Phoenix

                                                                                                                                            101 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            101 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on December 16, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            The service was impeccable. Friendly and very efficient. Great table over the river. Our server was knowledgeable and professional. The food was excellent the chicken fajitas were perfect as was the guacamole. The salsa was a bit too hot and our server replaced it with delicious fresh Salsa. The calamari was tender and sweet and the sauce was perfect. Nice also was the fact that there was 2for1 Margaritas! Cannot wait to return for dinner.

                                                                                                                                          24. H

                                                                                                                                            Heather

                                                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                                                            12 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            12 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on December 16, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            Wonderful meal and great service. We were seated at the beautiful table over the river.

                                                                                                                                          25. SM

                                                                                                                                            SusanM

                                                                                                                                            New York Area

                                                                                                                                            5 reviews

                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            5 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on December 10, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            River Cafe is one of our favorite stops on our annual visits to Puerto Vallarta. Nice diversified menu, prompt service and delightful atmosphere. Since we were just 2 this time fun to be seated in one of the gazebos overhanging the river.

                                                                                                                                          26. EC

                                                                                                                                            EricaC

                                                                                                                                            Phoenix

                                                                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on December 9, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            Delicious food, fantastic atmosphere, live music, and great service! Have been several times and a favorite!

                                                                                                                                          27. OT

                                                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                            New York Area

                                                                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                                                                            3.0

                                                                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on December 5, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall3food2service3ambience4

                                                                                                                                            Nice restaurant with live music and good ambiance but the food was mediocre at best. Was expecting more.

                                                                                                                                          28. HE

                                                                                                                                            HappyEater

                                                                                                                                            San Francisco

                                                                                                                                            12 reviews

                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            12 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on December 1, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            Our favorite place in PV. Go here every year. Great food, great service, happy staff. Glad to see they’ve recovered from the flood.

                                                                                                                                          29. J

                                                                                                                                            Jessieb

                                                                                                                                            San Diego

                                                                                                                                            49 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            49 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on November 26, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            Great service! Such friendly and attentive servers. Delicious food (steak fajitas and whole snapper)! Pretty setting right on the river with flowing water.

                                                                                                                                          30. OT

                                                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                            Dallas

                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                            Dined on November 26, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            Outstanding as always. Our annual go to place every year we are in PV. Highly recommend

                                                                                                                                          31. H

                                                                                                                                            Helen

                                                                                                                                            Toronto

                                                                                                                                            10 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            10 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on November 21, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            Our favourite puerto Vallarta spot. We are regulars now. The service in incredible and the quality of food and drinks excellent. We feel so welcomed every time we arrive, the staff are all so attentive and kind and the menu is large and full of tasty options. Can’t wait to go back to our favourite place on the river

                                                                                                                                          32. OT

                                                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                            New York Area

                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                            Dined on November 21, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            Amazing experience with special menu that was delicious.

                                                                                                                                          33. CS

                                                                                                                                            ClevelandSandy

                                                                                                                                            Cleveland

                                                                                                                                            40 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            3.0

                                                                                                                                            40 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on November 19, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall3food3service3ambience2

                                                                                                                                            We didn’t stay for dinner because there was a large group of men enjoying a cigar party. The smell was nauseating. We didn’t even finish our drinks. I could not get out of there fast enough. Sad because this is one of our favorite restaurants in PV. It took me almost an hour to feel have way good again. I hope the fellas enjoyed themselves!

                                                                                                                                          34. PG

                                                                                                                                            PatriciaG

                                                                                                                                            Seattle

                                                                                                                                            2 reviews

                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            2 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on November 14, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            Reserving ahead was a big plus for the popular Sunday brunch. We got the best table in the house out over the river as we had requested. Food very very good as usual and service very cordial. We will be back next trip. Have been there many times. Prices are very affordable especially for the quality of everything there.

                                                                                                                                          35. F

                                                                                                                                            Foodietoo

                                                                                                                                            Puerto Vallarta

                                                                                                                                            28 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            28 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on November 7, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            Good brunch. Great service and great value. Very nice river side location.

                                                                                                                                          36. JA

                                                                                                                                            JeffnATL12354

                                                                                                                                            Atlanta

                                                                                                                                            33 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            1.0

                                                                                                                                            33 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on October 30, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall1food1service1ambience1

                                                                                                                                            Made reservations for 11:30 PM for Saturday as it was one of the few places accepting them that late. Got there at 11:20 only to find that they’d already decided to close and go home early. They did not notify us even though they had both my phone and email. Very poor service and care. Had eaten there twice before but will never return after that shameful mistreatment.

                                                                                                                                          37. PS

                                                                                                                                            PatriciaS

                                                                                                                                            Chicago

                                                                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on October 24, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            The setting is magical with twinkling hanging lights, candles on the tables, and the Rio Cuale rushing past. The dinner rolls were so hot and fresh when they were brought to the table, we couldn't even pick them up. The tenderloin with red wine and shallot sauce was perfectly cooked and my lamb lasagna was excellent. The chocolate dessert with ice cream was artfully presented and delicious! They were improvements that would have made it any better. The apple tinis are the best in Vallarta.

                                                                                                                                          38. JF

                                                                                                                                            JesseF

                                                                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                            25 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            25 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on October 21, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            Martin took excellent care of us! Delicious margaritas, excellent Oslo Buccaneers, killer Asparagus soup, lovely background music made a very wonderful evening!

                                                                                                                                          39. j

                                                                                                                                            jeffp

                                                                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on October 11, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall5food3service5ambience2

                                                                                                                                            Great dinner. No one was in here, very quiet. We have been going here for 30 years

                                                                                                                                          40. OT

                                                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                            Houston

                                                                                                                                            16 reviews

                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                            16 reviews

                                                                                                                                            Dined on September 27, 2021

                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                            Excellent service. Food well prepared and presented. Wonderful views of the Rio Cuale. Well worth the visit!

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                                                                                                                                          River Cafe - Puerto Vallarta is rated 4.7 stars by 333 OpenTable diners.

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                                                                                                                                          Isla Río Cuale #4 Col. Centro Puerto Vallarta, JAL 48300

                                                                                                                                          • Neighborhood

                                                                                                                                            Puerto Vallarta

                                                                                                                                          • Hours of operation

                                                                                                                                            Breakfast
                                                                                                                                            Daily 8:00 am–12:00 pm
                                                                                                                                            Lunch
                                                                                                                                            Daily 11:30 am–4:00 pm
                                                                                                                                            Dinner
                                                                                                                                            Daily 4:00 pm–11:30 pm

                                                                                                                                          • Cuisines

                                                                                                                                            International

                                                                                                                                          • Dining style

                                                                                                                                            Casual Elegant

                                                                                                                                          • Dress code

                                                                                                                                            Smart Casual

                                                                                                                                          • Parking details

                                                                                                                                            Aquiles Serdan (corner)Constitución

                                                                                                                                          • Payment options

                                                                                                                                            AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

                                                                                                                                          • Executive chef

                                                                                                                                            Roberto Chavez

                                                                                                                                          • Entertainment

                                                                                                                                            Live music

                                                                                                                                          • Additional

                                                                                                                                            Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

                                                                                                                                          • Phone number

                                                                                                                                            322 223 0788

                                                                                                                                          • Private party facilities

                                                                                                                                            Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate outing, The River Cafe - Puerto Vallarta can accommodate all your special event needs.

                                                                                                                                          • Private party contact

                                                                                                                                            info@rivercafe.com.mx: 322 223 0788

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