You don’t have to look far to find delicious and fresh food in gay Puerto Vallarta. From tacos to ceviches to hardy tortilla soups, the food scene is certainly something to write home about! Zona Romantica, the gay area of Puerto Vallarta, hosts a wealth of tasty bites to keep you going from long days in the sun to late nights in the bars, many of which, are gay-owned.
For an assortment of classic Mexican cuisine from around the country, the Red Cabbage is your one-stop restaurant. The lively and traditional decor only add to the friendly ambiance. Locals also love Casa Tradicional, which, like the Red Cabbage, serves a variety of traditional foods in a fun and lively atmosphere. Azafran is another tourist favorite located right in the heart of the Romantic Zone. The menu skews more European, but fuses both traditional and modern with Mexican twists.
Puerto Vallarta gay restaurants: lighter snacks
Looking for a quick snack? The Mantamar Beach Club’s Bar and Grill is the perfect afternoon stop to recharge. The straightfriendly beach club serves salads, ceviches, guacamole, and wood-fired pizzas.
A hop, skip, and a jump from the beach is Apaches, a cocktail and bistro bar with quick European-inspired bites and full appetizers. Just off the sidewalk, this gay restaurant in Puerto Vallarta is a perfect stop on the way back from the beach.
Feel the seabreeze at Ritmos Beach Café, in the “Green Chairs” area of the beach where a smaller gay crowd gathers. Vegetarians and those looking for healthy meals will love its international menu. You may get confused and think you’re in Spain at Barcelona Tapas where they serve delicious paellas and, of course, tapas: hot and cold.
Puerto Vallarta: best for breakfast
Fredy’s Tucan is your one-stop brunch shop. The menu is massive! Satisfy your sweet tooth with their extensive pancakes and waffle menu, or treat yourself to more a traditional Mexican breakfast. And of course, there are mimosas!