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Calle Paseo Diaz Ordaz # 708 | Malecón, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
+52 322 222 5530
08:00 - 00:00
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Rochester, New York
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

i ordered "Jaliscience" (Hally-SYEN-say)....one of the house specialties, eaiser to eat than to say. it's basically a combo plate with 1/4 chicken (which came out tender and juicy), one enchilada, one flauta, one sopa, some fried potatoes and a bit of salad. very filling and tasty! the flauta was especially good. i followed that up with some nice flan and... More 

Thank Mjwojalrnskane
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very tasty food, lots of different choices. The best is the mariachi alive. Just should be not so loud, some people does not like to listen loud music for a long time.

Thank Jessica Elizabe... T
Stafford, Virginia
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204 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were strolling down the malecón trying to find a place to eat breakfast. Either the owner or a worker was standing out there with menus. They have a great selection of mexican dishes. We decided to eat there and we're very pleased we did. We were seated on a balcony with a great view of the beach and the... More 

Thank debbie w
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I was walking on the Malecon doing some souvenir shopping on a early weekday morning and was starving. I asked a local shop owner if she knew of a good, cheap place to eat. She directed me to La Chata. At first I was apprehensive due to being empty but then again it was early. I was approached by a... More 

Thank Rocky R
Indianapolis, Indiana
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Very authentic Mexican Food as well as fish. Very fresh food. It take a while to get your food but it's because it's not pre-made. Great place to watch people walk on the malecon and watch the sunset.

Thank beachloverfromindy
St. George, Utah
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We just found this place walking along the Malecon, and decided to give it a try. It was the best breakfast we had all week! The food was delicious and we sat overlooking the Malecon with an ocean view. I highly recommend it!

Thank itsasweetdealdotcom
Port Jefferson Station, New York
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in by chance...pleasantly surprised. The food was reasonably priced, flavorful, and nicely presented. The house salad was delicious as were the enchiladas, although they could have had a little more chicken. The salsa, guacamole and pico de gallo were fantastic. Spicy and very fresh. The margaritas were generous. The view was lovely. The staff was friendly and helpful.

Thank Elephantsheart
Port Jefferson, New York
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The food was good, the portions were large, the salsa was great, the pico de gallo was spicey and the margaritas were tasty and strong. The staff was extremely welcoming and attentive.

Thank George F
Courtenay, Vancouver Island, BC
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104 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We had been before, and stopped in to La Chata for a drink and snack again this year. It's such a lovely spot - up above all the action, cheerful setting, very nice service. Next time we're going to go for a more substantial meal, as what we have had there before has been very good.

Thank WileyFrench
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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409 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

A nice balcony table for sunset and good Margaritas. Service is a little slow, but we were a party of 10. Chiles rellenos very good as were the Flautas. Not munch wine, good fair prices. Fantastic people watching and sunset.

Thank Joel H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 8 - USD 22
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Paseo Diaz Ordaz # 708 | Malecón, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 5530

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?