Celebrate Thanksgiving in Puerto Vallarta! One of the best things about living in Puerto Vallarta is that you can celebrate Thanksgiving twice a year! That is because, in addition to the traditional Thanksgiving celebration in November, Puerto Vallarta also celebrate the Mexican holiday of El Día de Acción de Gracias in October.
A national holiday in Mexico
El Día de Acción de Gracias is a national holiday in Mexico that is celebrated on October 12th. It is a day for giving thanks for the blessings of the past year. And what better way to celebrate than by enjoying a delicious Thanksgiving feast?
If you are not up for cooking a huge turkey, no worries! There are plenty of restaurants in Puerto Vallarta that will be serving up traditional Thanksgiving dishes like roasted turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie. Or, if you are looking for something a little bit different, you can always try one of Puerto Vallarta’s many world-famous seafood restaurants. No matter what you are in the mood for, you are sure to find it here.
Thanksgiving in Puerto Vallarta in Café des Artistes
If you are looking for a unique experience, be sure to add Café des Artistes to your list of must-visits.
Located in the heart of Puerto Vallarta’s Old Town, Café des Artistes is more than just a restaurant; it is a veritable institution. The brainchild of owner Joachim Splichal, the eatery has been serving up French-influenced fare since 1981. What sets this restaurant apart from others in the area is its stunning setting. The eatery is in a converted 1920s hacienda and features an open-air dining room complete with a lush garden courtyard.
The restaurant’s menu features both à la carte items as well as prix fixe options, making it perfect for both casual diners and those looking for a more formal dining experience. But no matter what you order, you are sure to be impressed by the expertly executed dishes that come out of the kitchen. Standout menu items include the articles de foie gras (huitlacoche brioche with seared Hudson Valley foie gras), le filete de boeuf (a 10-ounce prime filet mignon), and the…noix de Saint-Jacques (sauteed sea scallops). Trust us when we say that each dish is more delicious than the next!
Café des Artistes is without a doubt one of Puerto Vallarta’s most popular restaurants—and for good reason. Not only does it serve some of the best food in town, but its gorgeous setting is unlike anything you will find anywhere else. So, whether you are in the mood for a light lunch or a romantic dinner for two, be sure to add Café des Artistes to your list of Puerto Vallarta must-visits!
Thanksgiving in Puerto Vallarta in El Dorado Restaurant
El Dorado is a must-visit restaurant while you are in Puerto Vallarta! The food is amazing—I highly recommend the shrimp tacos and the churros. But what really sets this place apart is the view. You can see the entire bay from where you are sitting, and it is just breathtaking. Trust me, you will not be disappointed!
El Dorado is conveniently located downtown, so it is easy to get to no matter where you are staying in Puerto Vallarta. And even though it is right in the heart of the city, the restaurant feels like a hidden gem. It is tucked away on a side street, so you really feel like you are in for a special treat when you find it.
Like I said, the food is out of this world. The shrimp tacos are my personal favorite, but honestly, you cannot go wrong with anything on the menu. And do not even get me started on the churros—they are fried to perfection and served with a delicious chocolate sauce. Just thinking about it makes my mouth water!
As I mentioned before, the view from El Dorado is simply stunning. You can see the entire bay, and it is just so beautiful. It is the perfect place to come for a romantic dinner or just to enjoy a beautiful sunset with some tasty food and drink. Either way, you will not be disappointed!
El Dorado is an absolute must-visit while you are in Puerto Vallarta! The food is fantastic, and the view is unbeatable. Whether you are looking for a romantic spot for dinner or just a place to enjoy a beautiful sunset with some tasty food and drink, El Dorado will not disappoint! So, what are you waiting for? Make your reservation today!
Thanksgiving in Puerto Vallarta with a Taste of Home at River Cafe
Eating out is one of the best parts of traveling— sampled new cuisines and Dishes in unfamiliar surroundings. Sometimes, however, you just want a taste of home. That is where River Cafe Puerto Vallarta comes in. This American-style restaurant is the perfect spot for tourists and expats who are craving a little bit of comfort food.
River Cafe Puerto Vallarta has all your favorite American comfort foods. Their menu features classics like hamburgers, hot dogs, grilled cheese sandwiches, macaroni and cheese, and French fries. They also have salads, soups, and chili for those who are looking for something a little lighter. And do not forget about dessert! River Cafe Puerto Vallarta has a selection of pies, cookies, and ice cream that are sure to hit the spot. In addition to serving up delicious food, River Cafe Puerto Vallarta also has a great atmosphere. The restaurant is open-air with seating focused around a central fountain. There are umbrella-covered tables as well as table and chairs set up on the grassy area surrounding the fountain. The vibe at River Cafe is casual and relaxed—perfect for a quick lunch or a leisurely dinner with friends.
River Cafe Puerto Vallarta is in the Marina Vallarta neighborhood—just a short walk from the marina itself. If you are staying in this part of town, it is the perfect spot for a quick bite before heading back to your hotel room or condo. Even if you are not staying in Marina Vallarta, it is worth checking out River Cafe for their delicious food and beautiful setting.
Whether you are looking for a quick bite or a leisurely meal, River Cafe Puerto Vallarta is worth checking out. With delicious American comfort food and a beautiful open-air setting, it is the perfect spot to take a break from exploring everything that this Mexican city has to offer.
Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for all the blessings in our lives. And there is no better place to do that than in Puerto Vallarta! Whether you are celebrating in November or October, we hope you will join us for a delicious Thanksgiving feast. Buen provecho!