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Restaurant Week Puerto Vallarta & Riviera Nayarit 2015: May 15-31!

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From New York to London, Restaurant Week is a spectacular event where participating restaurants offer a special, fixed price menu during a week or two, encouraging visitors and locals to experience exquisite dining offerings at very affordable prices.

Since 2005, Restaurant Week has taken place in Puerto Vallarta, and more recently has been extended toRiviera Nayarit. From May 15th to 31st, Banderas Bay will enjoy a two-week festival featuring the best restaurants in the region. The event with the tagline “The Restaurant Event That Pampers Your Palate” will feature 35 regional restaurants, six of which are joining this splendid food festival for the first time.

Participating establishments will offer a special three-course menu, with three options available for each course. Prices during the event are often discounted up to 50%, allowing you to visit more places. This year, participating restaurants might choose a menu at $189 or a $299 pesos per person (tips and beverages are not included).

This is the 11th successful year for this 17-day festival, where participating establishments will feature innovated prix fixe, special three-course menu, ranging anywhere from $199 to $299 Mexican pesos per person (not including tips and beverages).

The number of restaurants participating is large, from Puerto Vallarta downtown to San Pancho, here we are sharing with you the options in the North Shore, nearest to Punta de Mita, but we also recommend taking the time to make a quick visit to Puerto Vallarta and enjoy of a wonderful culinary experience:

Punta de Mita

Tuna Blanca

Avant-Garde

Appetizers & Salads

  • Mixed Green Salad — With vegetables, cheese and citrus vinaigrette
  • Suckling Pig Taco — With beans, avocado cream, pork rind, parsley, jocoque and fresh cheese
  • Smoked Tomato Soup Sopa de tomate ahumado

Main Courses

  • Grilled Octopus — With avocado custard, tomato-pork rind sauce, potato cloud, jerky crumble and haricot beans Pulpo
  • Dried Fruit-stuffed Chicken — With green pea cloud and vegetables Pollito relleno de frutos secos
  • Barbacoa-style Lamb Shoulder — With corn custard, christophine root, corn, peas and onion

Desserts

  • Piña Colada Parfait — Pineapple-lemon sorbet with coconut and rum
  • Red Prickly Pear Cup — Red prickly pear sorbet, raspberry sorbet, fritters, amaranth candy and marshmallow
  • The Mango — Surprises and textures

 

San Pancho

Bistro Orgánico

Organic

Appetizers & Salads

  • Seafood Sope — Octopus, bay scallops and hibiscus on blue corn crust
  • Kale Salad — With croutons, goat cheese, seaweed and millet
  • Long Green Beans — Sautéed with coconut oil and almond cheese

Main Courses

  • Hoja Santa Cannelloni — Filled with carrot confit, sheep milk cheese and quinoa, with mushroom sauce
  • Seared Mahi-Mahi — With tomato-olive-caper sauce and sautéed chickpeas Dorado
  • Shrimp and Tamarind Mole — With green rice

Desserts

  • Chia Pudding — With coconut cream and raspberries
  • Vegan Passion Fruit Cheesecake
  • Chocolate Cake — With guava cream and spirulina ice cream GF

Sayulita

The River Café

International

Appetizers & Salads

  • Smoked Salmon Blini
  • Grilled Plantain Salad
  • Cream of Asparagus Soup

Main Courses

  • Roasted Catch of the Day — Over sautéed spinach and broccoli with lemon-garlic butter and gremolata sauce Lamb Lasagna al Forno —With wild mushrooms, goat and mozzarella cheeses and tomato-basil sauce Portobello Chicken — Grilled chicken breast with Portobello mushrooms, spinach and Reggiano cream sauce ~

Desserts

  • Molten Chocolate Cake
  • Crème Brûlée — With a hint of rosemary Crème brûlée
  • Vanilla Ice Cream — With Kahlua

 

For restaurant owners it’s a great opportunity to be creative in the preparation of their menus, not to mention attract new customers. For locals and visitors alike it’s a one-of-a-kind opportunity in the region to “pamper their palate” and save money at the same time.Click here to view the entire catalogue of restaurants participating and their menus.
Bon apetit!