Best Tortilla Soup 2009: Ernesto’s Good Grub
Known to locals as simply Ernesto’s this traditional style, open air eatery lives up to its name and consistently serves “good grub’ to its customers.
Best Burger 2009: Carl's Jr
What started as a California hotdog cart in the 1940’s has evolved an international chain featuring delicious charbroiled burgers.
Best Steak 2009: Thierry's Prime Steakhouse
This avant-garde eatery by Thierry Blouet of Café des Artistes serves USDA Prime cuts and all the fixings in a contemporary ambiance.
Best Pizza 2009: La Piazzetta
The rich aromas that emanate from this authentic Italian kitchen confirm owner Domenico (Mimmo) Lorusso’s, passion for the freshest and finest ingredients and his talent to meld them elegantly in his rich slow-cooked sauces, homemade pasta al dente, home-baked bread and extra virgin olive oil to season delectable dishes.
Best Sushi 2009: Tsunami
The fact that this healthy favorite keeps cropping up in more and more Puerto Vallarta restaurants, it is at Tsunami that it’s best enjoyed.
Best Asian 2009: Archie's Wok
Sip a Mai Tai Thai in a serene oriental garden as d’Rachael delights with harp, flute, and vocals while you await a feast of tropical flavors.
Best Italian 2009: La Dolce Vita
Among the Italian restaurants in town, La Dolce Vita stands out as a Vallartense favorite.
Best Mexican 2009: El Arrayán
El Arrayan has become one of the hottest restaurants in town, winning “Best Mexican” by a landslide for the past three years.
Best Sports Bar 2009: El Torito
El Torito Sports Bar and Grill has been regular pit stop for sports fans in Puerto Vallarta for decades.
Best Buffet 2009: Sirloin Stockade
The Sirloin Stockade is popular by both local residents and visitors who are seeking a diverse buffet for a very reasonable price.