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El Panorama

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689 Miramar | El Centro, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico (Josefa Ortiz de Dominques & Matamoros)
+52 322 222 1818
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17:00 - 23:00
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East Amherst, New York
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184 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

El Panorama offers a wonderful view of downtown Puerto Vallarta and the bay. The food remains well prepared even if slightly more expensive. Shrimp dishes are highly recommended. Experience Caesar salad made at your table. Complimentary drink after the meal. Our only disappointment was with the attitude of the chief and only waiter. The support wait staff were fine. But... More 

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Thank tom2831
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I visit this restaurant 1 x a year while in PV Great view food and service Martin cooked our dinners at our table Amazing food Thanks to Lisett for taking some photos of us !

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New York City
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229 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You come in and stand there and are totally ignored for at least ten minutes. Waiters going back and forth as if you are not there. Had reservations and stopped someone to tell them. No table was ready so they had to set one up. They started setting up a very small table for the four of us. We said... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great view from multiple balconies. Romantic location to take your sweetie. Good food. Surprise free drink at the end. Ladies were given a free rose. Good service. They really know how to treat you! Thumbs up! Only down side, there was a woman photographer with the restaurant who was eating with friends who was out of place. She was loud... More 

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Penticton, Canada
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our food was pretty good but there are far better places to eat in PV. The view was incredible. Sat for over 10 minutes before recieving a menu or an attention from the wait staff. We learned to be more assertive with good results. Had a very good pepper steak but paid well for it.

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Midlothian, Texas, United States
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere, service and view at this restaurant was excellent. It is on the 7th floor of a hotel, and the interior is Old Mexico and very pretty. The food was average, and not impressive. But, the coffee service is a great show, so go for that!

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Thank Sandy J
Frederiksberg, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view of the city is every step up hill worth it. We ate a big variety of the menu since we was 9 people there. All of us had some sort of seafood and it was well cooked and tasted good. The price is very good for a great meal and an amazing view.

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has been many years since we last ate at El Panorama and this visit reminded us why we stopped coming. Service was poor. Food was average at best. Caesar Salad that is supposed to be made at the table came from another preparation. Lettuce was moist and saturated in dressing. Main courses also were not cooked to par with... More 

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Thank ElieB1947
Rossland, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful place to eat and enjoy the fantastic view. would recommend this place for those with a flair for evening dining . Great food and prices are comparible.

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Ontario, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at the Panorama restaurant and weren't disappointed. The food is very good (although my steak was a bit overcooked - ask for a slightly cooler temperature than you normally get and it will come out fine). The view is amazing. Many of the dishes are flambéed or prepared at the table - it's quite an experience to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood, International
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 689 Miramar | El Centro, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
    (Josefa Ortiz de Dominques & Matamoros)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 1818
Description
Our establishment opened its doors in 1973 and has maintained its reputation as one of the premier restaurants in Puerto Vallarta. Our view is unrivaled in Vallarta as we are located on top of Hotel Suites La Siesta on a hillside 4 blocks from the beach and boardwalk (malecon) in the very heart of El Centro. We have two rooftop terraces and two indoor salons that have commanding views of the entire Bay of Banderas and city with its array of red tiled rooftop. Our menu is international and features flambe cooking right at your table as well as our unique caesar salad, desserts and flamming coffees. Our restaurant is rich in history and tradition and should be part of what all tourists are looking for: good food, service and that special ambiance.

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