Indulge in a culinary adventure at Velas Vallarta - where local flavors and cultures blend in harmony. Our all-inclusive resort offers wonderful restaurants with scratch-made foods that reflect the seasonal harvest of Puerto Vallarta, as well as exotic fusions from around the globe. Enjoy sumptuous international cuisines - from Mediterranean to French to Asian - and casually chic ambiance at our gourmet restaurants - Andrea and Foodies Cantina. Savor Mexican, Spanish and American fare at the beachfront La Ribera Steakhouse, with stellar views of the Pacific Ocean and Sierra Madre mountains. Swim up to the Aqua Bar by our sparkling pool for a refreshing margarita or a juicy burger. Dance to the mariachi and sip hand-crafted elixirs at the Alhambra Lobby Bar. Whether you crave fresh seafood and ceviche, prime steak or a gourmet Mexican buffet, our Puerto Vallarta resort offers tantalizing dining experiences that feed your senses. Feel like dining in? Enjoy our 24-hour Suite Service.
Note: Restaurants at Velas Vallarta are part of the All Inclusive Plan
A charming restaurant in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Andrea offers a fusion of gourmet world cuisines in a casually elegant ambiance. From fresh local seafood to Mediterranean pastas, this beautiful Puerto Vallarta restaurant specializes in creative Italian fare. Indulge in creative cuisine - from mouthwatering Italian dishes to Asian favorites - and an extensive menu of fine wines.
Andrea also offers French, Asian and Mexican themed buffets - a feast for the senses. Stop in for a bountiful breakfast buffet or a delicious a la carte lunch - from fresh fish to healthy salads and sandwiches. Sit on the lovely patio and enjoy spectacular views or dine indoors in the splendor of our chic, artfully decorated restaurant in Puerto Vallarta.
Breakfast Hours: 7:30 am to 12:00 pm
Lunch Hours: 12:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Dinner Hours (Reservations are required): 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm Chef Guillermo Carmona
La Ribera Restaurant
Enjoy relaxed oceanfront dining at La Ribera Steakhouse, an outdoor, beachfront restaurant with breathtaking ocean and city views, gentle breezes and a tropical ambiance. With incredible vistas of Puerto Vallarta and the Sierra Madre Mountains, La Ribera serves delicious Mexican, Spanish and international cuisine, including fine cuts of steak, fresh seafood, delicious gourmet burgers, sumptuous salads, mouthwatering ceviches, and authentic Mexican dishes. La Ribera offers a bountiful breakfast buffet, a la carte lunch, and speciality and themed dinner menus.
Every Sunday starting at 6:30pm, enjoy an unforgettable evening at the best Mexican Show in the area. Allow us to serve you with the traditional hospitality that Mexico is known for, as a mariachi band and Mexican folk dance surprise you with music and romance. For those who wish to take home a memory of Mexico, numerous artisans display their work during the event. As a complement to the festivities of this gala night, we invite you to enjoy a wide variety of dishes at our gourmet Mexican buffet- our dessert table is an event in itself! After the festivities, we invite you to the Lobby Bar for a traditional Margarita.
Snack & Ice Cream Stations
For more informal and fast service while lounging by the pool or enjoying a day of family activities, Velas Vallarta's Snack Bar serve a variety of delicious snacks, such as hamburgers, hot dogs, nachos, guacamole, and ice cream. The Snack and Ice Cream Stations are located at the pool area just next to La Ribera Steakhouse.
Snack Station: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Ice Cream Station: 12:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Surrounded by the crystal-clear blue swimming pool and beautiful, tropical gardens, you will enjoy cool exotic drinks at the main pool while enjoying the beautiful view of Banderas Bay. Swim up and enjoy a refreshing cocktail or a light snack, including American favorites like hamburgers and hot dogs, any time of day.
Relax with a refreshing cocktail, margarita, cerveza or drink in the casual, open setting of the Alhambra Lobby Bar. Enjoy an elixir with friends or an informal meeting with colleagues in our inviting lobby lounge, where music delights your ears while you enjoy your cocktail and snacks. Our lounge features live music and evening entertainment that will move you to the rhythms of Mexico. Enjoy the Mariachi band and the theme nights such as Mime, Casino Night , Rock & Roll Night, International and Mexican Night. Wait service is available.
Hours of Operation: 12:00 pm to 12:00 am
Guests at Velas Vallarta can enjoy a typical Mexican cantina's food and drinks accompanied by a talented singer every night. Dishes such as Smoked marlin cooked Mexican-style and accompanied with an avocado sauce or the Cheese and Banana Empanadas (pasties) with pasilla chili and green tomatillo sauce are part of this extraordinary menu..
Every night, a singer softens the mood for diners with typical melodies of the region. Later in the night, a mariachi band performs for diners to enhance the Mexican atmosphere.
Seasonally open (December - March)
Hours: Monday to Saturday from 6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Velas Vallarta has expanded its gourmet offering with a new crepe station set up daily in the lobby from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m. Executive Chef Jorge Sierra and his culinary team have provided various flavors to satisfy both young and old. They range from savory ingredients like ham and cheese or creamcheese, to traditional sweet fillings like apples and cinnamon,strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, banana, Nutella, cajeta, condensed milk, pecans and whipped cream.
Crepes are prepared to order and guests can requestas many as they like, with unlimited combinations and ingredients. They are also available for special breakfast, lunch and dinner events.