Bravo’s Restaurant is my favorite for International Cuisine and a more elegant setting!

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I enjoyed the Shrimp with Risotto and my friends all raved about their meals.  The Red Snapper was fresh prepared perfectly.  I just loved the bruschetta.  It was prepared like I have never      experienced before with fresh Italian bread…a goat cheese with herbs and garlic spread on top and then slightly cooked cherry tomatoes.  To die for!  Don’t miss treating yourself to Bravo’s!

Derby City Burgers..You won’t find a better burger anywhere nor fried pickles!!

The burgers come in many flavors and toppings, but my favorite is the Blue Burger and the fried pickles dipped in ranch dressing.  Don’t count your calories when you visit this place! 2 locations…one in the Romantica Zone and the other in Nuevo Vallarta.  Say hello to Carlos and tell him Carol and Sherry sent you!

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Chez Elena boasts excellent food, ambiance and views. Don’t miss it!





20141118_184755House specialties include fajitas and Yucatan-style pork. Elena’s is also known for an eclectic signature dish, the Indonesian sate mixto, skewers of meat and chicken spiced with peanut sauce, as well as its killer handcrafted margaritas and its 20141118_185548flaming coffee drinks.

Don’t Miss a Night at Philo’s in La Cruz!

Music, music, music.  Everywhere you go there is live music playing in  La Cruz  (just past Bucerias) there is live music at Britannia’s, Ya Ya’s, Anna Banana’s, Cascada’s, Hikuri’s, Black forest, even in the plaza during the new farmer’s market on Sundays.

Philo’s is now open on Sundays and everyday except Mondays. Philo and the Mexican Shuffle Band play every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.  Music starts at 8 p.m.

This is a family oriented type of bar/restaurant.  I just loved Philo’s fantastic band, the calypso music and dancing until midnight!   Don’t miss a night at Philo’s in La Cruz!!

On the Water at Dugeral’s Thatch Restaurant

When any of us make the 3 mile trek along the beach from the condo to Bucerias, we can’t wait to have a cold drink on the deck at Dugeral’s as well as the shrimp salad.  The breeze is fantastic on the upper level and the view goes on forever.  We usually get ourselves all rested up and cooled down from the journey and then head to the square and the flea market.  Usually I like to end the day at Bucerias with a nice cup of Mexican coffee and a stroll over the Paseo de Besa.  There we can enjoy some art galleries and cute boutiques (yes, this is where my friend bought every cute top in the store!).  As for me…just give me my nice cup of coffee with a lovely hint of cinnamon as the sun goes down.

Bucerias…we never miss a visit to this quaint town and flea market!

Michael Angels with Vic and ChrisHere we are at Michael Angel’s located on the square in Bucerias.  The food is always good and the friendly wait staff is terrific.  I never miss a trip to this favorite restaurant of mine where Lalo the parrot will come to your shoulder and live Latin  music is always playing. ..don’t be surprised to hear some Frank Sinatra in the mix!  Here I am with friend Vicki and neighbor Christine who has a condo on 8th floor.  Sherry has Lalo on her shoulder and that night he wanted to eat her ice cream sundae!


Pipi’s Restaurant has the BEST Margaritas!

pipis 20121110_19395620121110_194227We just love eating at Pipi’s and hardily recommend at least one visit there when in town Puerto Vallarta (On the Malecon).  We especially loved all the flavored Margarita’s.  My favorite is the strawberry but many of my friends love the Pineapple and banana!  It was an added treat when the waiter came to the table and made the guacamole right in front of us.  What a great time…and then off to walk on the waterfront to burn those calories!

The bus can drop you right on Pipi Avenue in town!