Top 10 Brunch Spots in Puerto Vallarta

Who doesn’t love brunch? Let’s take a look at the 10 hottest brunch spots in Puerto Vallarta and the Banderas Bay!

When vacationing, there’s nothing better to do but kick back and relax. Whether this means endless beach days under the sun or sleeping in, or a little of both, chances are you will find yourself in need of brunch (boozy or not). Lucky for you, Puerto Vallarta has incredible gastronomic options, especially when it comes to brunch. And the best news is, there are plenty of great options in all areas of Puerto Vallarta. So whether you’re renting in Versalles, Bucerías, the Romantic Zone, or any other area, you can find a great place that will check all the boxes on your brunch checklist. 

  1. Cha* $$ – Located in Versalles, Cha is loved by both visitors and residents alike. Chef Mario Borja creates elegant and decadent plates to die for that don’t break the bank. Whether you are more of a carajillo or mimosa kind of guy or girl, Cha has an unbeatable brunch menu that will surely have you coming back time and time again. Make sure you get there early if you plan to go on Saturday and Sunday!
  • La Palapa* $$$ – Did someone say brunch with a view?! Located right next to the pier on Los Muertos Beach, La Palapa is an incredible option for those looking for an upscale brunch experience with classic Mexican dishes, as well as brunch staples, like French Toast and Eggs Benedict, and of course, their elaborate cocktail menu.
  • Miscelenea $$ – With locations in both Sayulita and Versalles, Miscelenea is a fantastic brunch option with a tranquil and minimalistic vibe. Delicious dishes and drinks, like their sandwich gratinado or Golden Milk latte, makes this spot a favorite for both residents and visitors.
  • Anchor $ – This Sayulita café is hard to spot, but once you do, you will be coming back day after day. From their banana bread French toast (um…yum!!) to their smoothie chia bowls, Anchor has incredible plate presentation and is the perfect brunch spot for a quick bite or workspace.
  • Paninos* $$ – Panino’s is a great brunch place for anyone looking for delicious dishes from Mexican classics to Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict. With locations in Bucerías, Nuevo Vallarta, and Sayulita, Panino’s is a classic that time and time again has people coming back for more! And don’t forget about their delicious pastries that are perfect either as dessert or an appetizer!
  • The Green Place $$ – A perfect spot if you’re looking for an all-vegan option, the Green Place is located in the 5 de Diciembre area. Enjoy a wellness shot or rich anti-oxidant smoothie while you wait for your vegan scrambles, or everyone’s favorite, the Buddha bowl. Oh – and be sure to check out their matcha pancakes! A perfect place to get some work done if you are working remotely.
  • Coco’s Kitchen* $$$ – Coco’s Kitchen is a Vallartan favorite that has been around for years. Bordering the Romantic Zone and Amapas, Coco’s Kitchen serves everything from Greek omelettes to stuffed French toast. Be sure to order their delicious Bloody Mary or Bellini.
  • Mr. Cream $$ – with lines around the block every Saturday and Sunday, Mr. Cream locations in Marina Vallarta, Nuevo Vallarta, and Bucerías never disappoint. With Mexican classics, as well as sweet-tooth options and a kid’s menu your little ones will go crazy about, Mr. Cream should definitely be on your brunch list!
  • Fredy’s Tucan* $$ – with locations in the Romantic Zone and Fluvial, Fredy’s Tucan is a staple in Puerto Vallarta brunch culture. Locals and tourists alike flock to the doors, where they know they can expect a delicious, classic Mexican breakfast, complete with decadent brunch options like Banana and Hazelnut cream pancakes.
  1. Cálmate Café $ – relatively new to the brunch game in Puerto Vallarta, but none the less delicious, Cálmate offers a calm vibe with health-conscious options. Located in the 5 de Diciembre neighborhood, Cálmate is definitely one to check out!

These brunch options all offer incredibly unique and different menus that are a must-try during your Puerto Vallarta stay. The gastronomy experiences of Puerto Vallarta are absolutely one of a kind, and brunch is no different! Check out these brunch spots and be prepared to be wow-ed!

*Boozy brunch available

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