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Cafe des Artistes

Calle Guadalupe Sanchez 740 | Centro, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
+52 322 226 7200
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pumpkin soup” (148 reviews)
“macaroons” (45 reviews)
“tasting menu” (105 reviews)
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Mexican, French, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle Guadalupe Sanchez 740 | Centro, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent food, great drinks and service. We did the chefs tasting Menu. Recommend coming hungry as, although plates are not big, there are 6 of them + macaroons. Food is as good as pics look like!

Thank Monica R
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Our defining gastronomic meal in Puerto Vallarta came on our final night of our recent visit. The exquisite nouvelle cuisine at this stalwart in El Centro stars along with the impeccable service, colorful presentations and visual decor. Incredible artwork abounds throughout the light and airy...More

Thank David B
Cafe_des_Artistes, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Cafe des Artistes, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you very much for such kind and detailed post and rating. Your kind words make us feel very proud to represent Mexico's gastronomy, and to be (kindly) compared with other fine dining restaurants around the world, is also something to be proud of. "A...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were surprised to find a high quality restaurant with reasonable prices. We did not go with the testing menu. The menu is excellent selection. We ordered the cheeses plate but we could not finish it l. They offered to go and the way they...More

Thank diaamajed
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe des Artistes is a must visit every time we are in Vallarta. This time we were celebrating my birthday. They are always very accommodating and make your dinner very special. This place is a must visit any time your in the area. The food...More

Thank lh0wley
Reviewed 1 week ago

We opted for the Chef's Tasting Menu, which included about 6 or 7 courses. The ambiance of the restaurant if very romantic, the staff was very kind and attentive, and the presentation of the food was incredible. The flavors could be a bit punchier, but...More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 1 week ago

People were warm and attentive. Ambiance is nice. Live music - piano, violin, Mexican harp. I left the restaurant thinking: "That was a relaxing and fun night with friends." Compared to within Puerto Vallarta only, food is above average. If you talk about the world...More

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure to call ahead to make reservations! This is an experience you won't regret. The wine and Dinner menus are excellent, as well as the entertaining musicians, and servers. You will enjoy!

Thank Paul and Leann R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second visit to Vallarta brought us to Des Artistes for our anniversary dinner. We couldn't have been more pleased with our experience. From their greeting at check-in to the carefully planned and well-executed dishes, down to the personal touches that made our evening feel...More

Thank mambokia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The trouble with a restaurant which has received such great reviews is that it is always going to struggle to meet expectation. Don’t get me wrong it’s a lovely place with great staff - it’s just that the food doesn’t quite live up to it....More

Thank Gordon A
Cafe_des_Artistes, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe des Artistes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Cafe des Artistes is always looking to provide the best dining experience, we would like to know more about your most recent visit, please email to info@cafedesartistes.com with a detailed description of your dining experience to provide a better and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservations and were sat at the worst table in the entire restaurant. There were other available tables all around us. We were sat facing the emergency exit door and couldn’t even enjoy the beautiful decor of the restaurant. The AC was dripping water...More

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Cafe_des_Artistes, Manager at Cafe des Artistes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. Cafe des Artistes is always looking to provide the best dining experience. We regret to know that you last visit was not of your total satisfaction. On behalf of Chef Thierry, we offer you a sincere apology for the inconvenience,...More

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1 June 2018|
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Response from Cafe_des_Artistes | Property representative |
Alló alló! Thank you for your question. We accept cash and credit card (American Express, Visa and Master Card). We're located in the heart of Puerto Vallarta, Down Town, where you will find everything you can imagen, bring... More
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5 March 2018|
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Response from Cafe_des_Artistes | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Considering a 3 course meal (appetizer, main course and dessert) from our regular menu and beverages, an average of $62 USD per person.
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8 February 2018|
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Response from Cafe_des_Artistes | Property representative |
Thank you for writing. Yes, the Early Bird menu is available until May 14th 2018, and you can get it from Thursday to Tuesday from 6PM to 7:30PM and Wednesdays from 6PM to 11PM. Our number for reservations is (322) 226 7200... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$60
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Guadalupe Sanchez 740 | Centro, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
    (Between Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez and Leona Vicario)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 226 7200
  • E-mail
Place in and old house at downtown Puerto Vallarta, Café des Artistes, with 27 years of experience, offers exclusiveness, elegance and comfort in outstanding natural surroundings, that are adorn by the exquisite menu; carefully created under the direction of the acclaimed Chef Thierry Blouet. “At Café des Artistes, every dish is an art-masterpiece, and every art masterpiece feeds the spirit” -Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes-
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