Located deep in the heart of the famous Romantic Zone in Old Town Vallarta, you will find one of the best-kept secret in the highly-regarded gastronomic scene of Puerto Vallarta: Coco’s Kitchen & Wine Garden. Founded 16 years ago by Chef and Owner Coco, this is a restaurant that has made a name of itself through quality service, hard work, and a unique and delicious cuisine that you will be hard-pressed to find anywhere else in the Banderas Bay area.
Coco’s Kitchen is a place where you can eat the most glamorous gourmet dishes, but still manages to make you feel at home.
Every dish in the menu has been personally designed by Coco, a self-made Chef that loves to create new dishes and experiment with traditional Mexican recipes, pushing the boundaries of the world famous Mexican cuisine.
Its privileged location on Pulpito Street, only a block and a half off Los Muertos Beach, also plays part in Coco’s Kitchen outstanding popularity among locals and snowbird visitors who have adopted it as one of their favorites Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta.
This is a restaurant like no other in the region, not only its menu is original, also its unique distribution with that fascinating inner patio and an incredible vegetation growing all over the place!
At Coco’s Kitchen you will find only the best and freshest ingredients in town, as Coco herself looks for them every morning at Puerto Vallarta different markets. That’s why she won’t hesitate to describe her food as “fresh, healthy, homemade, ethical and fat-free.”
When visiting Coco’s Kitchen don’t forget to take a look at that amazing Wine List they have, where you will find an extraordinary variety of quality wines with an emphasis on great but lesser-known Mexican wines. If you are not a wine lover, maybe you should try one of the exquisite cocktails available at the bar, you may find something as interesting as the Passion Fruit Mojito I was lucky to enjoy on my last visit.
The all-around gastronomic experience offered by Coco’s Kitchen is one of the most complete and unique in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit. This is a restaurant with an outstanding cuisine, excellent service and a friendly atmosphere, a combination hard to find and even harder to maintain for as long as Coco has done it all these years.
On top of that, Coco’s Kitchen delights its customers with live music on selected nights during the week. Make sure to ask for the updated schedule, but expect creative performances such as an Arab Belly Dance, Bossa-Nova, or Arp & Flute.
Coco’s Kitchen opens for breakfast at 8 am and serves lunch until 3 pm, then closes for a couple of hours to prepare for dinner from 5 to 11 pm.