Puerto Vallarta, with sun-kissed beaches and vibrant culture, has long been a haven for hungry souls. This year, the culinary landscape has undergone a metamorphosis, morphing into a kaleidoscope of flavors and experiences. Forget the tired tropes of 'authentic' and 'traditional,' the new wave of restaurants are rule-breakers, revolutionaries who are rewriting the gastronomic script. Buckle up, amigos, because we're about to embark on a whirlwind tour of the Best New Puerto Vallarta Restaurants 2023.
1. XocoDiva Artisan Chocolate & Cafe: Forget your standard, saccharine chocolate shops. XocoDiva is a haven for the discerning chocoholic, a temple of all things cocoa. Sink your teeth into hand-crafted bonbons bursting with exotic flavors like chipotle-orange or chili-mango, indulge in decadent chocolate pizzas, or sip on a steaming cup of spiced Mayan hot chocolate. The ambiance is pure Willy Wonka meets Frida Kahlo, with vibrant murals and whimsical decor. This is more than a cafe, it's an experience that will awaken your senses and leave you craving more.