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Café des Artistes, Puerto Vallarta

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740 Guadalupe Sánchez
Puerto Vallarta
Tel: 52 322 222 3228
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Chef Thierry Blouet's multiroom fantasia, Café des Artistes, is the fanciest restaurant in Puerto Vallarta, with some fancy prices to match. From the rooftop garden to the exclusive Cocina de Autor dining room with its tasting menus and hand-rolled cigars, the whole place is as dressed-up as Puerto Vallarta gets. The extensive menu, with dishes hailing from France, Mexico, and southeast Asia, ends up reading like what you'd find at a trendy Santa Monica bistro: escargot ravioli, glazed pork belly with tamarind vinaigrette, seared foie gras with a cranberry cookie, chicken stuffed with pine nuts and lemon confit. Don't be fooled into thinking Blouet is a dilettante, though; his influences may be scattered, but his meals are reliably delicious. The high-maintenance desserts—like chocolate fondant with caramel sauce and nutmeg ice cream—are big enough to be two-spoon affairs. Blouet has also opened Thierry's Prime Steakhouse in the hotel zone and Café des Artistes del Mar at the Hotel des Artistes in Punta de Mita.—Maribeth Mellin

Open daily 6 to 11:30 pm.

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Great food and great ambiance....

Chef Blouet has created a very special restaurant at the Cafe des Artistes and in particular the Cafe des Artistes Del Mar, located at the Hotel des Artistes Del Mar... more

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