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Puerto Vallarta Dining With A View of the Ocean

One of Mexico's most loved artists, Frida Kahlo, evokes a deep connection with Mexican heritage. At Frida, you will enjoy creative Mexican cuisine with bold aromas and spices. The vibrant food, presented in native colors from yellow to purple, reflects Mexico's culinary spirit.
About Frida Restaurant at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit
Located on the second floor above the lobby, Frida is a lively Puerto Vallarta restaurant serving traditional Mexican cuisine in creative new ways. Indulge in mouthwatering local cuisine that celebrates Mexico's colorful culture, creative spirit and sense of adventure. Gather at a table in our dining room or sit on our beautiful outdoor terrace with stunning ocean views. Live guitar and the music of Riviera Nayarit enhance your dining experience.
Frida is truly one of the best best Mexican restaurants in Nuevo Vallarta. It was awarded Four Diamonds by AAA, certifying the highest standards in fine dining. Reservations are required and children are welcome.
  • CuisineTraditional Mexican Cuisine
  • Age GroupFamily-friendly
  • Hours6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • Phone
    1 877 418 2722
  • Attire

    Dress code is smart casual attire. No shorts, tank tops, flip flops, gym, or beach wear.

    Restaurants operating hours and days may vary. Please check with your Concierge.

Savor the bold foods and flavors of Riviera Nayarit and the culinary traditions of Mexico. Enjoy elevated Mexican cuisine with a modern twist, made from local produce and ingredients and fresh seafood. Enjoy menu favorites like seared fresh tuna crusted in chili seeds, fire-roasted salmon al pastor and duck breast marinated in local honey.
Chef Francisco Cruz Lugardo
Chef Francisco Cruz Lugardo
Originally from Mexico City, Chef Francisco Lugardo grew up in Michoacán with his grandparents, farmers from whom he adopted the love for cooking and the motto "What the earth provides us."
He began his career at 17, graduating from the Corbuse culinary school, Santa Monica campus. He was part of restaurant kitchen teams led by chefs Mikel Alonso and Enrique Olvera. He collaborated with chefs like Andoni Luis Aduriz, Eneko Atxa, and Massimo Bottura in Mexico City. His passion and creativity have even taken him to kitchens in Hong Kong.
Today, he heads Frida restaurant at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, where he will guide his team to continue capturing the essence of Mexico in every dish.