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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

Born in Actopan, Hidalgo, and raised in the countryside, Abigail became familiar with the agriculture and livestock products that the Mexican lands offer. From a young age, she started cooking using a recipe book left by her mother, who inspired her to pursue this beautiful profession.She studied gastronomy at Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, UAEH, and completed professional internships in different parts of the country.

She began her career in Playa del Carmen, where had the opportunity to work in various restaurants and hotels with renowned chefs such as Enrique Olvera, Michel Mustière, Paco Roncero, and Carlos Gaytán, among others.

Later, supported by Chef Guillaume Morancé, she obtained her certification in Franco-Mexican cooking techniques, being recognized with a diploma "D'aprentissage de Mâitre Cuisiner" from the ASPIC institute.

With 13 years of experience in the hotel industry, she has been part of the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit family for over 5 years, where she was in charge of Azul and Piaf restaurants She is currently in charge of Frida.

Her great service attitude and enthusiasm have brought her to this house, where it is shown why Mexican cuisine is a cultural heritage of humanity.