Mexican cuisine is without a doubt one of the world’s favorite foods for many people. For vacationers visiting Puerto Vallarta, they will likely be ready to try as many different types of authentic Mexican food as they can. However, if you get your fill of tacos, tamales, and mole during your stay, we have included our top 5 pizza picks in PV. If a pizza craving hits, check out these top choices for Puerto Vallarta restaurants that serve the best pizza.
PV Top 5 Pizza Picks:
#1. The Los Muertos Brewing Company – Old Town
A favorite Puerto Vallarta restaurant since they opened back in 2012, Los Muertos Brewing Company offers some of the best-tasting pizza in town. Cooked in a woodfire oven, they offer many specialty pizzas and tons of fresh, delicious toppings to choose from. Want a recommendation? Try the Emiliano Zapata pizza which contains jalapeños, black olives, Italian sausage and dollops of fresh goat cheese. It’s an amazing pizza that everyone loves. To wash down that tasty pizza, make sure to order one of their craft beers which are produced on-site. On a budget? Head to Los Muertos for lunch as they have reasonably priced daily lunch specials that include a slice of your favorite pizza, a fresh salad or homemade French fries, and a pint of their craft beer. For only about 4 dollars, it is sure to be a tasty lunch that you won’t find at another Puerto Vallarta restaurant.
#2. La Dolce Vita – On Malecon
If you want a dining experience that reminds you of old-world Italy, head to La Dolce Vita, a Puerto Vallarta restaurant that specializes in authentic Italian cuisine. La Dolce Vita has an ideal location right on the pedestrian-friendly Malecon boardwalk with outdoor, open-air seating. Inside diners will enjoy a cozy and romantic atmosphere. The menu offers authentic Italian cuisine and delicious pizza, and it’s a great spot to people watch, too. After dinner, why not take a relaxing evening stroll to enjoy the local sights and sounds?
#3. Veggitalia – Downtown
Just a block inland from the Malecon boardwalk, Veggitalia is a vegetarian and vegan Puerto Vallarta restaurant that serves tasty and healthy food. The head chef is named Marco who hails from Lake Como, Italy. Chef Marco opened the Puerto Vallarta restaurant to share his passion for healthy and delicious food with visitors and locals alike. The menu items delicious, healthy and well priced. You can choose from their menu that is updated daily, or create your very own pizza by choosing your favorite fresh veggie toppings. Don’t forget to taste their homemade pesto sauce that Chef Marco prepares fresh daily. Want a suggestion on which pizza to try? Diners have stated that the arugula and mushroom pizza is simply incredible!
#4. Formaggio’s Pizza and Pasta – Ixtapa
If you want to get the local’s experience at a Puerto Vallarta restaurant that most visitors miss, head to Formaggio’s Pizza and Pasta near the town of Ixtapa. Formaggio’s is found on the road called Carretera Las Palmas that leads to the quaint mountain town of San Sebastian. Formaggio’s pizza is thin crust, and their pizzas are cooked in a woodfired oven. Outdoor dining is available starting at 1 pm, and shady trees will keep you cool as you enjoy your pizza. At night, diners enjoy tables with romantic candles and a cozy fire pit that creates a cozy ambiance. Their monthly pizza specials are only $145 pesos making it a delicious and economical option.
#5. La Piazzetta – Olas Altas
One of the most popular beachfront neighborhoods in Puerto Vallarta is Olas Altas. There will you find La Piazzetta, located just one block inland from the Los Muertos Pier. La Piazzetta has been a favorite Puerto Vallarta restaurant for decades serving delicious pizza, pasta, and salads. With plenty of open-air dining, La Piazzetta has comfortable décor and a great wine list so you can enjoy your pizza in style. Why not make the most of the wonderful PV weather and sit outside? La Piazzetta offers many different pizza choices, and their Funghi pizza and Hawaiian pizza are top-sellers.
Headed to Mexico for vacation soon? Try our top 5 picks for Puerto Vallarta restaurants that have great pizza. Which was your favorite?