Serving the Bay of Banderas since 2009!
No Way José! specializes in delicious Mexican contemporary cuisine with unique dishes not found anywhere else in Puerto Vallarta. Our team provides dedicated, friendly service with attention to detail. Don’t see anything on the menu that excites you? No problem! Our award-winning kitchen, La Cocina de Amor, happily responds to special orders to please even the most discerning palate. For the vegetarians who are on the look-out for creative options, we use only the freshest locally grown in-season vegetables to create dishes found only at No Way José!.
We also substitute meat and seafood with mushrooms and zucchini blossoms for meatless versions of our most popular dishes.
At No Way José! you become part of the family after your first visit. We take every comment to heart to continuously improve our menu and service. We’re a romantic and spontaneous environment where you may hear José Alfredo burst into song at the bar, or where you may be invited to spin around for an impromptu dance by a member of one of the most charming service teams in Puerto Vallarta. So come enjoy the experience of No Way José!, Tu Casa in Vallarta.
Eat Well - Live Well - Be Well
Traditional family recipes
Innovative dishes created according to high quality standards. Enjoy!
Thirsty? Enjoy our Raicilla Lounge with artisan cocktails.
Time is important
Every dish is made to order from our kitchen to your table.
Our famous Bananas Flambé a la No Way José! or Fried Ice Cream or Chocolate Ecstasy will be your new favorites.
Our Sexy Coffee Towers are unequaled in all of Puerto Vallarta.
We begin each day with the end in mind:
Delicious Mexican contemporary cuisine with unique dishes not found anywhere else in Puerto Vallarta. Our ‘Sopa Moctezuma’ comes from a secret family recipe for nopal (cactus) soup. You can enjoy this delicious blend of nopal and pieces of shrimp in a velvety tomato broth only at No Way José!. We prepare our signature dish, ‘Chiles en Nogada’, with a twist on the traditional recipe by serving the dish warm instead of cold; again, only at No Way José!.
Dedicated, friendly service with attention to detail. Don’t see anything on the menu that excites you? No Problem! We happily modify our menu items to please even the most discerning palate. For the vegetarians who are on the look-out for creative options, we can substitute meat and shrimp with mushrooms and zucchini blossoms. Simply delicious! ‘El calor de hogar’ – The ‘warmth of a happy home’. At No Way José! you become part of the family after your first visit. We ask for your feedback and have incorporated guest recommendations to continuously improve our menu and service.
Last but not least:
A romantic and spontaneous environment where you may hear José Alfredo burst into song at the bar or where you may be invited to spin around for an impromptu dance by one of the waiters from one of the most charming service teams in Puerto Vallarta.
We make sure of it!
Julie Guerrero –
Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois gave up her corporate road warrior status in 2009 to dedicate her efforts to creating a complete dining experience for visitors to La Colonia Emiliano Zapata in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Listen for her signature laughter. It’s contagious!
José Alfredo Gonzalez Padilla –
Born and raised in Mexico City in the celebrated colonia of Coyoacan, the home of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, José Alfredo defines first-class dining service.
With 25 years of experience serving guests in Mexico City, Acapulco, Ixtapa-Zijuatanejo, Cancun, and Puerto Vallarta, you feel like José Alfredo’s only client each and every time you visit No Way José!..
Our proudly team
From the barman to the bus boys, the cooks to the stewards, every person you meet at No Way José! dedicates their efforts to providing the most memorable and complete dining experience to every person who walks through our doors. Each member of the team epitomizes the No Way José! brand: personal service, attention to detail and smiles that melt your heart!
What our customers say
Words from our customers
New Orleans, LA Wonderful food! I could eat here every night of the week! The service is excellent with great attention to detail. This is my favorite restaurant in Puerto Vallarta.
Chicago USA A hidden gem in Puerto Vallarta by the Rio Cuale. Exquisite selección of Mexican gastronomy from the authentic and traditional to Mexican contemporary. Great selection of wines and I had an amazing passion fruit martini. Excellent service and a magical atmosphere (al fresco , second floor). A must do in PV.Chef Enrique Cortes,
My very most favorite restaurant in Vallarta (or anywhere!)Michael Hammond