Top Riviera Nayarit Restaurants

Bahia de banderas - Banderas Bay

Headed to beautiful Riviera Nayarit and want to know the top restaurants? There are many fabulous, all-inclusive Riviera Nayarit resorts with onsite restaurants so many visitors spend their whole vacation at the resort. Don’t fall into that trap and make sure to hit the town to check out some of Riviera Nayarit’s top restaurants. Read below to learn more about some of the local favorites.


Mi Lola

A fun restaurant located right off the main road in the town of Bucerias in Riviera Nayarit, Mi Lola offers a variety of delicious menu options to please. With funky decor, colorful tables and chairs, and unique art and decorations on the walls, Mi Lola also deliver when it comes to great food. Pizzas, fine cuts of meat, and pasta are some of their most popular choices. Friendly staff and a well-priced menu make Mi Lola a great choice for a family meal or romantic evening.

INSU Sky Lounge

INSU Sky Lounge is a cozy, rooftop lounge located at Marival Residences in Riviera Nayarit. Offering amazing views of the expansive Banderas Bay, a sparkling infinity pool near the tables will catch your eye as well. INSU opens at 6 pm so plan to arrive early since there is limited seating. The unique menu specializes in tapas plates organized by continents so you can have a little taste of something from all over the world. Want some suggestions? Try the roasted duck spring roll with hoisin sauce, warm lobster rolls, grilled lamb chop with mint jelly, Napoleon de foie gras with warm brioche bread, or crab cakes with lemon confit aioli. Make sure to leave room for dessert! In the mood to dance? On weekends, live music or a DJ will keep your energy up well into the morning hours!

Luna Luna

A quaint, homestyle Mexican style restaurant located in Bucerias, Luna Luna specializes in a variety of healthy, freshly squeezed juices and Mexican specialty breakfast items. The Banana Sopes with Black Beans is not to be missed! Service can sometimes be a little slow as everything is made from scratch, but everything is so delicious you won’t mind. Sit back and relax and maybe you’ll spot a friendly iguana nestling among the tree branches in the front courtyard area.  

La Postal

Situated one block inland from Bucerias beach, La Postal is a charming casual restaurant with lots of shady trees. Wood fired pizzas, homemade pasta, delicious sandwiches, and salads are their claim to fame. In the mood to share? Order the giant calzone and add some of their homemade chimichurri sauce for taste. Waiters are courteous and efficient, and the menu is well priced. Worked up a thirst? Order the house red wine which is served in a carafe that equals out to two typical pours. Prefer gelato over wine?  The Buonissimo gelato shop on the corner of the restaurant has some of the best gelatos in town.

Searching for dining options in Riviera Nayarit? Try some of these top recommended restaurants. Provecho!

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