Playa Los Muertos, Pulpito 102. Colonia Emiliano Zapata.

Hours:8:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

+52 (322) 223 5568

Located on popular Playa Los Muertos, the classic El Dorado Restaurant recently opened its doors once again as part of Grupo La Palapa to pay homage to a bygone era of Puerto Vallarta’s golden age. The restaurant highlights a menu of fine seafood with the freshest ingredients of the bay and surrounding tropical region. On the menu you can find items such as local lobster, oysters, crab cakes, local red snapper, and more. El Dorado has an elegant yet casual and beachy ambience with natural wood, white and blue colors and beachfront views. Live music can be enjoyed every night and is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as its famous beach club


Chef Alejandro Goche Fregoso

Originally from Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Chef Goche has dedicated his entire life to gastronomy. With more than 30 years of experience, he began his career at the age of 19 in the famous restaurants Le Kliff and Café des Artistes; in both places he formed the roots of his success. During his time at the latter restaurant, he won the Mexican gourmet cooking competition
gourmet Mexican cuisine competition, organized by Thierry Blouet, chef and owner of the place.
Over time he demonstrated his knowledge and exploited his creativity to the fullest by leading the kitchens of the River Café restaurant at the Buenaventura Hotel. His career took him to more important hotels such as El Cid de Mazatlan and Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit to which he would return years later to lead the Piaf restaurant, where you can taste a classic French cuisine with a contemporary touch and local ingredients of the highest quality. He is currently Executive Chef of El Dorado restaurant and seeks to face new challenges in this restaurant, which focuses mainly on seafood.



Chef Ryan Steyn

Guest Chef of ”Restaurant El Dorado”.
Chef Ryan Steyn South African by birth, Mexican by heart.
15 years living in Baja California in love with its products and landscapes.
Conquering palates with his classic and original way of cooking.
Chef and owner of the most prestigious banquet company in the northwest of the country Sky Catering Baja. Specializing in the film industry, destination weddings and very important events.
Chef and owner of The Cook Book Ensenada school.
Where casual cooking classes are offered 100% fun and practical practices already fulfilling 10 years with this project.

And his most recent project is his line of artisan charcuterie.
For three years perfecting their smoking techniques, now with several products already well positioned in stores in Baja California. Coming soon in the interior of the country.

Chef Invitado del Dorado 2023-2