Best of Banderas Bay North

From Nuevo Vallarta to Punta de Mita, these are the top choices as voted on by the readers of the Vallarta Tribune’s Best of Banderas Bay Reader’s Choice Awards. Where there are two or more options, we had a tie!

Best Resort
Royal Decameron Bucerias facebook.com/Royal-DeCameron-All-Inclusive-Hotels-Resorts-264709157385979/ www.decameron.com.mx
Best Hotel
La Cruz Inn, La Cruz facebook.com/lacruzinn/ lacruzinn.com
Best Boutique Hotel
Villa Amor Del Mar, La Cruz facebook.com/VillaAmorDelMar/ www.villaamordelmar.com
Best Art Gallery
Lujo Lifestyles, Bucerias facebook.com/lujolifestyle/
La Cruz Sunday Market Artisans facebook.com/lacruzmarket/ lacruzmarket.com/
Best Art Studio
Galeria Monarca, Bucerias facebook.com/galeriamonarca/ www.sandranitchie.com
Best Bakery
Paninos in Bucerias facebook.com/Paninos-Bucerias-644659895548217/
Best Bartender
Gladys Bova at YoYo Mo’s, Bucerias facebook.com/yoyomos.bucerias/
Best Breakfast
Lateral Cafe, Bucerias facebook.com/lateralcafebistrobucerias/ www.lateralcafebistro.com
Best Pub
Luna Lounge, Bucerias facebook.com/BuceriasLunaLounge/ lunaloungebucerias.com/
Best Brunch
Marival, Nuevo Vallarta facebook.com/MarivalResort/ www.marival.com.mx
Best Ceviche
8 Tostadas, Nuevo Vallarta facebook.com/8tostadasnuevovallarta/ www.ochotostadasnuevovallarta.com
Best Coffee Shop
Panino’s facebook.com/Paninos-Bucerias-644659895548217/
Best Casual Restaurant
Esquina 22, Bucerias facebook.com/Esquina22/
www.esquina22.com
Lateral Cafe, Bucerias facebook.com/lateralcafebistrobucerias/ www.lateralcafebistro.com
Best Fine-Dining
Mark’s, Bucerias facebook.com/marksbucerias/ www.marksbucerias.com
Best Food Truck
Tacos La Reina
Best Hamburger
La Famosa Burgers facebook.com/lasfamosasburgers/
Best Happy Hour
Equina 22, Bucerias facebook.com/Esquina22/
www.esquina22.com
Best Kid Friendly Restaurant
Fajita Republic facebook.com/FajitaRepublicPV/
Best Restaurant
Mezzogiorno, Bucerias facebook.com/mezzogiorno.bucerias/ www.mezzogiorno.com.mx
Best Restaurant Wine List
Masala facebook.com/Restaurant-Masala-Bar-Grill-124314697635879/
Best Restautant Patio
Adriatico, Bucerias facebook.com/adriaticoristoranteitaliano/ www.adriaticoristorante.com
D Stock at Marival Residences, Nuevo Vallarta facebook.com/MarivalResort/ www.marival.com.mx
Best Seafood Restaurant
The Lobster House
Best BBQ
Luna Lounge, Bucerias facebook.com/BuceriasLunaLounge/ lunaloungebucerias.com/
Best Beachfront Restaurant
Karen’s, Bucerias facebook.com/Karens-Place-Bucerias-232336806894744/ www.karensplacebucerias.com
Best Sushi
Nicksan, Nuevo Vallarta facebook.com/NicksanNicksan/ www.nicksanmexico.com
Best Taco Stand
Tacos on the Street, La Cruz facebook.com/Tacos-on-the-street-1015200751877513/
Best Traditional Mexican Restaurant
La Cava facebook.com/La-Cava-De-Las-Martinez-548206455353759/
Best View Restaurant
Mezzogiorno’s, Bucerias facebook.com/mezzogiorno.bucerias/ www.mezzogiorno.com.mx
Most Romantic Restaurant
Sandrina’s, Bucerias facebook.com/Sandrinas-Restaurant-and-Boutique-272625206172274/
www.sandrinas.com
Frascati’s, La Cruz facebook.com/frascatilac/ www.frascatilacruz.com
Most Vegan Friendly Restaurant
Organic Love, La Cruz facebook.com/organicfoodwithlove/
Best Ice Cream
Parad*Ice, La Cruz facebook.com/veganparadicecream/ veganparadice.com.mx
Best Dancing
Octopus Garden, La Cruz facebook.com/AlfredoyMarichuy/
www.hikuri.com
Best Live Music Venue
The Drunken Duck,Bucerias facebook.com/ddnayarit/
Best Performing-Arts Venue
Luna Lounge, Bucerias facebook.com/BuceriasLunaLounge/ lunaloungebucerias.com/
Best Sports Bar
YoYo Mo’s, Bucerias facebook.com/yoyomos.bucerias/
Best Butcher
Carniceria Kenny
Best Organic Store
Organic Love, La Cruz facebook.com/organicfoodwithlove/
Best Florist
Cattleya, Bucerias facebook.com/flowershopCattleya/ www.cattleya.com.mx
Best Grocery Store
Mega, Flamingos facebook.com/MEGA-Nuevo-Vallarta-721691838001682/ megasoriana.com/
Best Produce Store
Mega, Flamingos facebook.com/MEGA-Nuevo-Vallarta-721691838001682/ megasoriana.com/
Bucerias Sunday Market facebook.com/foreverspringfarmersmarket/
Best Seafood Store
La Cruz Fish Market facebook.com/pages/Mercado-del-Mar-La-Cruz-de-Huanacaxtle/426515154084827
Best Clothing Store
Gloria’s, La Cruz facebook.com/GloriasPlaceBucerias/
Best Swimwear Store
Walmart facebook.com/Walmart-M%C3%A9xico-1511775912424294/ www.walmart.com.mx
Best Barbershop
Player’s Club facebook.com/Barber-Shop-The-Players-Club-Nayarit-319210138529921/
Best Spa
Elements, Bucerias facebook.com/Elements-Day-Spa-Bucerias-438178389560931/ www.elementsdayspabucerias.com
Best Salon for Mani-Pedi
Diva Salon, Bucerias facebook.com/salondivasbucerias/ divasrivieranayarit.com
Best Hair Salon
Fer Salon facebook.com/FerSalon/
Best Laundry Services
Sonia’s
Best Medical Clinic
San Javier, Nuevo Vallarta facebook.com/sanjavierriviera/ www.hospitalsanjavier.com
Best Dentist/Dental Clinic
Dr. Adrian Malja, Bucerias facebook.com/DentistAdrianMalja/ adrianmalja.com/
Best Gym
Bahia Fitness, Bucerias facebook.com/BahiaFitness/
Best Yoga Studio
Harmony, Bucerias facebook.com/spaharmonycenter/ www.spaharmony.com.mx
Best Property Management Company
Bienvenidos Real Estate, Bucerias facebook.com/bienvenidosrealestate/ www.bienvenidosrealestate.com
Best Notary
#2 Bucerias notariapublicados.com/
Best Real Estate Agent
Chris Bouchard
Best Real Estate Brokerage
Elements Realty facebook.com/elements.realty.group/ www.homeinmexico.com
Best Community Charity
Amigos de la Cruz facebook.com/AmigosLaCruz/ www.amigoslacruz.org
Best Fundraising Event
John Ozzello food bank facebook.com/buceriasfoodbank/ www.buceriasfoodbank.com
Best Auto-Body Shop
Gecko’s Rent a Car, Bucerias www.geckorentcar.com
Best Car Wash
Arnold at Chedraui, Bucerias
Best Mechanic
Car Doctor, Bucerias facebook.com/The-CAR-Doctor-527466547430153/
Gecko www.geckorentcar.com
Best Gas Station
Pemex, South edge of Bucerias
Best Animal Hospital
Pet Vet & Care, Bucerias facebook.com/Pet-Vet-and-Care-258252497611231/
Best Vetrinarian Clinic
Vetrinaria Valle Dorado facebook.com/ClinicaVVD/ www.clinicaveterinariavalledorado.com.mx
Best Doggy Daycare
Pet Vet & Care, Bucerias facebook.com/Pet-Vet-and-Care-258252497611231/
Best Pet Grooming
Pet Vet & Care, Bucerias facebook.com/Pet-Vet-and-Care-258252497611231/
Best Pet Supply Store
Pet Vet & Care, Bucerias facebook.com/Pet-Vet-and-Care-258252497611231/