About us


We started serving the best seafood casserole in Puerto Vallarta called “Levantamuertos” since 1989 in a small stand in front of the old Bahia Cinema, in the center of the city.

We have been known for serving you as quickly as possible, accompanied by the warmth and attention that Vallartans like, always maintaining the freshness and quality of our dishes.

At “Restaurante de Mariscos el Coleguita” we welcome you with a warm shrimp consommé and a shot of 100% Agave Tequila, to whet your appetite.

As well as always giving you to taste some delicious fried plantains with milk and a coffee liqueur for good digestion, all this thanks to your loyalty and preference.
At present we have two branches; one on the Malecón de la Marina and another in Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit.

We are ready to receive you and offer you a family and tourist atmosphere.

Do not stop visiting us.


Make the restaurant “El Coleguita” is recognized for its high quality service and products within regional, national and international markets. thus enabling the development of employees in respect and work to ensure increased repeat customers.


Offer the best service to our clients, in a family atmosphere; providing them with dishes made with products of the highest quality, making your visit a special occasion.


  • Honesty
  • Respect
  • Responsability
  • Love
  • Fellowship


at present


Seafood Stand

It all starts with a simple seafood stand, in front of the Bahía Cinema in the center of this City; in which from the beginning it is known for the warmth, attention, speed of service, freshness and quality of its products such as the famous Levantamuertos Casserole.



New Location

Customers force El Coleguita to move to a larger location in the Delegation of Ixtapa (currently a closed branch) in which little by little and based on the great demand it creates new colors and flavors in order to start making more dishes to the taste of his clients, which makes word of mouth publicity make him known throughout the Delegation of Ixtapa and Vallarta. In addition to the great flavor that has distinguished this Restaurant, one of its main attributes is its simplicity and adaptability to the needs of its Coleguitas customers.

New BRanch

Given the large clientele and prompt acceptance of people with much sacrifice and with effort The Coleguita manages to buy a small plot of land in what is now the Ixtapa Carretera a las Palmas, the well-known today, “Restaurante Mariscos el Coleguita” which It is characterized from the entrance to invite the client a shrimp consommé and a shot of 100% clear Agave Tequila as a courtesy of the house, then we invite you to choose one of our dishes such as the Coleguita Plate, Special Fish, Combination of Shrimp and the now famous Levantamuertos Casserole among others; and to finish and also as a courtesy, a fried banana is given in dulce de leche and a Kalhua.



Marina Branch

A branch is opened in the Marina del Rey which quickly takes hold in the market, thus being a total triumph for the Mexican and foreign public, this Branch has currently been remodeled and we already have a large place for them to enjoy their food.

Cruz de Huanacaxtle

Restaurant opens at the Cruz de Huanacaxtle which offers a little more variety saucer as it is Zarandeado Fish and clam chowder, which have been widely accepted by our customers. (CURRENTLY CLOSED).



Las Juntas

Se inaugura una sucursal en Las Juntas, Jal como cambio y cierre de la Sucursal de Ixtapa, la cual se posiciono rápidamente por su ubicación, grandes instalaciones y por ofrecer el tradicional Pescado Zarandeado (actualmente cerrada).


Se inaugura el Restaurante en Sayulita el cual le ofrece un ambiente playero, ofrecemos el Pescado Zarandeado el cual ha gustado mucho a los clientes con tan poco tiempo en el mercado hemos tenido muy buena aceptación de clientes tanto de los pueblos cercanos como de la Zona. (ACTUALMENTE CERRADA).



Bahía de Banderas

We opened a branch in Bahía de Banderas, Nayarit seeking to be closer to our placing ourselves customers on Boulevard de Nuevo Vallarta making this branch in Matrix and offering our traditional fish Zarandeado that is still standing on the top of customers, we have the service Valet Parking as a large parking lot in the back, we have Kids Club which also liked a lot.


A branch in Ixtapa was reopened at a new address, attracting most of our local clients; This branch is a simple concept as in its beginnings, a menu reduced to the other branches which has been completely liked by the customers, as well as the warmth in the service that is not lost year after year in the progress of the restaurants of ” The Coleguita “.




We opened the Branch in the City of Guadalajara offering the same quality and warmth of our Seafood, located in the Zapopan area, thanks to the taste and preference of our customers. This branch will offer the same delicious menu as the Puerto Vallarta branches.

Always with a single objective in El Coleguita: the satisfaction of our clients. We will continue to strive to make your visit something special. “We are waiting for you soon Coleguitas”.