Puerto Vallarta: +52 322 409 5766 / Punta de Mita: +52 329 688 1535


Discover a culinary Japanese heaven in Puerto Vallarta and Punta de Mita, ParrotFish. Delicious sushi, nigiri, and sashimi adorn the menu at our two locations. Visit us and savor the perfect balance of Japan’s culture and Mexico’s flavors paired with exclusive wines and enticing cocktails.


Parrotfish Restaurant Puerto Vallarta & Punta de Mita


Chef Marcela Lizeth Ramírez Ruiz is the creative soul in the kitchen at Parrotfish Punta de Mita. Born and raised in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Marcela embarked on her culinary journey at the age of 17 when she left home to forge a new life in Puerto Vallarta.

Over the next 16 years, she built an impeccable career in the Riviera Nayarit hotel industry. At 33, her talents took her to the esteemed position of Sous Chef at Marival Distinct, where she shared the kitchen with renowned Executive Chef Alfredo Jiménez Arrizon of the Marival Group.

“I chose to learn cooking because I’m passionate about creating dishes and evoking emotions, bringing back old memories or creating new ones for guests,” Marcela says. “For me, cooking and serving flavors, colors, and textures is an act of love.”

Chef Marcela’s unique culinary style seamlessly blends Asian and Mexican spices, with a special fondness for clove, anise, and cinnamon. Her favorite ingredients to incorporate into her dishes are the aromatic coconut sprouts and fragrant rose-apple. Through her creations, she celebrates tradition while infusing her own personal touch, ensuring a memorable dining experience for every guest.


Born and raised in Puerto Vallarta, Efrén Uribe Savalza grew up immersed in the rich flavors this iconic beach destination offered him. From a young age, he was captivated by the delicious aromas, explosive flavors, and delicate textures surrounding him, inspiring him to enter the exciting world of cuisine.

With a passion that burns like fire and a commitment that knows no bounds, Efrén has dazzled in dream teams such as Marival Resorts, St. Regis, and One & Only, where he has worked his magic in the kitchen as a true culinary genius, not to mention being the mastermind behind gastronomic concepts as unique as himself.

Today, with his characteristic pride and passion, Efrén joins the ranks of ParrotFish as the master of delights, the brand’s ultimate chef, where his imprint will be as indelible as a tattoo on the soul of cuisine. Get ready for an unparalleled feast!

Parrotfish Restaurant Puerto Vallarta & Punta de Mita
Parrotfish Restaurant Puerto Vallarta & Punta de Mita


With a deep-rooted essence rooted in the world of mixology, Donat Ávalos is an outstanding expert in the operation of bars and a skilled mixologist.

Boasting 15 years of experience in the tourism industry, he managed to stand out in his field, starting as a bar tender in Nayarit and the Riviera Maya, until he managed to establish himself as a Bar Manager since 2017 in Puerto Vallarta, a place where to this day he continues to reap success.

Among his most outstanding recognitions, we highlight his professional courses in Mixology and Enology, Mixology Trends clinics, and the renowned Tequila Master of Academia Tequila Patrón.

Without a doubt, we know that on your next visit to ParrotFish you will be delighted from start to finish with his unique, refreshing and full of dedication cocktails, where every element is inspiration.

Donat defines the mixology he creates as a place where, and best explained in words of Benjamin Disraeli, “Variety is the mother of pleasure”.