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Villa Rica

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Mexican, Seafood
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Av Mocambo 527 (Near the Mocambo Hotel), Veracruz, Mexico
229 922 2113
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • 190
    Excellent
  • 102
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Seafood in Mexico!!

This food is so fresh and the staff was friendly. After my family and I went to Mexico on a business trip we sat down at this magnificent place and had the best seafood I had ever eaten. Hands down, this place should be number 1!! Love this place and will love to come again for another fantastic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 16, 2015
Brett B
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

This food is so fresh and the staff was friendly. After my family and I went to Mexico on a business trip we sat down at this magnificent place and had the best seafood I had ever eaten. Hands down, this place should be number 1!! Love this place and will love to come again for another fantastic experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The scenery was amazing....loved the views of the Gulf of Mexico. The food was fresh and wonderful. The wait staff provided exceptional service. The overall dining experience was superb from start to finishđź’—

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

It's as if Aquaman brought the fish from the sea to my plate....mmmm mmmmmm Bueno!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Napa Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Everything was great. The food delicious and the service excellent. I'm very picky about fresh seafood and this place had fresh.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We visit the restaurant with lots of friends with business purpose. This was one of the restaurants we attended. Very lovely and romantic to go with your couple in a full moon night. The fish its great and fresh. Do not order other food cause its not that tasty, I recommend only fish. The Clerico its great wih fresh fruit.

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Dallas, Texas
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6 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My first trip to Mocambo and to Villa Rica at the suggestion of a business associate. What a find. Beachside table in a thatched open air dining room was amazing. Reposada tequila with lemon and spicy tomato shooters followed by a chilled seafood tray of ceviche and shellfish. Octopus with onions was amazing. Tilapia and pompano that my friends had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We visited the restaurant during the Centro American games. The food was nice, typical Mexican food, well attended by locals, nice music and view to sea

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Union City, California
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The coconut dipped ship is very good. The filleted fish, sarandeado style, also very good. Waiters are friendly. A bit expensive.

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This is an amazing dining experience. It is the best seafood, I have ever eaten. The wait staff is very attentive and anticipate your needs ahead of time. The atmosphere is truly wonderul with breathtaking views of the ocean as you dine. Villa Rica is an experience that everyone should share and the price is a great value for fine... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This was a great place to eat! Margaritas were blended and very good. I had red snapper done in the Veracruz style and it was fantastic. The ceviche was one of the best I have ever had. Service was very good. The waiter had helpful recommendations. There was no rush, and the view of the ocean was very nice. During... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av Mocambo 527 (Near the Mocambo Hotel), Veracruz, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Veracruz  >  Veracruz
  • Phone Number: 229 922 2113

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine

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