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Riviera Grill

Av. Paseo de los Cocoteros #35 Sur, Nuevo Vallarta 63735, Mexico
+52 322 297 6545
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $20
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Riviera Grill restaurant offers a fun, lively garden atmosphere in the heart of Nuevo Vallarta in Riviera Nayarit.We are located just 3 minutes from Paradise Plaza and within walking distance of all of Nuevo Vallarta's hotels and resorts including Playa Royale, Marival, Grand Velas and Dreams and we are a short taxi ride from Mayan Palace and Flamingos. We are just across from Luma and Ocean Terrace.Choose your spot - sit at the Onyx Bar or sit at a table in our beautiful garden restaurant.You'll love our Contemporary Mexican and Mediterranean Cuisine including Pasta, Mediterranean Seafood Soup, Enchiladas and Chili Rellanos (like you've never had them before!), Tequila Shrimp and Daily Fresh Fish.The Onyx Bar features an international selection of spirits and wine and over 20 different Tequila's.
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83% Recommend
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Centennial, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

We were seated in the atrium which had a tropical sort of feel. Staff was incredible. A few bugs flying around because of the vegetation but not too bad. Food was fabulous and very reasonable. Gave us a 10% discount for cash. Planning to go back again in October.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I have been to Nuevo Vallarta several times and just now stumbled upon this diamond in the rough... Very unassuming place on the main resort road in NV. The ambiance is that of a chic open air tropical bistro. The natural native plants and wide ceiling fans kept us cool during the hot and humid evening. The food is outstanding... More

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San Jose, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We found this gem toward the end of our stay in Nuevo Vallarta... across the street and one block down from the Playa Royale. We were seated in an atrium which had a cool sort of indoor-outdoor feel. It was a bit muggy, so the staff set up a fan to provide a breeze. The service was excellent. We started... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Food was delicious. Charming spot. The staff was wonderful. The restaurant is very closed to Paradise Village where we stayed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

We had been by this restaurant several times, but had never gone in. We finally tried it on a recommendation of the concierge. It was a pleasant surprise. A very quite, relaxing environment. The food was delicious and artfully presented. The dinner was finished off with a complimentary drink of espresso and coffee liqueur. Delightful. The service was very attentive,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I've been going to Vallarta for 40 years. I've tried restaurants from "Le Cliffe" in the South to "Meson Bay" in the North. The Riviera Grill is one of the best restaurants in the area. Guido knows how to make us feel at home and has trained his staff to do likewise. The drinks are tasty and strong. The food... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

A nice garden/courtyard setting adds to the experience. We had the lime shrimp and tuna veracruzana which were nicely presented and prepared. The Riviera is within walking distance of several hotels including Paradise Village where we stayed.

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Burlingame, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Living down the street, we really wanted this to be great, but . . . A nice salad arrived with never an offer of salt or pepper (no where to be found). No break or ? Ordered filtered water. We live part time here and know it is just fine but the waiter really wanted to sell us up to... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Everything Guido was awesome food was excellent service great decor fantastic have the meat platter or lime shrimp you have to try the watermelon margerita

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Chocowinity, North Carolina
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Let me count the ways. They don't provide a glass of water when asked but rather want you to buy a bottle. Tourist trap alert. The steak was mediocre at best. Tough and stringy rib eye. Nothing special about the sides. Bread was average at best. The limonada almost made it but was a tad weak. Wife said her wine... More

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RivieraGrill, Manager at Riviera Grill, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we are sorry to hear your disappointment. We want to turn this misadventure of yours into an opportunity. We need your help to get better so please contact us or visit Riviera Grill again, in the end we are neighbors. We are open every day from 5pm You are important to us and we really hope to hear... More

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