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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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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Incline Village, Nevada
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

sparse on the seating, outdoor, excellent service and food excellent-if you have the will be part of it. Would easily do it again and again

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Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We attended the Reviera Grill with our good friends Ken & Julia. Kenny's mission in life is not only to enjoy a venue but also to learn about the people. We were met by the owner/manager who personally took our drink order and on his return describrd the specials for the evening. Nice touch! Donna selected the Lime Shrimp and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Until a few years ago there were barely a dozen restaurants in Nuevo Vallarta now there are close to 100, making it a more competitive environment. Riviera Grill has been open about five years and has consistently been good. Every dish we tried was good, sometimes excellent. Pasta lovers in particular will be very pleased with the selection, but there... More 

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Seville, Spain
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We spend 3-5 months a year in Nuevo and Riviera Grill is a favourite, we have never been disappointed. Owner manager Guido is a delightful young man with a professional approach to restaurant management and customer satisfaction. Authentic quality food including local, fresh seafood. There is always a variety of nightly specials as well as menu items.The waiters are attentive... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

I cannot believe these other reviews were written by tourists as opposed to the owner. Everything about this place other than the landscaping was awful!!!!!!! Do not eat here!!!!!! The food was cold, burnt , tasteless all around bad. The only edible and drinkable thing for the evening was our bottle of wine. I was so disappointed as we had... More 

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San Francisco, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My family has been going to PV and staying in Nuevo Vallarta every year for the last 7 years and this was the first time we've gone to the Riviera Grill - I wish we had found it earlier! It's so frustrating to fly to Mexico and ask for restaurant recommendations and be pointed toward Italian or French food. I'm... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This is our favourite restaurant to visit when in Nuevo Vallarta. We enjoy that is it a short walk (15 minutes) from our resort (Paradise Village) and that it offers authentic Mexican food. I really liked the Chicken with Mole sauce. Service is always good and both nights we were there they had live music. When you leave they offered... More 

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Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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99 reviews 99 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is a nice outdoor restaurant that has been designed with a feeling of eating in the jungle...very nice staff and the food is quite good. We found that the smell from the mosquito coils was very strong and took away from our dining experience. My advice is to bring your own bug spray and ask the servers to move... More 

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We visited because we had to get out of our all inclusive and our server at the AI works here too. It's really pretty inside and easy to access for my 80 year old mother. We were seated promptly, we ordered and the food was good. Not spectacular but good. I personally, think the food has gotten quite expensive in... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We found this restaurant purely by accident, after walking up the beach to watch the release of baby turtles (a must do!) and then getting lost looking for another restaurant someone recommended. There were four of us, we were tired of walking and thought we were settling - could not have been more wrong! The staff was friendly and attentive,... More 

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Address: Av. Paseo de los Cocoteros #35 Sur, Nuevo Vallarta 63735, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 322 297 6545
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Nuevo Vallarta
Average Prices: USD 6 - 20
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Mexican

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