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Vive Sol

2020 W El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040-2104
(650) 938-2020
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Ranked #9 of 296 Restaurants in Mountain View
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Mountain View, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

I had been going to Vive Sol since I first moved to the area over a year ago. The food was okay, the prices a bit more than the quality of food. I found questionable hair in one of the enchiladas one time. I went back after a couple of months hoping it was a mistake but noticed the prices... More

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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80 reviews 80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My colleagues and i went here for lunch. What an amazing dinning experience. The service was excellent, the food was just to die for and the desert...Mhhh Mhhh Mhhh good. We had such a great time at this place. I had the Enchiladas Al Guajillo, what a great dish-no regrets here from me. I am planning to bring my friends... More

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San Jose, CA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

They do not care enough to make the first effort to make a good experience for there customers. Beware!

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82 reviews 82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

From a single guys point of view My GF has been coming here almost every day for the 2 years She is the one with the screaming kid that only eats rice so I am sure they all know him The food is good . The drinks are good . The service is wonderful . I enjoy this place .... More

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I had the Burrito De Carne Asada and my date had Mole Poblano. All of it was very good. The sauces were so flavorful. The service was great. Fast and very attentive.

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Mountain View, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have been coming to Vive Sol for years on a regular basis. Never a disappointment and in the summer the outdoor area is very inviting. When family members get sick, we get their chicken soup as take out. Delicious and just the way grandma would have cooked it! My favorite meal is the Pollo Guajillo , also available as... More

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Mountain View, California
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252 reviews 252 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This small but high-quality restaurant has become a go-to with friends. No reservations, and the available seating is not huge, so go early or plan to have a drink while you wait for a table. The house margaritas are really good, and so are the seasonal sangrias - peach is in season now! Shrimp were perfectly done in both Chipotle... More

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Putnam, Illinois
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6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Menu had a good variety of choices. Salsa was spicy, not too hot. Guacamole was pleasant as well. I had the beef enchilada suiza and it was excellent. Would come back to try other dishes. My companions had margaritas, while I had the peach sangria, which was a nice fresh tasting option. Coming from the Midwest, I was impressed that... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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275 reviews 275 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Vive Sol has a very local and ambitious menu. Not your usual Mexican. The dishes are generous and are delicious. Partly because the recipes are not quite what you expect. An excellent experience in a different region of Mexican cooking. It could be for some a little too spicy. But it was clearly many cuts above what we are used... More

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129 reviews 129 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

I was on business in Mountain View and looked on Trip Advisor for a place to eat dinner. The #1 rated restaurant, Viva Sol, was near our hotel so we tried it. It was probably the best Mexican food we have had. It's not your normal menu. There are a lot of family recipes and I tried one with the... More

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Additional Information about Vive Sol

Address: 2020 W El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040-2104
Phone Number: (650) 938-2020
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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