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2020 W El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040-2104
(650) 938-2020
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Ranked #7 of 297 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
Los Altos, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The flavors that ViveSol has with their dishes just melt in your mouth. My husband and I have tried many Mexican restaurants in the Bay Area and Vive Sol is the best we have found. The down side is parking and the wait depending on the time you go. It is also loud in the restaurant but the food is... More 

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Mountain View, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

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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84 reviews 84 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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
3 helpful votes 3 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
Senior Reviewer
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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288 reviews 288 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 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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292 reviews 292 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 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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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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