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LA VIDA

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132 High Street, Belfast, ME 04915
+1 207-338-2211
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: Fun, fresh Mexican and Caribbean food with real fruit margaritas all in a...
Fun, fresh Mexican and Caribbean food with real fruit margaritas all in a great atmosphere! Can hold large parties. Great place for Birthdays Lunch, Happy Hour, & Dinner
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  • 9
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 9
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  • 5
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Burrito go-to place

I love La Vida's burritos and their margaritas. LaVida is fun for a night out with friends with a nice variety.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
DAndrews_0316
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Belfast, Maine
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Brazil
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

Mmmmmm. Jerk Chicken tacos with blackbeans a sweet potatoes. DO IT! Awesome margaritas and good music! Get the atomic salsa...soo good,

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Much better than most of the limited options for Central American cuisine in Midcoast Maine (or Maine in general, actually). The ingredients are fresh, the atmosphere is nice -casual but well put together, and the food is prepared well.

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Belfast, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I love La Vida's burritos and their margaritas. LaVida is fun for a night out with friends with a nice variety.

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New York
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

My husband and I have been a few times, and the rest of my family has also been several times (parents have a vacation home outside of Belfast, sister is local). We all love it! My husband and I usually just go for a margarita or two and the nachos with pulled pork, both of which are awesome. We've gotten... More 

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Belfast, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Yesterday I enjoyed a wonderful lunch at La Vida, Belfast's home of good Mexican and Caribbean food. I was craving fish and the fish of the day was Cod, grilled with a perfectly seasoned fruit and savory topping. Accompanied by Grilled Zucchini, rice and black beans, it was a perfect lunch. La Vida also offers chips and salsa to all... More 

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Belfast, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We stopped in the other night after exploring the main streets of Belfast and were treated to a surprisingly spicy meal. I say surprising because most of the mexican restaurants I've been to in New England have toned down the heat and the cumin and the garlic to a point where I was beginning to think I didn't really like... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I visited this restaurant for dinner with my in-laws while on the way back from a trip to Acadia National Park. I liked the mix of Mexican and Caribbean options on the menu. I actually went the Caribbean route and tried out the Grilled Jerk Chicken Sandwich. They said it was the spiciest thing on the menu and they weren't... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

After being ignored at Chases we stopped in here for the first time. Pleasant atmosphere and quickly seated and served. Food was standard Mexican fare but tasty. 4 stars due to the excellent and friendly service.

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Thorndike, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in on a whim. My bf is from mexico and prefers that cuisine. The meats with the entries are delicious! The sides are eh. Not bad but pale in comparison to the meats. Have been a couple times.

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Camden, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

It was nice to find this fun and colorful place still open shortly before 9 on a Monday night (rare around here, alas), with a fun menu and decor, plus friendly, attentive service and decent prices. However: we only wish we could say the same about the food! I have to agree with the reviewers saying they really wanted to... More 

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Additional Information about LA VIDA

Address: 132 High Street, Belfast, ME 04915
Phone Number: +1 207-338-2211
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Belfast
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $5 to $15
Cuisine: Mexican, Caribbean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 132 High Street, Belfast, ME 04915
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +1 207-338-2211

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $5 to $15
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Caribbean

Description

Fun, fresh Mexican and Caribbean food with real fruit margaritas all in a great atmosphere! Can hold large parties. Great place for Birthdays Lunch, Happy Hour, & Dinner
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?