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LA VIDA

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Caribbean, Mexican
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132 High Street, Belfast, ME
207-338-2211
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Description: its on facebook,, its fairly new, and its a great place to eat!

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Visitor rating
  • 7
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
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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36 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Belfast, Maine
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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77 reviews 77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 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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97 reviews 97 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Belfast, Maine
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Let me start by saying that the service is usually excellent, and the margaritas are AWESOME. I wish they had more menu options, and, unless I'm mistaken, I think they no longer replenish your chips and salsa. The prices here are a little higher, but the service, food, and atmosphere ate all very good.

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usa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Arriving in Belfast late, we settled for what we anticipated would be your typical Tex-Mex fare. But La Vida is a notch above. The bean stew special was spiced in a nuanced way -- not simply loaded up with chili powder and salt. It was excellent as well as were the coconut shrimp and salads. They offer some interesting cocktails... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Mexican

Description

its on facebook,, its fairly new, and its a great place to eat!
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?