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Vuelve A La Vida

5310 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98408-7626
253-473-7068
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English first
Tacoma, Washington
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

What a nice find in funky south Tacoma. Good food made simply with fresh ingredients - remember that ? Skip the chips n salsa game & save your appetite for the enchiladas - they even include 4 oz of carne asada on the side. So big even the rice n beans were on their own plate. I left full &... More

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Tacoma, Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

It is not fancy, but that is good. The food is solid and delicious. I like certain Mexican dishes that are seldom served in the chain restaurants. I found them here, and they were very well prepared. My only concern is that this popular neighborhood restaurant will be discovered by more people who like authentic Mexican food without the chips... More

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Tacoma, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Went there with the family (2 Adults, 4 Kids) and had a great meal at a reasonable price. I can't say what authentic actually is because I've never lived in Mexico, but the kitchen was busy cooking fresh food for a packed restaurant that came to our table hot and very tasty. The portions were big enough that the kids... More

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Dallas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I have been coming to this little hole in the wall for about 14 years now, not so long compared to most. I've lived in Texas and San Diego where the Mexican food is pretty darn good. This restaurant has incredible fajitas, rice and beans, tortillas, both kinds, burritos and tacos. The prices are really good without making a large... More

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Federal Way, Washington
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84 reviews 84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This little hole in the wall is the real deal.... I had three shredded pork tacos and they were amazing the best pork I have ever had. The guy next to me had a shrimp cocktail and a smothered burreto they both looked fantastic. I can't wait to go back I try some more items. If your in Tacoma and... More

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Puyallup, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Hole in the wall, no chips and salsa GO ANYWAY. Excellent Mexican food. First time we went we left. Now it's our favorite. My friend sent us when we got there I said what mex rest doesn't have chips and salsa. She said a REAL one.

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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

After reading the glowing reviews for this place, we had high hopes for a good lunch. The tables were full when we walked in and the wait staff seemed to be familiar with most of the patrons (always a good sign). However, we were very disappointed with the food. The highly-recommended ceviche was awful. It had very little flavor, and... More

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Seattle, Washington
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95 reviews 95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We have visited here before, my wife had an entire fried fish, it was amazing. I am not as courageous and had a shredded pork burrito. I have had hundreds if not thousands of burritos and this is special. The pork is shredded and crispy, just delicious. It is a clean very friendly place, it puts you at home immediately,... More

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Stanwood, Washington, United States
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

Came based on other trip advisor reviews. We were not disappointed. The food was homemade and excellent. Great flavors and a very good value. We will come back!!

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Hong Kong, China
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102 reviews 102 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Ate dinner here with family who live nearby at their suggestion. The place is a non-descript building, didn't have A/C and was a bit run-down, but all that aside, this was by far the best Mexican meal I've had in years. The Margarita was made with fresh limes and was not too sweet and at $4.50 was a real bargain.... More

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