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Riviera Maya

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2258 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-1330
414-294-4848
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
What a wonderful experience!

Today I met a friend for lunch at Riviera Maya on Kinnickinnic Avenue in Bay View. What a wonderful experience! We arrived at 11:30, and were given the brunch and tapas menus to choose from. We started by ordering Margaritas and guacamole. The guacamole was served with homemade tortilla chips, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Dare2BGroovy
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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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79 reviews 79 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Today I met a friend for lunch at Riviera Maya on Kinnickinnic Avenue in Bay View. What a wonderful experience! We arrived at 11:30, and were given the brunch and tapas menus to choose from. We started by ordering Margaritas and guacamole. The guacamole was served with homemade tortilla chips, and these came with two dipping sauces, one avocado based,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It wasnt terrible but I definately was not impressed. After reading all of the reviews i was expecting to be wowed and I wasnt. It was standard, nothing notable cuisine. The atmosphere was typical of Milwaukee restaurants. I truly wish I was "wowed"but I can'e even say I will return. I was however told that the Sunday brunch is a... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

A special for our last stop here was pollo en crema de guajillo. The chicken breast was stuffed with ham, turkey, Chihuahua cheese, and spinach. It was drizzled with the rich cream that pooled in the bottom of the large plate. To one side was a salad of dark greens moist with vinaigrette, to the other a scoop of Xel... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Wonderful moles! BEST flan I've had anywhere in Milwaukee. If you want an upscale Mexican restaurant, then come here. Great service. Great date night with the honey!

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MKE
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I've been here twice, the first time I had a mole and it was very good and good mole is hard to find in MKE. The second trip I had pork tacos which were nothing special but they think they're so great that they wanted $10 for them, my wife had steak tostadas and again nothing special. May go back... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The atmosphere is quaint, artsy, and casual. The food was excellent, but not an American version of Mexican food - it's the real deal, which can be a little surprising if that's not what you were expecting. Great experience!

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Chicago suburbs
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81 reviews 81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My husband loves a good mole, which can be hard to find. We were going to Milwaukee for the weekend and a friend recommended Riviera Maya, known for their mole. To start I ordered a margarita and we ordered the mole sampler as an appetizer, thinking it would be a good way to taste the sauces before ordering our entrees.... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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88 reviews 88 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Went here on a Friday night with my girlfriend. Didn't have to wait and got a nice table that was near to the guitarist who played a bit later. The place was decorated for the holidays and so festive! Waitress was funny and gave a good recommendation for a coconut margarita which was really delicious. Food was terrific and ambiance... More 

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Chicago
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We went there on a Friday night at around 8 pm. The restaurant was not very busy at all; there were still lots of empty tables as we could see, but the receptionist was slow. I totally understood that they might still need to clean and set the tables so waiting is not a big deal for us. There were... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This was a wonderful dining experience. The food was wonderful, fresh, and different than I'd had before. It is not mexican food as most are used to it, but very traditional. Wonderful

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2258 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-1330
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Bay View
  • Neighborhood: Bay View
  • Phone Number: 414-294-4848
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?