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“Great Food in a Garden Setting” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Riviera Grill

Riviera Grill
Av. Paseo de los Cocoteros #35 Sur, Nuevo Vallarta 63735, Mexico
+52 322 297 6545
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Ranked #27 of 101 Restaurants in Nuevo Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican, Mediterranean
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Riviera Grill restaurant offers a fun, lively garden atmosphere in the heart of Nuevo Vallarta in Riviera Nayarit.We are located just 3 minutes from Paradise Plaza and within walking distance of all of Nuevo Vallarta's hotels and resorts including Playa Royale, Marival, Grand Velas and Dreams and we are a short taxi ride from Mayan Palace and Flamingos. We are just across from Luma and Ocean Terrace.Choose your spot - sit at the Onyx Bar or sit at a table in our beautiful garden restaurant.You'll love our Contemporary Mexican and Mediterranean Cuisine including Pasta, Mediterranean Seafood Soup, Enchiladas and Chili Rellanos (like you've never had them before!), Tequila Shrimp and Daily Fresh Fish.The Onyx Bar features an international selection of spirits and wine and over 20 different Tequila's.
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“Great Food in a Garden Setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This was our second visit to the Riviera Grill. Our first visit was in 2012. It was recommended by 2 different people so we decided to give it a try. We enjoyed it so much we have recommended it to several other people. From the outside it doesn't look very promising - no curb appeal at all. But then you are walking into a Garden of Eden. Go at subset and watch all the torches being lit. The Margaritas are really good. The food has an Italian flair. The seafood lasagna special was excellent. The wine menu was good which is not always true in PV. The prices are reasonable. They had live entertainment both times we were there. Have a drink at the bar. A must visit if you are staying in Nuevo Vallarta!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“A garden setting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely time last evening in this off the beaten path restaurant. Tequila lime shrimp was excellent...fresh baked bread was excellent. Side veggies not so much, but didn't take away from great food experience. Service was top-notch. Atmosphere in the inner courtyard was lovely.

Visited March 2014
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“An unexpected pleasure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Wasn't sure what to expect when we walked into this restaurant, but were glad we did. Staying at Paradise Village Resort, this restaurant was within walking distance (a long walk) and you can feel safe walking the street.

We walked by a booth with a guy who gave us a coupon for a discount at this restaurant as long as we paid cash, so look for that.

Our group of 8 was seated in the "outdoor" section. We were covered with the side "wall" being curtains that were tied back so we could see outside (the view isn't anything spectacular.) The atmosphere is nice and there was an individual playing guitar and singing.

They had 2 specials of which one was jumbo shrimp. It was excellent! Portion size was more than enough. None of us could handle dessert afterwards although a few did have some after dinner drinks. Service was excellent.

Would definitely eat here again.

Visited March 2014
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Edmonton, Canada
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“Good shrimp”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

Almost anything on the menu that has shrimp is good. Service was good as was the live entertainment.

Visited March 2014
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“Nice place for dinner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

8 of us went out for dinner , service was very good , as was the food . Another good place to eat in Nuevo.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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