We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Villa Rica Mocambo

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Av Mocambo 527, Veracruz, Mexico
+52 229 922 2113
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

855 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 118: English reviews
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Tiki style restaurant with live music occasionally. Food is good and the service is good also. Directly on a nice piece if beach.

Thank stephenp742
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

This is very popular restaurant with locals as well as tourists. It is quite a large restaurant overlooking the beach and specialises in seafood. The food is excellent and reasonably priced, although not one of the cheapest, but good value for money. The staff are very friendly and the service is excellent. Have visited Veracruz/Boca del Rio many times and... More 

Thank AnEnglishmanAbroad14
Leon, Mexico
Level Contributor
21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

Excellent cuisine, very beautiful place near the beach, Veracruz seafood is the best of this place. 100% recommended for the whole family, and also to enjoy a business lunch

Thank Luis Javier M
Veracruz Mexico
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Been there many times for business and family purposes and even when I try some different Choice than before I get delighted . Great service even when full, some times have to wait a little but its worth it, and the view is magnificent, cant lose it in your visit

Thank mfigarola
Level Contributor
59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

Came for the second time-18 years later; expectations met. The sea bass iwas great, view superb, beach breeze soothing. Only but is that crew is under extreme stress due to the high demand. Other than that, a must if you are in town, no wonder is number two.

1 Thank ranaqueretana
Valencian Country, Spain
Level Contributor
145 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016

This restaurant has really given us some mixed feelings. On the one hand the location (view of the beach) is beautiful, the service is quite o.k. and the dishes are tasty (Ceviche, Manos de Cangrejo,Tostado de Mariscos, Arroz tumbado, Robalo and Langostinos Chili Ajo, Langostinos Mojo Ajo). But someone should tell them that the food should not swim in oil.... More 

Thank oldgerman66
Kamloops, Canada
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2016

Everything was perfect. We had a table right on the beach. The food was amazing, especially the tuna ceviche. Great wine menu. The service was great. Not one complaint.

Thank Allison W
San Jose, California
Level Contributor
18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

It's one of the nicest places to eat seafood at Veracruz, waitress are dress up with traditional suits and they maintain a festive mood; it's located at the beach so you can walk at the sand while you wait for your food. It's a little expensive but the food is worthy.

Thank Luis Rubén E
Mexico City, Mexico
Level Contributor
274 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

It took a while to get in as it was high season. Well worth the wait. The beach area , reception and live music is quite good. You should expect wait times of up to 30 minutes to get your food but it's well worth it. There are 2 . You have to go the mocambo one which is the... More 

Thank lforest
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Food was great, prices are good, the location is lovely! Right in front of the beach. The service is great, good timing, nice waiters. We loved it!!

Thank Collor A

Travelers who viewed Villa Rica Mocambo also viewed

Veracruz, Veracruz
Veracruz, Veracruz
Veracruz, Veracruz

Been to Villa Rica Mocambo? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $40
Mexican, Seafood, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av Mocambo 527, Veracruz, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Veracruz  >  Veracruz
  • Phone Number: +52 229 922 2113

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Villa Rica Mocambo and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Villa Rica Mocambo staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?