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Viva La Mexicana


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017, 2019 Winner


$13 - $25
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a family party of six for dinner. First impressions of this Mexican diner were a little unusual. Two tables had been pushed together so that we could all fit around but one was slightly higher than the other. The lighting was a bit...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank H R
Reviewed May 8, 2019

We went here as a last minute decision on a Saturday night. Having looked at the website we booked a table as they say if there is no bookings they may not open.Well the place was definitely open and by 8.30 was full. They were...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Mothership2013
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

A great little restaurant offering authentic Mexican food. We will definitely be returning and would thoroughly recommend this restaurant to anyone who likes something a bit different.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank BonzoW
Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

After six years living in Texas we were missing authentic Mexican food. Everyone in the family loved it and the margaritas did not disappoint either! The staff were really friendly too. We will definitely return.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank CraftyEscapism
Reviewed April 30, 2019 via mobile

This is the place to go if you want to have true Mexican food. Not Texmex but real Mexican food. It is a family own restaurant, and owner are nicer people I have ever seen. They really take care about their customers. The food is...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Manu_Audrey
Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

I was looking for something a little different when I came across Viva La Mexicana. I wasn't sure at first as it was empty (Thursday at 7), but decided to stick with it. I was greeted by a lovely English gent (the owner?) who was...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Chswit
Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

Came here for a meal and very disappointed considering the good reviews, partners meal was very dry and everything seemed microwaved and tasteless, good guacamole and nachos but overall not up to scratch really. We won't be returning unfortunately. It lacked spice and fresh flavour...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank jazzyprince
Reviewed March 28, 2019 via mobile

This place continues to please, lovely dips to start at great price and then love the chicken and pork dishes. My husband likes chocolate one. This is run with very few staff so be patient and enjoy a cocktail first

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Christina075
Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

As a mexican living in Bristol for 5 years now I looked for a place where I could have the “closest” to mexican food as I could hve, and I definetely found it in Viva la Mexicana. The tortillas are real tortillas, the Chaluaco or...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank EAM27
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

Delicious Mexican food with the option to get an intense hit of spice. Reasonably priced and friendly service!! I would highly recommend the margarita cocktail. Already looking forward to my next visit.

Date of visit: March 2019
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