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Buena Vida Clarendon

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$10 - $35
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
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Dinner
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Tacos
Burritos
Enchiladas
Quesadillas
Nachos
Chips and Salsa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

When it comes to Mexican restaurants, Buena Vida pretty much breaks the mold. The atmosphere is stylish, modern, elegant even, with high ceilings and big windows that give the place a light and airy feel. The decor is colorful and artistic, and so is the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank JaneTravelsTheWorld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started on the first floor for happy hour and had great margaritas. The salsa flavors were very unique and would go back just for the salsa. After that we headed upstairs and had a fine dining experience. The server was very helpful with our...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Heather L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun and exciting restaurant. Everything was running smoothly. Waiters were so helpful and everyone seemed to help each other. We felt well taken care of without someone hovering. Max was our waiter. Excellent. Explained his favorite dishes like he had prepared them. Answered questions about...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Blackdrap
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here twice now, once on a weeknight when it was empty and we got excellent service - perfect; and once on a Friday night when it was full and we got good to fair service. Both times, the food was a constant -...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank virginiawriter
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Had a great meal. NOT Tex-Mex on the third floor. Mexican style cooking with some thoughtful choices. I had the Lamb with black beans and rice, great choice large portions and leftovers for another day. This place is like an adult refuge, thankfully. Lots of...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank buzzkirk101
Reviewed April 12, 2019

Our first dinner at this new restaurant in our neighborhood. Very inventive menu! Definitely NOT TexMex. Rather, it showcases ingredients and cooking styles from the varied cuisines of Mexico. We started with a dish of slightly piquant shrimp with sautéed plantains, nicely presented and delicious....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ArtTrekker
Reviewed March 28, 2019

We had dinner with friends on the second floor at Buena Vida. The food and service were great! The restaurant had all the little touches that made it charming, from the table side coat/bag trees, to the festive tortilla holders. We ordered the queso fundido,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank LK229
Reviewed March 28, 2019

Being quite familiar with BaBa and Anbar in Clarendon, we decided to check out their new sister restaurant, Buena Vida, located just across the street from them. So true that all good things come in threes! The warm friendliness of the staff coupled with their...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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