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Taco Viva

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18911 S Tamiami Trl, Fort Myers, FL 33908-4734
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I drive from Naples to go there. The food is that good. They have the most incredible authentic Mexican food I have ever eaten. Their prices are a lot lower than many other restaurants and you get a ton of food for the money. It is one of those hidden gems we stumbled across.

Thank Michael B
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

This place is a "knock-off" of the original, popular Taco Viva of South Florida from the 70's and 80's. They even used a copy of one of their old menus.

Thank greenbacks
Cadillac, Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Had the steak tacos, couldnt taste the meat. The lettuce eas extremely brown. I definitely wasnt impressed and extremely disappointed.

Thank Joey T
Blaine, Minnesota
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

The pictures led us to believe that this place had authentic tacos. Unfortunately they are just tacos in a flour tortilla. We had the beef, steak and chicken tacos. The steak and chicken were average. Just your typical taco. We also had beans and rice. They were average as well. The chips were terrible. I would skip them! It wasn't... More 

Thank Erika N
Lehigh Acres, Florida
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136 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

I can't really find a good Taco place, i'm too picky i guess...I had iguana mia the year i moved down here, it was ok...but compare to CA, the price is not that impressive. We were running errands the other day and found this place, decided to try. The place look ok...I almost changed my mind...however, I decided to stay... More 

Thank Bobbyaisss
Fort Myers, Florida
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

Didn't realize how big their combos were, two tacos, a side, and a drink was my dinner and lunch the next day! Looks like they make the orders as they come, takes awhile to get your stuff(I didn't mind the wait for freshness); but not bad for tacos and burritos! Nacho chips tasted okay, but I didn't like the cheese;... More 

Thank DJ R
Fort Myers
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

Awesome tacos and guacamole! We love the selection of tacos plus the cilantro and onions are a perfect finish to the tasted meats. Prices are very fair and a great value! Been many times and look forward to our next visit! I like to call in our order and go thru the drive thru to pick it up, super convenient!

Thank purplenimen
Naples, Florida
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Definately a local Mexican restaurant. Food was plentiful and inexpensive. The eating area is tired. The beans and rice are exactly that bean mixed in rice. The service was fair.

Thank Nola W
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78 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Hole in the wall, with great quick service. We used the drive through which I wasn't sure was open, but it was great. Food fantastic.

Thank Mutt239
Tampa, Florida
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

The food is mediocre at best. It's far from "authentic". The menu is misleading. The wait for the DRIVE THROUGH is 30 minutes minimum. And the service is horrible. Literally terrible... You ask them to explain an item or combo or dish? They give you a three word answer. You ask them about ingredients? They shrug their shoulders. I personally... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Mexican, Fast Food, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18911 S Tamiami Trl, Fort Myers, FL 33908-4734
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: 239-590-3812

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?