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Vida Mexican Kitchen y Cantina

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$$ - $$$Mexican, , Spanish
210 E Trade St Ste 104A, Charlotte, NC 28202-2413
+1 704-971-8432
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
210 E Trade St Ste 104A, Charlotte, NC 28202-2413
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located right across from the Ritz Carlton, this is a high end Mexican restaurant with an open, airy dining room. The service is good. I had one of the enchilada main courses, which was superb, and we had chips, salsa and cheese dip for starters....More

Thank Jirvbon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A girlfriend and I had concert ticket, we were looking to eat somewhere close by. I had made reservations, we walked right in and sat down. Our waiter came over promptly, took our order and got our drinks back very quickly. Everything was great! The...More

Thank Joan C
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I decided to have a drink in Charlotte’s Epicenter. Vida was the perfect place. The atmosphere here was comfortable within a busy area on a Saturday night. Margherita was made to order with no frozen mix. Will come again.

Thank Kokoman63
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Met up with a group of about 15 current and former coworkers for happy hour. Easy parking in the parking garage downstairs and quick access off the street and up the steps. Nice bar area. Food was great. Had the vegetable taco and a steak...More

Thank Campbls
Reviewed April 25, 2018

Downtown Charlotte can be a ghost town on a Sunday night, so no trouble getting a table. Plenty of food in the order with lots of chips and salsa to fill you up.

Thank Mark1206
Reviewed March 21, 2018

When we walked in around 10:30PM we were told by the hostess that there would be a 15-20 minute wait so we decided to sit in the bar area to order at a high top table. NO ONE came over at all after sitting there...More

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed March 6, 2018

They offered a short menu for the day party goers , being that I do not eat meat I tried the Chips and Queso being 1 of maybe 3 things on the menu that didn't have meat and it was quite tasty for the small...More

Thank LiaLeigh
Reviewed February 20, 2018

One of the things I miss most living in Europe is good Mexican food. So, on my first night in Charlotte, I walked over to La Vida. The greeting was friendly and service was prompt and attentive. Chips and salsa were really good. I had...More

Thank Chipol
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

Short and semi-sweet. The only place in town that isn’t booked for dinner. Wait......... there’s a reason. Service = 2/10 Food = 3/10 Price = 5/10 (Slow trombone sound) Never again.

Thank Smackz
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

Went with a group of 20 adults and kids. It was right across the street from our hotel- Omni. They got us in fast. We had great service and delicious food! Every person loved what they ordered and the food came out so fast we...More

Thank KD0608
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 E Trade St Ste 104A, Charlotte, NC 28202-2413
    (College Street)
  • Public Transportation: We are on the light rail line at the Bobcats Arena/EpiCentre stop.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-971-8432
  • E-mail
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