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Riviera Maya

$$ - $$$
Bay View
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2258 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-1330
+1 414-294-4848
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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110 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

If you like a nice mole sauce, this is the place for you! If you're not into that, this may or may not be the place for you. I always enjoy my meal here (I am not one who is into moles), but the real winners here for me are the margaritas (which are strong), the guacamole, and the chicken... More 

Thank RebL1231
Raleigh, North Carolina
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88 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

No children's menu at this restaurant, and the adult options didn't appear to be child friendly. We ended up leaving without eating.

Thank soso052904
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Saturday afternoon late lunch/early dinner. Our waiter provided excellent, friendly service. His knowledge of the menu items guided us in our food selections. My nephew ordered Blackened Tilapia Tacos. My sister ordered Chimichanga Camerones (Shrimp), and l ordered Zucchini & Corn Tostadas. Vegetarian tortilla soup was full of flavor. Sauces provided were a smoked Chipotle, salsa Verde, a mole, and... More 

Thank 623cynthia01
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97 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We had a late snack here after gallery night. I love nachos and their version was really good and filling. The nachos were topped with mashed beans, grilled chicken (your choice of meat), fresh tomatoes, cheese, guacamole, etc.

Thank lionjen
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016

One of the best of many great eateries in the Bayview area. The menu was eclectic Mexican with specialities, and the food was plentiful and delicious. Service was top notch. We will return to this restaurant. Overall, somewhat pricey, but a good choice for special evenings.

Thank Doc A
Greendale, Wisconsin
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104 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2016

A friend took four of us out to dinner on a Wednesday night at 6:00PM and chose Riviera Maya because of its fresh ingredients. Since it's in Bay View, parking is at a premium. We got a table at the window, although it was too cold outside to people watch. Our waiter was impossible to understand; fortunately our hostess speaks... More 

Thank Anna Marie L
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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453 reviews
329 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2015

Love the moles! Inventive, richly developed flavors! There are plenty of a variety of dishes for everyone to sample the different moles. The margaritas are yummy too and service is efficient.

Thank CzechMate2010
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

I really love coming here for special events such as the birthday which I have often done in the past. The employees are always friendly and prompt. I also really like the variety of mole that's offered. The food is well prepared and there's a good Friday on the menu. It is often times very festive and in a great... More 

Thank Juan A
Greenfield, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2015

We had supper at Riviera Maya on Sunday, 9/6/2015. This place is in the Bay View area and serves Mexican food. They offer complimentary Tortilla soup with any entree but not complimentary chips and salsa. The dining area that we were in was crowded and the tables were small. We had loaded tacos which were average. The noise level was... More 

Thank Ken A
Muskego, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2015

Not much parking, so had to walk a ways. Food was just ok. Didn't care for the sauces and the food was bland. There are much better Mexican restaurants in the Milwaukee area. Service wasn't very good either. The waiter didn't know which enchilada plate was which, and one of our diners has severe shellfish allergies. Very scary. I won't... More 

Thank Bork98

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2258 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-1330
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Bay View
  • Neighborhood: Bay View
  • Phone Number: +1 414-294-4848

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