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Riviera Maya

Bay View
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2258 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-1330
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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70 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars 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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84 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars 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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90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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101 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars 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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419 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars 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 stars 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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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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
Milwaukee, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

When visiting Riviera Maya, you must try the mole sampler to get a true appreciation of the flavors this kitchen creates. Each one has a distinctive flavor and brings a unique sensory palette to the dish. The chocolate mole is rich and complex, while the peanut was not as strong as we would have liked. The special mole of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Latin
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: 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?