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“Fantastic view & great food”

Mivida Tapas Bar&Restaurant
Ranked #23 of 448 Restaurants in Tulum
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: MiVida Restaurant Beach Club is located in the incredible beaches of Tulum in the Mayan Riviera, only 3 Km Away from Maya Ruinas.
Reviewed December 26, 2013

We didnt know what to expect from the outside, but when we walked in, the waiter said would you like to sit at the back by the beach. Obviously that is a yes! Absolutely stunning views, the waiter spoke a little english, but we had a spannish speaker with us, so didnt really need it.
Great food, fantastic view. Next time in Tulum, I will be going back!

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Thank Hass2011
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Reviewed December 24, 2013

I never thought I would come to mexico and eat the best Italian food ever! Luca and Al have created a truly special place with beautiful ambiance and delicious food and wine. The octopus tapa with garbanzo and rosemary was by far a highlight; a specialty of Luca's own mother, and we watched as a fisherman brought live prawns straight to the kitchen, onto the grill, and then promptly into our mouths! The endive salad had perfect sardines and the tenderloin tapa with polenta and truffle oil was delectable. Everything paired perfectly with their house white that encompassed the salinity and minerality of the fresh seafood. We left feeling satisfied and not stuffed. Definitely a place I would recommend to anyone wanting an elegant evening in Tulum.

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Thank Anna G
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Reviewed December 17, 2013

Lovely small restaurant located on the beach in Tulum, the Mivida offers excellent views, delicious Mediterranean cuisine and a romantic atmosphere. Studied in detail, it is suitable for romantic dinners and also to who love to enjoy the excellent fish sipping wine doc, Dine overlooking the sea. Also try the vegetarian meals! Excellent value for money.

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Thank viv420
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Reviewed December 15, 2013

Our only poor choice in 3 weeks in Mexico.
We decided to sit on the deck over the beach - nice atmosphere but very dark and our table was not clean (fish bones & lolly wrappers). We had to clean ourselves. The service disappeared for about 10-15 minutes & just as we were about to leave arrived with a taster. Taster was great but that is were it ended. None of drink options we chose from the menu were available. Our food choices were also not available. None of these issues were explained on arrival and generally service staff were not interested in assisting. We were told tapas could not be ordered as tapas (3-5 dishes to share) but only as an entree as very small portions. We settled on a tuna dish & beef dish. Tuna was served as requested (rare) but as it was frozen, it still managed to be dry & tasteless. The beef was eatable but sauce very very salty, Instead of being served with roast potatoes per the menu it was served with deep fried grated potato (not made into a gratin - just small 10mm x 2mm flakes).
The table next to us asked about vegetarian options & the service response was "I don't know" - no effort to actually find out.
Requesting the bill was also difficult we ended up leaving after 15 minutes & heading to the bar to pay (there were 2 other tables only - who were not being served either). The food was on the more expensive end of what was available nearby making it very very bad value since we left hungry (I could not eat the tuna) & disappointed at a wasted opportunity.
If nearby try another place, every other place we visited nearby was great.

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Reviewed December 5, 2013

Best food in Tulum we have had! The tapas were really delectable, each one we tried used some unusual combination of spicing and ingredients that made them unique and quite special. Staff was remarkably friendly and the multinational influences on food made for fun discovery in those we ate. There were many excellent choices for the vegetarian pallets, too, a nice plus since we were in the mood for mostly well prepared vegetable dishes. Seafood we tried was also nicely prepared. All in all, a beautiful and delicious dining experience.

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Thank worlsBeachTraveler
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