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“Mexican cuisine at its best!”
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Viva La Vida
Price range: $20 - $33
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Fiesta comes to the North London suburb of Edmonton in the colourful shape of Viva la Vida, a Mexican restaurant which really does live up to its name. Surrounded by one off artworks painted with bright colours evoking images of Mexico at its best, diners enjoy those favourite South American dishes including the likes of nachos, enchiladas and chillis as well as US influenced burgers and tex-mex dishes. The resident chef adds a little twist to some choices while staying true to the origins of others, encouraging diners to experience something outside of their comfort zone. As well known for its cocktails as for its food, Viva la Vida is a popular local choice for drinkers too, offering a wide range of those beloved South American cocktails as well as tequila and beers from South of the border. A partygoers paradise, Viva la Vida is vibrant and lively, open until two in the morning so after a little dinner you can stick around for salsa sounds and dancing as late as you like.
Reviewed August 24, 2012

Great food that doesn't disappoint at every visit, it has become our local. You can entertain friends or have a romantic meal for two, it's just perfect. The owner of Viva has a great sense of humour and is always there to make us feel welcome . If you appreciate art, I would thoroughly recommend you go not just for the food, but to admire the paintings by a local artist. It's great value for money, for example, a starter, main and drink is about £15.

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Thank Mary H
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Reviewed August 23, 2012

10 of us went to the restaurant for a meal. The greeting was fantastic with all staff friendly and welcoming. They were always at your assistance immediately if needed. The food was fantastic with a generous portion for a very reasonable price. The atmosphere is vibrant with music playing and the colourful scenery makes it a very comfortable environment to eat in and converse with friends.

Cannot recommend this restaurant highly enough; on all counts, it was superb.

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Thank Joe A
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Reviewed August 19, 2012

Visited this restaurant for my birthday with a group of friends on a Thursday. I cannot recommend enough, the food was great, decent portions and not over priced. Most of us had steak with the jd glaze, really tasty and perfectly cooked. All the staff are friendly, which made for a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere. I lost count of the amount of cocktails I had, but all were delicious! I'm looking forward to visiting again, hope to see you soon, Carlos and the rest of the staff!

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Thank quingbex
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Reviewed August 17, 2012

Fabulous place to go with friends and family..
delicious food and a great atmosphere

P.s if you want to do a special birthday for your BF/GF Viva La Vida will be the right place! =)

Strictly recommended

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Thank kardelen k
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Reviewed August 7, 2012

I was recommended this restaurant by a friend and was not disappointed, generous tasty portions and a great lively atmosphere which was all brought of ether by really friendly staff! Would highly recommend a visit!

Thank Anish T
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