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132 High St, Belfast, ME 04915-6348
+1 207-338-2211
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good31%
  • Average22%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible9%
10 Apr 2017
“Restaurant closed!! ”
13 Oct 2016
“Back again and it was even better.... met the real chef...”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Caribbean
$$ - $$$
132 High St, Belfast, ME 04915-6348
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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately we didn't realise it was closed til we got here ... :-/ Closed Closed Closed Closed Really think there needs to be a no longer in business option ... as writing a 100 words on something that is no longer there is hard!

Thank 1adventureheart
Reviewed October 13, 2016

Lunch at La Vida Caribbean/Mexican Bistro... wonderful cuisine, The chef who has taught two young men how to do it, and do it right was in the kitchen this day. The food was more than excellent, and fresh and well affordable. pedestrian location near the...More

Thank jcandy455
Reviewed September 9, 2016

My wife and I have eaten here several times, and we will continue to do so. The food has always been excellent, the service quick and polite, the prices good. The only thing keeping it from a fifth star is, the tables always feel a...More

Thank Francismaine
Reviewed August 21, 2016

The place is decorated in a festive, Mexican decor and it's pleasant to be there. The wait staff was friendly and prompt. The food was o.k. to good, somewhat authentic. The portions were good. It suited our purposes and the over all experience was good.

Thank bluetrail
Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Interesting restaurant. The nachos are epic - classic satisfying pile of cheesy messy goodness. Get them with chili. The house margarita is nothing special, a little heavy on the triple sec, no tequila flavor shining through. Chicken tacos with chunks of tequila-lime grilled chicken, crisp...More

Thank RochesterTraveler585
Reviewed July 14, 2016

Only tried it once, figured the burrito would give me a good comparison with almost all other Mexican restaurants I frequent in my home state. Pulled pork was mushy and almost tasteless. My husband's ground beef burrito was also not tasty. Side dish of mashed...More

1  Thank MadBeachTraveler
Reviewed July 12, 2016

OK People.... if you are in Maine, or near Maine or ever get to Maine. Stop into the village of Belfast Maine. and its a neat and great spot. But....here it is.... There is a MEXICAN/Caribbean restaurant there named La Vida... I was shocked and...More

Thank jcandy455
Reviewed July 9, 2016

Great place to come for brunch. Quiet with great Reggae music flowing in the background. Try the Mexican flag with all pork... YUM! And geezum the churros with homemade coconut ice cream?? Please go here. Go now while there's still fresh delicious homemade salsa still...More

1  Thank WhiteWolfGoddess
Reviewed February 2, 2016

My wife and I went when they first opened and chalked up the lousy experience to a new restaurant just getting their footing. The second time I went, years later, I took friends from out of town. Sorry to report that the experience was worse...More

1  Thank J H
Reviewed January 17, 2016

the quesadilla didn't have enough cheese and my burrito had cheese that wasn't melted and the service was slow. I got a cup of coffee and never got a refill.

Thank icyparrott
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 High St, Belfast, ME 04915-6348
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +1 207-338-2211
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Fun, fresh Mexican and Caribbean food with real fruit margaritas all in a great atmosphere! Can hold large parties. Great place for Birthdays Lunch, Happy Hour, & Dinner
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