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Tierra Viva

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Calle Marlin 10, Sayulita, Mexico
+52 329 291 3280
07:30 - 22:00
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North Bay, CA
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had the best fish meal here. Mahi Mahi grilled with garlic and butter for $8. I couldn't buy a piece of fish that cheap at home. Great service and good location.

Thank superello
Level Contributor
25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came here pretty much every day of our trip for rooftop margaritas in the afternoon or to watch the sunset. Its a great place in Sayulita for sunset views. Watermelon margaritas here are amazing--with fresh muddled watermelon in the bottom of the glass. So good! The guys working here were always so friendly and chatty. We learned a lot... More 

Thank Jen B
San Francisco, California
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have never been disappointed at this elegantly casual dinner restaurant. Reservations around 7:30 or 8 ensures a table outside. All entrees were beautifully presented. The Mango shrimp was perfectly sautéed with fluffy potatoes and veggies. The Tamirand Red Snapper was also delicious but could have just used a few sesame seeds as a garnish instead of the fish being... More 

Thank Marvinsdaughter
Edmonton, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most meals were prepared very well. Salads are fresh and excellent! Love this location and the owners, Charlie and Melanie, are in the restaurant and made us feel very welcome! A great experience each time I visited! Thanks.

Thank whitlam2017
Denver, Colorado
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134 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No question my favorite dinner of the trip. The red snapper was exactly what I was looking for. Definitely recommend!

Thank eleeg
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a the best meal of our trip at Tierra Viva! We have traveled all over Mexico and my husband said this was the BEST Arrachera (skirt steak) he has ever had. My coconut shrimp was outstanding. Great customer service.

Thank TheSpaatPedrega... P
Scottsdale, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Trusted TA reviews and they are spot-on! We ate here twice. NOT the conventional fare at all.. the kitchen and chefs here take great care to bring fresh and delicious presentations. Take one look at any plate... such care to place things in a beautiful manner. Guacamole tostadas, Arranchera/flank steak, mahi, Each dish cooked / prepared with great care. Drinks... More 

Thank Michael D
Eugene, Oregon
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a couple and decided not to go with the whole family and I feel that was a good decision. Fairly small restaurant but good atmosphere and very open. They only use seafood if it's fresh (they told us that today was the first day they've had tuna in over a month because they didn't catch anything). Everything... More 

Thank nlconner1927
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The good part... Our meal was pretty good. Bad news...We are in the middle of our meal and I needed to use the restroom. Keep in mind sanitary conditions are extraordinarily important because of the weird viruses and sickness that goes on here. When I approached the bathroom it was locked... A moment later out walked the bartender. When I... More 

Thank lplage
TierraViva2017, Owner at Tierra Viva, responded to this review

I appreciate you bring this matter to our attention, we will discuss with the staff. We do discuss personal and workplace hygiene on a regular basis. The bathrooms are cleaned several times during the course of the day. I personally clean up after guest (with poor aim) several time each night. Cleanliness in Public Bathrooms is a very serious concern... More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped three times and ate Ceviche and drank Passion Fruit Margaritas! DELICIOUS!! The service was perfect and the Iguanas were very entertaining! It is a MUST if you love Ceviche!

Thank Dana S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$5
Mexican, Latin, Seafood
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Marlin 10, Sayulita, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Sayulita
  • Phone Number: +52 329 291 3280
Tierra Viva Restaurant and Terraza Bar provides a creative cuisine using fresh local ingredients. Breakfast option range from Chiliquiles to Eggs Benedict. Lunch and Dinners options specialize in Fish, Shrimp and Calamari dishes. All of our plates are made at the time of your order, you will notice the fresh taste in every meal

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