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Viva Mexico Cantina Grill

129 Washington, Providence, RI 02901
+1 401-369-7974
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
129 Washington, Providence, RI 02901
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Quality Mexican food and really tasty margaritas. The queso fundido was good, but the chorizo was a bit flavorless (compared to what we are used to). The service was really quick and super friendly. 2 adults and 3 kids all found what they wanted and...More

Thank btc175
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I and our two friends and were going to another place for lunch and as we passed by, decided to try Viva Mexico. We are all from the west coast and love Mexican food and were a bit skeptical. We were all...More

Thank Pat W
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Stopped in for tequila and apps. Surprisingly small tequila selection, decent quality but lacked top end anejo. Food came out quick and authentic. Prices were very very reasonable. Went back to try their huevos rancheros the next day, aweful.

Thank GDA1964
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We got PBruins tickets last minute so we had no time to make reservations in the city. We were walking around for a spot to eat and came across this restaurant. We were seated promptly but it took some time to get our drinks or...More

Thank Mhohos
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Chose this restaurant because of its proximity to a venue we were going to.... We should have driven to the better rated but not as convenient options. The place is charming in appearance... The art and decor were great. The food was unremarkable but the...More

Thank Teresacooks
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Great Mexican spot in downtown Providence. I’ve driven/walked by many times and have seen their singers/dancers on the streets performing but didn’t really think of going inside. Glad I did go. Went early in the evening around 4-5pm. Got seats at the bar and got...More

Thank Vjay S
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I'm not fluent in Spanish, but I'm pretty sure "viva" means "live". If so, I wonder how the staff at Viva Mexico expect their patrons to live...if they never feed their patrons. After wanting to go to Ken's Ramen down the street, but seeing that...More

Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 30 August 2017

My old favorite place next door had closed, so I popped in and was seated on the rear patio. Menu was illustrated, but not expansive. Patio was quite pleasant and lively on a Friday evening. I ordered a large burrito which was reasonably priced and...More

Thank Dana T
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This restaurant was very good the last time that I was in Providence! Still as good! The burritos are what you come for, the drinks are good, atmosphere has Mexican kitsch, all a very good formula, for a very good time!

Thank eventsbythirteen
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Ive had dinner here a few times now. Just learned about this place recently. I've had great experiences and referred all my co workers who work a few blocks away. Up until the other day!! I had a bad experience with a take out order....More

Thank cath3pena
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Washington, Providence, RI 02901
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-369-7974
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