We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Viva Zapata

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Grill, Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Calle Damero 67 Solar 14 | Near to the mail square, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 984 875 2362
Website
Today
10:00 - 23:30
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 - 23:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

1,203 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 534: English reviews
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Level Contributor
13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great meal, very chill atmosphere, chose our fish out of fresh catch cooler on floor, music wa an added treat

Helpful?
Thank andersonkl2
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

the staff are great and live music food is good drinks are good recomend this place ! would come back !

Helpful?
Thank MommyDuck
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I came here on our first night after a long day of travelling. The food was awesome and the drinks tasted great. They also take cards which is awesome.

Helpful?
Thank ianibus
Iowa
Level Contributor
24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed fresh fish, shrimp and guacamole. Meals are generous and mid-price range. Wait staff was funny and energized. Since it was my birthday, they delivered a complimentary flan dessert (complete with a candle)

Helpful?
Thank IowaMjb
Somerset, New Jersey
Level Contributor
104 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The ambience was good as well as the service. We had guacamole and pollo nachos, both dishes were tasted very good. The margaritas were too sweet and week.

Helpful?
Thank Jerry G
Thomson, Georgia
Level Contributor
12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Eat here at least once every visit to Holbox. We ate here twice our last trip and watched the Super Bowl here. Game was a disappointment but the food and cold drinks certainly were not!!!! I highly recommend the shrimp and pasta alfredo!! I do not recommend the 'cheese dip'!! Simply melted cheese that is much to thick to dip... More 

Helpful?
Thank GeorgiaUGAGal
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We tried this place after reading reviews and we were not disappointed. We got lobster, shrimp, nachos and tacos. Everything was super tasty and fresh. My kids loved the little area with kid's toys and that was a plus for us to be able to enjoy our dinner while they played after finishing their food. I would 100% return! Great... More 

Helpful?
Thank alalor
camnyc2
Level Contributor
81 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved this place! Stopped in for drinks on our first full day on island. At the bar they have swings so we just sat, swinging and drinking :) Went back to for dinner and wow, we should have gone there more than once but it was our last night. We had shrimp skewers (grilled shrimp with grilled peppers and... More 

Helpful?
Thank camnyc2
Level Contributor
9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We've visited a couple of times before and always had the "surf and turf" mixed grill, its huge and fabulous! Service is slow but, that's Holbox/Mexico. For that they would get 4 stars because of the service. This time we ordered fish and ribeye. When it came nothing else came with it, no garnish, veg, fries nothing! They had to... More 

Helpful?
Thank Uncleholi
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food I had fajitas the meat was grilled to perfection the service fantastic! Specialty drinks were delicious ! Don't miss this place while you are on the island.

Helpful?
Thank Linda D

Travellers who viewed Viva Zapata also viewed

Holbox Island, Quintana Roo
Holbox Island, Quintana Roo
 
Holbox Island, Quintana Roo
Holbox Island, Quintana Roo
 

Been to Viva Zapata? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$35
Cuisine
Bar, Grill, Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:30
Monday
10:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:30
Thursday
10:00 - 23:30
Friday
10:00 - 23:30
Saturday
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Damero 67 Solar 14 | Near to the mail square, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 875 2362
Description
Catch of the day. Native & mediterranean cousine

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Viva Zapata and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Viva Zapata staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?