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Viva Zapata

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Grill, Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood
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Calle Damero 67 Solar 14 | Near to the mail square, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 984 875 2362
10:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 23:30
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Value for money! Good taste, a bit slow at times but it's worth waiting for . The grill is awesome and everything was tasty

Thank whyagain
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were here last night. After what felt like hours walking on a windy beach with three children a mom walking near by recommended this spot. When we walked in the two big ones tried to get on the swings at the bar. The waitress gently ushered us to a table next to the kids section. Which sat in a... More 

Thank Tonatzin M
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very barish and not fancy at all. We were here quite early for lunch. Very, very fresh fish fried whole to our liking. Great to see the fish come in piled on a fishing rod.

Thank mizzaz-i
Eatontown, New Jersey
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of our favorite bars. We heard the food was good, but never ate there. Bartenders were real good and this place was uncrowded. It's a lil out of the way, so i'm assuming that's y it doesn't get the tourist foot traffic. But it's better that way. Def go check it out. Margarita Zapata was great. Beers... More 

Thank Richiewhitejr17
Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Good food and drinks would eat there again. Friendly staff. We had the guacamole and fajitas.....no complaints :)

Thank jgaron446
Arlington, Virginia
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116 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Most of the dishes are grilled here, especially seafood. I had the fish tacos, and the fish and other fillings were fresh and well prepared. It's also nice to sit "outside" but not on the street. There was live music, too, when I was there. There were quite a few families with small children, and some of those kids run... More 

Thank ltwau
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Good Food and fancy Drinks. If you like fish and meat, this a your place. Tasty and with a good quality, kindly staff and good drinks. A place to be.

Thank Polly C C
Flat Rock, Michigan
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

The arrachera (flank steak) from Viva Zapata was pretty much the greatest thing I ate during my entire Mexico vacation. Watch out for mosquitos, though!

Thank m0bot6
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We loved Viva Zapata and visited several times during our trip for both lunch and supper. The restaurant is in a wonderful location on a side street in the heart of town. It has a wonderful atmosphere including a bar that serves up one of the best margaritas on the island! I love that Viva Zapata has an open grill... More 

Thank wbronkema
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We visited viva Zapata restaurant with my family [2 adults and one child ] the place is very traditional. The food is fresh and Good in portions. The price as everywhere else in the island are high. The place itself is comfortable we ask to seat on the non smoking area and even it was close the let us seat.... More 

Thank juan luis h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$34
Bar, Grill, Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood
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
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
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
Catch of the day. Native & mediterranean cousine

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?