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Riviera Grill

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Av. Paseo de los Cocoteros #35 Sur, Nuevo Vallarta 63735, Mexico
+52 322 297 6545
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Holt, Michigan, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Combination of Bandaras Bay lobster, filet, and BBQ'd ribs! This meal for two was delicious, with a large amount of food for a couple with extra to take home. The platter was not inexpensive but considering the items that were included, reasonable. A very short walk from Playa Royale and plans for a return visit are underway. Recommended.

Thank Ron F
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here before, was good. Was told by fellow vacationers last year was not good. We decided to give it a chance, what a surprise! Fantastic! Live entertainment, great food and drinks at a reasonable price! Told our fellow vacationers that it was definitely worth giving it another try!

Thank Marc B
San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No reservation required, even on U.S. Thanksgiving evening when the restaurants at our resort were very busy. Had very attentive service, plenty of options on the menu plus a turkey special because of Thanksgiving. Our waiter spoke excellent English, the prices were good, they take credit cards, and there was live music the whole time we were there (8-9:30 p.m.)

Thank BookVixen
Vancouver, BC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time back this year & the salads & fish were good, as always. Jacob is a great waiter & we really enjoy the guitarist that plays there.

Thank RebeccaVancouver_BC
Tigard, Oregon
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was great, very attentive. Menu has seafood and steak. My wife enjoyed the caprese salad and tempura white fish. My filet was cooked properly, but wasn't the best filet of local offerings. Drinks and wine were very solid, about average with local choices. Given that it's a short walk from our resort, we will come back again. The ambiance... More 

Thank joelovesliving
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Lobster mmmmmm..live music and freindly staff. No windows or wall with the warm breeze made the evening very relaxing. Just down the road from paradise village.

Thank ronw720
Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We had heard better of the restaurant and hence perhaps expected something better than middle of the road. Wife's meal of seared ahi tuna was large and very good, mine listed as "seafood pasta" was actually a seafood lasagna that was good. The grocery store microwaved bun was the only "extra" and was the low point of a meal than... More 

Thank hairypeach
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

About the only restaurant in Nuevo Vallarta that answered the phone and said they would be open for dinner. About a 15 minute walk from our condo. Pleasant setting, some fans set up as it's still fairly humid. Service a little slow even with only 4 or 5 tables as there's basically one host/server, with a bar helper and one... More 

Thank Morley J
Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Great food! We had the crab cakes and New England soup they were both delicious. The soup was so creamy. I could of had that alone so yummy. We not chicken fajitas and beef. They were so flavorful. This is our second time that's how much we loved it.

Thank Sunshine4you22
Edmonton, Canada
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

9 years of pleasant experiences at Riviera. A nice walk from Paradise Village up the boulevard walking path. Garden-like, open air atmosphere dappled with ambient lighting along paths meandering through the plants on the way to nice bathrooms. There's always good music, a great menu and attentive service. The timing between courses and food presentation are thoughtful. Prices are a... More 

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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
USD 6 - USD 20
Mexican, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Paseo de los Cocoteros #35 Sur, Nuevo Vallarta 63735, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Nuevo Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 297 6545
The Riviera Grill restaurant offers a fun, lively garden atmosphere in the heart of Nuevo Vallarta in Riviera Nayarit.We are located just 3 minutes from Paradise Plaza and within walking distance of all of Nuevo Vallarta's hotels and resorts including Playa Royale, Marival, Grand Velas and Dreams and we are a short taxi ride from Mayan Palace and Flamingos. We are just across from Luma and Ocean Terrace.Choose your spot - sit at the Onyx Bar or sit at a table in our beautiful garden restaurant.You'll love our Contemporary Mexican and Mediterranean Cuisine including Pasta, Mediterranean Seafood Soup, Enchiladas and Chili Rellanos (like you've never had them before!), Tequila Shrimp and Daily Fresh Fish.The Onyx Bar features an international selection of spirits and wine and over 20 different Tequila's.

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