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Chula Vida

Playa Blanca, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good26%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“flan” (3 reviews)
“octopus” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Playa Blanca, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

The Chula Vida restaurant provides a wonderful setting on the Pacific Ocean. The food is superb, fresh, and cooked to your tastes. And the margaritas aren't bad either. Enjoy your special meal with your friends.

Thank someoldflogger44
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Stasya , la Rusa and Mike , our hosts took us here for dinner after releasing baby turtles. They served exellent tuna, suchimi and frilled veggies.

Thank MMNelson00
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Stayed on Playa Blanca with my family and was suggested this place. The food and atmosphere were great! Axel was so kind and we enjoyed getting to know the staff! We ended up going twice during our week long trip because we enjoyed it so...More

1  Thank Sammy S
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Try the Basil Mojito! Food is great, service is great- thanks Axel for accommodating all of us! Love walking to dinner and feeling welcomed!

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Have been passing by Chula Vida for years and finally stopped in with the family for dinner. Jorge and his team were very hospitable and friendly. Seafood grill was outstanding - sushi grade ahi was perfectly seared. Wahoo, octopus and shrimp was cooked perfectly and...More

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

when we are in the mood for a long beach walk, we walk from Barra de Potosi for about 40 mins and then hang out in Chula Vida for lunch , love their tuna and grilled veggies !

Thank CCarlos06
Reviewed 7 May 2017

our hosts took us there for dinner and it was superb! tuna was amzing. So we went ourselves in a couple of days and it was average.

Thank AmeliaG73
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Walking the mile or more from Solecito Bungalows Hotel to Chula Vida along the beach, you pass pelicans, sandpipers and almost nothing else. Beautiful ocean waves, sea breeze. Chula Vida is right on that beach. Perfect for a margarita at sunset. The food is fresh,...More

Thank PeggyAnnG
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We found the restaurants in Barra de Potosi to be very similar and frankly boring after a few days. And then we had the Chula Vida experience. The meal was delicious, the service impeccable, and our host Jose joined us for conversation and a photo...More

Thank jazzlover44
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We had dinner here a couple times and noted the friendly service and enjoyed the fish and shrimp cooked over live coals. In particular the fresh fish of the day was delicious and was marinated in a subtle sauce and served with rice, grilled veggies,...More

Thank Tom H
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20 February 2018|
Response from someoldflogger44 | Reviewed this property |
Typically, mid afternoon into the evening. We typically have "linner". That's lunch and dinner combined. Enjoy, this place had wonderful food and great ambiance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Blanca, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo  >  Playa Blanca
  • Phone Number: 360-225-9228
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