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Chula Vida

Playa Blanca, Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Mexico
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“octopus” (5 reviews)
“wahoo” (3 reviews)
“wood fire” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mexican
$$ - $$$
Playa Blanca, Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Wood-fire grilled seafood platter was very good; included mahi-mahi, octopus, tuna, and some of the best shrimp I've ever tasted; also included rice, grilled veggies and corn tortillas. We also had the tiritas appetizer (Mexican style sashami)...quite adventurous for us, but we loved it! We...More

Thank Frazzllhd
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We’re staying at Marea on Playa Blanca and so drove down the road about 5 minutes to Chula Vida. We enjoyed a mixed seafood grill for the adults consisting of fish, large shrimp and octopus. It came with rice and grilled veggies. Very tasty. Our...More

Thank ThreeBeasties
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

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