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Chula Vida

Playa Blanca, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good32%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“flan” (3 reviews)
“sushi” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Playa Blanca, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 19 February 2016

This was my friend and I first time here. We spent the day here and just loved it. Chula Vida is immaculate. We were given chaise lounges, tables and umbrellas out from the restaurant on the beach. Very attentive staff. We had drinks and lunch.We...More

1  Thank zihuadeb
Reviewed 15 April 2015

We have eaten at Chula Vida on several occasions while at Playa Blanca. The food is always good and the owners very attentive.

Thank Pat G
Reviewed 25 January 2015

We walked down Playa Blanca on a beautiful sunny day to Cabanas Chula Vida - where we were welcomed and invited to relax. Hammocks in the shade, a shower to rinse off sand or surf and the most amazing food. The menu is limited because...More

Thank KGGFamily
Reviewed 17 February 2014

We were served amazing food every time we ate here. The owner cooks over a wood fired grill and serves whatever has been freshly caught that day. We were welcomed and given personalized service whenever we ate here. The atmosphere was relaxed but we were...More

Thank Carolandron11
Reviewed 4 February 2014

Play Blanca, about 3-4 from the Zihua Airport (10-15 minutes); the paved road turns into a dirt road; this place is just past the Escondite We found the paradise of paradises; the one in the Shawshank Redemption Two eating sections; one is under a ramada...More

Thank Rosquete
Reviewed 29 March 2013

Cabana Chula Vida is on one of the nicest beaches we've ever seen - a long, sandy beach with a nice surf and beautiful sunsets. The hostess at our lodging recommended Cabana Chula Vida and we were very pleased with the dinner, service and setting....More

1  Thank Mel H
Reviewed 11 March 2013

Ended up having dinner there 3 times over a one week period. Excellent prepared seafood over a charcoal / mesquite grill. The dorado and tuna were done perfectly. Excellent mango salsa with dish. On Wednesday during the season there is a sushi chef preparing a...More

1  Thank ACMan53
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We spent the day with a our tour guide Juan Carlos Garcia and he brought us to the wonderful little restaurant on playa Blanca. It was one of the best lunches I've had since we have been coming down to Zihu. The owners were very...More

Thank peeweedoug
Reviewed 8 February 2013

We have just returned from Zihuatanejo where we had some of our best meals ever at Chula Vida. En route to Barra de Potosi, this restaurant is worth the drive by car or cab to spend the day or evening or even both! Jorge and...More

Thank jaf64
Reviewed 7 February 2013

Run, walk or simply take a cab to Chula Vida, the wonderful restaurant run by Jorge and Lisette. They, and their staff, are warm and welcoming - along with Emma and Curly the dogs! The food is simply amazing - fish often caught just that...More

Thank jhadkins1
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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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