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VivaCantina and Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
900 W Riverside Dr, Burbank, CA 91506-3211
+1 818-845-2425
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good25%
  • Average32%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible11%
22 Jan 2018
21 Jan 2018
“Great hidden gem”
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Mexican, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
900 W Riverside Dr, Burbank, CA 91506-3211
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

I used to come to Viva Fresh regularly and was able to bring some friends. I see it is now the Viva Cantina but the menu looked pretty much the same. I really enjoy their Huevos Rancheros. My friends were impressed with the menu. Viva...More

Thank Jackbear
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Visited here for dinner and drinks recently. It has a great atmosphere inside. The food was great but even better are the drinks. Don’t judge the atmosphere by the outdoor looks of everything. There is a nice patio outside which we spent some time on.

Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 18 January 2017

music can be iffy, food is terrible, parking is non-existent. I just have to say, it is a dirty little hole not worth stepping inside.

Thank Pyewacket L
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Situated at the LA Equestrian Center VivaCantina's main calling card is live music. The music varies from bluegrass to Mexican. The building is in need of an overhaul. On our visit the men's room was quite dirty with plugged up; and, overflowing toilets. The windows...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 12 August 2016

BUT THE FOOD AND DRINKS ARE GREAT! Went in because I saw all these police cars parked outside and figured if they're eating there, it must be good and it was.

Thank David_DeMulle
Reviewed 9 June 2016

First time at VivaCantina, saw a great jazz band, ate appetizers and drank beer. Fun crowd, great bartender. I'll be back with friends. Lots of free parking across the street.

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We've been coming to Viva Cantina for ages, as they have great Mexican food and live entertainment on the weekends. It's right at the entrance to the LA Equestrian Center, so it's pretty crowded when there are events, but that's not too often. Live music...More

Thank David B L
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

The food was good, two music venues in different rooms converging made listening to either difficult from our seating location. But real fans can sit up close to their favorite. Local hangout spot next to the equestrian center. For better service and conversation go in...More

Thank tigerlily
Reviewed 18 January 2016

VivaCantina has a monthly live bluegrass night – the reason for our visit. There's no entrance fee, on the assumption that customers will buy drinks and possibly food – a pretty good deal. The live music was great (and the food OK), set in a...More

Thank gulya_ldn
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

I met a friend here for lunch ..the food was ok, not great, not bad, but nothing to go out of my way to recommend. I didn't finish my meal and yet I didn't care that I couldn't take my leftovers with me. The service...More

Thank mgtg23
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26 October 2016|
Response from David_DeMulle | Reviewed this property |
I was told that it is from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm. I really don't remember, after the 3rd Margarita, I wasn't counting......
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 W Riverside Dr, Burbank, CA 91506-3211
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burbank
  • Phone Number: +1 818-845-2425
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