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La Viga Seafood & Cocina Mexicana

1772 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063-2404
+1 650-679-8141
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (10 reviews)
“churros” (7 reviews)
“guacamole” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
Seafood, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1772 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063-2404
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with friends that live near the area. The place was filled will small groups and was quite lively. Service was good and food was a step up from a typical Mexican restaurant. The restaurant is kid friendly and has a kid's menu. Best...More

Thank renees884
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I usually don't give 5 stars, but if I do, that means I truly enjoyed my meal! The seafood is fresh! I had the Mexican version if paella which consisted the freshest shrimp I've ever had! The chorizo and pan seared chicken breast compliments the...More

Thank Leo L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had lunch at La Viga two weeks ago. Ordered three small plates which was way more than we should. The calamari was one of the best we have ever had. It was tender and not a lot of batter. We also...More

Thank tnnrbc
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Encouraged by good reviews, I decided to visit this restaurant for a dinner. Unfortunately, the quality of food did not meet my expectations. The fried calamari were a complete bust. The fried crust was running from the calamari on a plate. But the worst part...More

Thank Acidov
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Was served by Felipe L and was pleased. Had the Taco de salmon and it was excellent. Adding guacamole was a nice touch. Also tried the taco pescado, taco cochinita,taco carne asada. Very pleased.

Thank 1GiantsMS
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

I came here based on the glowing yelp reviews but left sadly disappointed. It wasn't bad, just not great. They did not have a table ready despite reservations. Why bother making reservations if they don't actually reserve a table for you? Food was ok, not...More

Thank Lacheng
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

The food at La Viga is sooooooooooooooooooooo good. We had tapas and tacos, completely stuffed and it was all so yummy. I'd totally come here again!

Thank JesBreslaw
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Great food but really slow service. We went here on a Saturday morning for lunch, around 12 pm. The place was almost full with very few servers and extremely slow service. Food no doubt was tasty, but I wouldn't go again given the slow service....More

Thank Roma M
Reviewed 26 October 2017

There are pros and cons to any restaurant...we could have wanted for better parking access (congested neighborhood) , less NOISY dining environment, and more affordable prices as this is definitely a casual restaurant. BUT...we have no photos to share because we were caught up in...More

Thank vinotour
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Everything was good and many unique items. Would recommend. Sidewall seating if desired. Good service. Not particularly cheap. Would go again if in town

Thank Chasclm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1772 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063-2404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-679-8141
  • E-mail
Over five years ago, the idea of La Viga Seafood & Cocina Mexicana was conceived by answering a simple question: Could we create a dining experience that would be something both familiar and exciting for our community and fellow food explorers? The answer is infinitely more complex than the question, but we’re so glad we invested the time to do it because we discovered was a huge opportunity to innovate and create in ways not yet seen. Our mission is for our guests to enjoy life while dining with us. To achieve this, we foster a vibrant and relaxed environment where you’re able to enjoy your special time with your friends, family, and peers; experience surprisingly delicious flavor profiles and dishes; and receive personalized and professional service from an engaged and knowledgeable staff. Settle in and enjoy a well-developed selection of vibrant tacos, ceviches, tapas, entrees, and cocktails, experienced with the special people in your life and our community.
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