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Viva Zapata Mexican Restaurant

530 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT 06880-5702
+1 203-227-8226
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible21%
25 Aug 2017
“Drinks w/o Food”
25 Jan 2017
“Awesome Margaritas!!!”
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530 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT 06880-5702
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Nice laid-back atmosphere and the drinks are very nice. The service was not that great and felt bit off. However, even great service could not have saved that food quality. Mush, soggy and not what you would image.

Thank MahonenTravellingFIN
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

One house margarita and you'll feel good. 2 house Margaritas and your mouth will start numbing. 3 house Margaritas and it's a party!!! :). Viva's is a great, low key Mexican restaurant in Westport CT. Food is delicious and authentic. Good chips and salsa as...More

Reviewed 19 January 2017

Visited this place with my family. Didn't like it at all. The service was very poor and we had to wait for some time for the menus even it was not a lot of customers. The meals were overpriced tasteless and the environment is not...More

Thank Vitaly S
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The food was very good and the drinks were awesome especially the margaritas! The portions were big and the place was lively. A good place to come for a good, fun dinner.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Went on a Wednesday night with coworkers around 6pm. Restaurant wasn't busy and we were sat down right away. The service was great, food was delicious, and the drinks were delicious. They server was very attentive and refilled out waters and cleared our plates as...More

Thank Samantha C
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I'm going to several places other than this one if I'm in this area but that doesn't mean you should! Everything here is very good. They've been here forever and know how to do it right. Great service and decent mexican food. Parking is tough...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful hole-in-the-wall... food is great; strong margaritas! Definitely try the chicken mole. Service at the bar earlier was great, bartender Sam was amazing. My wife appreciated also the chef, who we later learned was the owner, came to our table to ensure we were satisfied....More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 24 August 2016

4 of us on vacation. have not been to this restaurant in 40 years. sat down and there were chips and salsa served immediately. food was just as good if not better than I remembered. worth the 1100 mile trip :) everything was perfect!!

Thank kelly c
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Excellent menu - favorable and festive drinks. Home made dishes that feel like you are actually in Mexico. Very good size portions for your money.

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 12 November 2015

While I love a strong drink, beware of the margs here - they are delicious but can hit you hard. Food was very good all around - starting with the guacamole and chips. They have a great menu for kids and adults and the service...More

Thank Mary Beth J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 530 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT 06880-5702
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +1 203-227-8226
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