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Vida Mexican Kitchen y Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Spanish
210 E Trade St Ste 104A, Charlotte, NC 28202-2413
+1 704-971-8432
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (36 reviews)
“tacos” (25 reviews)
“garlic shrimp” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
210 E Trade St Ste 104A, Charlotte, NC 28202-2413
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1 - 10 of 213 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yummy but not your typical Mexican restaurant. More of a gourmet type Mexican than say a Taco Mac. Delicious!

Thank tinabrock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here on a Saturday lunchtime. Place was almost empty as it was 14:30. Prompt and friendly service and food was good. Decor was tired and overall impression was a fast food outlet trying to be something else.

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent!!! We ca,e upon Vida and ate here prior to a concert at the arena. We are so happy that we did! We were in and out in no time without ever feeling rushed! The food was fresh and perfect! The staff was busy but...More

Thank AdventuresByWayne
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by the tacos at Vida. It seams more like a fast food type place but the food is authentic. The tacos are served on either flour or corn tortillas. I chose Red Chili Chicken with flour which came out grilled and...More

Thank TravelLeigh10
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

I got the garlic shrimp...came on a bed of pineapple. So good yet so simple!! Make sure you get the fried plantains! Plus margaritas ware half price!

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 21 June 2017

A group of 7 of us were able to walk in on a Saturday night and get a table immediately. The service was very good, and the food was above average. Our food came out quickly, and all at the same time, which can be...More

Thank pugl0ve
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have frequently enjoyed visiting this restaurant esp when attending Blumenthal shows! We decided to go after seeing Charlotte Squawks tonight and arrived at 9:55 pm (website says open til 11) and we're told they're closed and we needed to go to...More

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are in town for a wedding. We were starving and stumbled across Vida Cantina. I had the spicy grilled shrimp with bacon tacos that were excellent. My husband had the pork green chili enchiladas that weren't spicy, but very flavorful. Our...More

Thank Outtawaterindenver
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Went on a Saturday night, and got right in. Had great food and Justin our server was so nice. If we are ever in Charlotte again, would defiantly go back.

Thank marywU3164RA
Reviewed 8 May 2017

My colleagues and I enjoyed a nice dinner at Vida Mexican Restaurant while visiting Charlotte for a conference. The warm tortilla chips were great, and went nicely with their fresh salsa and guacamole. The entrees were good-sized, plenty to fill your hunger. The tacos, burritos...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 E Trade St Ste 104A, Charlotte, NC 28202-2413
    (College Street)
  • Public Transportation: We are on the light rail line at the Bobcats Arena/EpiCentre stop.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-971-8432
  • E-mail
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