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Vuelve A La Vida

5310 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98408-7626
+1 253-473-7068
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tamales” (7 reviews)
“guacamole” (6 reviews)
“seafood soup” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
5310 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98408-7626
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Reviews (43)
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11 - 20 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 11 August 2015

Been coming here since 1997 one of the best authentic Mexican restaurants around. Best tamales. And excellent Cavichi. Don't judge a book by its cover. This restaurant is a great dinning experience. Service is super fast and food is always consistent.

Thank Dalenpluskett
Reviewed 9 July 2015

If you like to eat like many Mexicans do, enjoying hot and tasty food at an affordable price from a street cart, then GO TO THIS PLACE... and try Arroz con Pollo with a squeeze of lime... or a refreshing chunky chicken taco salad that...More

Thank Jeffrey C
Reviewed 31 May 2015

This is one of our favorite local restaurants. Buckets of beer and authentically flavored traditional hispanic meals. We've tried just about everything on the menu and it's all good. My favorite on a lite meal night are the tamales. If I order anything else, I...More

Thank Tania J
Reviewed 25 March 2015

The best authentic food around - hands down. Everything is home made and you can see it to believe it as the kitchen is open. Prices are reasonable for what you get. All the plates we've ordered have come hot and very tasty. If you...More

Thank beernu
Reviewed 21 March 2015 via mobile

I have been coming here close to 10 years. Excellent food, especially the Steak Ranchero. Authentic. Not Amercanized .

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

Worst Mexican food I have ever had! I had high hopes because the place seemed busy. I ordered the shrimp Diablo which is supposed to be a sautéed shrimp smothered in a spicy red sauce. What a joke! First bite I took it was a...More

Thank Simpson000
Reviewed 19 December 2014

I just got back from this oddly named restaurant, smiling as I carried my bag of carry-out into the house. Whenever I have reason to be in Tacoma, I make sure I stop at Vuelve A La Vida on my way back. It's actually only...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 16 November 2014

I took my daughter and her boyfriend here today. We came in for the awesome pork tacos her boyfriend had a steak burrito and loved it. We saw a lot of beautiful looking bowls of seafood soup going out to customers. It smelt so good...More

Thank chefjeff60
Reviewed 31 October 2014

Thursdays they have chile rellenos which are very good. The size runs from standard to huge depending on how the chiles are growing. The tortillas are made in house and are excellent. The wait staff is friendly. The arroz con pollo is outstanding.

Thank SandKTacoma
Reviewed 15 October 2014

This is a wonderful place for mexican food. The serve great tasting meals at a great price and large portions.

Thank barney045
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5310 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98408-7626
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-473-7068
  • E-mail
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