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Viva Mexico Cantina Grill

129 Washington, Providence, RI 02901
+1 401-369-7974
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“guac” (4 reviews)
“flautas” (3 reviews)
“nachos” (4 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
129 Washington, Providence, RI 02901
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

We got PBruins tickets last minute so we had no time to make reservations in the city. We were walking around for a spot to eat and came across this restaurant. We were seated promptly but it took some time to get our drinks or...More

Thank Mhohos
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Chose this restaurant because of its proximity to a venue we were going to.... We should have driven to the better rated but not as convenient options. The place is charming in appearance... The art and decor were great. The food was unremarkable but the...More

Thank Teresacooks
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Great Mexican spot in downtown Providence. I’ve driven/walked by many times and have seen their singers/dancers on the streets performing but didn’t really think of going inside. Glad I did go. Went early in the evening around 4-5pm. Got seats at the bar and got...More

Thank Vjay S
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I'm not fluent in Spanish, but I'm pretty sure "viva" means "live". If so, I wonder how the staff at Viva Mexico expect their patrons to live...if they never feed their patrons. After wanting to go to Ken's Ramen down the street, but seeing that...More

Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 31 August 2017

My old favorite place next door had closed, so I popped in and was seated on the rear patio. Menu was illustrated, but not expansive. Patio was quite pleasant and lively on a Friday evening. I ordered a large burrito which was reasonably priced and...More

Thank Dana T
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This restaurant was very good the last time that I was in Providence! Still as good! The burritos are what you come for, the drinks are good, atmosphere has Mexican kitsch, all a very good formula, for a very good time!

Thank eventsbythirteen
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Ive had dinner here a few times now. Just learned about this place recently. I've had great experiences and referred all my co workers who work a few blocks away. Up until the other day!! I had a bad experience with a take out order....More

Thank cath3pena
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The food was really good and priced well. The staff was friendly and helpful (my margarita glass was never empty!). Most importantly, the food was soo good!!

Thank Nmcleveland
Reviewed 6 July 2017

My husband and I had a very good meal at Viva Mexico. The servings are generous and the staff are professional and friendly.

Thank happytraveller914
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went for afternoon cocktail and snack. Friendly bartender. Lots of tequila to choose from. Quest Dillard was delicious. Great place for Mexican food, Mexican atmosphere, friendly staff.

Thank Jodys C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Washington, Providence, RI 02901
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-369-7974
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