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Viva La Mexicana

149 East Street | Bedminster, Bristol BS3 4EJ, England
+44 117 963 2666
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (19 reviews)
“cactus salad” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
149 East Street | Bedminster, Bristol BS3 4EJ, England
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1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been coming to Viva for 4+ years now and fell and the food NEVER disappoints - authentic Mexican food is WAY better than the standard tex mex we get in the UK! Do not expect anything like store bought or chain restaurant though -...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lames L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After seeing the restaurant on 'Wriggle', we decided to take a visit and we had a wonderful time! I had a Magarita cocktail which was really lovely then me and my partner had nachos and both a dish off the traditional Mexican menu. The food...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank els387
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

What a great find. Wonderful food, we shared the four starters/dips for £6 and they were great. Then the chocolaty wraps and the chicken tacos. Loved both main courses. The Mango alternative to ice cream also great. £45 for Two with half bottle of House...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Christina075
Peter H, Manager at Viva La Mexicana, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2018

Thank you so much for the great review!

Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Food was incredibly tasty and the staff very friendly, would definitely recommend to anyone! We had meals from the Mexican streetfood section and both were delicious. Don’t miss out on the margaritas!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jamie H
Peter H, Manager at Viva La Mexicana, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2018

Thank you very much for your review!

Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

A highly authentic and personal restaurant, with some fantastic food and lovely staff. If you have ever actually ordered food in Mexico, this place will take you back. Top marks.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Philip D
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

What wonderful authentically Mexican food. A lovely restaurant with friendly staff. There is a great vegetarian and gluten free selection too. Really good prices.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Shaun F
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Incredible, authentic Mexican food. Me and my partner both agreed that the enchiladas were the best thing we’d eaten in a very long time! The portion sizes were great and the food was incredibly flavourful. As a vegan foodie myself, it’s rare to get such...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sentimental_lentil
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Loved this place! Nice and chilled and lovely tasty food. We had the set menu of quesadillas and enchiladas, very good value. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jen_Lambert1102
Reviewed 27 August 2018

As a person allergic to gluten, I usually pick up a menu and have to search for something I can risk eating. I was absolutely blown away with the huge selection of GF or GFOptions on this menu. In fact, I’m so unused to having...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CMSonhol
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Booked a table for Tuesday night for a meal with relatives who'd traveled from Leicester. The restaurant didn't open, and weren't answering phone when we got there.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank CarolineV1039
Peter H, Manager at Viva La Mexicana, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Not sure how a table was booked for Tuesday night as the restaurant is normally closed on Tuesdays and this is clearly stated on website, facebook, and all booking systems. I can only think this was by phone and if so we must have made...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$25
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 East Street | Bedminster, Bristol BS3 4EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 963 2666
  • E-mail
Description
Family run restaurant serving Authentic Mexican food; selection of Mexican wines, lagers, cocktails, Jarritos sodas, as well as some international brands. Spanish and English spoken.
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