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Vive Sol

2020 W El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040-2104
+1 650-938-2020
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good39%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“enchiladas” (20 reviews)
“guacamole” (11 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2020 W El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040-2104
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

I dine at Vive Sol every chance I get in Mountain View. The service can be a little slow at times, but the food and margaritas never disappoint. Vive Sol is located in the back of parking lot, so at first glance you could miss...More

Thank ChicTravelMom
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Never have I ever seen so many combinations of enchiladas and burritos. It's was hard to decide what to try. I have a feeling I would not chosen wrong no matter what I choose ... my meal was great (great grandmother's recipe)! Also, you do...More

Thank USMEagleFan
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We were seated on the veranda outside and loved it. Luckily it was a warm night with a slight breeze, very comfortable. Portions were just right, and presented beautifully. Staff were attentive without being obtrusive. A relaxing restaurant, one of my favorites.

Thank Snoopydad1
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Our friends introduced this place for Mexican food and margaritas. I finally found the best margarita in town!!! The food is also to die for. In two weeks will be back with my colleagues and friends to celebrate her birthday and girls margarita night!

Thank Gina P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Been to Vive Sol twice. I live nearby and always tell my wife I'd like to go. We took our son and his girlfriend and we all enjoyed different platters. I'd go back.

Thank 599Traveler
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I've been going here on and off for years. I always forget about this place, then come back and remember why I like it so much. Just always fresh and well prepared. And the drinks are definitely a notch above most other Palo Alto spots....More

Thank jason r
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The good was very good. They don't take reservations so we had to wait awhile before being seated. It was a Saturday night. We did have some great drinks before dinner. The bar staff was great. The good was very good. Parking is limited that...More

Thank sandramT6254UV
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Had dinner here with work colleagues on recommendation from one of the guys that had eaten here before. We enjoyed that it was local and off the beaten path- casual and comfortable. I had one (or two...) delicious margaritas, and the waiter helped me to...More

Thank JenCav_107
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Food was good. Ambience was noisy but great. Staff were excellent. Overall great place for Mexican food.

Thank PriyabrataRay
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have been going to Vive Sol for 15 years or so now, pretty much since they opened. The atmosphere is top notch, sort of dark and mysterious. We usually go fairly early to get a choice of tables, as it always fills up. I...More

Thank Charles C
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Olivier H
1 October 2016|
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Response from 161bartonl | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no clue. Everything tastes good to us though...
22 July 2016|
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Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they are setup on Internet to sell Gift Certificates, you can call the restaurant directly. Good Luck
Jan B
15 December 2015|
Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2020 W El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040-2104
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 650-938-2020
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