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Viva Zapata

161 Park St, New Haven, CT 06511-4807
+1 203-562-2499
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
24 Jul 2017
“Virtually no service”
16 Mar 2017
“So much fun”
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$$ - $$$
161 Park St, New Haven, CT 06511-4807
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I don't like writing negative reviews however when you enter this restaurant and the only one working is the bartender and you wait 15 minutes for them to even acknowledge your presence it's not worth even trying the food

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is such a good spot to come with a group. You order their pitchers and it's definitely a good price split with a group. Their food is not the best so I would not recommend going here just for a meal if you are...More

Thank danibrig
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The atmosphere is laid back and convivial. The bartender is very engaging and the patrons sitting at the bar are friendly and engaging. The beer prices are reasonable.

Thank Gene C
Reviewed 26 September 2016

On a tour of New Haven to find the best Margarita is not something that you can do in a day, week or even a month, there are so many places to choose from.. The margaritas here were good and I would definitely return. The...More

Thank MrJeff S
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

This is still my favorite nachos in the world- after coming for 30 years! Each nacho chip laid out flat and covered with refried bean and cheese- straight from the oven on the same baking sheet! Nachos are to die for- stop there any chance...More

Thank BostonBostonGirl
Reviewed 1 March 2016

The initial reason I went here was that there is a video game at the end of the bar. After a long hard day, I like to go to a bar, sit in a corner, sip chardonnay and play my video game. On all those...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Nice quite place to unwind after a long days work. The drinks are better than expected and the dry rubbed wings are a Favorite, Yum Yum

Thank MJ D
Reviewed 2 September 2015

If you're new to New Haven, its tough to decide on anyplace to go, since you don't know them, and there are soooo many. I went to Viva Zapata because the original place I had chosen had not opened yet. And walking by, they had...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Viva's is not some be-all, end-all Mexican/Tex-Mex restaurant, but the fajitas are to die for. The atmosphere (barrel tops for tables, dim lighting) is fun, and apparently the sangria is good--but I never had any, so I really can't vouch for it. There's some good,...More

Thank Orion2014
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Not a foodie place but just what you want in a fun Mexican place with a bunch of friends. Abundant portions, tasty food. Go there!

Thank LizzieBennett
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Park St, New Haven, CT 06511-4807
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-562-2499
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