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Vuelve A La Vida

5310 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98408-7626
+1 253-473-7068
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tortillas” (5 reviews)
“carne asada” (5 reviews)
“seafood soup” (4 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
5310 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98408-7626
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

I am from South Texas where Tex-Mex food was developed. This is the best Mexican restaurant that I have eaten in years. Better than any place in Dallas or Houston.

Thank Bradford S
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We have tried seafood soup and grilled chicken enchiladas! I am so satisfied with the taste. Great price for the portion of the food. They are not up on the list probably not so known. This is local restaurant with relatively cheap but awesome taste...More

Thank HungryToTry13
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Small local Mexican restaurant that is truly authentic. the Thursday Chili Rellenos are the best in Tacoma. Quickly sold out so be there, be early, and get yours. Great service and great tequila choices.

Thank WillisBayTrading
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I've been going here for over 10 years. I try to stop there whenever i'm in Tacoma. Nothing fancy, but great food! I usually order the Steak Ranchero and a side of jalapenos. Excellent!! & spicy. It will make you sweat in a good way....More

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Nothing fancy, just great, authentic food. A very, popular, busy place. Friendly, helpful Serving staff. The menu is very diverse and portions were generous. If you're looking for good food at great prices, this is the place!

Thank CAD99
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

The best shrimp ceviche and pork carnitas I have ever had! Fresh tortillas! Hands down best Mexican food in Tacoma and trust me there are lots of other places to go. Directly next to a Pizza Hut, it's easy to pass on by without notice,...More

Thank Ashley D
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We were looking for Mexican and found this place. Thanks to the reviews we went and the reviews are spot on. The service is great and the prices are great. I couldn't believe the amount of food. I order fajitas at other places and you...More

Thank DelaneWolter
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

On a recent trip from California to the PNW my husband and I made sure we stopped here for AUTHENTIC Mexican food. We used to live in Tacoma and knew how delicious it was back in 1995 to 2001 when we ate there regularly so...More

1  Thank karenkbauer
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I'm a local and have been eating here for 10+ years. This is located east of the freeway, near 56th and Pacific Ave. Authentic tacos are the highlight of Vuelve a la Vida. The tortillas seem fluffy and moist at the same time because they...More

1  Thank ken369
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Have had great food here before. And it's definitely the food, not the ambience that draws us back. Plusses: + avocado sauce and guacamole are delicious + been told the Suiza Children Enchiladas are the best anywhere + generous portions at very reasonable pricebpoint Improvement...More

Thank narfishi
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15 November 2017|
Response from CAD99 | Reviewed this property |
Really can’t answer this question. Should contact the restaurant directly. Sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5310 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98408-7626
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-473-7068
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