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Vida Mexican Kitchen y Cantina

) #200 of 1,950 Restaurants in Charlotte €€ - €€€ Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
210 E Trade St Ste 104A, Charlotte, NC 28202-2413
+1 704-971-8432
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“guacamole” (36 reviews)
“tacos” (23 reviews)
“burrito” (12 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
210 E Trade St Ste 104A, Charlotte, NC 28202-2413
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a Saturday night, and got right in. Had great food and Justin our server was so nice. If we are ever in Charlotte again, would defiantly go back.

Thank marywU3164RA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My colleagues and I enjoyed a nice dinner at Vida Mexican Restaurant while visiting Charlotte for a conference. The warm tortilla chips were great, and went nicely with their fresh salsa and guacamole. The entrees were good-sized, plenty to fill your hunger. The tacos, burritos...More

1  Thank JensenBJ
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We went here for dinner on a Thursday night. The food was good, it tasted fresh and they had a nice selection. The seating outside is nice, but they had the music cranked up a bit loud - although there was construction on the street...More

Thank B H
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I want to like this place because I love Tex-Mex and it is the only one in Uptown, but every time I leave I'm disappointed. The food is average at best. Most of the bartenders don't feel like being there. The bottom level margaritas are...More

Thank ASquared
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I frequent charlotte regularly for the last couple of years and Vida is a must eat at place for me. The food is excellent, the people are so friendly and it's an excellent value. Try the Vida Burrito/ my favorite with out meat and queso...More

Thank MVBonilla
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, outstanding food!! Highly recommended. Friendly service. Our table enjoyed the ground beef burrito, tortilla soup , taco salad and the mango dessert. Yum!!

Thank ndnzfan
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We had a late lunch. One of three tables with customers. Service was ridiculously slow, and food left a lot to be desired. One of our companions threw up 20 minutes after eating here!

Thank Marabella2014
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Great service with excellent pricing for the food. I had a skirt steak, which I was a bit worried about ordering given that it's a Mexican restaurant but it came out wonderfully and tasted spectacular. The fried plantains also were very delicious

Thank AZgyrl
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I don't eat at Mexican restaurants often but I was pleasantly surprised at how good the food was. They had some kind of cheese quesadilla which was excellent as one of the appetizers and they were absolutely delicious. For the main course we had seasoned...More

Thank Na1955
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We took a large group on a Saturday night, expecting this might be an issue, we made reservations weeks in advance. When we arrived our group waited nearly an hour to be seated, once seated we were split in to 3 groups. Food was adequate,...More

Thank Wendy T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 E Trade St Ste 104A, Charlotte, NC 28202-2413
    (College Street)
  • Public Transportation: We are on the light rail line at the Bobcats Arena/EpiCentre stop.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-971-8432
  • E-mail