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Viva Mexican Grill

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2424 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9014
+1 252-441-1601
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Richmond, Virginia
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was decent - it seemed fresh. Service was friendly and quick. The problem was lack of seasoning. I tried my veggie burrito and some bean tacos, and they both seemed to have no seasoning at all - no spices, no sauce, just bland.

Thank ned p
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

LOVE this place! Always have, ever since they opened. These wonderful ladies work their tail ends off and they do an amazing job at it. I'm here probably once a week, I honestly can never get enough. I try to get something different every time. Every thing I've had is more than 5 stars to me. It's always been more... More 

Thank Chanel L
Nags Head, North Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

SOOOOOO DELICIOUS!!! I have spent LOTS of time in Mexico, lived in Southern California & am VERY picky about what I eat...so many places 'claim' to be authentic or 'fresh', VIVA! truly is! Who would have thought that in the middle of the Outer Banks, NC you would find 'comida TAN rico!'?! I certainly didn't, but what an awesome surprise!... More 

Thank GirlsGoneAirborne
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This place is perfect when you have your cravings of delicious, made in the spot Mexican food. Isabel and Blandy, the owners, are hard working people who are ready to get that food ready in minutes. Also, they have pretty much every famous brand of imported beer (Sol, Modelo, XX, Pacifico) and the delicious Jarritos for the little kids. I... More 

Thank Chalupita
Manteo, North Carolina, United States
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I live and work on the Outer Banks and I can tell you that Viva is one of my go to places for lunch. I remember when they opened about 8 years ago. I was very excited because I'm a huge fan of tacos. I was impressed with Viva on that first visit 8 years ago and they've never let... More 

Thank Douglas K
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a favorite Outer Banks spot for lunch and dinner. When you're looking for fresh food and friendly service but are short on time, this is the perfect spot. Food is always made to order, with smiles and caring attitude. Everything tastes great and prices are fair. My lunches are usually around $10. I love the tacos, burritos, nachos... More 

Thank angiebd
Nashville, Indiana
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We always stop here on our trip to Nags Head. The ladies are so friendly. We've never had a bad meal.

Thank marr100
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The queso had no flavor but it that was okay. We had 2 burritos, chimichanga and chicken taco salad. Burritos were amazing and GREAT flavor. Chimichanga was great but came with black beans. Salad had a great she'll but not just what the kiddo wanted.

Thank Mary E
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This is a regular stop for our family, we love the burritos!! There isn't another place on the beach like it, so I'm always telling people to go here.

Thank inspiredream12
Lynchburg, Virginia
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We found this grill by accident, we went next door to Dunkin Donuts and decided the next day to eat Mexican here. The food was very good and place was very clean. Good specials everyday. Nice and quiet, not very large. Will be visiting again on our next trip.

Thank Linda C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2424 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9014
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-441-1601

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?