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Viva Mexico Cantina Grill

) #84 of 626 Restaurants in Providence €€ - €€€ Mexican, Latin, Spanish
129 Washington, Providence, RI 02901
+1 401-369-7974
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“guac” (4 reviews)
“flautas” (3 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
€€ - €€€
129 Washington, Providence, RI 02901
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Reviewed yesterday

Love this place for lunch-- great food and good prices. Chimichangas are what I usually get-- they're smaller than at most restaurants, and you get three of them.

Thank T D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the house chips with tacos & flautas. Great tasting food & everything was freshly made. The service here is exellent and the staff is very polite. The Jamaica juice was very satisfying as well. Great Mexican choice in the downtown area.

Thank Cristian T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place makes a nice change from the New England sea food for which Providence is rightly known. Firendly service, good food and reasonable prices.

Thank ProfDF
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The food was fresh and delicious. Best Guac I have had in a long time. I usually don't like to eat at the same place more than once on vacation in order to get a broader experience of the city, but I had to come...More

Thank Niki C
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Good atmosphere, delicious food and fabulous margarita! Prices were very reasonable and the employees were really good. A great Mexican restaurant.

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I speak Spanish and Portuguese and obviously have eaten at restaurants in various countries including Mexico. The first thing I noticed here is the that the atmosphere is authentic. I am talking about the neighborhood restaurants in these countries not the Americanized ones in the...More

Thank frbob02145
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a few steps up from standard Mexican food, with possibilities like braised goat (which was really delicious). Very informal, casual-friendly atmosphere. I'd go again.

Thank David C
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Good food Good service Great drinks Always go here for drinks and nachos before our massages Good location

Thank CrazyJEM
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Having just flown in from Chicago for a day trip in Providence it was a welcomed sight to see a Mexican restaurant in downtown steps away from my hotel. I dined in for lunch and ordered the flauta dish which consisted of two generously portioned...More

Thank Nora F
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I enjoyed the chimi...perfectly cooked! Drinks excellent, service great....this is a definite place to check out!

Thank jojocruzin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Washington, Providence, RI 02901
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-369-7974
  • E-mail