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Viva Maria

) #14 of 102 Restaurants in Apple Valley ££ - £££ Mexican
20162 Highway 18, Apple Valley, CA 92307-2935
+1 760-946-2087
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“fajitas” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
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20162 Highway 18, Apple Valley, CA 92307-2935
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good and portion was really large. Service was good and the hosts were really attentive.

Thank mariaoA7378JB
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We eat at Viva Maria's once in a while. It always an enjoyable experience...never had a "bad" meal there. The decor is typical of the genre' of restaurants. Tortilla chips and salsa keep on coming. They serve the traditional fare including seafood specialties. Very tasty!...More

Thank tank22017
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I had a chile relleno with rice and beans. The beans were pretty good, typical of Mexican restaurants, hard to get wrong. I have never commented on rice before in a review, but these were better than typical, and that deserves mentioning. I like chile...More

Thank ClanceyF
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Had dinner the other night. We have eaten here 4 times. Always a disappointment. Lousy food, untrained staff. Dumpster diving would be an upgrade. Stay away if you have a fuctioning pallet. We are done with this place.

Thank Craig O
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Food is delicious, always fresh and service is A+ Don't forget to ask for chiles toreados! Favorites definitely worth trying tortilla soup, shrimp cocktails, surf and turf burrito!

Thank JSR411
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I have eaten fajitas from here to mexico and this place is by far the best I've ever had, the fresh vegetables and spices combined with your choice of meats are unbelievable.

Thank Howard S
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Viva Maria's has really good Mexican food and lots of it. Their chips and salsa is really good, too. If you go in the bar area, you can get free food during happy hour along with drink specials. The margaritas are yummy!!! Great service, too!

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We always sit in the bar. Friendly staff and decent happy hour Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4-8pm. $5 Margheritas and free bar buffet. Fabulous Mole'!

Thank rc8murphy
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

There's a great selection of Mexican restaurants in the area, but I come to Viva Maria often. Great food and service. Excellent Sunday brunch and taco Tuesday in the bar area. Friendly staff and cozier interior than you'd expect from the parking lot.

Thank melissaab117
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Love Vivas food is delish!!!! Go in there about 2 times a month!!! Service is great hard working employees they make sure you are taken care of! Would recommend for sure!!!!

Thank lovebugs5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20162 Highway 18, Apple Valley, CA 92307-2935
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Apple Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 760-946-2087
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