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Viva - Argentine Cuisine

247 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30601-2444
+1 706-850-8284
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cupcakes” (34 reviews)
“lomo” (9 reviews)
“empanadas” (29 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Argentinian, South American
££ - £££
247 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30601-2444
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is a nice place to go for an empanada (excellent pastry work), a steak item, or a good Argentine plate. Good for families. Also, good cupcakes for desert.

Thank M J
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I had never eaten Argentine food before and wasn't sure what to expect. I've decided that I like it! Viva was great! Such unique and delicious flavors! We'll be going there often.

Thank suebg62
Reviewed 16 April 2017

my entire party loved every thing they ordered. great service! Will return my next trip to the area.

Thank gamommy
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Very clean. Sat down right away. Nice size portions. Food was very good. Had cupcakes for desert - nice Would eat here again,

Thank Christine U
Reviewed 1 February 2017

A great addition to the Athens lineup. The food is most excellent and if you can save a bit of room, the specialty cup cakes top the experience off at a sugar high note. Also nice is the old world feel, the adjacent piazza or...More

Thank Stan M
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The atmosphere is great...right beside a coffee shop/bar with a patio. The food is interesting and delicious. Fortunate enough that it is walking distance to work so that's a big draw for sun, great food and people watching.

Thank Tinkwannabe
Reviewed 5 January 2017

i don't go to athens, ga without going to viva. not only is the food excellent, but the people are awesome. the owners make everyone who walks in the door feel welcome and at home. this is definitely not the place i go when i...More

Thank Erin C
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Decided to try this place for a date night. Overall we were pleased with the meal. The preparation and sauces make this place Argentine more so than the actual menu. For example, my wife's steak, while well prepared, was only ordinary except that they added...More

Thank KSFMusic
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant by accident and are so very glad we did. We had the Bela Blue chicken and Argentine Sausage plate and they were amazing! Try the chicken sofrito soup, you will be amazed! The cupcakes were a nice little treat at the...More

1  Thank sheabarnes24
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We came here on a recommendation. I ordered a chicken empanada and chimi cheese fries. They were both really really good. But be careful: The empanadas are huge! I was surprised by how large they are since typically they are about half that size. However...More

Thank djdrake12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30601-2444
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-850-8284
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