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Costa Vida

169 S Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1181
+1 801-456-8432
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible8%
8 Jul 2017
21 Sep 2016
“Great Mexican Food”
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Spanish
169 S Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1181
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Stopped in here for lunch in the middle of the week. It was 2 pm, so a bit after the lunch crowd, but still plenty busy. The ordering process is hectic and the lady kept repeating back the wrong order. I had grilled chicken taco...More

Thank GBD_12
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Great Mexican food limited to the more popular items, made fast as you watch/order. Employees are friendly and helpful.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

The food was great & the service excellent. The employees were very friendly, kind & explained how to order something nice it was our first time there. This place was very under rated! Will recommend if you are in the area, specially near the planetarium...More

Thank jmcusmc1
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Tried here for dinner with the family. Inexplicably waited five minutes at the front of the queue whilst two servers shuffled tacos and wandered in and out of the back office. Finally we ordered, and were gruffly served food. The same order we'd had at...More

2  Thank Joanna C
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Visited here as we had eaten at a similar franchise the previous evening in RockSprings and enjoyed our food there enormously. Here a totally different story.Poor service from uninterested staff.The guy burned the tortillas and implied I was at fault.Sloppy service and the Manager was...More

2  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 24 June 2015

The food was bland and not much variety. I can't eat spicy, but my husband does, and even he said it wasn't that good. The only thing I have bought there and enjoyed is the caramel Flan. Will not return.

Thank WolfMama
Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

We were visiting Salt Lake City as tourists. We are originally from the Fairfax neighborhood of Los Angeles. I include that because it is helpful to know that we are used to a excellent customer service and food quality, so maybe our standards are high....More

Thank J B
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Costa Vida is an average Tex-Mex restaurant. Nice shrimp entrees. The service is good, establishment is clean, food is good to above average. It is a good place to grab a quick bite, but it would not be my destination for a lingering lunch with...More

Thank kkline4970
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Costa Vida is Fresh Mexican fast food. It is very similar to Cafe Rio, but without the long lines. My wife and I actually like the tortilla shells better than Cafe Rio as they are not as heavy. We eat at a Costa Vida 2-3...More

Thank hrosencpa
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Really good value for money. Burritos are amazing, they hit the spot! :) We loved the Costa vida in Ogden too, you can sit and watch surfing at Iflow. Free refills are also a pleasure especially on a hot day. Britian should take a leaf...More

Thank Sid J
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 169 S Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1181
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-456-8432
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