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“Great evening”
Review of Riviera Grill

Riviera Grill
Ranked #28 of 139 Restaurants in Nuevo Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$20
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Riviera Grill restaurant offers a fun, lively garden atmosphere in the heart of Nuevo Vallarta in Riviera Nayarit.We are located just 3 minutes from Paradise Plaza and within walking distance of all of Nuevo Vallarta's hotels and resorts including Playa Royale, Marival, Grand Velas and Dreams and we are a short taxi ride from Mayan Palace and Flamingos. We are just across from Luma and Ocean Terrace.Choose your spot - sit at the Onyx Bar or sit at a table in our beautiful garden restaurant.You'll love our Contemporary Mexican and Mediterranean Cuisine including Pasta, Mediterranean Seafood Soup, Enchiladas and Chili Rellanos (like you've never had them before!), Tequila Shrimp and Daily Fresh Fish.The Onyx Bar features an international selection of spirits and wine and over 20 different Tequila's.
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“Great evening”
Reviewed 12 June 2014 via mobile

We had been by this restaurant several times, but had never gone in. We finally tried it on a recommendation of the concierge. It was a pleasant surprise. A very quite, relaxing environment. The food was delicious and artfully presented. The dinner was finished off with a complimentary drink of espresso and coffee liqueur. Delightful. The service was very attentive, but not obtrusive. My husband had the tuna ($20)...good portion...well prepared. The steamed carrots were very good. I had the chicken enchiladas ($15). Also a nice portion, nicely presented, and delicious. Will definitely return.

Visited June 2014
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great food, wonderful service”
Reviewed 21 May 2014

I've been going to Vallarta for 40 years. I've tried restaurants from "Le Cliffe" in the South to "Meson Bay" in the North. The Riviera Grill is one of the best restaurants in the area. Guido knows how to make us feel at home and has trained his staff to do likewise. The drinks are tasty and strong. The food is prepared with care and creativity. When in doubt try their specials, I enjoy the chile poblano with shrimp and cheese.

  • Visited May 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Ambiance and good food”
Reviewed 12 May 2014 via mobile

A nice garden/courtyard setting adds to the experience. We had the lime shrimp and tuna veracruzana which were nicely presented and prepared. The Riviera is within walking distance of several hotels including Paradise Village where we stayed.

Visited May 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Nice setting”
Reviewed 11 May 2014

Living down the street, we really wanted this to be great, but . . . A nice salad arrived with never an offer of salt or pepper (no where to be found). No break or ? Ordered filtered water. We live part time here and know it is just fine but the waiter really wanted to sell us up to bottled and said he could give us sea water. Had the rib-eye which came towards medium-rare-rare when asked for rare. Steak was thin. Wait staff was not attentive and checked in on us NEVER. Had to finally ask for more "sea water". Too bad, the spot is very nice.

  • Visited May 2014
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“A little gem”
Reviewed 25 April 2014

Everything Guido was awesome food was excellent service great decor fantastic have the meat platter or lime shrimp you have to try the watermelon margerita

Visited April 2014
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