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“One of kind place” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Buena Vida - CLOSED

The Buena Vida
Cuisines: Italian, American, Pizza, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Laramie, Wyoming
1 review
“One of kind place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2014

The first thing you'll notice about Buena Vida is that the service is exceptional; friendly and efficient. But after you eat here you realize that the good is also exceptional. Whether you go for breakfast or pizza, you notice that they take care to make sure their food is amazing. The drinks are also incredible and everything you have is far from disappointing. I honestly can not give enough praise to Joe, the owner, and his staff! Great people, great good, and amazing drinks!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Cozmo55
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TheBuenaVida, Owner at The Buena Vida, responded to this review, 3 June 2014
Cosmo55, thank you for your great review. We have a passion for what we do and we are glad you enjoyed your time at the BV. Your words are truly a great compliment and it is what keeps us rolling along here at the BV trying to offer the best food and service we can. Thanks again and we look forward to seeing you again here at the BV!!!

-Joe and Wendy
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Cleveland, Ohio
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Reviews are true, best pizza on the island by far!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2014 via mobile

Well like the title states, this place has the best pizza on Roatan. I have to say I was pretty skeptical coming from an area with phenomenal pizza but The Buena Vida did not disappoint. Try it out on Monday night for music trivia!

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Thank Maggie0brien
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TheBuenaVida, Owner at The Buena Vida, responded to this review, 22 May 2014
Maggie, WOW, how do we respond to the ultimate compliment... First of all, thank you for such kind words! Everyday we strive to put out the best possible food and give the best possible service we are capable of, but to hear that we are the best pizza on the island, is an honor and we are very proud to hear those accolades. I don't believe we had a chance to talk about you being from Cleveland, I am from Ohio as well, Toledo that is and my wife Wendy is from South East Michigan. Thank you again for taking the time to spread the word and we hope to see you again at the Buena Vida and Chubby Hubby Pizza!

-Joe & Wendy
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North Tustin, CA
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186 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“Pizza is a great addition.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

We love Buena Vida. Visit each time we are on the island. Love the bartenders and Music Trivia night. We were skeptical of the pizza but are glad we tried it. We had the daily special. It was flavorful and well cooked. We got it to go and watched a movie back at our room. We will return for pizza and fun.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank tdm1841
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TheBuenaVida, Owner at The Buena Vida, responded to this review, 21 May 2014
tdm841, thank you for taking the time to write a very nice review of your experience at The BV! Glad to hear you enjoyed your service and our Monday night music trivia night. The Chubby Hubby Pizza program is new for us and so far we are proud of the product we are putting out. Look forward to serving you again soon! Keep living "The Good Life"!
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Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Fun, Friendly and Ultra-Fabulous! They aim to please!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

What a night! Visited this bar/restaurant and feel in love with everything about it. The staff was fun and friendly; the drinks were plentiful; and the atmosphere in the bar was electric. When we arrived, there were a few groups of people having fun and talking. But within a short period of time, people began pouring in, and that's when the fun hit an all-time high. I HIGHLY recommend Buena Vida as a must do for anyone visiting Roatan!!

Visited April 2014
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Thank Wendi S
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TheBuenaVida, Owner at The Buena Vida, responded to this review, 21 May 2014
Wendi, thank for the great TA review! We enjoy what we do and the people we serve. We hope to offer a chill vibe and we hope it shows. Thank you again for the great words! Look forward to seeing you on the island!
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Spring Branch, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great food, Great people... Great place.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014 via mobile

Put this place on your to do list while in Roatan.. amazing food, comfortable atmosphere, and friendly staff. Hands down the best pizza on the island but don't feel like that's all you can order.. they have a wide variety of menu options for you to choose from.. and even if you're just looking for a refreshing cold one this is the place to stop into. Joe and his staff are more than accommodating and will meet all of your expectations.

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Thank Chad G
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TheBuenaVida, Owner at The Buena Vida, responded to this review, 21 May 2014
Chad, thanks for your kind words! You and your group were a blast to serve and are what keeps what we do so enjoyable. We continue to tweak the pizza program to hopefully make it even better. Hopefully we will see you again soon at The BV and on our little slice of paradise we call home.
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