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“This joint is jumping”

VivaCantina and Mexican Restaurant
Ranked #309 of 421 Restaurants in Burbank
Cuisines: Mexican, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Waitstaff
Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“This joint is jumping”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2013

Work up an appetite first with a guided trail ride at Griffith Park Horse Rentals in the Los Angeles Equestrian Center. Then you'll really appreciate the fresh food served here. Full Bar too!!

Visited September 2013
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English first
Lancaster, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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“Family friendly trendy place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2013

Something for everyone at Viva Restaurant. During the day you can sit outside or sit inside with a view of beautiful horses going by. Old school charm during the day if your a people watcher you can sit next to a movie star if your lucky. Has become the place to go for meetings and night life. Wonderful staff and food make it a must if your visiting LA.

  • Visited July 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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109 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great Watching-Food OK”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2013

This is people & gitchy watching at it's best. A regular hangout for TV personalities & movie stars who have horses in the area. No pretensions here-Wranglers & boots, the order of the day.
Good to very good musicians almost any evening-
Drinks are fairly priced-good bartenders-no one gets out of line-too many regulars.
Food is average to good. A lot depends on who is cooking. Huevos Rancheros always good. Chile Verde same. Crab Enchiladas w/real crab. Fair size menu, which seems to fit all. The turn over is so large due to resident community and activities @ Equestrian Center, no fear of "old product" turn over is constant--go-leave your "tude" at the door!

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank DrWalter
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Glendale, California
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Not the best, not the worst”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2013

We went for dinner on a Saturday, early. We were the only people seated in the patio area, where we asked to sit. We had to wait a long time to order. We waited even longer for the food, which was average. Pricey for what they serve. The waiter never came back after serving us, so we had to look for him to pay. No refills on drinks or chips. Won't return because of the terrible service.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Frances M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Terrible food, bad service, but nice atmosphere”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2012

Totally tasteless over-pricec food, slow service with a bad attitude. The only thing good about this place is the horses "parked" outside the window!

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