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Viva Mexico Snackbar

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Mexican, Bar
As featured in One Day in Cozumel
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Avenida Rafael E. Melgar # 199 | esquina con Dr. Adolfo Rosado Salas, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 872 0799
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 21:00 - 03:00
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 03:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 04:00
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148 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this place ! I have been coming here for years to see the Red Eye Band . Love the new remodel !! The servers here are so friendly and remember you from past visits . The beer is always ice cold and no matter how packed the place gets your never left waiting for a drink . It's nice... More 

Thank wickedwitch2564
Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Met attendant on street and directed to upstairs open restaurant. Enjoyed the majestic view of the port. Waiter was very service - oriented. Ordered nachos with chicken and bucket of beers. Cost $24! Restroom facilities clean.

Thank Debbie D
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226 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upstairs restaurant we stopped in on water front. Best to go a bit after 12-1 lunch timing to avoid the cruise people, but we enjoyed the view and the food. We all had the chicken quesadillas and we we very happy with the food. My challenge with this place is it's tourist y and carries touristy prices, but can't complain... More 

Thank Jedda1
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a fun lunch spot in the heart of Cozumel where there were many shops and restaurant. We enjoyed a margarita and some nachos in this open air restaurant where we had an ocean view and could watch the cruise ships and people stroll down this main street.

Thank Shelltravel2
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We took a day trip to Cozumel from Playa Del Carmen and were hungry and thirsty, but didn't want a super crowded place right by the ferry dock. Viva Mexico is close but down the street enough to be away from super crowds. Its upstairs and the view is awesome. I wanted a cold beer and got it! Lunch for... More 

Thank elliw5
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Great view and a good place for people watching. We had good snacks and a good rate on beer. Good experience.

Thank Aggiegal19
Kingston, Canada
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This bar is on the upper floor of a store. We had great drinks and was fun to be able to look out over the main strip and people watch. Was fairly quiet when we were there...but I think it could be quite a rocking place later in the evening. It worth popping into to check out!

Thank cb22_travel
Dublin, OH
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Six of us stopped by Viva Mexico while having a self-guided tour of Cozumel for the day while on a cruise. The beers were reasonably priced and ice cold. Bought a bucket for a special price. We just wanted snacks so we ordered guacamole and pico de gallo and a large beef and chicken nachos plate. DELICIOUS! The guacamole was... More 

Thank GoBucksDublin_OH
Caledon, Canada
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169 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Stopped by here for a quick snack and drinks while visiting Cozumel for the day on a cruise. Had a great view from the second floor, looking out onto the beach and our cruise ship. We ordered a couple of margaritas (great size for $8) and the chips and salsa (pico de gallo). The salsa was so fresh and delicious,... More 

Thank scott9Caledon
Downers Grove, IL
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66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Nice location in downtown for a drink or quick lunch. Portions are not large, but the food qualit was pretty good. Nice spot for some good pictures with the cruise ships in the background.

Thank DMRetzke

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Bar
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Groups
Open Hours
21:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Rafael E. Melgar # 199 | esquina con Dr. Adolfo Rosado Salas, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 872 0799
In VIVA MEXICO Snackbar we go beyond tacos and "sombreros". We have a mouth-watering menu of appetizers, salads, burgers, quesadillas, guacamole and more... Our drinks are quite remarkable as well, our bar offers the traditional Margaritas, Mojitos, Daiquiris, Cocktails, Beers and pretty much anything you can drink... now, when it comes to dancing, we know just what you need with our ROCKIN FRIDAYS and SATURDAYS accompanied by The Red Eye Band and our SUNDAYS flavored by the versatile BAND "DEJAVU"... so Viva Mexico!!

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