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Restaurante Viva Mexico Tia Lupita

Porfiro Diaz #92, San Juan Cosala 45900, Mexico
+52 387 761 1058
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chili” (19 reviews)
“beef” (7 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin
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Porfiro Diaz #92, San Juan Cosala 45900, Mexico
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

It's kind of surprising that in the Ajijic area, there are pizza joints, steak houses, Chinese and Vietnamese and Italian places, but not too many Mexican restaurants. Viva México is the place. We've eaten there 4 or 5 times over the past few months, and...More

Thank TucsonBrian
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This restaurant is a favorite among expatriates and snowbirds alike. Augustine and his extended family run a great restaurant with both Mexican and American fare. His steak is wonderful and and so are lamb and pork shanks. Pizza is not bad either.

Thank 811doug
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Viva Mexico Tia Lupita, has been written up in various restaurant reviews, appeared on American tv stations, etc. and for once the rave reviews are deserved. I and my guests tried several different dishes on the menu and argued over whose dish was the best....More

Thank WildElMolo
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We make it a point to take all of our visitors and guests to Viva Mexico for authentic Mexican (not Tex-Mex) food. So far we have not been disappointed, and some of our guests have been quite ecstatic. Our group had the exquisite Chile en...More

Thank Aivars T
Reviewed 3 April 2017

A hidden Gem...Hope every one finds out about Viva Mexico in San Juan Cosala.. Authentic MexicanRestaurant cooking up out of this world flavours....So hard to choose...so many mouth watering dishes.. There were 5 of us..and all had something different & all choices were equally enjoyed.....More

Thank Victoria477
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We usually eat here at least 2x a month. Recently we ate there in 2 successive Sundays. The first I tried the smoked filet of beef. It was almost melt in your mouth tender. So we went back the next week and I tried it...More

Thank _dpaterson3
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Augustine is the wonderful owner of this charming restaurant. We have been going there for 10 years and it just gets better and better. They make salsa and guacamole at your table. Augustine gives back to his community and is like the Mayor of this...More

Thank casaecuador
Reviewed 3 March 2017

First time for having chili en nogales. The only restaurant in the lakeside area with chile en nogales on their menu all the time. Some restaurants in the area only offer this dish on special occasions.

Thank WpgWoman
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Hard to find better Mexican food in the area. Dishes are true to Mexican cuisine with a bit of a modern twist. Service friendly and efficient. Comfortable place, with patio and indoor seating. Owner hires and trains locals. So go just to support local workers....More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 8 February 2017

what a surprise and a very good one at that. Had an incredible meal at viva Mexico tia lupita. nice atmosphere and friendly service. Everything was wonderful, watch out the margaritas are strong....Worth a visit

Thank mychoice1
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David H
20 March 2015|
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Response from frankanddonna | Reviewed this property |
Buenos dias! Closed Thursdays........doors close by 8 most nights! Open for lunch and dinner! Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Porfiro Diaz #92, San Juan Cosala 45900, Mexico (Formerly Restaurante Viva Mexico Tia Lupita)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  San Juan Cosala
  • Phone Number: +52 387 761 1058
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