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Viva Mexico

91/93 Jackson St, Petone, Lower Hutt 5012, New Zealand
+64 4-260 1155
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (4 reviews)
“churros” (3 reviews)
“taco” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
91/93 Jackson St, Petone, Lower Hutt 5012, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not ideal for vegetarians or if you don't like coriander. The quesdilla was delicious. Not a large wine selection.

Thank Andysafrica11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasantly surprised by this little gem in Petone - very authentic, with good atmosphere, great food and wine, with a very fair price tag to boot ! the menu choices offered a good selection to cater for all taste buds and the service was friendly...More

Thank terryc398
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service we experienced from the moment we walked through the door was pretty sub-par. We were spoken at (rudely) and told to move tables, despite our online booking. The lady told us that they call everyone to confirm their booking - when we said...More

Thank Culture09301800904
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well not a bad little taste of Mexico hidden away in lovely Pentone! This place is a really nice and authentic dining experience boasting great decor, modern and funky restaurant theme! With a great bar, some excellent alcohol and cocktail choices it makes for a...More

Thank RickTrevit
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Not bad, but not special either. The food is just OK. Not memorable though and a bit sparse on quantity. Prices a bit high for what is on offer. And a mixed bag service with what seems to be a turn over of staff and...More

1  Thank Beatnink
Reviewed 6 September 2018

the food here is amazing, i love the quesadillas and Luis the waiter was so nice and friendly. the berry cheesecake is the most amazing thing I've tasted. this is authentic mexican cheesecake not, nz style cheesecake. the servings sizes are large and the decor...More

Thank skatergirl222
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Our party of 10 arrived on a recent Thursday night for some good food and socialising. Sadly, we got very little of either, and the manager’s arrogance was nothing short of astounding. Apart from the food being oversalted and very average (with the cactus tough),...More

Thank NicolaO375
Reviewed 1 September 2018

In Petone on business and neede feeding around midday. viva Mexico was open so decided to call in. Firstly we had a spicy hot chocolate, lovely, the a great entree before the main meals. The meals here are not your average tacos. Hell you may...More

Thank shower1
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We really wanted Mexican food for our meal out and not just your average taco. Really pleased with the food though portions a little on small side. But would recommend to others.

Thank calamityvjh
Reviewed 24 August 2018

If you like Mexican food this restaurant is a good choice but don't expect something sensational. The taste is quite normal, it lacks finesse and something you could be excited about. The portions are quite small, you have to eat several things to be satisfied....More

1  Thank NinaL3011
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6 September 2018|
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Response from NinaL3011 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my late reply, I didn't see your question only today. I meant Viva Mexico (there was a pizzeria in before) ... the other Mexican place is horrible. But the new Mexican place is more like a factory ... food... More
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91/93 Jackson St, Petone, Lower Hutt 5012, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Lower Hutt  >  Petone
  • Phone Number: +64 4-260 1155
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