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Viva Mexico

91/93 Jackson St, Petone, Lower Hutt 5012, New Zealand
+64 4-260 1155
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good43%
  • Average25%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“guacamole” (5 reviews)
“taco” (4 reviews)
“quesadilla” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
91/93 Jackson St, Petone, Lower Hutt 5012, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu and the facilities are good, however, the service is slow. If you really want to spice up your food you can from the selection of sauces on each table otherwise the meals are not too "HOT" for the average NZ dinner. Dishes are...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Rodney B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic appearing Mexican restaurant in the middle of busy Petone´s Jackson Street. Friendly and attentive staff that have a Spanish speaking background. The menu is very similar to any other Mexican place. However they do serve cactus pieces in their Tacos which is at least...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gaswok
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Had a great dinner with 7 friends. The whole place was pumping. As busy as they were the service was perfect , they Kept us fed and watered . Nothing was too much trouble. The food was all good , try the crab Taco.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CJF5498
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

We three enjoyed the food and drinks on a very busy Tuesday evening. My pina colada was a winner! Never had one before. The quesadilla was hot and gooey and exactly as described. The other two enjoyed their tortillas. We all enjoyed the ceviche and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DenzieK
Reviewed 9 November 2018

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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Andysafrica11
Reviewed 31 October 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank terryc398
Reviewed 30 October 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Culture09301800904
Reviewed 30 October 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank skatergirl222
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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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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