Authentic Mexican cuisine

Viva Mexico is a fantastic eating spot if you’re looking for a bit of an extra kick in your meal. Situated in the heart of Newtown and also in Petone.

The most authentic taste in all over Australasia; delicious, filling and addictive.

Great atmosphere and music to top off the experience. Come here if you’re craving real Mexican in Wellington.

Authentic Mexican cuisine

Feel the Viva Mexico experience

A nice change from your usual dinner. Great size, Spanish speaking waiting staff and a fantastic feel of the place!

Feel the Viva Mexico experience

What our customer says about

The service was excellent, the guys are honest and friendly.

Sanna Fourt-Wells
Sanna Fourt-Wells Regular Customer

Great food, service and atmosphere. This is authentic mexican food.

Jay Soma
Jay Soma Regular Customer


No questions, this is the real deal.
Affordability, freshness and authenticity.

Meet our professional chef

David de Orta

David de Orta

Head Chef

“Every wave is a chance”

From Mexico City, has cooked at Viva Mexico for six years

Antonio Gonzalez

Antonio Gonzalez

Head Chef

“We want the world to know about Mexico”

From Mexico city,  works his charm front of house at Viva Mexico.

Luis Alberto Guerrero

Luis Alberto Guerrero

Head Chef
From Chile, bringing Latin flavours as a head chef and partner at Viva Mexico Newtown.