Costa Vida

Provo, Utah   |  1200 N University Ave  |  (801) 373-1876







User Reviews



SUBMIT A REVIEW


YELP REVIEWS



Manager, Tony Lopez, is heavy-handed with the customers (rude) and light when it comes to serving the food. When I pay $9 for an order of steak nachos, I...

Read More

I used to be a big proponent of Costa Vida over Cafe Rio, but as the meat proportions have become more and more ridiculous (genuinely laughable), I've...

Read More

Not good service at all pre ordered our food and went to pick up our food and it was not ready so I sat and waited for twenty minutes just to get home to...

Read More

In a world full of burritos and burrito joints, Costa Vida is also one of them. I've had the chance to peek behind the scenes a bit, and there are some...

Read More

Fresh-made tortillas, Decent price, Huge portions. Sweet pork was tender & juicy, but there was no balance of smokey, or salty, or spicey to offset the...

Read More

This was the worst customer service I've ever had. Not only did the staff not know what they were doing, but the manager was uninterested in assisting. The...

Read More

Top 3 Reasons: 1. You have a craving for a Cafe Rio salad but there isn't a Cafe Rio around. 2. You have a craving for a Cafe Rio burrito but there isn't a...

Read More

What kind of Tex mex place runs out of black beans? For a $8 and change large salad you don't get much other than lettuce. Long lines. Even though my order...

Read More

Tex Mex to the fresh sizzling level. A little bite a cold soothing beverage with a squeeze of lemon. Don't forget to eat the lemon. Listening to the Resorts...

Read More

If I could rate this less than a 1 star I would. But Yelp makes me pick at least 1 star. Poor poor quality of good.

Read More

Typical Salt Lake City Mexican food experience.......literally fills you up, and that's about it. Ordered their $8 meat burrito. It literally looked...

Read More

This evening I stopped by the Bountiful Costa Vida for a quick take-away, and got more than I ordered. The food prep area was messy, the staff was less...

Read More

This location and the employees are far off from giving good customer service, Costa vida is OVER RATED, they gave me such a hard time over asking for a...

Read More

There were 3 people in front of me waiting to get a tortilla started. But it took 30 minutes to get a salad. Nobody was ordering multiple items. They were...

Read More

I come here once in a blue moon for a sweet pork salad or a sweet pork smothered burrito with raspberry chipotle sauce. This sauce they have was touched by...

Read More

Despite having little to no interest in this Americanized (read bastardized) sort of Mexican food, I thought I would try as a basis for comparison to the...

Read More

It's a hit or miss here. You could either have really great food products + great service, or really bad lettuce and crappy guac, with good service, or just...

Read More

Food was hot, fresh, and it was pretty good. The gentleman that waited on us seemed annoyed by the questions we were asking but it was our first time....

Read More

Best location in Davis county. Great staff and consistent quality of food. We often pick up for my gluten-free brother and the staff doesn't miss a beat....

Read More

My wife and I stopped by for a quick lunch and ordered a grilled steak quesadilla and grilled steak nachos. Granted, the burritos they were serving up...

Read More

The service always seems to be really good here. You also get a lot of food for your money. I am a big eater, but I can never seem to finish the regular...

Read More

Went here recently with a few coworkers. Most of us were getting a burrito, myself included. I have been to Café Rio multiple times and immediately knew I...

Read More

I don't know why this location has such a bad rep on here? This is the closest location to my house, so I stop in occasionally for a burrito or a salad....

Read More

Have been here about 5 times. Food also good. Sometimes it gets busy and noisy. I prefer a more quiet atmosphere. I do enjoy their nachos. Small size...

Read More

VERY slow service. They never have enough staff to keep the line flowing (like their competition does consistently). But when you do finally get served they...

Read More

Sweet deal, especially the specials. You can get any of the specials if you are a student. I had the beef burrito smoothered. Was super filling and came...

Read More

Quick service and very clean and fresh. The daily deals make it a great value and open on Sunday The chicken tacos always hits the spot. Get the re fried...

Read More

I've always liked Costa Vida, the sweet pork burrito is awesome smothered and the salad is to die for! Always a good gasam

Read More

I will say that most of the good Mexican food has been deported from the Utah hatred for anyone not from here. This is a cali-mex restaurant and is much...

Read More

Uhhh... ok, this place is really mess up. It was actually the first Costa Vida I visited. The setup is very similar to a Café Rio, but with 90% less...

Read More

We love this place. Better than Cafe Rio. Service is sometimes slow,but food is always good.

Read More

This place reminds me of la salsa, I had the two toco's meal fish, shrimp with mango salsa it was aright, my bro got the sweat pork burrito it was good, my...

Read More

First time I have ever been to a costa vida! I really enjoyed my experience. The staff was very friendly ,the place was clean. The mango chicken salad was...

Read More

This is my second time here and I'll definitely be back for more. The staff and food are wonderful. I'm picky with my food & they took every request &...

Read More

Saturday, April 26th. 2:30PM. My 14-year-old is gluten intolerant, the rest of us aren't. She's really limited on what she can and will eat. A chicken salad...

Read More

Costa Vida has good food and a nice ambiance with the whole beach coastal theme. Prices are good for the amount and quality of the food. Like all knock...

Read More

I always try and defend Costa Vida against Cafe Rio lovers when they say that it is not as good. I never had a bad experience with the Costa Vida in Cedar...

Read More

I have eaten here a few times I only go here when cafe rio is closed on Sundays, because the service is so bad and slow. The staff has no customer service...

Read More

Quickly becoming my top choice for fast-food mexican. Yes, it's a chain, and yes, it's lots like that "other" Utah fast food Mexican chain that rhyme with...

Read More

As fast-food Mexican goes, yeah it's another chain like the ubiquitous one I don't need to mention for anyone to know who I'm referring to. Sure, if...

Read More

Love their wheat tortillas. Love their sweet pork tacos Love the mahi mahi tacos Love the fresh, made to order food. It is def tex mex but dang tasty.

Read More

Freakin love their shredded beef burritos. Has a Californian beach style ambience. Not anything over the top. Workers always seem friendly. It's a good...

Read More

Personally I enjoy this place for quick easy Mexican food. It's a very Americanized Mexican style food, so if you're looking for more of an authentic style...

Read More

Great place to eat , my favorite is there chicken quesadilla's! Service is very fast , I how ever am not a big fan of their boss. I have seen him yell at...

Read More

Very good food and always fresh. If you like Cafe Rio you will like Costa Vida. Very similar in my view.

Read More

I work at the same company as Rod S. For some reason the people that work with us really seem to like this place. We had some Ukrainians that we work...

Read More

Horrible customer service! They screwed up my order in the drive thru and when I got home and realized I called them and they were like, well what do you...

Read More

Went on a Saturday. While there were several staffers in the back, one person was doing all the cooking. Lines were long and slow. Then, the tortillas...

Read More

Our Costa Vida and Cafe Rio are in the same parking lot in Tooele, UT. I felt bad when Cafe Rio built where they did so I try to go to Costa Vida. Tonight...

Read More

Costa Vida is another clone of the Cafe Rio concept. Each restaurant has its fans, but I personally prefer CV over CR. I admit I eat here frequently since...

Read More

Have been going here for quite a while and its always been good until just recently. Went in on July 2nd got a burrito and the tortilla was raw. They had...

Read More

This may have started as a restaurant spinoff, but Costa Vida has marked its own territory. The steak and pork burritos are great. Also really love the...

Read More

I've been eating at both Costa Vida and Cafe Rio for years, thinking they were interchangeable. FALSE. Cafe Rio is so much better. Costa Vida isn't even...

Read More

Yay! definitely a fan. Really similar to Cafe Rio in almost every regard. The sweet pork is the star of the show for me. It doesn't matter if it's a...

Read More

Out of all the Costa Vida places I've been, I love this one the most. The service is fast. The people actually have a little fun making your food & are very...

Read More