Costa Vida

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







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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Yes, this is a blatant ripoff of Cafe Rio. No, it's not quite as good as Cafe Rio. But it does have some advantages over Cafe R... never mind. I'll not...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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

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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...

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Not impressed at all by this type of food and would never go there of my own volition (nor have I ever been in any of the restaurants, including this one),...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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We walked in and were only 4th from the start of the ordering area and it took us 45 minutes to get out. So slow and they had 6 employees helping on the...

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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....

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Yummy food, great service and happy staff. What more can you ask for? How about free dessert if you wait for about two minutes? Sweet ! Great place to take...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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

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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...

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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...

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Costa Vida has great food and service! The sweet pork is fantastic and I love their chicken mango salad with the mango dressing! I also like that you can...

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Don't know how I'm supposed to call in an order when the only phone number listed for this location never gets answered. I will drive to a further location...

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

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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 &...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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I come here to get salads every once in a while. I wait online for the 5 employees behind the counter to stop prepping, and help the one and only actual...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Co-workers made the choice. It wasn't as completely mediocre as my previous visits. I finally found something that's only a little sweet and is less than...

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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...

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

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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...

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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...

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Better than Moe's. Wish they had one in Pittsburgh.

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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...

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What a tasty selection of mexican food. So fresh and cheesy, this place does not scrimp on the fixin's. I had the sweet pork salad and it was delish! Very...

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H-E-double-hockey-sticks has this happy valley Costa Vida gone down the crapper. I've been coming here for about two years and will consider this my breakup...

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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...

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