Traditional Mexican Recipes

and modern, classy presentation

New and improved menu

Old favorites now joined by new dishes

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Authentic

Traditional Mexican dishes

Enjoy authentic Mexican dishes with recipes handed down through generations of a family.

Modern

New and improved

We’ve updated our menu. Enjoy old favorites alongside new dishes with improved modern plating.

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Fajita Nachos

Crispy corn tortilla chips topped with cheese, your choice of steak or chicken fajitas, cheese sauce, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole and pico de gallo. Grilled chicken or steak.

$10/11

Guacamole Dip

Fresh guacamole served with complimentary tortilla chips.

$4

Nachos Supreme

Fried tortilla chips smothered with cheese sauce. Your choice of seasoned ground beef or chicken. Served with lettuce, guacamole, sour cream and cheddar cheese. Chicken or ground beef.

$8/9

Queso Dip

Creamy queso served with complimentary tortilla chips.

$4

Spinach Dip

Spinach dip served with complimentary tortilla chips.

$5

Quesadilla

Grilled flour tortillas stuffed with cheese and your choice of meat. Served with pico de gallo, sour cream and guacamole. Grilled chicken or grilled steak

$8/9

Burrito Mexicano

A flour tortilla stuffed with tender pulled pork and topped with cheese sauce. Served with rice, lettuce, sour cream and tomatoes.

$10

Burrito Viva

A flour tortilla filled with your choice of ground beef or chicken, topped with red sauce, cheese, lettuce, sour cream and tomatoes. Served with rice and beans.

$9

California Burrito

Large flour tortilla stuffed with rice, beans, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo and your choice of meat. Topped with green chilli sauce, queso and red sauce. Grilled chicken or steak.

$10/12

Chipotle Burrito

Flour tortilla stuffed with tender pulled pork cooked in a chipotle sauce with sautéed onions and mild peppers, topped w tin cheese sauce. Served with beans, lettuce and tomatoes.

$10

Chorizo & Potato Burrito

Flour tortilla rolled and stuffed with chorizo (mexican sausage), potatoes, white rice and whole pinto beans. Smothered with queso.

$8

Fajita Burrito

Flour tortillas stuffed with your choice of chicken or steak fajitas, topped with red sauce, cheese, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole and pido de gallo. Served with rice and beans. Chicken or steak.

$10/12

Steak & Potato Burrito

Flour tortilla rolled and stuffed with grilled steak, potatoes, lettuce, white rice, whole pinto beans and sour cream. Smothered with queso.

$9

Texas Burritos

Two flour tortillas stuffed with steak and topped with cheese sauce. Served with rice, lettuce and tomatoes.

$10

Carnitas

Slow fried pork shoulder butt, served with rice, beans, lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo, pickled jalapeños and tortillas.

$13

Chile Colorado

Grilled chucks of sirloin steak cooked with a red chilli sauce. Served with rice, beans and tortillas.

$12

Chile Rellenos

Two large poblano peppers stuffed with cheese and your choice of meat. Topped with our special sauce. Served with rice and beans. Chicken, steak or potatoes.

$10-13

Chile Verde

Tender pulled pork cooked with a green chilli sauce. Served with rice, beans and tortillas.

$11

Chimichangas

Flour tortillas stuffed with your choice of shredded beef or chicken, then fried to a golden brown, smothered in cheese sauce. Served with rice, beans, lettuce, guacamole, pido de gallo and sour cream.

$10

Chori Pollo

Grilled chicken breast topped with chorizo and smothered in cheese sauce. Served with rice, lettuce, guacamole, cheese and pico de gallo.

$13

Flautas

Rolled, fried tortillas filled with choice of shredded chicken or beef. Topped with queso fresco, sour cream, tomato and avocado. Served on a bed of lettuce.

$9

Pollo Loco

Grilled chicken breast topped with sautéed onion and smothered in cheese sauce. Served with rice, lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo and cheese.

$12

Sopes

Three circles of fried maza. Topped with your choice of meat, lettuce, sour cream, queso fresco, avocado and tomato. Grilled chicken, steak or shrimp.

$8-10

Steak Tacos

Three soft flour tortillas stuffed with chunks of grilled steak. Served with beans, pico de gallo and hot salsa.

$11

Tacos al Carbon

Three steak tacos served on corn soft tortillas, topped with queso fresco and pico de gallo. Served with rice, beans, romaine lettuce and guacamole.

$11

Tacos al Pastor

Three soft corn tortillas stuffed with marinated grilled pork with a hint of sweet onions and pineapple. Topped with fresh cilantro, onion and avocado. Served with hot salsa and lime.

$11

Cheesecake

Fresh cheesecake slice topped with cherry, chocolate syrup and whipped cream.

$4

Flan

Mexican custard baked until creamy and smooth. Topped with whipped cream.

$4

Fried Ice Cream

Vanilla ice cream rolled in a coconut and cornflake coating, quick fried. Topped with honey, whipped cream, chocolate syrup, cinnamon and cherry.

$4

Sopapilla

Golden fried pastry dough topped with honey, whipped cream, chocolate syrup, cinnamon and cherry.

$3

Sopapilla With Ice Cream

Golden fried pastry dough topped with honey, whipped cream, chocolate syrup, cinnamon and cherry. Served with ice cream.

$4

#1

Two tacos, enchilada & chile con queso.

$9

#10

Chile relleno, taco, rice & beans.

$9

#2

Chile rellleno, enchilada, rice & beans

$9

#3

Burrito, taco & enchilada.

$9

#4

Two tacos, rice & beans.

$9

#5

Two tacos, chile relleno & enchilada.

$9

#6

Two enchiladas, taco & rice.

$9

#7

Two enchiladas, rice & beans.

$9

#8

Taco, enchilada, rice & beans.

$9

#9

Burrito, enchilada, rice & beans.

$9

Blue Margarita

Viva margarita mix, Gold tequila, triple sec, Curacao liqueur.

$7

Cerveza Mexicana

Dos Equis Ambar, Dos Equis Lager, Modelo Especial, Negra Modelo, Corona, Corona Light, Victoria, Pacifico, Sol, Tecate

$4.5

Cilantro Julep

El Jimador Anejo Tequila, fresh mint, lime, pineapple juice.

$9

Domestic Beer

Bud Light, Budweiser, Miller Lite, Coors Light, Michelob Ultra

$3.5

Don Julio Paloma

Don Julio Reposado Tequila, fresh lime, grapefruit juice.

$10

Frozen Margarita

Our house margarita recipe, with your choice of: Strawberry, Mango, Peach or Raspberry.

$6

House Margarita

Gold tequila, triple sec, Viva margarita mix.

$4.5

Jalepeño Margarita

Patron Silver Tequila, Patron Citronge, fresh lime, hint of fresh jalapeño.

$10

Mint Fresh Tequila

1800 Silver Tequila, Brandy, fresh lemon, mint leaves.

$9

Mojito Mexicano

Hornitos Blanco Tequila, fresh mint.

$8

Original Margarita

El Jimador Reposado Tequila, Orange liqueur, triple sec, fresh lime and orange juice. Poured table side in a shaker.

$8

Perfect Viva Margarita

Sauza Hornitos Tequila, grand gala, triple sec, orange juice, viva margarita mix.

$7

Wild Berry Mojito

El Jimador Blanco Tequila, fresh blackberries, raspberries, mint leaves.

$7

Wine

Copper Ridge brand: Chardonnay, Riesling, White Zinfandel, and Cabernet Sauvignon.

$6

Enchiladas Jalisco

Two corn tortillas rolled and stuffed with chicken, topped with red sauce and cheese. Served with rice, lettuce, guacamole and pico de gallo.

$10

Enchiladas Poblanas

Two corn tortillas rolled and stuffed with cheese. Topped with pork. Served with rice, lettuce, guacamole and tomatoes.

$10

Enchiladas Verdes

Three corn tortillas rolled and stuffed with your choice or beef, chicken or cheese. Topped with green chili sauce and cheese.

$9

Mole Enchiladas Oaxaca

Two cheese enchiladas topped with shredded pork and enchilada sauce. Served with guacamole and rice.

$12

Potato Enchiladas

Three corn tortillas rolled  and stuffed with potatoes. Topped with red chili sauce and queso fresco. Served with black beans, romaine lettuce and tomatoes.

$9

Seafood Enchiladas

Three corn tortillas rolled and stuffed with shrimp, tilapia, crab and scallops. Topped with green chili sauce, cheese, sour cream and avocado slices. Served with rice and beans.

$11

Fajitas Hawaiana

Shrimp, Chicken and chunks of pineapple and bacon.

$14

Fajitas Jalisco

Steak, chorizo and chicken. Topped with queso.

$12

Fajitas Tejanas

Steak, chicken and shrimp.

$14

Fajitas Viva

Steak, chicken, shrimp and chorizo.

$15

Traditional Fajitas

Prepared with red ripe tomatoes, fresh bell peppers & sweet onions. Sautéed and served in a sizzling platter with your choice of meat. Served with rice, beans, lettuce, guacamole, sour cream and tortillas. Choice of: chicken, steak, shrimp, shrimp & chicken, steak & shrimp, shrimp & scallops, or pork.

$11-14

Vegetarian Fajita

Mushrooms, Zucchini, onions, tomatoes and bell peppers

$11

Burrito Rojo

Flour tortilla rolled and stuffed with shredded beef, chile rojo sauce, white rice and whole pinto beans. Smothered in our chile rojo sauce and topped with queso Chihuahua.

$8

Burrito Verde

Flour tortilla rolled and stuffed with carnitas (slow fried pork), chile verde sauce, white rice and whole pinto beans. Smothered in our chile verde sauce and topped with queso Chihuahua.

$8

California Burrito

Large flour tortilla stuffed with rice, beans, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo and your choice of meat. Topped with green chilli sauce, cheese sauce and red sauce. Chicken or steak.

$10/12

Carne Azada

Thin cut grilled sirloin steak. Served with rice, beans, lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo, sautéed onions and tortillas.

$12

Chicken & Potato Burrito

Flour tortilla rolled and stuffed with grilled chicken, potatoes, lettuce, white rice, whole pinto beans and sour cream. Smothered with cheese sauce.

$8

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Red tomato broth with zuccini, onion and tomatoes. Served with chicken, fried slices of tortilla, and pico de gallo.

$9

Chilaquiles Rojos

Fried corn tortilla chips tossed in our chile rojo sauce, topped with grilled chicken, “queso fresco”, “crema mexicana” and fresh cilantro. Served with rice and beans.

$9

Chilaquiles Verde

Fried corn tortilla chips tossed in our chile verde sauce, topped with grilled chicken, “queso fresco”, “crema mexicana” and fresh cilantro. Served with rice and beans.

$9

Chimichanga

A flour tortilla stuffed with your choice of beef or chicken, then fried to a golden brown, topped with cheese sauce. Served with rice, beans, lettuce, sour cream and pico de gallo.

$8

Choripollo

Marinated grilled chicken topped with chorizo (mexican sausage) and smothered with cheese sauce. Served with rice, lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo and tortillas.

$12

Chorizo & Potato Burrito

Flour tortilla rolled and stuffed with chorizo (mexican sausage), potatoes, white rice and whole pinto beans. Smothered with cheese sauce.

$8

Fajita Quesadilla

A grilled tortilla stuffed with cheese and steak or chicken fajitas. Served with rice, beans, lettuce, sour cream and pico de gallo. Chicken or steak.

$8/9

Fajitas

Your choice of meat grilled with onions, tomatoes and bell peppers served on a sizzling platter. Served with rice, beans, lettuce, sour cream, pico de gallo and tortillas. Chicken or steak.

$8/9

Fish Tacos

Two soft corn tortillas, grilled tilapia, red cabbage, tomatoes and cheese. Served with rice and black beans.

$12

Garden Quesadilla

A grilled flour tortilla stuffed with cheese, mushrooms, and sautéed vegetables. Served with rice, beans, lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo and sour cream.

$10

Huevos con Chorizo

Three scrambled eggs cooked with chorizo (Mexican sausage). Served with rice, refried beans and tortillas.

$9

Pollo Loco

Marinated grilled chicken topped with sauteed onions and smothered with cheese sauce. Served with rice, lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo and tortillas.

$11

Shrimp Soup

Red tomato broth with zuccini, onion and tomatoes. Combined with shrimp.

$11

Steak & Potato Burrito

Flour tortilla rolled and stuffed with grilled steak, potatoes, lettuce, white rice, whole pinto beans and sour cream. Smothered with cheese sauce.

$9

Syncronizada

Large grilled flour tortilla stuffed with queso Chihuahua, ham, avocado, tomatoes, onions and pickled jalapenos. Served with sour cream.

$8

Taco Salad

A crispy flour tortilla shell, filled with lettuce, tomato, cheddar cheese, sour cream, guacamole & your choice of seasoned ground beef, shredded beef or chicken.

$8

Taco Salad Fajita

A crispy flour tortillas shell, filled with lettuce, melted cheese sauce, sautéed bell peppers, onions, tomatoes & your choice of meat. Topped with lettuce, cheddar cheese, tomato, guacamole & sour cream. Grilled chicken or steak

$9/10

Tacos Supremos

Two crispy flour tacos stuffed with your choice of beef or chicken, lettuce, cheese, sour cream and tomatoes. Served with rice and beans.

$8

Texas Burritos

Two flour tortillas rolled and stuffed with grilled steak and smothered with cheese sauce. Served with rice, lettuce and cheese.

$9

#1

Chile relleno, taco, rice & side of guacamole salad.

$7

#2

Beef burrito, rice & beans.

$7

#3

Enchilada, rice & beans.

$7

#4

Burrito, one taco & rice.

$7

#5

2 tacos & rice.

$7

#6

2 enchiladas & rice.

$7

#7

Burrito, tomale & rice.

$7

#8

Chile relleno, enchilada, rice & beans.

$7

California Quesadilla

Folded tortilla grilled and stuffed with cheese and your choice of meat. Cut into 4 pieces. Served with pico de gallo, guacamole, and sour cream. Grilled chicken or steak.

$10/11

Fajita Quesadilla

A grilled flour tortilla stuffed with cheese and your choice of chicken or steak fajitas. Served with rice, beans, lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo and sour cream. Grilled chicken or grilled steak.

$10/11

Garden Quesadilla

A grilled flour tortilla stuffed with cheese, mushrooms, and sautéed vegetables. Served with rice, beans, lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo and sour cream.

$10

Rolled Quesadilla

Grilled flour tortilla rolled and stuffed with cheese, pico de gallo and your choice of meat. Served with lettuce, guacamole, cheese and sour cream. Grilled chicken or steak.

$10/11

Seafood Quesadilla

A grilled flour tortillas stuffed with cheese, shrimp, tilapia and crab. Served with rice, beans, lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo and sour cream.

$12

Spinach Quesadilla

Grilled flour tortilla filled with spinach and cheese. Served with black beans, romaine lettuce, tomatoes and guacamole. Add optional chicken or steak.

$9-11

Burrito del Mar

Flour tortilla rolled and stuffed with shrimp, tilapia and crab, smothered in cheese sauce. Served with rice, lettuce, guacamole and pico de gallo.

$12

Camarones al Mojo de Ajo

Sautéed shrimp with garlic, onion, mushrooms and cilantro. Topped with queso. Served with rice, beans and tortillas.

$13

Camarones ala Diabla

Sautéed shrimp with pico de gallo and a very spicy red sauce. Served with rice, beans and tortillas.

$13

Chiles Rellenos de Camarón

Two poblano peppers stuffed with cheese, topped with red sauce, shrimp and cheese. Served with rice and beans.

$11

Coctel de Camarones

Refreshing shrimp cocktail with pico de gallo and diced avocado. Served with saltine crackers.

$13

Filete Manguero

Grilled tilapia filet, topped with grilled onions, tomatoes and mango salsa. Served with black beans and rice.

$13

Fish Tacos

Two soft corn tortillas, grilled tilapia, red cabbage, tomatoes and cheese. Served with rice and black beans.

$12

Seafood Chimichanga

A flour tortilla stuffed with shrimp, tilapia and crab, then fried to a golden brown. Smothered with queso and served with rice, beans, lettuce, sour cream, pico de gallo and guacamole.

$12

Shrimp Tacos

Two soft corn tortillas filled with grilled shrimp and pico de gallo. Topped with red cabbage, cheese and lime wedges. Served with rice and black beans.

$13

Tostadas de Ceviche

Three crispy corn tortillas topped with shrimp ceviche and avocado slices.

$11

Viva Tilapia

7-9 oz Tilapia fillet grilled and served over sautéed onions, tomatoes and bell peppers. Served with rice, beans and tortillas.

$12

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Red tomato broth with zuccini, onion and tomatoes. Served with chicken, fried slices of tortilla, and pico de gallo.

$9

Grilled Chicken Salad

A fresh crisp bed of romaine lettuce topped with strips of grilled chicken, cheddar cheese & tomatoes. Served with your choice of dressing.

$9

Shrimp Salad

A fresh crisp bed of romaine lettuce topped with grilled shrimp, cheddar cheese & tomatoes. Served with your choice of dressing.

$10

Shrimp Soup

Red tomato broth with zuccini, onion and tomatoes. Combined with shrimp.

$11

Taco Salad

A crispy flour tortilla shell, filled with lettuce, tomato, cheddar cheese, sour cream, guacamole & your choice of seasoned ground beef, shredded beef or chicken.

$8

Taco Salad Fajita

A crispy flour tortillas shell, filled with lettuce, melted cheese sauce, sautéed bell peppers, onions, tomatoes & your choice of fajita chicken or steak. Topped with lettuce, cheddar cheese, tomato, guacamole & sour cream. Grilled chicken or grilled steak.

$9/10

Bacon Wrapped Filete Mignon

Bacon wrapped filet mignon grilled to your liking and topped with sautéed onions, peppers, tomatoes and mushrooms. Served with black beans and rice.

$13

Carne Azada

Thin cut grilled sirloin steak. Served with rice, beans, lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo, sautéed onions and tortillas.

$14

Doña Marta Special

Marinated chucks of steak, with grilled onions, tomatoes and zucchini. Served with rice, lettuce, tomatoes and tortillas.

$10

Picadillo Steak

Grilled chunks of sirloin steak cooked with pico de gallo. Served with rice, beans, lettuce, tomatoes and tortillas.

$11

Steak La Bamba

12oz T-bone steak grilled to perfection, topped with sautéed vegetables. Served with rice, beans and tortillas.

$15

Steak Viva

Thin cut grilled sirloin steak, topped with one strip of grilled shrimp wrapped in bacon. Served with rice, beans, lettuce, guacamole, tomatoes and tortillas.

$14

Friday

Fish Tacos $8 Don Julio Paloma $6

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Monday

Steak Fajitas $9 Chicken Fajitas $8 Wild Berry Mojito $4

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Saturday

Original Shaker Margarita $6 House Margarita $3

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Thursday

House Margarita $2

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Tuesday

Carne Azada $8 Original Mojito $4

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Wednesday

Pollo Loco $8 Frozen Lime Margarita $4

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Live life on the border.

  • Traditional and authentic Mexican style food
  • Fresh ingredients prepared daily
  • New and improved dishes with modern plating
  • Friendly environment with knowledgeable staff
  • Cantina bar at our Urbandale location
  • A great place to meet friends

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contact details

If you’d like to place an order for carry-out or if you have any questions please contact us. Otherwise, we look forward to serving you at both of our locations. Gracias!

  • 6101 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Phone: 515-255-8238
  • Email: info@vivadsm.com
  • 4531 86th Street, Urbandale, Iowa
  • Phone: 515-331-2953
  • Email: info@vivadsm.com

Adios amigos! We’ll see you soon.

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