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Pura Vida - CLOSED

656 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-4533
+1 404-870-9797
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
3 Dec 2012
“Love This Place”
23 Nov 2012
“Good but spicy and not cheap”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Latin, Spanish, South American
$$ - $$$
656 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-4533
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Reviewed 3 December 2012

I absolutely love this place. I feel upon it about 5 years ago and haven't had the chance to go back until this year. The service is great, the food is amazing and different but not so different that you are afraid to try things....More

Thank Clemsonbelle21
Reviewed 24 November 2012

Tapas are not everyone's cup of tea. These are certainly good, and the plates are not too small. The chief problem is the unexpected spiciness of some of the dishes - for example, the tilapia is really good but ours were definitely fiery. The service...More

Thank CrinklyTraveller
Reviewed 9 September 2012

Pura Vida had the largest servings I've ever had for a Tapas restaurant and, most importantly, they were mostly very good. Some were simple, a bowl of olives or a bowl of toasted almonds, but they tasted great. The shrimp were large (4 - head...More

Thank DeborahN4
Reviewed 7 August 2012

This is really good. Love the mussels! They were out of several of the cheese and meat selections, but what we had was good. We did really have a feast or gorge, so spending right at $100 for a casual, light dinner was a little...More

Thank JennATl
Reviewed 15 July 2012

Been to noche many time and loca luna and they are fine and do offer other things (noche=location, ll = live music), but when it comes to the quality of the food it's not a contest. We had the mussels, baked goat empanadas, pork belly...More

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 7 July 2012

First of all they make the most AMAZING cocktails with such care. Then, the food is absolutely perfect! The bartender suggested we not miss the zucchini noodles with cilantro and chili peppers was one of the best things we've ever eaten. Whatever they're serving up...More

Thank GlobalLove247
Reviewed 5 June 2012

Great food, and great service, this is a great place to bring friends and family to enjoy a nite out. It gets really busy so calling ahead would probably be a good idea. But if your not in a rush and wanna enjoy a relaxing...More

Thank ChefJonathanSantiago
Reviewed 25 March 2012

We live two blocks away and go here often. I love all the tapas and the drinks are great. The service is always perfect. The food os great and it is always a fun place. The Super Pan upstairs is great for a sandwitch at...More

Thank Mgood99
Reviewed 5 March 2012

My wife and I went to Pura Vida on a Saturday night "Date Night". We booked through Open Table and had a nice window seat in the main seating area. There was lots of tapas to choose from on the menu, but the waitress informed...More

Thank campbfh2
Reviewed 23 February 2012

Went because Chef Hector was on Top Chef. Cozy neighborhood feel, excellent service and the food was top notch. Exceeded my expections in every way! I will definitely return next time I am in Atlanta! Thank you Pura Vida!

Thank emmyjay81
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 656 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-4533
    (Blue Ridge)
  • Public Transportation: MARTA BUS Route 16 "Noble" stops right across the street from Pura Vida. MARTA BUS Route 2 stops at the corner of Ponce de Leon & North Highland, one block from Pura Vida.
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: +1 404-870-9797
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