Vida Cantina is a modern Mexican restaurant using the best local, seasonal and organic ingredients. Vida is a vibrant gathering place where everyone can enjoy life with soulful food and imaginative cocktails in an unpretentious and relaxed environment. We are a fresh take on made to order Mexican inspired cuisine.

At Vida Cantina, making friends with our neighbors is a priority for us. Check back regularly to see our ever-growing list of producers!

Guest Chef Taco Series

Join us for the Guest Chef Taco Series - we asked area Chefs “What is on your favorite taco?” and each week we will be offering up their answers! Every Friday beginning November 21st we will launch a new guest Chef’s creation. See the schedule below and come and check out some of your favorite Seacoast area Chef’s tacos.

- Matt Louis of Moxy: 11/21 - 11/27

- Mark Segal of Tinios Pro Hospitality Group: 11/28 - 12/4

- Jake Smith of The Black Birch: 12/5 - 12/11

- Lee Frank of Anneke Jans: 12/12 - 12/18

- Marty Rumley of Jumpin’ Jays Fish Cafe: 12/19 - 12/24

- Ben Hasty of Thistle Pig: 12/26 - 1/1

- Justin Walker of Earth at Hidden Pond: 1/2 - 1/8

Holiday Events at Vida

Now taking reservations for your Holiday Events - we offer special menus, semi private dining space and a cozy setting for your group - call 603.501.0648 or email

Happy Hour

Monday — Friday

3 — 6


La Flaca (house marg.) 5

El Jimador tequila, fresh lime juice, agave

Chupacabra 6

blanco tequila, chilies, cilantro, lime

Paloma 7

Tres Agaves blanco, lime, grapefruit soda

Caposaldo Prosecco 6

“now we sip Champange when we’re thirsty”

White Sangria 5

brandy, mango, white wine

Red Sangria 5

brandy, fresh lime juice, fresh OJ, red wine

The Drink Kit 4

Tecate cerveza & shot of El Jimador

Add a Vida Koozie 2

$2 off all Draft Beers:


Negra Modelo

Dos Equis

Lagunitas IPA

Throwback’s Seasonal


Tres Amigos 9.00

Taco: pollo, carne asada or fried avocado

Beer: Tecate

Shot: Tres Agaves Blanco

Chips and Salsa 2.00

corn tortilla chips with salsa fresca

Salsa Flight 3.00

mango habanero, salsa verde, salsa fresca

Guacamole 4.00

served with chips and salsa

Tender Belly Chicharrones 5.00

Tapatio, fresh lime, sea salt

Chili Lime Peanuts 3.00

Oaxacan style snack

Sausage del Día 5.00

house made sausage

Goat Cheese Fundido 5.00

melted cheese dip, flour tortilla chips

Carne Asada Jerky 6.00

house pickles

Atún Ceviche 5.00

yellow fin tuna, mango, avocado,

salsa negra, plantain chips

Chicken Confit Drumstick 4.00

tamarind glaze, house pickles

Solo Taco de Papas 3.00

salsa cruda, lemon onions, avocado

Photo Contest at Vida

Keep your phones out on the table, ladies and gents! Vida Cantina is having a photo contest and you’re the photographer in demand. Snap a picture of your lunch at Vida and use #getbueno to enter the contest and show off your masterpiece! We’ll be searching for your awesome pics on Facebook and Instagram and the best photo wins some Vida gear and a gift certificate.

Vida Caters!

Catering Menu 2014

Chips with Salsas:

  • Pequeño (approx. 10 people) ($24)
  • Grande (approx. 20 people) ($40)
    • Corn tortilla chips
    • Salsa Fresca
    • Salsa Verde
    • Mango Habanero Salsa
    • Guacamole: Made-to-order – avocados, cilantro, lime, serrano chilies, onions, garlic

Enchilada Spread:

  • Pequeño (approx. 10 people) ($100)
  • Grande (approx. 20 people) ($190)
    • Choice of Slow Roasted Chicken, Smoked Beef
    • Brisket, Roasted Seasonal Vegetables –wrapped in corn tortillas and baked with Oaxacan queso
    • Served with Achiote Rice and Black Beans, Red and Green Sauce, Crema, Salsa Fresca

Taco Bar:

  • Pequeño (approx. 10 people) ($60) –
  • Grande (approx. 20 people) ($110)-
    • Choice of Seared Chicken, Green Chili Braised Pork or Carne Asada (grilled steak)
    • Served with Achiote Rice and Black Beans All of the trimmings:
      •  Salsa Fresca
      •  Lime Crema
      •  Queso Fresco
      •  Jicama Slaw
      •  Cilantro

Kale Salad:

  • Pequeño (approx. 10 people) ($28)
  • Grande (approx. 20 people) ($50)
    • Shaved Farm Kale Salad with masa croutons, cotija cheese, red pepper chutney

Add Protein to Kale Salad:

  • Grilled Chicken Breast $4 per person
  • Carne Asada (grilled steak) $6 per person