There's plenty to like about this Manor Road descendant of San Antonio's mom & pop La Fiesta Patio Cafe. This puffy taco palace is sort of La Fiesta 2.0, as the upgraded Vivo is definitely less "down-home" than its predecessor. While the vibe is still comfy, Vivo is graced with romantic low lighting, table linens, and a lively deck. We'd like to meditate for a moment on this deck ... literally. The deck is a great place to rejuvenate and feel the world drift away. The wall fountain provides the outdoor seating area's visual stimulation and dampering, concurrently. As the focal point of the deck, this gorgeous story-tall wonder blocks the view of the parking lot and its attendant noise. It adds as much as it takes away, substituting a soothing whoosh and trickle for the din outside. Visually, the lovely reflecting pool offers surfaces and depths to ponder and a great place to toss your wishes and hope for them to come true. Sometimes, the sun peeks in for a visit, beaming down on the flowing water. At this point, the entire day just begins to shimmer.
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