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zaragosa

Mexican, Spanish, Tapas
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71 victoria street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
53331435
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Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 7
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fave Mexican Restaurant, smaller venue

This was my family's first time back at Zaragosa since moving to its new location. As always the food was fantastic as was the pricing! It was a little disappointing that we were seated right in front of the bar when we were the only patrons in the venue for almost an hour and had booked 3 weeks in... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Bianca D
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Creswick, Australia
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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Creswick, Australia
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This was my family's first time back at Zaragosa since moving to its new location. As always the food was fantastic as was the pricing! It was a little disappointing that we were seated right in front of the bar when we were the only patrons in the venue for almost an hour and had booked 3 weeks in advance.

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Dinner with family, great service, food excellent, plenty of choice's to please everyone. Thanks Scott

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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I used to love the previous Zargosa location, it used to be my favourite restaurant. After it got burnt down several months ago and reopened we thought we would try it out. First of all, the atmosphere is one of the worst restaurant atmospheres i have ever experienced. No music to be heard. Staff just stood silently drying glasses, and... More 

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Ballarat
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

I am disappointed to say after booking a table for a Tuesday night dinner, we did not get to try the food. After waiting for 25 minutes with no service, not even a glass of water or drink order taken, we decided to leave and go to another local restaurant who could provide service and good fresh food in a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Came to Ballarat recently and we had a meal here. The waiter explained that the restaurant was new due to the old one burning down! The service was great, food was exceptional (We had a few tapas and shared a mixed fajita) and a lovely warm atmosphere!

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Ballarat, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Really let down by the food at recently reopened zaragoza venue,food was bland and boring, have had better at taco bill and thats saying something, atmosphere was dull, won't be hurrying back!

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Ballarat
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We had been looking forward to going back to Zaragosa after their original premises burnt down last year. We attempted to go there for tea last night around 8.30pm, however the staff completely ignored us and we left after 5min and will not be returning. Whilst we waited we picked up a copy of the menu from the shelf in... More 

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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

Since an unfortunate fire, this restaurant has relocated to my side of town so I wanted to give it a try. I really don't want to list all the bad things that happened.... But I will mention the very! expensive paella. I incorrectly thought it would have to be good because it was so expensive. No. I have nothing good... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Came here for dinner on a Saturday night. Nice selection of Tapas and mains. Good selection of drinks as well.

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We have dined here before and returned to enjoy a great atmosphere. A relaxed unhurried venue with a good choice of either Spanish or Mexican food. With separate rooms, you get an intimate dining experience with excellent staff and service. Definitely worth a visit!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 71 victoria street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat
  • Phone Number: 53331435

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Spanish, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Families with children

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