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Zapata's Mexican Restaurant

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217 Walnut St, Texarkana, AR 71854-6023
870-774-0272
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
YES!!!

Great food, even better margaritas, perfect environment. Prices are high, but wirth it. Would definetly go back.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
holsmith82
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Texarkana, Arkansas
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  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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Texarkana, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Great food, even better margaritas, perfect environment. Prices are high, but wirth it. Would definetly go back.

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Texarkana, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This restaurant has delicious Mexican Food. The staff is attentive and they are so appreciative of their customers.

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Texarkana, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Food is exclent!! Voted number one date spot in Texarkana so if that is what your looking for you found it..But very loud and hard to hold convo..

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Texarkana, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Offers a large variety of Mexican foods, clean white table cloths, cloth napkins for exceptional dining, even for lunch right downtown. Being welcomed by the owner is a definite plus!

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Texarkana, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Love the food! Love the margaritas! Perfect place for a couple or a party! You must eat here during your trip!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Zapatas is a good place to meet friends for lunch and a margarita or dinner and more margaritas. The food is better than chain type Mexican food in the area. Prices are not bad. Chips and salsa are good. Service is always great. I've never ever had a bad waiter or bad service of any kind. Wait staff is always... More 

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Texarkana, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Fabulous & authentic. Best in the area. Steaks are fabulous as well as the best chicken tortilla soup I have had a outside of Arizona.

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Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The happy hour margaritas are the BOMB and their baked queso is the absolute best!!! They may not be the cheapest in town when it comes to Mexican food, but it's worth every penny!

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Texarkana, Texas, United States
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I've been to Zapata's several times because many people do like it. I've been for birthday parties, business lunches, and first dates. I feel that the food is below average and the cost is well above for Mexican food. I like the fish ok, that's it. They are known for their Margarita's which I find too sweet. In all fairness... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Food, Drinks (especially the Margaritas) and Service are always top notch!!! It's like a social event every time we go! We always see friends or acquaintances there! Thumbs up!!

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Additional Information about Zapata's Mexican Restaurant

Address: 217 Walnut St, Texarkana, AR 71854-6023
Phone Number: 870-774-0272
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Texarkana
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 217 Walnut St, Texarkana, AR 71854-6023
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Texarkana
  • Phone Number: 870-774-0272

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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