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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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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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: Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Special occasions

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 40
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    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
Zapata's, Margaritas that'll knock your socks off!

Energized atmosphere! Some of the best service staff around! Margaritas that'll knock your socks off! Great food. Try it once, you'll be back for more.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Tim J
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Texarkana, Arkansas
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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72 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Texarkana, Arkansas
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Energized atmosphere! Some of the best service staff around! Margaritas that'll knock your socks off! Great food. Try it once, you'll be back for more.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Had fun food was good. Priced a little high but had a great time. Would go back again. Excellent service and very up beat there

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Broken Bow, Oklahoma
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

All I can say is WOW!!! Be prepared to pay out the butt for simple Mexican food!! I read previous reviews about expensive but was not expecting $15-20+ for a simple entrée. The food and service were average at best. I won't be going back.

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Texarkana, Texas
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This is the best Mexican food in Texarkana. They are known for fajitas, which are great. I always get the fajita nachos and they're awesome.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Zapata Grill and Mexican Cantina is Texarkana’s premier destination for mesquite grilled steaks, seafood, outstanding Mexican cuisine and exotic desserts and beverages. Since 2002 guests from all across the Four States Area have been enjoying the Award Winning wonders Zapata brings to the table. Join us for lunch, a wonderful evening out or even a large party in our new... More 

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Simms, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Great food. I've been to Zapata's several times and it's always good. Wonderful customer service. Love this place.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Very fun and funky restaurant! Food was served fresh, hot and fast! Margaritas were very tasty! Definitely plan to visit again when in town. Worth a trip downtown!

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Texarkana, Arkansas, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a fantastic place to eat! The food is always good, wonderful atmosphere, and great servers. I have never been dissapointed with anything!!! Below it asks if I went Couple, Family, Friends, Business, or Solo. Been every way except for business. I highly recommend it for any type of eating experience.

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Arkansas
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125 reviews 125 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My family lives in the Texarkana region and Zapata's is a favorite restaurant for big parties or family get togethers. The food is good, nothing exceptional in my opinion, but the service is great and the atmosphere is a lot of fun. It's a bit pricey for what you get, but given the options in Texarkana it's one of the... More 

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Texarkana, Texas
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

There is no better place in the area to eat mexican food than at Zapata's. Great food and friendliest staff anywhere. Doesn't matter what you order, it is all great. I highly recommend it!

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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: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?