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Zapata's Mexican Restaurant

217 Walnut St, Texarkana, AR 71854-6023
870-774-0272
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Ranked #2 of 63 restaurants in Texarkana
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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harker heights, tx
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I'm not going to try to falsely convince anyone that this is the best Tex-Mex north of the border. It's not. But it does have some things that make it standout. First, the owners/managers are almost always visible somewhere in the restaurant. And they often greet you with a friendly smile. Though that doesn't seem like much, it's very common... More

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Magnolia, Arkansas
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Great Mexican food...cool restaurant with great decor and atmosphere...great full bar too! You can't go wrong here! Its a little bit tough to find in the downtown area...but its a cool fun place!

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Natchez, Louisiana
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67 reviews 67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This restaurant has to be associated with Superiors Bar and Grill. It has their old menu choices and the frajitas are served exactly the same. This us a good thing! Had a kitchen mixup with my order but other than that the food was outstanding. Location is downtown which could be a negative for some folks. Try it, you won't... More

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Texarkana, Texas, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Love to have lunch at this restaurant. Great Mexican food and great salads. Salads are large and feature fresh ingredients. Service is fast and ability to request specific changes or additions is easy to make. Price is slightly higher than I would normally spend for lunch but with great service, easy parking, and superb food I don't mind paying a... More

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

I asked hotel where I should go downtown, this was there first response. I was taken back when I saw white table cloths and staff in black and white, not what I expected for Mexican. I thought it was overpriced and the fajita plate was not overwhelming in quantity. Food was good. They don't serve normal fajitas of chicken, steak,... More

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Texas
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157 reviews 157 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This is an OK restaurant in an otherwise dismal area. It is in the old downtown area of the city, an area in decay. The atmosphere is OK. The drinks are good if you are very specific about what you want. For my first drink, i was about half way through when I noticed a strange substance in the glass.... More

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Texarkana, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This is a great place downtown to eat. The atmosphere was great, even on a Wednesday night when I went. The hot sauce is wonderful, and my meal (fajita quesadillas) were amazing too. Overall a great place to eat!

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Texarkana, Arkansas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We visited Zapata's for lunch. No wait. The restaurant is very spacious. Plenty of seating. Server was very kind and attentive to out needs. Chips and salsa was on point! Enchiladas tasted great as well as the tacos and trimmings. All together a great lunch spot in Downtown Texarkana, AR!

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Nashville, TN
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108 reviews 108 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Great guacamole! Go ahead and get the top shelf margarita too - well worth it above the average margarita. Food was good and service was too. We were visiting family and this place was meant for a party. We enjoyed our meal here, as well as the atmosphere with family.

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Texarkana, Arkansas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

The margaritas are great but this place is very over priced so watch out for that. The food is good and the service is ok

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