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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: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 53
    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
Bext Mexican in Texarkana

Love, Love, Love Zapata's. Without a doubt, the absolute best Mexican in Texarkana. My husband love the carne asada. I think the pepper stuffed shrimp or the crawfish enchiladas are absolutely wonderful. We've been going to Zapata's for years and it's always good. Never had a bad meal there and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
geiden
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Texarkana, Arkansas
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  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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Texarkana, Arkansas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Love, Love, Love Zapata's. Without a doubt, the absolute best Mexican in Texarkana. My husband love the carne asada. I think the pepper stuffed shrimp or the crawfish enchiladas are absolutely wonderful. We've been going to Zapata's for years and it's always good. Never had a bad meal there and we go at least once a month.

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Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Oasis on a hot day. 93 outside, cool and dark on the inside. Great ice tea, good service. We had guacamole and crawfish quesadillas, as well as chips and salsa. All was very good. This is an expensive place. Lunch specials start at around $11, and most entrees were $13/14 and up. But, they had plenty of business, and you... More 

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Texarkana, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This food is quite good, and it's a favorite spot for Texarkana to eat lunch and/or dinner. The margaritas are great, the grilled fish salad and salsa are wonderful! The building is an old refurbished downtown brick structure that is clean and comfortable. It's a local hot spot!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The chips, hot sauce, and chicken enchiladas were excellent! Service was very friendly and good, even though it was a busy time on a Saturday evening. Will definitely be back whenever I am passing through Texarkana.

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Rowlett, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is one of our favorite places to visit, love what they have to offer and the environment. Outstanding meal selection and recommended place to sit down and eat.

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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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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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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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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, Special occasions, Large groups
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?