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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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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 7
    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
Love Zapata's!!

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!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Breezielv
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TEXARKANA
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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75 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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TEXARKANA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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South Bend, Indiana
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Not sure if it was just my order but the enchiladas were not very good. I've had better Mexican food at many places. It seems popular with the locals, but for me it wasn't very good.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
Top Contributor
194 reviews 194 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We ordered 8 orders of fajitas to go with all the sides. The staff was very friendly. The food came out in a reasonable amount of time. Everyone enjoyed the food.

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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
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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
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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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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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: Special occasions, Families with children, 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?