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Zapata's Border Cafe

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6700 S Us Highway 1, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952-1423
772-464-7288
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
What? No Virgin Margaritas?

Food was good and reasonably priced. Service, also, was attentive. But virgin margaritas are not to be had! This, I feel, is shortsighted of Zapatas.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Ron F
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Palm City
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Granby, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

What a nice place! The beer was ice cold. The taco bar was free. The bartender was very nice. They also had a regular restaurant and served meals. Lots of smiles from the folks inside.

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Palm City
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food was good and reasonably priced. Service, also, was attentive. But virgin margaritas are not to be had! This, I feel, is shortsighted of Zapatas.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Good Mexican food, however nothing spicy at all. They give chips and salsa (also not spicy) to you when you sit which was nice, overalls it was a good stop for a quick lunch.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Haven't visited Zapata's for over a year. My sister was visiting and wanted Mexican food. Zapata's had always been the best in the area. Not any more. The host seated us in the indoor patio. Flies kept flying around. It was horrid. Food was not appitizing at all.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Haven't been to this restaurant in several months, but finally stopped for a late night dinner after movies yesterday. They've always been good, but something has happened. Their food tastes even better. Delicious rice and beans with entrees! Great service, too. We were their last customers, as they were just closing. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I usually enjoy the food whenever we come here but it is extremely annoying that of all of the times of all of the years that we have been going they are ALWAYS out of kid's menus. With offering weekly Kid's Eat Free days you would think that by now management would have a good idea of how many kid's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

Cant find better mexican food anywhere else! Had fish tacos and they came out quickly, fresh and delicious! Awesome staff also!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Food and service was excellent, I ate the 3 amigos plate and it was delicious and so was the margaritas! We are definitely going back! Yes, they are open everyday!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

Looking at all the reviews on here and other sites I came to the conclusion that my family and I had to see for ourselves about this place. My family consists of 2 twins age 2, and 6,9,10,12, and a very picky 16yr. old... The reviews had some good and bad feed back and some are just outrageously unnecessary...So here... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

When I first entered it was necessary for me to call the waitress and/or bartender for service. Both were on their cell phones in the entry way to the kitchen area. Neither were paying attention to the front door, the bar area or their customers. Eventually I called them to the bar area and put in my order. The waitress... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6700 S Us Highway 1, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952-1423
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Port Saint Lucie
  • Phone Number: 772-464-7288

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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