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Zapata's Border Cafe

6700 S Us Highway 1, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952-1423
772-464-7288
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- Jul 16, 2014
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English first
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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150 reviews 150 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I am not a fan of Mexican food so when our group decided to have their monthly meeting here I was not too thrilled. I tried a lunch pairing which was ok - the fried beans just looked nasty so I didn't even try them. This all American gal favors all American fare.

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Savannah, Georgia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Zapata's cafe offers a diverse menu and excellent service. The queso fundida appetizer was especially good as was the chimichanga grande.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My wife and I recently went to this restaurant for their Cinco De Mayo celebration. I am not usually a fan of Mexican cuisine but I was pleasantly surprised with what we found. The service was very good even thought it was fairly crowded for the celebration and the food was very tasty. Prices are very reasonable, and the Margaritas... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Ok, so I have lived about two miles from this place for about two years and have never tried it. Last night my BF and I got to go and I was impressed! I got the taco salad and it was huge and super good, only $10. BF got chimmy changa and that was great as well. Food was ready... More

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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

the worst experience ever, i dont exoect everything to be perfert no matter where we go. ! but you should be able to resolve an issue with the manager or owner.!!!!!!!!!!!. First of all they dont have a pro bartender ! they dont have a chef, they have a new manager a female who claims she is an manager because... More

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Titusville, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Very limited on beers; service was mediocre at best; Food was nothing to write home about, though I do have to write it here. Their chips and salsa gave us both after taste...not "hot or spice" to anything as one might expect. We got the fajita's and the tortillas were stuck together. I asked for some salsa a little "hotter"... More

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Montreal, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

This is a nice friendly Mexican restaurant, good portion, drinks 2 for 1 all day, every day, music with Cliff Cassidy live on Friday nights is a hit, great service.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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92 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

The service was very friendly and attentive despite me being a bit difficult at first due to the level of noise in the area where we were seated. They ran out of kid's menus and crayons and the waiter made it sounds like that is a common occurrence which shows lack of proper planning on their part. Thankfully the complimentary... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

The outside of the restaurant pulled us in for what was expected to be a great night of food . The other reviews was spot on the food came out with hot plates and dried out food . The fish tacos were just Ok. Lexie did a great job keeping the glasses full .

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013 via mobile

What IS good here is the taco salad and yes you can eat the bowls! Generous size taco salad with plenty of meat deliciously browned and tasty taco bowls.... partner always orders extra meat. At $8.39 this is good value and is always very filling. Service is always good. One caveat: when the sign outside reads "two for one cocktails"... More

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