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Zapatista - Lincoln Park - CLOSED

444 West Fullerton Parkway, Chicago, IL 60614
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Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Waukeegan Rd.

21 reviews from our community

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English first
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66 reviews 66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Food was great. With a newborn baby at home we chose delivery. The savory lamb tacos provided meat equivalent of a leg of lamb, the coconut shrimp spicy and awesome. We choose 8 different meals and every one great.

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

I actually chose this place because I wanted to sit elevated off the street surrounded with flowers. Really has alot of ambiance in that regard. The neighborhood can be a bit overpriced but I thought the prices were average for higher end Mexican. I had the fish in a butter caper sauce with mixed vegetables which was very good. The... More 

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West Palm Beach
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63 reviews 63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

Zapatista has several locations in the Chicagoland area and they are themed nicely with faux brick walls with Tequilas and specials written on them and big heavy wood tables. Another nice touch is a senorita making freshly prepared guacamole at a station just outside of the kitchen area. The menu is big and has something for everyone. However, flavors are... More 

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Toronto, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

Really great meal at Zapatistas. If you order the fajitas for one be prepared to take some home, or share. When it came out we thought it was for two, big portion. Yummy guacamole, tacos, sangria, margaritas, etc... Nice location in Lincoln Park.

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Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

My boyfriend and I head to Zapatista often as it is right down the street from our apartment. We recently visited the Yucatan and found that the fresh food we enjoyed there is also found at Zapatista. Some of the food is a little rich for my stomach, but it is all very good. The drinks are probably my favorite... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

I visited on 6th June and as I was on my own was shepherded to an inner part of the reataurant which even at 8-30pm was dark with no lighting above the table. I was handed a menu which you could not read. When I asked how I was meant to order if I couldnt see menu in dark I... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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124 reviews 124 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

This restaurant is nicely located at the corner of Fullerton and Clark, a very busy intersection. The decor is nice and seating reasonably comfortable. The service is reasonable as well. The food, however, is really iffy. Most of the food is pre-made and overcooked. The lamb chops were clearly made yesterday and heated up before serving. The vegetable is not... More 

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Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

Went here for a work function, great drinks and apps, would definitely go back for a full meal.

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Goshen, Indiana
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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

I visited with friends on a beautiful evening in March 2012. It was a warm evening so they opened up the large glass panels at the front of the restaurant letting the wonderful air in. In spite of the atmosphere however, the food was only average. We tried the ceviche which was bland and lacking in character. Also, the shrimp... More 

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Cedar Rapids
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64 reviews 64 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

Nice atmosphere and great service but the food didn't have a real Mexican 'kick' to it that I was craving that evening. It was good, just not spicy enough for me.

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Additional Information about Zapatista - Lincoln Park

Address: 444 West Fullerton Parkway, Chicago, IL 60614
Phone Number: 3124354100
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: Mexican

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