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Zapata's Mexican Restaurant

8 Eastport Plaza Dr, Collinsville, IL 62234-6110
618-343-1337
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Ranked #11 of 72 Restaurants in Collinsville
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I went alone during a business trip. They have very good food and a more upbeat atmosphere. You can enjoy a ballgame, listen to your playlist on Touchtunes and they also have a very nice outdoor patio area when the weather allows.

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Southern Illinois
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72 reviews 72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

A family party of 14 was booked there because not many restaurants in area were open on holiday and had space. We had hoped for two large round tables but a parade of smaller ones were shoved together. This place used to serve the best carnitas to be found ANYWHERE. Menu and recipes have changed. 5 of 14 received food... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The building Zapata's is in began maybe 30 years ago as Su Casa. It was good then, closed for a while, and eventually became Zapata's. Movie buffs may recognize the mural on the front as looking like Cheech's Aztec dream from one of the Cheech and Chong movies. Seriously though, it is a good reasonably priced place. It has a... More

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Tampa, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Food was good for the price and a great selection on the menu. Lots of good drink specials. Patio area for dining, partially covered and pet friendly. The chips and salsa were fantastic! Had some ants all over the bar. The margarita mix was quite strong (not alcohol, tasted like they didn't dilute a concentrate enough). Overall was a decent... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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63 reviews 63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The decor is funky but the food is good. Their thin and crispy chips and salsa are very tasty. I got the shrimp fajita nachos. I really liked them but the cauliflower was a little weird on them. The queso dip with beans is especially good. The kids were happy with their tacos.

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Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

In walking distance of area hotels. We had margaritas and an appetizer mid-day. The margarita was excellent and packed a punch! Would definitely go back.

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Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We make a point to stop every time we are headed to St. Louis. Great carnitas!! It's close to many hotels too which makes it very convenient.

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Buckey State
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99 reviews 99 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Food was average at best, had a few drinks, they were so so, the bar area seemed to have a lot going on and looked as if they had an outside area for the summer months

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Collinsville, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

A very nice place. Good food with a moderate price. Very good Margaritas. The Chile Rellenos are excellent.

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Collinsville, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is where we go alot as a family -- young & old. We enjoy going their for lunch with the in-laws as it's one of their favorite places and they like the buffett and margaritas.

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