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Viva Zapatas Mexican Restaurant

3826 E Craig Rd, North Las Vegas, NV 89030
(702) 643-8888
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Authentic Mexican restaurant, despite the video poker games emblematic of Sin City.
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Sun City, California, United States
Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This is our 3rd time eating here. Is right off the 15-fwy. is a small older Mexican food restaurant. staff is friendly but consistently slow.. If you want re-fills better ask or you will do without. The food however is consistently great. love the warm re-fried beans served with the free chips & salsa. They do a great Guacamole tableside.... More 

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Eagle, Idaho, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We arrived here on a Sunday afternoon. The atmosphere was warm, welcoming, with live music! The wait staff was very gracious and welcoming. The fresh guacamole that was made at your table was to die for! You were given the option as to how much cilantro, tomato, onions and jalapenos you preferred. The chili relleno was made with a poblano... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I were craving Mexican food before our drive home. Found this place through TA and can't believe that their ranking is not higher Had the chile verde and it was outstanding My wife is pretty particular about her Mexican food and she came away pleased They served us Fideo soup which I had never had and we... More 

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Madera, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Came to Las Vegas for the week and had a great time. Took a day off to get off the strip and take the tour of Hoover dam. After the tour the wife and I decided to get some Mexican food for dinner. After consulting trip advisor we decided on viva Zapatas, we were immediately impressed with the friendliness of... More 

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Top Contributor
144 reviews 144 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

With my return to Vegas last week, I visited Vivas again (twice) and couldn't have been more pleased. The margaritas are great. The food is generous and modestly priced. I love the staff.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Had lunch with a friend who recommended this restaurant. I ordered a combination chile relleno chcken enchilada and beef taco. The chicken and beef dishes were barely warm, dry and very stringy. The chile relleno however was very good. Overall the meal was barely okay, not something I would order again. Also the tortilla chips before the meal were stale.... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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192 reviews 192 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We picked the restaurant because it had a great rating on Tripadvisor. It was a good thing, because from the outside the restaurant does not look like somewhere we might have stopped. It was squeezed in next to a gas station, etc. We entered the restaurant and were seated for lunch immediately. The décor is definitely traditional Mexican. The server... More 

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North Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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66 reviews 66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The food was super. Enough in the portions with good side servings. The chips are fresh and hot ( temperature ), with a selection of sauces and beans. The service was fast and friendly. Overall restaurant was good, clean, not too cold with air conditioning. Good illumination. Menu was filled with choices of beef, chicken, pork and fish. Breakfast, lunch... More 

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North Las Vegas, Nevada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Used to be one of our favorites but the last 2 times we visited they were using much cheaper grades of meat. Fajitas were horrible and doubt we will be back.

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Erie, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Their food is amazing - fresh, lots of it, unbelievable variety, and the service is amazing. Such a clean, friendly and professional place and it is stuck right outside the gate of Nellis AFB on Craig. It doesn't seem to hurt for business, even though it is not in a prime location. The guacamole made at your table, or the... More 

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Additional Information about Viva Zapatas Mexican Restaurant

Address: 3826 E Craig Rd, North Las Vegas, NV 89030
Phone Number: (702) 643-8888
Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  North Las Vegas
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:00 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 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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