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Zapata's Cantina

19905 W Catawba Ave # NC, Cornelius, NC 28031
(704) 987-8890
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Ranked #16 of 84 Restaurants in Cornelius
Cuisines: Mexican
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Charlotte NC
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Good size portions served up hot. All of the standard Mexican fare. Salsa tastes home made. Clean. Service was fast. Seem to have a good selection of margaritas-- I didn't get to try.

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Conway, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The atmosphere is pleasant, the waiter is prompt and kind, the food is tasty, salsa tastes freshly made , very generous portions.

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Clearwater, Florida, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I love the atmosphere and the food. Went there first on cinqo de Mayo. I have been back since and intend to go there when I am in the area.

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Greer, South Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We were in Charlotte and were looking for a place to eat at the Broadwalk. I went to tripadvisor and Zapata's was highly recommended. We were a family that consisted of four adults and all agreed that our meals were one of the best that we have ever eaten. Not only was the food superb, but the restaurant was clean... More

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Lighthouse Point, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This restaurant has a warm friendly atmosphere. The service was good and the food was also. The portions are large and there us good variety on rhe menu. You can miss this from Catawba. Drive around the back. It is worth it.

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Denver, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

I am addicted to the street tacos. They marinate the onions in honey and they are mouth-watering! The chimichangas are great and the service is top notch!

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Columbia, South Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This place is amazing! The food is awesome! Their salsa is chunky and could us a little more spice (in my opinion). The service is ok. I've been here twice and I think the servers could pay a little more attention to their tables. However I just moved up to the Cornelius area and lack of service seems to be... More

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Ordered shrimp and rice and received a plate of mostly onions and peppers and maybe 3 med shrimp. Never been back.

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Cornelius, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We were really surprised by Zapatas. The food was very tasty and the portions were huge. We visited on a Sunday and the kids ate for free. They have an outdoor seating area along Catawba Avenue (not the best view, but it was fun to get some fresh air and watch the world go by.) The service was excellent and... More

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Lake Norman, NC
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

My wife has lunch there more often than I do but every time that I have been there the food was fresh and yummy.

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