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202 E Rusk St, Rockwall, TX 75087
972-722-2822
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 76
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Unimpressed

Zanata is trying very hard to be like the trendy spots in nearby Dallas, but it doesn't work. The food was mediocre and the menu limited, the service friendly but not particularly attentive, the atmosphere entirely too loud, and into the bargain a bit pricey. They have more work to do to live up... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Tigereye57
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Austin, Texas
Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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Austin, Texas
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4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Zanata is trying very hard to be like the trendy spots in nearby Dallas, but it doesn't work. The food was mediocre and the menu limited, the service friendly but not particularly attentive, the atmosphere entirely too loud, and into the bargain a bit pricey. They have more work to do to live up to their aspirations.

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Dallas, TX
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Very pleasant bistro atmosphere but acoustics and clientele combine to make this a bit noisy. Their salads and pizzas are exceptional, and their specials usually excellent.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Zanata's is our favorite restaurant in Rockwall! We had a wonderful dinner on Valentine's Day. We ordered the Blackened Monchong, the fish special, which was delicious, and the house salad which was very fresh and tasty! Previously, we've had the salmon and sea bass, which are also excellent dishes. We eat gluten free and they also offer gluten free pizza... More 

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Houston
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

After eating junk all day, we both really wanted a healthy supper along with a decent bottle of red. Zanata was the perfect choice. We each had a salad (spinach and the bruschetta salad) and each was great. We then split a Roasted Vegetable entree. Wine selection was short and reasonably priced. Bottle temperature was perfect. Wish I could have... More 

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Rockwall Tx
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

The two of us, went to Zanata for dinner. We arrived about 5:00 on a Wednesday. The restaurant was already half full!. By the time we left about 90 minutes later, several parties were waiting for a table. I had the Sea Bass - it was fantastic!! My wife had the salmon and it too was terrific! The service was... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Cute downtown location? Check Warm, rustic, and cozy atmosphere? Check Friendly staff? Check Tasty food? Check Check Check! Our first night in Rockwall we were disappointed to find it would be an hour wait for dinner, but a crowd that size just confirmed all the great things written in online reviews - we HAD to try this place. Two days... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Awesome atmosphere for a Friday night, love how bustling it is in there. Pizza is a one-of-a-kind in this area, especially the 'San Jacinto' pizza. Their 'Angry Shrimps' is also a MUST-HAVE! Can't wait to try their lunch menu..

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Dallas
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376 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Atmosphere...check. Service...check. Wine selection...check. Food...check. Pizza is always perfectly delicious. Salads are always fresh. Today the pepperoni pizza and Caesar salad ruled. And, of course, the blue crab dip is outstanding. We ordered lightly steamed asparagus to dip in it. Yum! Yum!

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Dallas
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66 reviews 66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This place serves consistently good food. There is a brick oven where they cook pizza and other food. The pizza's are fantastic. There are several different combinations to choose from or you can make your own. The ingredients are always top of the line. They have a board with specials that usually have a meat and seafood entree. I've never... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Energetic atmosphere, great food and drinks. Food specials changes seasonally. Pizzas made in a wood fired oven are crisp and flavorful. Favorite appetizer is hot crab dip. They offer gluten free pizzas and chips.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 202 E Rusk St, Rockwall, TX 75087
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Rockwall
  • Phone Number: 972-722-2822

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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