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“Best mexican in town” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Zapata's Mexican Restaurant

Zapata's Mexican Restaurant
1362 Sheridan Ave, Cody, WY 82414-3733
307-527-7181
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Ranked #30 of 71 Restaurants in Cody
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Owings Mills
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Best mexican in town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Delicious meals and terrific service in the two (consecutive!) nights we chose to eat at Zapata in Cody, Wyoming.. The fried green beans w/jalapeno ranch sauce, bean soup (to die for!), quesadillas and beef taco were all outstanding. Stay away from the spinach enchilada - at least until they change the recipe.. that said, their response to our dissatisfaction w/the enchilada was professional and warm. We will be sure to return to this terrific place. Check it out!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Westminster, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Fun Place to Eat”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My husband liked his chicken taco salad a lot. He said it had a lot of meat in it. I did not have many choices as a vegan. I got a bean tostada which was small and had very little lettuce on it. They were generous with the guacamole. The chips and salsa were good. The Mexican decorations make a fun atmosphere. Service was very good.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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sunnyskyCodyWy, Owner at Zapata's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review, June 10, 2014
Thank you for the review. Glad you had a good time. Hope you enjoy the rest of you'r vacation.

Connie
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Not going back! ”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My husband and my self spent $49.09. If the food would have been better it would have been fine. The food was not very good though. In fact we were both still hungry when we left. The guy at the front who help you pay was really rude to customers on the phone and people waiting in line to pay. I definitely think they're overpriced and will not be going back.

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sunnyskyCodyWy, Owner at Zapata's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review, June 10, 2014
So sorry you didn't enjoy you'r visit to Zapata's. If you left hungry you must be really big eaters because my portions are huge. As far as pricing, my prices are right in line with with this area. I am sure you have been shopping for food so you should know that food prices are up. Zapata's is know for great service and great food. But I do know that you can't please all the people all the time. Good luck to you in you'r travels. Take time to enjoy the trip and try and keep a positive attitude.

Connie
Owner
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West Palm Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
“Nice Lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We love Mexican food!!! Zapata's food was wonderful. We had a nice lunch with all the trimmings, and enjoyed looking out on the street and people-watch at the same time. Like in so many other establishments in the Cody area, people were friendly and forthcoming. Had it not been for just one bad experience that followed our stay at the Red Pole Ranch, our trip to the West during the government shut-down would have been 100 percent perfect!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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sunnyskyCodyWy, Owner at Zapata's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review, May 5, 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to let me know how much you enjoyed your lunch at Zapatas. My staff and I try very hard to make sure everybody has an enjoyable time and a great meal at Zapatas. Hope to see you again on your next visit to Cody.

Connie
Owner
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“good home food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We enjoyed a nice lunch and it was good New Mexican food. The prices were not out of line and we enjoyed kidding the waitress along with the manager - both made our time there a great relaxing time.

Visited March 2014
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sunnyskyCodyWy, Owner at Zapata's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review, April 4, 2014
Thank You so much for taking the time to write about your visit to Zapata's. So glad you enjoyed your meal and the staff at Zapata's. We try very hard to make sure all out clients have a good time and a great meal. Look forward to seeing on your next trip.

Connie
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