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Zapata's Mexican Restaurant

Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
+61 8 8267 4653
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“nachos” (36 reviews)
“tostada” (6 reviews)
“con queso” (3 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
All hours
Mexican, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
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Reviewed February 22, 2016

We didn't even know this place was here until the other Mexican restaurant we tried was closed. We now love going here, we usually share the nachos, which are delicious and such a big serve, the food is fresh and tasty, we also love the...More

1  Thank Milly G
Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

Zapata's used to be the best Mexican in Adelaide, food was okay service was almost non existence ! Booked a table of 11 for a birthday only got asked for drinks once when we initially sat down in over 2 hours, had to constantly try...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

Drinking frozen margaritas sitting on an outside table on a warm Adelaide evening with a half nachos plate and friends to share it with on a Thursday when the margaritas are half-price. Heaven!

1  Thank Jacqueline S
Reviewed January 29, 2016

70TH BIRTHDAY 16 people: slow service, arrived at 6.30pm finally orders taken at 8pm! Hot night and aircon. barely working. Food average. Never again!

Thank Lulubelle1245
Reviewed January 13, 2016

A nice little Mexican Mexican restaurant 5 minutes out of the CBD. We over ordered on the starters and had trouble finishing the mains. Service was pretty good - accomodated us with a table move (to the front room) and a high chair. My Pina...More

Thank MattAndMarlene
Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

Food was tasty enough although if you want authentic Mexican try somewhere like Lucky Lupitas. The older waitress who also works behind the bar, possibly the manager, needs an attitude adjustment. She was extremely rude to our group and when we tried to use our...More

2  Thank Bek R
Reviewed January 3, 2016

Excellent service. Quite a vast menu, and if you order an entree, but prepared to stuff your face to finish the main meal.

Thank Darrin D
Reviewed December 23, 2015

The food was really good here. However, 4 of us were squashed onto a very small table (we had to put water bottles and the sangria pitcher on the floor so we could fit our food on the table). It was also difficult to catch...More

Thank Scarlet1611
Reviewed December 17, 2015

Our accommodation was opposite this wonderful Mexican Restaurant in Melbourne Street, Nth Adelaide so after a few beers which is better to have with Asian & Mexican foods & a good feed, we only had to waddle across the road to our room. The Waiter...More

Thank Classyofnhill
Reviewed December 16, 2015

Food was awesome with great price. get chicken dishes instead of vegetarian but food and service was good, we will definitely go back.

Thank Harshit15
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8267 4653
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