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El Zarape

Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
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1905 W 8th St, Yuma, AZ 85364-3501
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing food a wounderful atmosphere super super wounderful people talked to cheif very friendly and helpful

Thank tchicken690
Yuma, Arizona
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I love the diablo shrimp meal at this place and I haven't had an entrée I didn't enjoy. They have beer and margaritas and Mexican coke in a bottle. My Mom had the steak and shrimp meal and had enough leftover for a second meal. I definitely recommend this place.

Thank arb85
Phoenix, Arizona
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110 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This local Mexican restaurant offers good tasting food. Most dining is inside with a table on the outside. A small size establishment with tables in two rooms. Wine and beer is served also. Good portion size. Steak quesadilla-delicious.

Thank dakota m
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a carne asada taco lunch. The carne asada was very tasty everything was fresh. We also enjoyed chavelas ! Sabrosas.

Thank Jennifer K
Yuma, Arizona
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

My wife and I decided to try El Zarape after a review that I read on Trip Advisor. To say that we were not disappointed would be an understatement. We have lived in Yuma our entire lives but were not aware of this location. We dined at the 8th Street location. From the moment we walked through the door we... More 

Thank rlwlayuma
North Olmsted OH
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204 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

This place is awesome, thank goodness for tripadvisor. Never would have found this place. The server was fantastic, my son had no idea what he wanted since he has never had Mexican before. The server helped him decide on what he wanted and would truly enjoy. Before we left the place was packed and I can understand why. We got... More 

Thank Barbara S
Sand Springs, Oklahoma
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

This place is small but food was great service was wonderful and place was clean decent prices with large portions and I loved their salsa they do have a bar I plan on returning to this place

Thank Bonnieb57
Randolph, New Jersey
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222 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This is an artfully decorated, simple Hole-in-the-Wall. Their fresh salsa leaves a little residual spice on your tongue; the chips were freshly fried but had a stale grease aftertaste. My chicken enchiladas had a unique, grilled "blackened" flavor, but were a little salty; unfortunately, they didn't taste like "Mexican food" (unlike the rice and refried beans, which were good). The... More 

Thank 50StateVisitor
Encinitas, California
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117 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We were traveling from San Diego to Phoenix and needed lunch by the time we got to Yuma. We found this restaurant on line and chose it because there is a place similarly named in San Diego. We were greeted and seated quickly. I had the two cheese enchiladas and my spouse had a combo plate as well. The food... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

Read all the reviews and thought I'd try it. 1st order was the General dinner; good portion, beans were good but the (fake)tortilla was horrible. The rice tasted as if it was white rice sprinkled with seasoning,No Bueno! 2nd order was Caldo de res; I think the picture says it all, 2 pieces of meat, flavorless and the cup was... More 

Thank Vero M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $25
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1905 W 8th St, Yuma, AZ 85364-3501
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Yuma
  • Phone Number: 928.782.5528
High Quality and Generous Quantities Authentic Mexican cuisine from Sonora in family operated business. Under new management since 2012. Only licensed Certified Angus Beef offerings in the region. Original recipes and beverages. Catering. Parties, takeout and delivery. Generous portions and reasonable cost. Gift Cards and Discounts available. Great Reviews!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?