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Zapata's Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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217 Walnut St, Texarkana, AR 71854-6023
+1 870-774-0272
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Texarkana, Arkansas
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recommend a frozen margarita or frozen Cuba Libre. Had the steak fajitas, definitely some of the best I'd have. Hidden gem in Texarkana. Thursday- Saturday nights are usually packed.

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Thank Sam D
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is always good and the surroundings are just right when you just to hang out with friends and family.

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Thank Richard P
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Zapata's has not only the best food but their Margaritas are awesome. They have dishes you cant find anywhere else.

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Thank Robert B
Benton, Arkansas
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was delicious, probably the best Mexican food I've eaten. The service was great! Definitely recommend and when I'm in the area again, I will go again.

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Thank Julie M
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always enjoy eating at Zapatas. Service is alway the best. I really like the fish. Chips are good great downtown location.

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Thank David P
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch was absolutely fantastic. I would highly recommend Zapatas. Great food, great service. Our waiter was very friendly and attentive. Thank you for a great lunch.

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Thank Susan-Rana
Anna, Texas
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this excellent restaurant on Trip Advisor and agree with other visitors this an excellent for genuine Mexican atmosphere and food. Try the queso fameato.

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Thank GaryLee75409
Texarkana, Arkansas
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

Authentic Mexican food with a great atmosphere!!! The BEST (strongest) margaritas in town!!! Make this a place to visit!!!

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Thank jeneeclayton
Avery, Texas
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

We ate there for dinner just before New Years. Everything was very good or better. I ordered a tuna steak, cooked rare, and it was cooked exactly right along with grilled vegetables. Excellent. All the food here is a bit more expensive than the average Mexican restaurant, but worth it for large portions and quality.

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Thank Charles T
Grafton, Wisconsin
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64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

I visit this location every month and the t am and customer live it. The food is exceptional and the service is always above average. The great thing is they will make anything you want even if it isn't in the menu. Especially for healthy choices.

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Thank giba702

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Walnut St, Texarkana, AR 71854-6023
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Texarkana
  • Phone Number: +1 870-774-0272

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?