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Zapata's Border Cafe

Mexican, Southwestern
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6700 S US Highway 1, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952-1423
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After coming to Zapata's for the first time with our family, we noticed roaches in the restaurant and water on the floor. The food was plentiful but mediocre, and the management was no where to be found to make a complaint! I DO NOT RECOMMEND this place and I feel the health department should be called. Apparently there is no... More 

Thank DemiW3
South Florida, Florida
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really like to go here to sit out on there porch, which is like a greenhouse type room. Decor is nice, and service is always good. Typical Mexican food...I think Tuesdays-Thursdays there is free food at the bar when you are buying drinks. Not a bad place, it is comfortable and drinks are always good.

Thank birdiebaby11
El Paso, Texas
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159 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Good service, authentic Mexican atmosphere (mismatched worn out seats). The food was just ok but pricy. It looks cool outside but there are much better places.

Thank Sthomson77
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We dine here fairly often. Excellent food and reasonably priced. Service has always been good. We consider it to be our favorite Tex mex restaurant.

Thank Dewey D
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Big helpings of good mexican. Full liquor bar, excellent margaritas. Free taco bar tues-thurs at the bar. One of the best mexican restaurants in town. Have been a couple dozen times

Thank Rfs2257
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476 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

We had the good fortune to eat here recently as a party of four on a Friday night. We were seated promptly in the dining room which had a few open tables. Our server Brian did a great job with the drinks and food order. The margaritas glasses are massive and the drink was yummy. The food was served after... More 

Thank vsattui123
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

This was my second attempt to try this place out and it failed miserably. My first try I waited for 20 min without even getting so much as a drink order so me and my 8 month pregnant wife left. We decided to give it another shot several weeks later with roughly the same result. The waitress got our drink... More 

Thank jason s
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

My bf and i had a delicious supper here. Our server lisa was knowledgeable, kind and very accommodating. Our food was tasty amd served in a timely manner. Most definately will visit again.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

We both ordered the chimichanga. It was served with rice and retried beans. The rice was a little dry but everything else was delicious and served attractively. The server was quite pleasant and accommodating.

Thank lindadG7133ZZ
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

We were one of only 2 tables with guests. Menu looked great but no one came to greet us or even get drink orders after 15 minutes. What's worse is there were 4 staff members behind the bar talking, not including the manager. The menu looks promising, but service was unacceptable.

Thank jenni s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6700 S US Highway 1, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952-1423
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Port Saint Lucie
  • Phone Number: 772-464-7288

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