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Viva Zapatas Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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3826 E Craig Rd, North Las Vegas, NV 89030-7505
+1 702-643-8888
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Farmington, New Mexico
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100 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always eat here when come to Vegas. Love the food. It's a bit dark needs more lighting. The bathroom sinks are cool.

Thank Locagirl1
St. George, Utah
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chips were fresh and served with salsa dip and bean dip. Soup was served before entree (not ordered - just comes with the meals) that was tasty and we had fresh flautas to dip in it. Meal was excellent with good sized portions. Prices were higher than what we are used to paying for Mexican food, but the quality was... More 

Thank Carole A
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu is varied and after hundreds of lunches and a ffew dinners I have never had anything but fine food. The service is very fast and the waiters are friendly and helpful with menu choices. They have a wide assortment of Mexican and American beers as well as a selection of cocktails and liquors in the bar. I can... More 

Thank Richard B
Mesa, Arizona
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great Mexican place, Huge menu and everything is made fresh....they have a tortilla station where they make fresh tortillas, the best table side Guac in town, great drinks and the prices are reasonable for the quality.

Thank Joe H
Aurora, Ohio
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452 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped into Zapatas for a good Mexican dinner. We were not disappointed. The chips and salsa were excellent and were enhanced with a warm bean dip. We ordered some guacamole and were delighted that it was prepared fresh to our taste table-side. It was excellent. Two of us ordered the carnitas and they were tender and very tasty. One... More 

Thank Mikeshy
Huntsville, Utah
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

If you're looking for some Mexican food that is relatively healthy, this is the right place. We had an avocado salad with shrimp that was delicious. There are fish and chicken meals that aren't breaded or fried. The staff was very attentive, with 3 employees asking how we were doing during our meal. Parking was a little iffy but the... More 

Thank Judy E
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

A awesome Mexican restaurant - has been around for years - great lunch specials If you have not tried it - give it a shot - you want be disappointed

Thank Karl F
Evansville, Wyoming
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

My husband had shrimp for dinner, and 2 hours later he became violently ill. It ruined our trip to the drag races that we have planned and saved our money for close to a year to attend.

Thank Johari2013
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were driving through and we were going to stop at NY casino but there was too much traffic so we searched for something on the outskirts and we were glad we did! Great service, everything is made in house, including the tortillas! I had Camerones aribita, shrimp in sauce with mushrooms, cream and Padilla peppers with... More 

Thank Zoobie92
Goodyear, Arizona, United States
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Great selection of Mexican dishes. Friendly wait staff, good service and food. The only down side is location and small parking lot.

Thank Christopher S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3826 E Craig Rd, North Las Vegas, NV 89030-7505
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  North Las Vegas
  • Phone Number: +1 702-643-8888
Authentic Mexican restaurant, despite the video poker games emblematic of Sin City.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?