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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
(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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Las Vegas, Nevada
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoy eating at Viva Zapatas. The food is always good and the service is wonderful. Especially love it when they have the live guitar player.

Thank EllenW284
Seneca, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went at lunch and was very well taken care of. Menu says lunch potions include drink and one refill, but they refilled my drink multiple times. The Carne Asada was cooked to order and was more than enough to fill me up. I definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank Jtbblhead
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat dinner here the night before our drive to Utah. The food was fantastic and the services was excellent. I would eat here again when I am in Las Vegas.

Thank Wizsup
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stop in to try something new, nice locale, good ambience. I like the way the setting, great food and good service.

Thank antsy2010
Hyattsville, MD
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of six loved this restaurant. Service was friendly and efficient - we had wonderful margaritas, terrific tacos, and the kids loved the quesadillas. The taco salad was just the right size and wonderful.

Thank Alias605
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They're always great! When I was in the military I use to go their a lot for lunch and going away luncheons.

Thank Southernbell702
North Las Vegas, Nevada
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The good thing? The food is delicious. The bad thing? Waiter doesn't speak nor understand English very much! It was easier to point out what I wanted then speak to him. Ummm, this is America, people, learn the language! Great atmosphere with someone singing and playing the keyboard. The servers were attentive to our needs but it felt like overkill... More 

Thank ultramjc
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

North Las Vegas has lots of fast food but not many sit down casual dining places. You can always get a great meal with very good service at viva Zapata. The green chili burrito is my favorite, more than I can finish most times.

Thank Shirley R
Stafford, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch while in Vegas and out touring. Food was really good. I had a chicken lunch dish that came with fresh corn (or a choice of flour) tortillas. You can see the lady making tortillas in the restaurant. The margaritas were excellent. I don't like tequila generally, but these were great. Great lime flavor. We also go table... More 

Thank Barbie S
San Leandro, California
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This way, way off-strip restaurant is among the top three Mexican restaurants and among the top seven of any restaurant I've had the pleasure of dining at. Even before you order, the friendly and bilingual servers supply you with warm, thin, utterly non-oily tortilla chips, an intensely tomato-y salsa with a nice little bite like a finger-snap, and refried beans,... More 

Thank Aonar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  North Las Vegas
  • Phone Number: (702) 643-8888
Authentic Mexican restaurant, despite the video poker games emblematic of Sin City.

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