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Taqueria El Zarape

Mexican, Southwestern
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1207 E University Dr, Edinburg, TX 78539-3705
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Edinburg, Texas
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Okay service upon entry. The lady could be a little more cordial. Very good taco! I had a bistec pirata taco with rice and beans. Decent price. It took awhile for me to get the order, but they were busy. I'd recommend it for a good tasting meal.

Thank ThisWayHome
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94 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

If you are in the mood for fast food Mexican Style, you might try El Zarape on East University in Edinburg. The food is made fresh and served hot. Their portions are fair and the food is good. The Red and Green Salsa is medium and spicey hot. You can add as much as you'd like. The botana is plenty... More 

Thank Richard S
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for some good Mexican tacos Taqueria El Zarape is the place to visit. Try the tacos de bistec with plenty of grilled onions & their salsa

Thank LETTY424
Edinburg, Texas
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Edinburg location on East 107 is disgusting. All food was cold, meat looked reheated a few times, baked potato had a funny flavor; what a shame. You used to walk in, be greeted by friendly staff, nice environment. Now the floor looks like it hasn't been cleaned for days, the soda dispenser was questionable, the staff look disgruntled...this original location... More 

Thank Alex F
Edinburg, Texas
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

Good mixture of food selection. Many combos available. Meat is very tasty and clean. You get charro beans with every order. Everything can be made to your specifications for those of us with particular needs.

Thank sflo5150
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

Need to double check your to go orders have a tendancy of forgetting some items! I like your food, but it's every time that we order they tend to forget every time this is my ninth time they forget. When talking to management no response back. So rating this restaurant I will say. Zero.

Thank Lopez0405
Edinburg, Texas
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

I'm a taqueria junkie and South Texas is a haven for them. El Zarape has locations valley wide and it has 2 in Edinburg. The one on Closner has been around for over 15 years its safe to say on East UNiveristy drive. The one across from Pan Am Univ. on West University drive is new. The old original one... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

I've loved Taco Zarape and have eaten at their Edinburg and McAllen locations. Their tacos are delicious and relatively authentic. I enjoy the usual relaxed atmosphere. And I can't finish this review without admitting to an addiction to their "Taco Pirata"!

Thank weeverbird
Barcelona, Spain
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012 via mobile

Very greasy And tough food May want to get something more refined

Thank C G
Edinburg, Texas
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2009

I love this taqueria and highly recommend it as the #1 chain of taquerias to get tacos in the RGV!

Thank GingerCEdinburg

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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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1207 E University Dr, Edinburg, TX 78539-3705
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Edinburg
  • Phone Number: 956-316-4949

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?