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Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
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Reviewed May 24, 2020 via mobile

Authentic Mexican breakfast. The Midas were excellent and tortillas fresh. Excellent and friendly service.

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed March 1, 2020

Six of us had dinner there twice on a recent birding trip to Zapata. Not fancy, but the food and service were both very good. Family owned and operated (owner/mom in the kitchen and in the dining room chatting with customers, daughter-in-law waitressing one of...the nights we were there). I had enchiladas (different types) both nights and they hit the spot. They have a nice dessert menu – their apple pie a la mode was delicious. A nice comfortable choice for a good meal in Zapata.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed July 4, 2019 via mobile

Our church enjoys eating here every Sunday. Love their specials. We eat here often for breakfast and evening dinners. Love the owner and her family. The wait staff are great.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed May 11, 2019

Wonderful service, the food was good, and the price was cheap. We ate mexican food and it was pretty good. The cheese enchiladas and the tacos were really good. The dessert menu looked amazing but we didn't have any. I'd eat there again when traveling...through town !More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

A group of 8 of us went for dinner. Waitress very friendly, every order perfect. Served quickly! I had Mexican combo, cheese enchiladas & taco. Both very good. Chips good. Hubby got roast beef sandwich, said it was very good. Senior plates good value as...well and delicious!!! Restaurant clean! A MUST try is the Fried Ice Cream !! DELICIOUS 😋 mmmmmmm !!More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

the food wasn’t all that great Very clean place very good Service are you hot sauce was spicy but you squeeze it on the chips the tea was good

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

A group of 8 of us went for dinner. Waitress very friendly, every order perfect. Served quickly! I had Mexican combo, cheese enchiladas & taco. Both very good. Chips good. Hubby got roast beef sandwich, said it was very good. Restaurant clean! Only con was...we only got 2 baskets of chips and 1 squirt bottle of each of the 2 types of salsa.More

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

Was on my way to Steak House when I saw this place off the highway. Really nice resturaunt, greeted immediately by the owner, and treated like family. Big fajita plate.

Date of visit: February 2018
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Holiday Restaurant new ownership since September 2014. Great American food, soup and salad bar, homemade desserts, beer and wine. Nice friendly atmosphere. Come in and give us a try😉

Date of visit: May 2017
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

It was an awful experience-- the owner was extremely rude to my 95 year old mother. I do not recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: November 2016
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

I am not from Zapata, but some of my relatives live there. Every time I visit, our family goes to the Holiday! The cheese enchiladas there are absolutely amazing. The burgers are great too. The environment is really peaceful; it is never too noisy. The...food is also reasonably priced, and there are a variety of options on the menu to choose from. Another great part about the Holiday restaurant is the staff. The waiters are wonderful. Ms. Claudia, the owner, is so friendly! I definitely recommend this restaurant. Hope this review helps!More

Date of visit: August 2016
Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here after a long day of bird watching. A couple of us had the chicken quesadilla appetizer and it was delicious!! The bean chalupa was fresh, not greasy and very tasty. Two deserts we tried were flan and banana bundt cake. Both were...excellent. Service was also friendly and efficient.More

Date of visit: April 2016
Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Lunch visit with wife. Had been there previously and had carne guisada; wife had enchiladas. Service was good but food fell flat. Carne guisada (my moms specialty) was very ordinary and enchilada plate was "microwave variety". Have had better meals in the past at this...same location.More

Date of visit: June 2015
Reviewed April 29, 2015

This restaurant is under new ownership less than a year ago, so the older posts are not applicable. I eat in restaurants the majority of the time in my travels around the country. This is one of my favorite restaurants. I've eaten at most Zapata...restaurants dozens of times. Regardless of what the other posts say, this is the best restaurant in town. The service is friendly and efficient, the food is consistent and the place is clean. They have plenty of seating, and a private meeting room with bar (beer/wine). The salad bar and soup is always excellent. I would generally call the Tex-Mex and southern cooking with broad choices.More

Date of visit: April 2015
Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

We had dinner and we should have selected a different restaurant. Service was slow and their phone was more important. Food was warm and tasted like it was cooked yesterday. Do not plan to visit again

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Yes, Holiday Restaurant offers takeout services.