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“A taste of home”
Review of Zeste Cafe & Market - CLOSED

Zeste Cafe & Market
Price range: $7 - $25
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mediterranean, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Food from around the world made from scratch. Seafood, poultry, meats, lots of veggies, homemade soups & salad dressings, sandwiches, great desserts, gourmet coffee. Lots of vegetarian, vegan and Gluten Free options. Fine wines, imported & craft beer, setups available. Also, chef prepared foods to go, cheeses, crackers, artisan breads, spreads & dips, sauces and more. Serving dinner from 4:30-9:00 Wednesday through Sunday, 10:00 Friday & Saturday nights.
Reviewed June 20, 2013

We stopped in here for a lite dinner with our 11 & 14 year old girls. We all felt like we were back in Seattle! There was a good selection of wines, fantastic small plates, everything was fresh (not fried, which is hard to find on the island) and delicious!

Thank ireland512
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Reviewed May 16, 2013

I went to Zeste's and had a wonderful dining experience. A welcome change to the mexican/seafood fare on the Island. My only bummer is that I never know when it is open. They could really use a simple neon sign in the window to indicate this. As some reviewers have mentioned the portions are small but that is only if you compare it to the overly huge meals you get in Texas that turns you into a blob. Also - the ingredients are high quality..if you got a Texas size portion you may complain about the price. My suggestion to other diners is to eat slowly...more european style...or have PB & J before you go.

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Thank 68_melissa_68
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Reviewed May 10, 2013

Good Wine Selection, Excellent Tapas, Great Service. Nothing more to say really. Probably the best meal we had on our short visit to S Padre.

Thank Nikko_Traveler
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Saw the great reviews on this place and was excited to try unique flavors in smaller portion sizes. But it looked like they were plating for "Top Chef" - which is great if you want to only have a bit of something. Not so great if you actually want to satiate your appetite. The ahi tuna was TERRIBLE! But the duck was FABULOUS. Feels like you are eating in Sal's Deli in New York (by the ambiance). Would work better if this was classed up a bit and a bit larger portion sizes.

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Thank Jane F
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Reviewed May 1, 2013

The Tapas here was very good and the wine selection was also very nice. The server let us sample some of the wine before we selected. I highly recommend the desserts. So very, very good.

Thank sharonatoo
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