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Zapata

Shop 1 Harfield Village Centre | 2nd Avenue, Harfield Village, Claremont 8000, South Africa
+27 21 671 2393
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (8 reviews)
“chilli” (9 reviews)
“guac” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Shop 1 Harfield Village Centre | 2nd Avenue, Harfield Village, Claremont 8000, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in for a quick celebration of exam results - had 2 drinks and 2 starters - shared a main. The chillie poppers are hot! But a nice touch with bacon. Was a long wait for our drinks then Everything happened at once. Food...More

Thank TouchLightly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the food was not what we would expect from a similar restaurant in the Unite States, we found the food to be good. (What we call "chips" in the US are more of a potato chip there.) The restaurant was within walking distance of...More

Thank kathryn w
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Returned to Zapata for lunch earlier this week and once again was super impressed! Mino, the owner is very hands-on and friendly and makes the BEST margaritas! The portions of food are great and they don't skimp out on anything. Guac, salsa, cream and cheese...More

Thank Jess O
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a lovely venue to relax with friends and enjoy cuisine that is a little different. The staff are friendly, the atmosphere extremely welcoming and relaxed and the food is great, although quite filling! We had starters to share and then a main each...More

Thank karenedwards2016
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I was so disappointed last night when we went for dinner. We booked early and were the only table when we placed our food order yet it took 1 hour for our meal to arrive. The service was shocking. The waiter never told us specials...More

Thank sharoncarter04
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We had a great meal on Saturday, was a large table (Birthday celebration) and the food was excellent, the service good and the meals are well priced. It was our first visit, but we will be back.

Thank GeoffC5
Reviewed 1 June 2017

A great place for a birthday or simply just a gathering of friends. My favorite meal is the meat ball/tomato soup. Now if you thinking tomato soup "YUK", I kid you not, it's a must try. The staff is friendly and laid back and the...More

Thank Dionne d
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Fancied Mexican for a change . It was quite windy outside causing a draught but a quite word with the manager and the problem was solved. There was a ice range of cocktails which we sampled. We has enchiladas and chilli con carne nachos, all...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Food was great. Bacon, avo, feta quesadilla was incredible. Good service in a friendly area. Nice & spicy options available as well.

1  Thank JBigMac2017
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Very nice food ,good service and friendly environment with reasonable prices! The neighborhood is easy going and quite. We will go back sometime!

Thank ChiosYachting
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 10
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1 Harfield Village Centre | 2nd Avenue, Harfield Village, Claremont 8000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: +27 21 671 2393
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Description
warm, friendly local village mexican restaurant with classic decor.friendly staff will satisfy all your needs. great value , good portions of genuine mexican cuisine.A seperate bar area with an outside area for warm summer evenings. Open at 6pm with kitchen closing 10pm. Full license and cocktail menu.Come and enjoy.
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