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El Zarape

694 N Grand Ave, Nogales, AZ 85621-2214
+1 520-287-3920
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good45%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“tripe” (2 reviews)
“frijoles” (2 reviews)
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5:00 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
694 N Grand Ave, Nogales, AZ 85621-2214
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Waitress service was lacking in service and friendliness. Chips and salsa, and iced tea are not availble on menu. Food is pretty good though.. Ill go back, just wont expect too much,. Note Not a date place, lacking ambiance.

Thank Shelley O
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We always have breakfast here at least once when we are visiting our family who live here. They have remodelled since we were here last. It looks good! The chorizo and eggs are great. The flour tortillas are great too. And the service is excellent!

Thank MarieNTexas13
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I recently ordered food to go. The food we received was very good, cheese enchiladas were very good, chicken tacos Dorados were very good, chimichangas were also very good, chilaquiles with chicken were also very good. The one thing that is for sure they serve...More

Thank 441ernie
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We always enjoy eating at this restaurant when in Nogales, and also enjoy the take-out options! The soup of the day varies--always good--but especially the albondigas soup on Mondays is great! The daily special (Comida Corrida) is always good--we enjoyed the tacos with rice, beans,...More

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We take most of our Nogales visiting international visitors to El Zarape for lunch for a true Mexican experience. The food is good, service is fast and parking is adequate.

Thank visitthemall
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Great menu full of mexican favorites, generous portions, excellent service. Truly a local secret. The menudo is the best around, but a little stingy on the tripe.

Thank bajaarizonat
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

just driving by saw a lot of cars... big mistake, food just passable no chips to go with the below average salsa, no picodegallo and no guacamole ! meat in fajitas was bland but tender beans were good......no return visit to be sure. service very...More

Thank Bliss G
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

After a strong recommendation for this family run restaurant, I was a bit disappointed. My first dish of enchiladas was inedible, I couldn't cut through the enchilada! The replacement dish was sub-par. I've had better Mexican food in New Hampshire. Be forwarned, they have no...More

Thank NHGlobeTrotter
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Six of us had the pleasure of dining in this establishment. We opted for Italian cuisine and we were not disappointed in the food. It was delizioso. We are diffently coming back.

Thank christyaz1
Reviewed 26 July 2016

It's hard to find that authentic Mexican zing in the US, somehow the ingredients just don't cut it, but at El Zarape you will feel that you are eating your "abuelita's" rice and beans. The lunch specials are an exceptional value and the prices are...More

Thank Stormaggedon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 694 N Grand Ave, Nogales, AZ 85621-2214
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Nogales
  • Phone Number: +1 520-287-3920
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