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Zapata's Mexican Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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217 Walnut St, Texarkana, AR 71854-6023
+1 870-774-0272
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri 10:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Texarkana, Texas
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Zapata's is one of our "go to" places in Texarkana. Zapata's has the best staff in Texarkana. The menu is Tex-Mex but the ribs and the burgers are worth trying. At lunch, try the grilled fish.

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Thank sparkstexarkana
Frisco, Texas
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85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think we should have followed the other reviews and ordered fajitas. The tamale, however, was the STAR of what we ordered. Salsa was a little sweet and hot. Margarita was potent and a little sweet. I would come again.

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Thank Stephanie R
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best margaritas I've ever had! Everything on the menu that I have tried was so good. My favorite dish is their carne asada!

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Thank MonaLS9
Overland Park, Kansas
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Zapata's offers first rate Mexican food. Their soups are great, their entrees good and salsa just right. They are in the old downtown, which is picturesque. The service is great and decor very good. Great atmosphere.

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Thank JRJ7354
Prescott, Arkansas
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We had a little bit of a wait, but it was worth it. We had heard that it was good and those rumors were true. The margarita I had was great and they also have other frozen and mixed drinks that were good! Good for couples or families!

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Thank dbutler1413
Texarkana, Arkansas
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful One of the best Mexican restaurants in the area I love love love this place ~. Can't wait to go back

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Thank grammy61407
Texarkana, Arkansas
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2017

It is a trendy atmosphere with locals who go out to have fun.......... good for dinner or just a few drinks and appetizers

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Thank BillyAsberry
1 review
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I will first say we went with a group of over 50 people, but my expectations were way greater then my reality. I was told time and time again that Texas has the best Mexican food so I was so excited when we went I went to visit we asked around to find the best place and drove quite a... More 

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Thank Jacqui Z
Texarkana, Arkansas
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We always enjoy eating at Zapatas. Service is alway the best. I really like the fish. Chips are never ending. This is a great downtown Resturant.

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Thank David P
Atlanta, Texas
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88 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

It had been a couple of years since I had eaten here and I will say it was NOT what it used to be. I really believe it is the same as most other Mexican restaurants everwhere else. Nothing special, different or stand out. It was served fast, hot and tasted good, but that was it, just good or average.... More 

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Thank John S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Walnut St, Texarkana, AR 71854-6023
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Texarkana
  • Phone Number: +1 870-774-0272

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?