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Zapata's Mexican Restaurant

217 Walnut St, Zapata's Mexican Bar and Grill, Texarkana, AR 71854-6023
+1 870-774-0272
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (23 reviews)
“queso” (15 reviews)
“tortilla soup” (11 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
217 Walnut St, Zapata's Mexican Bar and Grill, Texarkana, AR 71854-6023
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a huge, lovely restaurant with impeccable service. Our waiter was a nice young man who had moved to Texarkana from Louisiana. He was friendly, helpful and consistent. My husband had a beef taco entree and I had a fish entree. Both were absolutely...More

Thank J-W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place always has great service. We use Erica or Pancho who take great care of us. Happy hour is great as the drinks are spot on. The Alambres has grilled shrimp and chicken on it and is wow good. This place is pricey but...More

Thank Tasbille
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Zapatas does a great job of serving up tasty Mexican dishes. From traditional fajitas and enchiladas to the favorites made with seafood, there's something for everyone and you won't leave hungry or disappointed. It's noisy and crowded at peak times but it's a fun place...More

Thank jamesmK1694WC
Reviewed 19 February 2018

I enjoy dining at Zapata's. It is not your typical chain Tex-Mex food and it has an interesting decor. The queso is top shelf and the salsa is tasty and on the mild side. the margarita's are strong and I would prefer that they would...More

Thank mowjoe80
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Friday night and this place is JUMPIN’! Off Interstate 30, downtown on Walnut street. Lots of fun people! A BIRTHDAY party! GREAT Mexican food! Perfectly spiced. Large portions. Impeccable service by Felipe. Do not miss this place if you are anywhere close. YOU WILL NOT...More

Thank rogerlallgood
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We ❤️ loved this happening restaurant. It is located in historical downtown Texarkana, Arkansas. Everyone comes here to eat. It really was some of the best Mexican Food & Dessert we have ever had. My husband is Hispanic so that is saying a lot. We...More

1  Thank Dixie D
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went here for our anniversary. We loved it. The service was so nice, and swift. The food was on point. The music was great, and the atmosphere was very chill. It was priced just right. We will be back.

Thank Coryography
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Zapata’s has the best chicken, beef, and shrimp fajitas in town! Their homemade salsa is a great way to start the meal. My last visit I tried black flat chicken enchiladas. They were superb and I will definitely be ordering them again. The chicken tacos...More

Thank angieraney
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Very good time with my family and uncle. Service was outstanding and very polite. Got our order on the spot and the food was good. The quest had a good kick to it that made me want to keep eating but was so stuffed

Thank Gomez R
Reviewed 18 January 2018

This place has great Mexican food and if you don't have to drive far to get home... look out for their Margaritta's.. Whoa hoooo!!!! Also, the owner is a really nice guy. He has a lot of experience in providing the best in Mexican foods...More

Thank dwlshreveport
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29 December 2017|
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Response from kambodia | Reviewed this property |
i just ate there a few days ago, I will return in a few days and let you know.
Scott S
17 August 2017|
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Response from debshep1954 | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of area to park
23 June 2017|
Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
don't know... thought they had it listed here.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Walnut St, Zapata's Mexican Bar and Grill, Texarkana, AR 71854-6023
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Texarkana
  • Phone Number: +1 870-774-0272
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