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15 Jones St, Norcross, GA 30071-2505
+1 770-248-0052
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:30 - 22:30
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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small Mexican restaurant with a somewhat limited menu, only two pages, but good food. Service was excellent.

Thank Richard O
Redington Shores
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a very delicious meal along with PHENOMENAL service from Oscar! Be sure to ask for him. He went above and beyond! Thank you Oscar, see you next time!!

Thank Connie H
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

While the margarita, chips and salsa, were great; the calamari was just OK (Too heavily breaded) and the tacos were disturbing, just round flat corn tortillas with unattractive meat on them, no lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, pico de gallo, sour cream or any accompaniments. Will not be back unless I just come for drinks and chips.

Thank zoomaven
Roswell, Georgia
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172 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

As I drive through Norcross quite often, I have to pass right by this restaurant. Never gave it a thought, thinking to myself that this was another tex mex place. Given the opportunity to give it a try, I soon stopped in. The interior was cozy and well decorated. The night I was there they had live music. It was... More 

Thank tireman
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

the food here is to die for! definitely authentic Mexican cuisine. My favorite is the poblano soup. The chicken tacos are huge and other meals are in healthy size portions. I've tried the rice, beans and fajitas, all were packed with flavor, very tasty. the staff are very friendly and inviting. This place is located in a quaint area with... More 

Thank Sona H
Norcross, GA
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Once you have a molcajete filled with chicken, shrimp, steak, cactus, cheese, onions, tomatoes, and salsa verde, you will have a special place in your heart (and stomach) for Zapata! The tequila and mezcal options are amazing and delicious. The tequilas are infused in-house and make for wonderful cocktails. I love the tamarind margarita! There are also very high-end tequilas... More 

Thank cajunnan
Atlanta, Georgia
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434 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We went to this restaurant last weekend - we asked the maitre d' if their beans were vegetarian and she said "yes" and sat us down. We saw one "veg" dish on their menu, and we decided to ask if we could have any of the other dishes made vegetarian. The waiter who served us was "Paleo" and he said... More 

Thank Sanders3
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch. The food was great. I had a lamb taco and the thursday special. It was great. The staff was very attentive and the food even better. I'll definitely be back for dinner so I can try the tequila.

Thank Nellabella2888
Roswell, Georgia
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226 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal at this restaurant, in historic Norcross. It's acute small downtown area to visit anyway, but the menu here was a great treat. Different choices than typical Tex mex. we had a grilled cheese app, and the hand made Paloma drink was very good. Definitely a good choice for a different Mexican meal!

Thank hbrown1025
Blairsville, Georgia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Had a party with 15 people and the service and food were great. They were very accommodating and helpful with the big crowd , the meal , the dessert. Management gave us a gift card as a present and we went back for dinner to use it. Really good food and great service.

Thank Amy W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Jones St, Norcross, GA 30071-2505
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Norcross
  • Phone Number: +1 770-248-0052

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