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El Zarape

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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1616 E Wooster St Ste 1, Bowling Green, OH 43402-3477
+1 419-353-0937
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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2 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good food and great prices. Especially on Margaritas. Get a pitcher for the best price and fun. Driver shouldn't have any, of course!

Thank colleen k
Cobleskill, New York
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196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went here with a large group and we were served quickly and efficiently. The chips and salsa before the meal were delicious and our meals were filling and delicious. Staff was friendly and helpful, parking was readily available, prices were reasonable.

Thank therese l
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10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We go there about once a week. The food is excellent, authentic Mexican. Family owned and super friendly.

Thank Abbywilliams
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good the people are nice but always busy and pretty pricy for my taste. If I go back it won't be on a weekend

Thank Ilove3pugs
Wayne Wood County, Ohio
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food served hot and fast. Be sure to try the choriqueso dip. Beware the margaritas! They are delicious and strong!

Thank jennydeere
Columbus, Ohio
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94 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in on our way to Michigan. Looking for a Mexican restaurant on the way and saw this place. Yes, it was cinco de Mayo but it was not that crowded for the slow service. Food took 45 minutes and we ordered basic stuff (taco, enchilada). Everything just had no flavor, we poured the mediocre salsa on everything just to... More 

Thank LindaIC
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Big margaritas good prices great atmosphere food is delicious give it a try if you are near by.variety of beer and out side sitting.

Thank Jose C
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The food is delicious but has to much beans and not enough meat or chicken. I liked the food but it was overpriced and meals were small relative to price.

Thank Ramin K
Wayne Wood County, Ohio
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

I have eaten at El Zarape many times and have always enjoyed whatever I have ordered. Locals eat here often. They start with chips and homemade salsa (which is wonderful.) If you like margaritas, theirs are the best! They have several vegetarian options in addition to meat dishes. I would highly recommend the shrimp fajitas with fried ice cream for... More 

Thank Butterfly_n_Rocks
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

First time here! Great lunch and location along with geat combo options and prices! Definitely will visit again!

Thank TonyT

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 21
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1616 E Wooster St Ste 1, Bowling Green, OH 43402-3477
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Bowling Green
  • Phone Number: +1 419-353-0937
El Zarape is a family owned Mexican restaurant and bar. Our facility also has outdoor seating and can accommodate large groups. We have been serving great food and drinks since 2001.

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