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El Zarape

13th Street, Bay City, TX
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“tamales” (2 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
$$ - $$$
13th Street, Bay City, TX
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

I was told that this restaurant is where the locals go to eat. I was really looking forward to it. The enchilada gravy was meh. The mole on the chicken was better than the gravy. They did not serve tortillas with the meal. You had...More

Thank madmayoscott
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Ordered one of the specials with Taco & Enchilada and it tasted authentic. Service is prompt. If you order a Margarita get it with Patron, it tasted much better then the house tequila.

Thank Naresh M
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Opens at 11am and opens at 5:30 for dinner Great place Always Fun Talk to All... Family and Friends Always run into each other here.

Thank Betty W
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Went with a friend for lunch. She raved about it. I had the shrimp salad and it was okay. She had a different salad that was good. The inside decor is dated but not a deterrent. The staff was kind and helpful. Just not a...More

Thank MatagordaGal774
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We came for a concert and several locals told us about El Zarape. It was reasonably priced and the food was delicious! Dinner and drinks for three came to around $30! We love family owned restaurants!

Thank Denise K
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Ate an early lunch. Good food fresh and fast. Typical local dive with many of the locals eating lunch. Would go again for sure.

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We had the El Zarape Dinner, so much food!! ICE tea, and Coca Cola, The Chips with a bowl of smashed beand, great flavor, and the pucante sauce with a thickens creamy good..chips are warm and big, breaking up size for no double dipping. Mmm...More

1  Thank Betty W
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

El Zarape is probably my favorite Mexican Food Restaurant in Bay City. The Food is quite tasty & they have a large selection on the menu. The service is almost always GREAT! Prices are very reasonable & they do serve beer & margaritas!

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 3 May 2017

They have been around for years and years and know how to cook Mexican food. I am there once a week--it is always the same quality, taste. Service, well, there are times they don't see you--so speak up and let them know you are there.

Thank terit125
Reviewed 1 April 2017

You know the wait staff are nice...enough. This is the restaurant that all the pillars of the community and the old money folks go. It has been around since before time. As with so many small town businesses the outside of the place, the grounds,...More

Thank 70Craig
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Restaurant Details

Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13th Street, Bay City, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Bay City
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