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Chiromo Lane/Muthithi Road Junction | Westlands, Parklands Plaza, Nairobi 00506, Kenya
+254 717 640434
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07:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
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Nairobi, Kenya
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

The restaurant is no longer located at Parklands Plaza,Chiromo Lane/Muthithi Rd junction.I have no idea if they closed down or relocated elsewhere.I still have memories of the good moments i had whenever i visited.

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Thank blacktraveler1
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

Good place to take a loved one. The food is good. Very good ambience. The service was good and staff very welcoming

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Thank Wayne O
Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014

Went for drinks on Cinco de Mayo and really enjoyed myself. It was my first time eating tacos. The meat was juicy and soft. They have a wide selection of cocktails with a happy hour running every day. We also got to sample some hard to find tequilas which just added to the overall experience. > jercocktailsonlocation.com

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1 Thank JerCocktails
zapatafromex, Public Relations Manager at Zapata Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Jer, Thanks very much for your review on Zapata Restaurant, Westlands and selecting the hotel as your preferred choice.. My team and I are glad to read that you found the restaurant to be secure and were impressed by the facilities. We do hope that you will return and have ample time to enjoy the facilities including the food... More 

Moshi, Tanzania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

Been in and out of this joint since it first opened.I must say the food is authentic. Like it more nowadays that they have choice African dishes. Service is warm and prompt. Their Tequila and of course Corona makes you feel the Mexican connection. Price is great considering some stuff is imported from N.America. Almost got hooked to their DJ... More 

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1 Thank BabaShanti
zapatafromex, Public Relations Manager at Zapata Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear BabaShanti, Thanks very much for your review on Zapata Restaurant, Westlands and selecting the hotel as your preferred choice.. My team and I are glad to read that you found the restaurant to be secure and were impressed by the facilities. We do hope that you will return and have ample time to enjoy the facilities including the food... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2014

It is a good place for lunch. There is limited seating space inside. It is not ideal for a dinner because it is so small. The food was nice and i would recommend it for lunch.

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Thank kerubo
zapatafromex, Public Relations Manager at Zapata Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Hey Kerubo, We are glad to hear from you and your review counts. Also Now offering #Happy_hour buy two cocktails or beer and get a third on the house. We hope to see you back soon. Warm Regards, Lawrence Sales and Marketing Zapata Mexican Restaurant More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

Zapata's has a simple atmosphere and reasonably good good at a reasonable price. I've taken visitors there a few times for supper. Standard Mexican fare of burritos, tostados, quesedillas beans, rice and cheese means vegetarians can eat well. Has a secure parking lot. Not a place to walk to at night.

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Thank g r
zapatafromex, Public Relations Manager at Zapata Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing our restaurant, We welcome you again for great offers more so the #Happy_hour, you dont wanna miss it out. With regards, Lawrence Muriuki Sales and marketing Zapata Mexican Restaurant More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2014

Well What can i say about this restaurant? a. Ambience reflects that someone was in a hurry to get their restaurant up and running and did a cross of 'Mexican" and 'China' for interiors. b.The seating inside is very uncomfortable and is starkingly lacking privacy. c. Mexican restaurants should have mexican themes or some sort of music to that effect.... More 

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1 Thank Aryan M
Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2014

I was very excited to try this restaurant for a friend's birthday dinner, however upon arrival at the restaurant I was thoroughly disappointed. There ambiance was terrible, instead of some nice music etc...the TV was on and all you could hear was news. The staff looked very unprofessional and were not attentive in the slightest. I ordered the Nachos starter... More 

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1 Thank Tanya A
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2013 via mobile

I visited this restaurant about a year ago. I was very pleased with the large food and drink selection. Even though everything did not come out the way we expected, it was all quite good and certainly the best Mexican food in Kenya. However, things have changed drastically. The drink menu has been cut in half and the food menu... More 

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Thank Zulusafari
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2013

Great place to go for cocktails and happy hour (buy two , get one free). Good music and great atmosphere. Food is convenient (if you are already there) but average. Go for the drinks and atmosphere - not the food.

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2 Thank Carly K
zapata r, Manager at Zapata Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and hope you will pay a visit again. The zappy hour is running till late night every day. Whereby you buy any two drinks and get a third one on the house. Only at Zapata restaurant, Kenya. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 18:00
Thursday
07:00 - 18:00
Friday
07:00 - 18:00
Saturday
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chiromo Lane/Muthithi Road Junction | Westlands, Parklands Plaza, Nairobi 00506, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 717 640434

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?