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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” (14 reviews)
“tortilla soup” (11 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
217 Walnut St, Zapata's Mexican Bar and Grill, Texarkana, AR 71854-6023
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 5 days ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Two local friends took this 1st time visitor from Ohio to lunch today. My opinion is WONDERFUL. It was everything I expected and more. I heard it is exceptionally busy at nights and weekends so weekday lunch had been suggested.. I'd be pleased to do...More

Thank LongTimeResident43
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

The margaritas here are really good...just wish they were served in a margarita glass versus a styrofoam cup! The service was excellent and the food was good. A fun place to visit. The decor is a little odd, but easy to get past.

Thank blanquita79
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Pretty nice restaurant. I was here for the food. There are many dishes available on the menu. Unfortunately they were out of Crawfish enchiladas, that dish came highly recommended from locals. I ordered the combination enchiladas. The portion was very generous. The food was fresh...More

Thank vvgogh
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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