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Viva Zapatas Mexican Restaurant

) #1 of 239 Restaurants in North Las Vegas $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Latin
3826 E Craig Rd, North Las Vegas, NV 89030-7505
+1 702-643-8888
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (26 reviews)
“enchiladas” (15 reviews)
“bean dip” (8 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
$$ - $$$
3826 E Craig Rd, North Las Vegas, NV 89030-7505
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1 - 10 of 229 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This little find is not near the strip, but it is easy to get to by car. Located right off the I-15 north of town. The food is about as authentic as you will find anywhere, and the restaurant is quiet yet nicely decorated.

Thank Ben R
Reviewed 4 days ago

FD dinner at Viva Zapata's in NLV... Service was horrid... supposed to have soup with entree, they said "You didn't get soup?"... Waited for butter for tortilla and water so food got cold...and topper was they could have cared less... $39 tab (no booze) and...More

Thank Artie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place, the staff was very attentive, the food was very well prepared and tasted so good. One of the best in the area. Will visit again when in town

Thank Dave F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is down the street from my work and the few times I've eaten there have been quite good. I loved the tableside guacamole. Everyone's food always looks outstanding. On occasion the service can be a little slow, but once orders are placed the food...More

Thank mauiwolf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic to the extreme. Food, service and atmosphere was perfect!! Will definitely be back!! The strawberry margaritas were the best!! Live music was beautiful!!!

Thank sandrabutler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I heard about Zapata's from my next door neighbor who is a pilot at Nellis Air Force Base. The restaurant is frequented by military people who understand the value of the dollar, fun, and how to wind down. The food is excellent to very good...More

Thank galascos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best Mexican food I have found in North Las Vegas. The weekday lunch specials also make it very reasonably priced.

Thank nvtriker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here last night with friends on recommendations we had seen. It was pretty good and the menu is very extensive but it is on the "pricey" side. The place is nice and clean and tastefully decorated but is also a bit on the...More

Thank russellscott1952
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Never disappointed, great for family and your special someone. Gotta visit if ever in vegas. Tried something different than my usual plate. Was not let down...

1  Thank Jaime C
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This restaurant, located in what appeared to be a rather sketchy, industrial section of town, is charming and a little quirky, the food was delicious, and the service was friendly. I was greeted and seated by a hostess wearing an embroidered blouse and long skirt,...More

Thank APOchick
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you take bookings for a large group, approx 14 people?
9 March 2015|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Jeri D | Reviewed this property |
why yes they do! They took reservations for the 6 of us. The staff is wonderful!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3826 E Craig Rd, North Las Vegas, NV 89030-7505
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  North Las Vegas
  • Phone Number: +1 702-643-8888
  • E-mail
Authentic Mexican restaurant, despite the video poker games emblematic of Sin City.
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