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Villa y Zapata

8505 Madison Ave, Cleveland, OH 44102-2732
+1 216-961-4369
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
28 Dec 2016
“Great food!!! Great customer service!!”
4 weeks ago
“The best”
Closed Now
All hours
$$ - $$$
8505 Madison Ave, Cleveland, OH 44102-2732
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't believe I haven't reviewed this place yet! Everyone needs to have a restaurant they can go to for authentic Mexican food. I am not against the Americanized places, but it's really so different from a place that is this authentic. This place is so...More

Thank Lilly S
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Excellent Mexican cuisine. Simple, non assuming atmosphere and restaurant, but the food is authentic and very good. Great margaritas too!

Thank Riverliver
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Great family dinning and great atmosphere. The food is great "a la carte" I'm not too thrilled about buffets which is also offered. Great customer service and good pricing

Thank jesusc887
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Excellent restaurant! Some time ago I lived in the Cleveland area for a few years, and while there had the good fortune to become familiar with Villa Y Zapata on the west side. Now living in another state, on my infrequent visits to Cleveland I...More

Thank Ron_Sipos
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

If you like Chili Rellenos . . . and you are anywhere near this restaurant . . . by all means do go!!! I used to live in nearby Lakewood, and would come to Zapatas every week just for this, their magnificent signature dish. I...More

1  Thank JA M
Reviewed 6 February 2015 via mobile

We have eaten at this restaurant periodically for decades, but not recently. We do eat Mexican often. Pleasantly surprised tonight at very flavorful food. Starting with the chips & very fresh tasting salsa. Margaritas were ordinary (mix), but matched with low price, $5. Our favorite...More

Thank Bette M
Reviewed 16 January 2015

I thought this place might be comparable to the great Mexican restaurants I visited in Arizona last year. Wow, was I ever disappointed. Pros: 1) The salsa is really great. 2) The chili con queso is really good. 3) Restaurant is kept clean and has...More

1  Thank Tim S
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Villa what? I've lived twelve miles from this wonderful spot for a very long time, but had never heard of it. I asked the kids next door to dinner and invited them to say where.They suggested Villa Y Zapata explaining that they had been going...More

Thank PetesrLakeErieshore
Reviewed 25 July 2014

My rating is based solely on their signature dish. Chili Rellenos are my "benchmark" in any Mexican I visit. I have ordered Chili Rellenos in restaurants all around the country. Most Mexican restaurants do not even have Chili Rellenos on the menu. Of those that...More

1  Thank JA M
Reviewed 2 May 2014

I cannot believe that this restaurant would meet health standards from how dirty it was inside. The dirt in this place does not add any character or charm. Not to mention it's in a sketchy area of town. My menu had two grains of dried...More

Thank laurney13
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8505 Madison Ave, Cleveland, OH 44102-2732
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-961-4369
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