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Zapata's Mexican Restaurant

) #1 of 62 Restaurants in Texarkana ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican
217 Walnut St, Texarkana, AR 71854-6023
+1 870-774-0272
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (25 reviews)
“fajitas” (21 reviews)
“queso” (11 reviews)
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217 Walnut St, Texarkana, AR 71854-6023
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Reviews (171)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think we should have followed the other reviews and ordered fajitas. The tamale, however, was the STAR of what we ordered. Salsa was a little sweet and hot. Margarita was potent and a little sweet. I would come again.

Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best margaritas I've ever had! Everything on the menu that I have tried was so good. My favorite dish is their carne asada!

Thank MonaLS9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Zapata's offers first rate Mexican food. Their soups are great, their entrees good and salsa just right. They are in the old downtown, which is picturesque. The service is great and decor very good. Great atmosphere.

Thank JRJ7354
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We had a little bit of a wait, but it was worth it. We had heard that it was good and those rumors were true. The margarita I had was great and they also have other frozen and mixed drinks that were good! Good for...More

Thank dbutler1413
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful One of the best Mexican restaurants in the area I love love love this place ~. Can't wait to go back

Thank grammy61407
Reviewed 7 April 2017

It is a trendy atmosphere with locals who go out to have fun.......... good for dinner or just a few drinks and appetizers

Thank BillyAsberry
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I will first say we went with a group of over 50 people, but my expectations were way greater then my reality. I was told time and time again that Texas has the best Mexican food so I was so excited when we went I...More

Thank Jacqui Z
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We always enjoy eating at Zapatas. Service is alway the best. I really like the fish. Chips are never ending. This is a great downtown Resturant.

Thank David P
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

It had been a couple of years since I had eaten here and I will say it was NOT what it used to be. I really believe it is the same as most other Mexican restaurants everwhere else. Nothing special, different or stand out. It...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I recommend a frozen margarita or frozen Cuba Libre. Had the steak fajitas, definitely some of the best I'd have. Hidden gem in Texarkana. Thursday- Saturday nights are usually packed.

Thank Sam D
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Do you sell gift cards?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
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10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Walnut St, Texarkana, AR 71854-6023
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Texarkana
  • Phone Number: +1 870-774-0272
  • E-mail