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Zapata's Mexican Restaurant

) #5 of 69 Restaurants in Collinsville ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican,
8 Eastport Plaza Dr, Collinsville, IL 62234-6140
+1 618-343-1337
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good41%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“carnitas” (6 reviews)
“cheese dip” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
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8 Eastport Plaza Dr, Collinsville, IL 62234-6140
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had appetizers and margaritas and bill was WAY to high....Will drink water if I go back. The good point is the waitress was very nice

Thank Stuie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like Mexican than this place is worth a try. It's the only time I've seen a Mexican buffet. It's pretty good especially for the price. Several options to build yourself a plate of something good.

Thank woodhogger
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Our waitress was incredible !! She was very efficient and fast. We sat down at 6:00 and she took our drink and food order. We had plenty of water and margaritas without waiting for them. By 7:00, she had our entire party served with food,...More

Thank Cassie D
courtney z, Owner at Zapata's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the great review! Glad to hear that service and food were spot on. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 July 2017

My friend and I decided to sit outside to eat. It was comfortable and quiet. The Mango Margarita was excellent. Our food was good. Our server was helpful in deciding what to eat. He was friendly and pleasant.

Thank TravelingFreeWoman
courtney z, Manager at Zapata's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

We're so glad you enjoyed yourself! Thank you for eating with us and hope you stop by again soon! Happy 4th of July!

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

When we walked in the decor seemed very disjointed. I asked for really comfortable seating after driving all day. The seating was so so. No big deal. We came for the food. Everything was very good. Burritos, great. Tacos, great. Spanish rice and re fried...More

Thank Joe D
courtney z, Owner at Zapata's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you so much for choosing Zapatas to stop at on your travels and we're glad you enjoyed your meal!

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped and ate here for the first time. Both inside and outside the restaurant needs a lot of TLC. Many surfaces are dingy, dirty, and need to be cleaned and painted. The restrooms were dirty too. The food was good but nothing to rave...More

Thank beachliker
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I got something to go and it was great service and food. I will be staying in the area again very soon and will eat there again.

Thank 05081316
courtney z, Owner at Zapata's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you, I'm so happy you enjoyed your dinner and can't wait for your return. Have a great week!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

We enjoyed dinner here, along with some (large!) Dos Equis beverages! :) The waitress was super friendly and fast. Don't forget to add on the cheese dip with the chips and salsa. We stayed at the nearby Doubletree by Hilton hotel and there is a...More

Thank Laurie411
courtney z, Manager at Zapata's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

So glad you enjoyed yourself! We'll be here waiting with a tall cold one when you come back to visit our area!!!

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Food is always good here. Service was great as usual. It is always a relaxing place. Everyone I'm in the area I will always stop

Thank shottbj
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Food is pretty good atmosphere is very nice. Strawberry daiquiris were a little weak. We had good service

Thank Karen W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 22
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Eastport Plaza Dr, Collinsville, IL 62234-6140
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Collinsville
  • Phone Number: +1 618-343-1337
Get away from the everyday hustle and bustle and enjoy fabulous ice cold margaritas and some of the best Mexican food around! Enjoy a fantastic meal in a vibrant atmosphere that offers all your Mexican favorites such as enchiladas, burritos, fajitas, and much more!
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