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Zapata's Mexican Restaurant

Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
+61 8 8267 4653
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“nachos” (38 reviews)
“tostada” (6 reviews)
“flan” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
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Reviewed 3 December 2015

We dined here twice over the period of a week and we were not disappointed on either occasion.. The food here would be the best Mexican I have ever had and the servings were quite generous. Mains were about $22. Wine prices started at around...More

Thank Greg T
Reviewed 7 November 2015

I went here for a catch up with a few friends. The restaurant is very pleasant with a Mexican feel throughout. I had their nachos and they were amazing. There were so many on the plate. You definitely got your moneys worth.

Thank Madza194
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Great Mexican food, we had a lovely evening here. The food and service were great. Will visit again.

Thank JH1280
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

The staff are interesting, in a friendly way. My work colleague recommended the restaurant and we didn't have a reservation but fortunately they squeezed us in, and I do mean squeezed, for a Wednesday night this place was overflowing, always a good sign. The menu...More

Thank KarePhilBrisbane
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We absolutely enjoyed our meals here. The staff were very friendly and attentive. Our meals were delicious and fulfilling. Defintely dine here again.

Thank DawnandReece
Reviewed 1 October 2015

If you are looking for good Mexican style food then this is a good choice located just north of the CBD in Melbourne St. The menu is not over the top in that you are not swamped with too many choices however it is varied...More

Thank jason t
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This place has been around for many years (opened 1975) It is always busy and is consistently good. The service is a little casual but the food and atmosphere more than makeup. In the warmer months there is also outside seating. The prices are very...More

Thank Phaulkon888
Reviewed 21 August 2015

We were staying across the road in the Meridian so tried again since last time. Standing on the street looking at it you sort of get the impression the restaurant has an identity crisis. Big signage portrays steaks, seafood, vegetarian and Mexican. When you walk...More

Thank Tim J
Reviewed 17 August 2015

I ate there a few years ago and loved it so went again. I wasn't disappointing and nor was the newcomer with me. My co-worker wasn't keen to have entrees so I ordered one of the menu items with a bit of a taste of...More

Thank WazzaCC
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Zapatas is one of our regular restaurants and we must have been there more than 10 times in the past few years. We love the nachos - which are huge and come with a generous amount of toppings and cheese. A large plate of nachos...More

Thank mulllhausen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8267 4653
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