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El Zarape Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern
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1005 Stafford Way, Yuba City, CA 95991-3336
+1 530-755-2888
07:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoy this family owned local business. There steak chicana is so bomb I get extra juice and put on my rice. They have a bar also. Good customer service

Thank Belinda S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Ordered breakfast burritos to go for hungry Raider fans... The burritos were huge and great tasting..!! A lot of food for the money..!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Yuba City, California
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Excellent Mexican cuisine great for lunch and dinners service can be a little slow especially during peak hours. The bar service was good.

Thank Fred N
Yuba City, California
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I've been to El Zarape twice. The service is HORRENDOUS! The first time I went, it was at the peak of dinner time so I cut them some slack. The food that time was okay. The second time we went was in the afternoon about 1:45pm for lunch. There was hardly anyone in the place and we STILL got terrible... More 

Thank MafiaElvis
South Lake Tahoe, California
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109 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

I've been a steady customer at El Zarape's for over 3 years. Tonight will be my last visit. Our waitress was terrible! She started off by "what you drinking" and it was down hill from there. We ordered guacamole and never got the chips to go with it. Never got a refill on our sodas. She returned to give us... More 

Thank hrman835
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Very good place for a relaxing evening out. Bar service was quick and knowledgeable and wait staff was on the ball. food came out of the kitchen so hot that you had to be careful and not burn your mouth. We tried a variety of items and it was all very good.

Thank Kelly S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

I called to order some take out for the first time a few days ago. The order was a little complicated but nothing to difficult. The girl on the phone was very friendly, understanding and made sure to read back the order so there were no mistakes. When I got to the restaurant about 20 mins later, i was greeted... More 

Thank Felicia R
Yuba City, California
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80 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

When a restaurant has been around as long as this one, it *has* to be good...and reasonable. The fajitas and combo plates are good, as is the taco salad. The chicken burrito is a bit dry, but the salsa, which is brought to the table along with chips, is a bit too spicy for me, or I would have drizzled... More 

Thank LadyMarion
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Have eaten at this restaurant for a very long time. Always enjoy eating here. I have never been disappointed with either the food or the service.

Thank jpalmer381
Yuba City, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Family owned restaurant that has been in Yuba City for years with great service and delicious food. Always accommodating for large groups and family celebrations.

Thank Joyce H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1005 Stafford Way, Yuba City, CA 95991-3336
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Yuba City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-755-2888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?