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El Zarape

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1616 E. Wooster St Unit 1, Bowling Green, OH 43402
+1 419-353-0937
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12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Bowling Green, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the best Mexican restaurants in the area. Their guacamole is fabulous with affordable Lunch specials and delicious chimichanga .

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Thank mikelyon
David O, Manager at El Zarape, responded to this review

Thank you for our visit and review. We look forward to serving you again in the near future. More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here with my daughter for dinner during her college tour - it was SOOOO GOOOD. The chips and salsa were amazing, and my Chicken Enchiladas may have been the best I've ever had. If you are in the area you MUST try this restaurant. Our entire dinners (and a beer) were under $30!

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Thank wendychev
Fostoria, Ohio, United States
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have a mediocre Mexican restaurant in Fostoria, I certainly did not need to drive to BG to have it. Unfortunately, that's what I got. It started well, as we were seated quickly. However, that would be the highlight of the night here. Piss warm beer followed by boring chips and salsa and finally steak fajitas that were already done... More 

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Thank Brandon P
David O, Manager at El Zarape, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and review. I am sorry you did not have the experience you expected as we strive to provide our guests with great food and even better service. If you decide to visit again, we are here to serve you. More 

Atlanta, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

My colleague and I walked over from the hotel in the snow and got seated right away. The service was top notch and the food was good too. We'll definitely be back!!

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Thank Philip G
David O, Manager at El Zarape, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit. I am glad you enjoyed your experience. We hope to see you soon. More 

Perrysburg, Ohio
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Service is fast, staff is great, sometimes it is very busy but they seat you as soon as seats open up. The Nachos Grande are the best for I make them my meal.

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Thank LennyV28
David O, Manager at El Zarape, responded to this review

Thank for visiting. I am glad you enjoy our establishment. See you soon! More 

Columbus, Ohio
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We stopped here on a road trip. It was a good spot for a late lunch. The food here is good, not the best Mexican I have ever had, but still good and filling. The service here was great.

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Thank cwhite209
David O, Manager at El Zarape, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and review. We hope you stop in next time you are in town. More 

Bowling Green, Ohio
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We've gone here for many years, The place has grown in to a very popular, tasty, and affordable restaurant. The service is consistently excellent.

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Thank Wilson S
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice people running this place. Portions are great. Food was served hot and fast. Best of all the tacos are delicious. The shrimp fajitas also looked delicious. I highly recommend this if you are hungry and want a very affordable and enjoyable meal.

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Thank Cincylitigator
Mississauga, Canada
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

On our way down to Florida my husband and I stopped here for lunch. Although the service was pretty fast, my meal was less than desirable. I had the (formerly known as) chile relleno and beef taco. Unfortunately the relleno was not like any one I'd had before. It was a small pile of some type of ground up meat... More 

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Thank Goose323
Bowling Green, Ohio
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The food is quick & tasty! I prefer their breakfast items! They can't be beat! The service is good too.

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Thank Mike1993

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1616 E. Wooster St Unit 1, Bowling Green, OH 43402
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Bowling Green
  • Phone Number: +1 419-353-0937
Description
El Zarape is a family owned Mexican restaurant and bar. Our facility also has outdoor seating and can accommodate large groups. We have been serving great food and drinks since 2001.

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