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“So-so food, but it's the only Mexican place on the Island!”
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El Zarape
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed 29 May 2012

If you get a craving for Mexican food and don't want to travel off-island, then this is the place to go. The food is average, and service can be spotty depending on how packed they are. Parking is almost impossible - a handful of spots in the very narrow, sideways lot. You can try the street, but it's also limited.

The salsa comes in a trio of bowls from mild to hot, and you really have to mix them together to get just the right flavor. Nothing to write home about, but it will satisfy that craving if you can't make it into Wilmington!

Thank alisluv
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Reviewed 8 May 2012

The best thing about the restaurant is the staff!! They are usually busy but are always friendly!! My kids and I always visit and have a blast here. The food is amazing and delicious. This is one of our favorite places to go while in CB.

Thank sharkbait1962
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Reviewed 10 April 2012

Wonderful Mexican food, outdoor dining, good serve, large portions. We'll be back again.

Thank lpadfield
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Reviewed 22 February 2012

Went on February 19th 2012. The food was really good but I asked for unseen ice tea and the sweet n low on the table had sat there so long...it turned solid and would not come out the pack. It was raining the day we were there and there was no heat in in the building.

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Thank Mzzladeegso
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Reviewed 13 February 2012

My wife and I have come to make this a dinner stop on our Carolina Beach vacations. Very good food and service. Wait ona balcony seat in the summer overlooking the amusement rides.

Thank DutchFan
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