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El Zarape

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701 E Downing St, Tahlequah, OK 74464-3213
11:00 - 21:00
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Tahlequah, Oklahoma
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We go there at lease once a week if not more and it's consistently good. Definitely would recommend you try it!

Thank ACRA5
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I read the reviews and chose to try the chicken soup for lunch. It was a broth with chicken, rice, fresh chopped avocado, and sliced green onion . It is a very simple and satisfying soup that Im sure would be good if you were feeling a little under the weather. I also had the chips and salsa that I... More 

Thank DJ628fun
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We were visiting & wanted to try a good Mexican place. It was good, we had a party of 6 & the waiter did a good job on keeping drinks & chips filled. I am always disappointed when fajitas do not come out sizzling but the portions were big & everyone left with full tummies. The prices were right on... More 

Thank Mandalyn M
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is a local family owned business with a family mexico culture background that understands the quality of good, delicious authentic mexican food. Experience it to enjoy the tasty food and excellent friendly service.

Thank Rossanna A
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100 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite Mexican restaurant in town! The service is always great and so is the food!!! I love their chicken soup. I get it whenever I have a sore throat. I also love their enchiladas!!!

Thank katy w
Level Contributor
25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Haven't eaten here in almost 15 years, and I was so happy to see it is still as great as when they opened. Fast, pleasant service. Affordable menu, and awesome food! If you like guacamole, order it here. Most places give you an ice cream scoop of it, I seriously think they used a shovel! A table of 8 famished... More 

Thank MoJoRising70
Miami, Oklahoma
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111 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

I loved this place. The staff is really friendly and attentive. The restaurant was clean and the atmosphere relaxed. My Enchiladas were perfectly cooked and the portions plenty. My daughter had a chimichanga and said it was great. Love the queso. No real negatives except they need to change their tea out a little more often. Tasted sour. Overall solid... More 

Thank tgray67
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

I eat here often. Alone, with friends, family, coworkers! Love the food. Super friendly family owned restaurant. Haven't disliked anything yet. Some stand outs to me: Beef chimichanga, chicken fajitas, chicken soup, cheese dip, beef quesadilla, the sweet tea!

Thank Terri P
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

I love our trips to El Zarape! The food is good, the atmosphere is chill, and the proprietors and employees are very friendly and really try hard to make sure the customers enjoy their meals. At times, it gets busy and a little cramped, but that is more of a testament to how many people enjoy this restaurant rather than... More 

Thank Cody C
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

One of the best places to have Mexican food in tahlequah! Everything I've tried from there is excellent. Prefer the carna asada dinner & their chicken soup when I don't feel good though! Chicken soup is like no other with a wonderful broth, rice, chicken, cilantro, topped with avocados (probably missing a few ingredients ) Great service as well!

Thank AngLeeE

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 E Downing St, Tahlequah, OK 74464-3213
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Tahlequah
  • Phone Number: 9184560708

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