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El Zarape

204 Atlantic Beach Cswy, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-7356
+1 252-808-2233
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
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204 Atlantic Beach Cswy, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-7356
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went in the middle of the afternoon in the off season, just a couple weeks after hurricane Florence. Somewhat a typical Mexican restaurant. We tried the Steak & Chicken Fajitas, Chicken Enchiladas, a Speedy Gozalas and a Patron Margarita. Everything was very good except...More

Thank MinkHollowFarm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is some of the BEST Mexican food I have ever had and the portions were very large! Friendly clean atmosphere.

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We always go here when in town because of the quality of food and good prices. There can be a wait and parking is sometimes tight but would highly recommend. Best margaritas on the beach!

Thank Bocain
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The service here is wonderful, the food is absolutely amazing, but the restaurant has one major issue. The air conditioning has been broken for the past couple of visits and the experience, although great, has been quite miserable. Please fix this problem and all will...More

Thank luvnjmc
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Wife had the taco salad, great lots of food. I had hard taco, cheese tostado, soupy beans, great stuff. Salsa and chips hot and delicious. Had at least 2 Mexican beers on draft as well. Beautiful on both floors, folks nice. Great place, wish supper...More

Thank rrossjr
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Yes , it is a good place to be after a long drive . The drinks are cold and the food is as Mexican ; as you can get south of the border . The fajitas were mouth watering awesome. Had to wait a bit...More

Thank rcbyronlighthouses9
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We go here at least 4 times a month, the food is always good. The service is top notch. The place is clean and easy to get in and out of. We have tried other mexican places in the area but we always end up...More

Thank lonnieb22
Reviewed 17 August 2018

The shrimp fajitas were excellent and the service was prompt and friendly. The chips and salsa were very good. We definitely recommend El Zarape, which means a brightly colored blanket poncho for men.

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

The service and food there is always good. Get a margarita and queso dip for the chips. The los tocos and fajitas are excellent.

Thank Eric R
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We decided to have Mexican one day while on vacation. Came in for lunch and the place as not crowded at all. We waited at the front from someone to greet us for over 10 minutes. Finally someone came up and asked how many was...More

Thank MidCenturyMan1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 Atlantic Beach Cswy, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-7356
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Atlantic Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 252-808-2233
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