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Zapata's Border Cafe

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Mexican, Southwestern
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6700 S US Highway 1, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952-1423
+1 772-464-7288
11:00 - 22:00
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best Mexican restaurants you will find in St.Lucie County!!Extremely clean, cozy, the food is scrumptious! Service is FANTASTIC! I can't say enough about the management, on top of issues, kind, caring, and welcoming!!

Thank Kathy T
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This place was great years ago, but when it sold it became hit or miss. Sometimes it's really good; other times not so much. Very inconsistent. I gave it three stars because the salsa and chips is good, that is, if you can get whole chips and not a basket full of broken chips. We had our last dinner at... More 

Thank FoldMom
Dalton, Georgia
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Mass quantities of tasty Mexican food! We never leave hungry. Bean soup, burritos, enchiladas...all good!

Thank LinderMarkie
West Palm Beach, Florida
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1,109 reviews
467 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 829 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

It's a cute restaurant, in fact one of the more notable ones alone Highway A1A. It's colorful with nice booths and tables of carved wood with Zapatista carved into the back. Staff was pleasant. The menu is a typical Mexican menu. The cafe was not busy on a Sunday late afternoon. Guacamole and salsa was good. Entre, a fish taco... More 

Thank DoloresJacoby
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Our FAMILY went for dinner expecting lines out the door,,, not so, Fantastic Food, Great Service!We enjoyed the Steak Fiestas, Don't miss the fried ice cream for dessert! :-)

Thank Kathy T
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I took my girlfriend there about a week ago because she is from Houston, Texas. So she enjoys Tex Mex food. But the beans that came with the order were so small of an amount it was as if they came out of a baby food jar, when I questioned the manager she said that was their serving size. It... More 

Thank Thom R
El Paso, Texas
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Zapatas is a cute place to go if you are not really looking for an Authentic Mexican food restaurant. This place os more like Tex-Mex. It has a cute ambiance with some nice seating areas, stocked bar, and fun decor reminiscent of the movie, The Three Amigos. How to Tell Tex-Mex vs. REAL Mex: Authentic Mexican cuisine does not include... More 

Thank Monica Micah R
Fort Pierce, Florida
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We went there a few days ago, food was very good, service was excellent. The atmosphere was really nice.

Thank Tonja G
Port St. Lucie, FL
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We usually get a combo meal. Personally get a Tostada and a Chile Relleno (without the raspberry sauce). Fantastic food!!! Hubby gets two Chile Rellenos. YUM!!!

Thank PSLCruiser
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

After coming to Zapata's for the first time with our family, we noticed roaches in the restaurant and water on the floor. The food was plentiful but mediocre, and the management was no where to be found to make a complaint! I DO NOT RECOMMEND this place and I feel the health department should be called. Apparently there is no... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6700 S US Highway 1, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952-1423
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Port Saint Lucie
  • Phone Number: +1 772-464-7288

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