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Zapata's Mexican Restaurant

€€ - €€€Mexican,
8 Eastport Plaza Dr, Collinsville, IL 62234-6140
+1 618-343-1337
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cheese dip” (2 reviews)
“tacos” (5 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
Mexican, Southwestern
€€ - €€€
8 Eastport Plaza Dr, Collinsville, IL 62234-6140
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

While we got our food to go.. I thought for Mexican that it was a little bland tasting. They did package it well.

Thank tayty
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

It may not be fair for me to review a Mexican food restaurant as I am from Texas, and it’s hard to match those standards! The food at Zapatas was better than expected, but was not incredibly flavorful. The service was not great.

Thank angelaa696
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The food was okay, but not up to the standards that one find in the southwest. The service was fine as was the general ambiance of the place.

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Was here with a vegan friend and she found excellent choices to suit her lifestyle. I had enchiladas and asked for extra sauce which was accommodated. My friend had a margarita and she reported it was excellent. Chips and Salsa are very good and there...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We were in the area so we stopped by for lunch because we thought the outside looked awesome. Inside definitely isn't as nice (furniture shows a lot of wear) but it was clean so I'm not complaining. We weren't expecting a lunch buffet. For $8.99,...More

1  Thank 80stoyhunter
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Zapatas offers an array of fantastic appetizers, meals, and drinks for families and friends alike to enjoy! I try something new every time I go! Never disappointed! Great outdoor space as well!

Thank Kendragirl
courtney z, Manager at Zapata's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you so much for the great review! We’re happy to hear that you always have a great experience!

Reviewed 6 June 2018

Buffet was offered instead of menu. Bad mistake! There were three cheese enchiladas, some refried beans, some tired salad fixings, and tortilla chips. Just ok. Service by waiter was excellent.More

Thank karenmoa
courtney z, Manager at Zapata's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

We’re so sorry that we let you down on our lunch buffet. Normally it is a big hit with our customers. Thank you for letting us know about your experience and we will work harder at keeping the buffet fresh. Hopefully we don’t disappoint in...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018

Amazing food and close to my hotel which will be my returning point when I make my way back to Collinsville

Thank mikeymiller2018
courtney z, Manager at Zapata's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank you for the great review! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 15 May 2018

I love fajitas and try to find a good Mexican place on all my trips. This was near my hotel so I gave it a try. The staff was very friendly. The fajitas were just okay, but the Margaritas made up for it. Guacamole was...More

Thank RICK S
courtney z, Manager at Zapata's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Thank you so much for the positive review Rick! I hope next time you’re in town you stop by and visit us!

Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Rude staff and mediocre food and drinks. Many more great mexican choices around. They seemed like a chore to serve us and super slow. Pass if you can

Thank Z5980ZGbeckym
courtney z, Manager at Zapata's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

I’m so very sorry that we didn’t meet your expectations on your current visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Eastport Plaza Dr, Collinsville, IL 62234-6140
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Collinsville
  • Phone Number: +1 618-343-1337
Get away from the everyday hustle and bustle and enjoy fabulous ice cold margaritas and some of the best Mexican food around! Enjoy a fantastic meal in a vibrant atmosphere that offers all your Mexican favorites such as enchiladas, burritos, fajitas, and much more!
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