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Zapata's Mexican Restaurant

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Mexican, Southwestern
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1362 Sheridan Ave, Cody, WY 82414-3733
+1 307-527-7181
12:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon 11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Thu 17:00 - 20:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri 17:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Service was very good but food was par. Refried beans were almost water and food was warm at best. Atmosphere was good and conditions were clean. I would go again but asked for food to be hot and not get the beans.

Thank JohnnyCrook
Denver, Colorado
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We shared an order of their nachos and had a beer for a late lunch. The nachos were HUGE and delicious!

Thank Mary B
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I could make a meal out of their salsa. It is the best I think I've ever had! I ordered the Chimmy and it was equally as good, but I had already filled up on salsa. Great stuff!

Thank Daryl C
sunnyskyCodyWy, Owner at Zapata's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review. It is so nice to hear that all our hard work pays off. Hope to see you again sometime. Connie Owner More 

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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 April 2017

If you like sitting outside to make sure you don's miss the action coming past, this venue will do. Proper Mexican food.

Thank Danny-Ronel C
Jackson, Wyoming
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291 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Meal was average, beans were fine as was dip for chips, which were so so. I had a pork Burro with chili verde, which was hard to find, There was way too much tortilla and not enough pork or chili verde. Service was fine

Thank buffalobob6
sunnyskyCodyWy, Owner at Zapata's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks fore coming in. Just so you know my green chili and salsa have won several awards. Most people tell me my portions are to big. I take orders and send my salsa and green chili all over the US. Glad you came in and hope you try us again. What could we have done better on the service end... More 

Cody, Wyoming
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A unique and delicious take on Mexican cuisine; generous portions, reasonable prices, and a great patio for enjoying the sunny summers and people-watching on Main Street. It is only disappointing that they close in the winter due to staffing and customer constraints (a big smothered burrito on a cold winter day would hit the spot!). On the flip-side, if you're... More 

Thank Wyrishman
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Nothing authentic Mexican about this cuisine.....nor Tex-Mex.....let's call it WyMex.....but it is well prepared and served in decent portions. Great place for a casual lunch or supper.

Thank Tom K
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We stopped here for lunch, and we really enjoyed it. The chips and salsa were great, and the other food was as well. I had the fish tacos, and my wife had a burro. We would eat there again.

Thank sdmcandrews
Sioux City, Iowa
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386 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We were traveling thru and stopped for lunch. Chips and salsa complimentary. The salsa was roasted with a touch of sweetness and very good. We shared a shredded beef burro, rice and beans and mexican corn. All very good and served by a very friendly waitress. She kept our water glasses full.

Thank jnobz
New York
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353 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The title says it all. The place is not clean by our standards. Service was slow and the food was not good.

Thank luv2travel076
sunnyskyCodyWy, Owner at Zapata's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Sorry I disagree about the place being dirty cause I know it is not and so does the health inspector. I get a excellent rating every 6 months from the state health inspector. Been in business for over 23 years and have people travel from all over the US to eat here. Sorry you didn't like it. Why did you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1362 Sheridan Ave, Cody, WY 82414-3733
  • Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Cody
  • Phone Number: +1 307-527-7181

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?