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el zarape

Mexico Street #3450 | Between Oaxaca and Nayarit, La Paz, Mexico
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
7 Mar 2017
“Not Upscale But a Cut Above”
30 Nov 2016
“Friendly and great food”
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All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Mexico Street #3450 | Between Oaxaca and Nayarit, La Paz, Mexico
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Great location with view. New management tries hard and is successful. Strong wait staff; really good margaritas and food has a style and appeal, Chips and salsa has an edge; salads are large with house made dressings and shrimp and fish dishes first rate. If...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 1 December 2016

The restaurant has a lovely view if the bay, up a few stairs so you can see over the passing cars. I stopped in for a late lunch and was pleasantly surprised by the friendly service (The waiter spoke excellent English and went above and...More

Thank carolB9868KN
Reviewed 4 May 2016

There was delicious food from wall to wall and on the sides too. Authentic and delicious. The staff was so very friendly and patient while you made your selections. The restaurant was very clean & beautifully decorated. There was an area for banquets & weddings.

Thank Alaskamaid
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Excellent food and friendly service. The facility is very clean and the food is fabulous! I highly recommend this place

Thank Veltrie D
Reviewed 24 February 2016

The food was excellent, although we arrived too early for the buffet, which we were told was outstanding. We ordered from the menu and received very good local cuisine. The ambience was incredible. We were there not long after El Dia de los Muertos, and...More

Thank PeripateticCanuck
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We stopped here to eat because it was broadcasting the Superbowl and was on the malecon to see the Carnival parade. We had no idea that the food would be excellent, and the staff very friendly and helpful, even though they were very busy.

Thank anna7044
Reviewed 12 January 2016

We stumbled onto El Zarape after not being able to find a different place that was recommended to us by the hotel we were staying and this turned out to be a great find! We came here our first night in La Paz, and it...More

Thank seaexplorer
Reviewed 4 December 2015

El Zarape is one of our favorite La Paz restaurants for one reason; Mexican buffet! There’s very little English spoken at El Zarape and, since my Spanish is not quite to the conversational level, I appreciate that there is usually one English-speaking waiter to explain...More

Thank Haramsoy
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Now open on el malecon. Had grilled tuna and chicken mole. Fish was excellent and the chicken unbelievably tender. Staff attentive. Highly recommended. We'll be back.

Thank Skip S
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

From the moment we arrived, we received top notch service from everyone there. We specifically went there for the buffet. The had typical Mexican breakfast fare plus the fruit, yogurt, cereal area. My GF loved everything, I was bit more selective. The food was good...More

Thank AGMerlos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mexico Street #3450 | Between Oaxaca and Nayarit, La Paz, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  La Paz
  • Phone Number: 122-25-20
  • E-mail
Visit us and enjoy the best Mexican food in town, in a family-friendly place. Enjoy our delicious a la carte meals, from places all around Mexico
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