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El Zarape

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204 Atlantic Beach Cswy, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-7356
+1 252-808-2233
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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140 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Food was great. The waiter was nice but a little slow. Overall good service. Prices are fair. I would recommend El Zarape and hope to eat there again.

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Thank krissypoo79
Huntersville, North Carolina
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This restraunt is suppose to open at 11am it's 11:30am and they still have the door locked and they're not letting us in but I seen workers in there so I don't know what the problem is I even knocked on the door.

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Thank zachsimmons
atlantic beach, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Again..everything at this restaurant..any of the ones they have in the area are great..and the Margaritas!!! Best this side of the boarder..service great, value very good..I would HIGHLY recommend this restaurant to everyone!!

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Thank L6088MAjamesn
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This place fits the bill when craving Mexican at the beach!! Great enchiladas for 3 of us, and hubby enjoyed the fajitas. And you can never go wrong with Queso for an appetizer. Our family loves Mexican, so this is a stop on our 2 weeks stay at least once!!

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Thank Monkeesmom
Midland, Texas
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Great! We came into town starving and just stumbled upon El zarape and were pleasantly surprised! Delicious Mexican food. Generous portions. Friendly staff

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Thank lessmith
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Good food at reasonable prices. More than one location. Accomodated sports fans. Attentive staff. Fairly authentic Mexican food.

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1 Thank Sharon R
Charlotte, North Carolina
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We waited about 5 minutes to be seated while being barely acknowledged. The we were told they were very busy when we asked to sit in one of the 5 empty booths. We told them it was fine, we could wait, to which he replied they only had two servers. There were only about 7 groups of people there and... More 

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Thank Cassie C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We are from Tucson Arizona and we have eaten every type of Mexican food. This was superb the Chili Rellenos were so good and so different than traditional Rellenos. They were stuffed with meat and cheese and not fried but baked without egg dip. As good as the Rellenos we had in Isla De Mujeres in Mexico. Service was awesome.... More 

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Thank LynnSchoeler
Norwich, Connecticut
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192 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We just arrived in town and my wife craved some Mexican food; well this place is as good as any although the portion size is gargantuan. The salsa has a little bite, the lamb shank is nicely slow cooked, the shrimp cocktail is enough for a whole weeding, but what I enjoyed the most was the shrimps in a devil... More 

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Thank Cacabesa
Amory, Mississippi
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80 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This place rated very high in our opinion. We both love Mexican food. The food was wonderful and the service was great. I had a vegetarian menu option that was like a sandwich of sorts with grilled mushrooms peppers onions and jalapeños. Way entirely too much food but wonderful! Hope you enjoy also!

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Thank roadtripjunkie1305

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?