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El Zarape

204 Atlantic Beach Cswy, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-7356
+1 252-808-2233
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (12 reviews)
“cheese dip” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
204 Atlantic Beach Cswy, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-7356
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

The food was average. The margarita had a watered down taste. The service was good initially, but after the meal was finished there was a long wait to pay....with numerous employees walking by us. Very likely we will not be returning.

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Been here several times and they offer coupons in travel book also. Nice atmosphere and we always enjoyed their food. Fajitas are my favorite here.

Thank law123_8
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We had a party of 15, we were seated immediately. Service was amazing..fast & friendly. Margaritas, served in a huge glass are amazing. Everyone at our table was Mexican food lovers. The talk at the table was consistent this was the most delicious Mexican food...More

Thank Pam A
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I ordered the Texana fajita- lunch portion. It was plenty! It could have been a dinner portion. Nice flavor. Husband had shrimp diavolo. It was very spicy and delicious. Very good Mexican food. Quick and friendly service as well.

Thank ElisabethCV
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We've eaten at the El Zarape Emerald Isle several times but this was our first time at the Atlantic Beach location. The place was packed on a Tuesday night in mid July. We arrived at 7:45 and had to wait a little over 30 minutes....More

Thank beachcomber1947
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is a great place to visit when you need a little break from seafood. Prices are good, and the food is consistent. My dad, the seafood lover, was pleasantly surprised by his shrimp/scallops/tilapia dinner. The scallops were delicious, and it was just 13.95. The...More

Thank modernscarlett
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Fun Mexican food for beach. Service is a little slow but not unbearable. Mexican food is good., Staff are friendly and generally young and seasonal. Decor is ok. But you will have fun with friends and family.

Thank Lamar J
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Needed something different from the several days of all seafood. The chips n salsa are good and spicy. They have all the usual Mexican foods and an extensive seafood menu. A must!

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We stopped here on our way into the beach to visit family. As soon as we sat down, our host called us to see where we were and we told him El Zarape and he said, "I was going to suggest that for dinner!" I...More

Thank Dreebee7
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Good food and great service. We really enjoyed our visit. They were very good about making sure the food did not contain anything that I was allergic to and I greatly appreciate their added care.

Thank karenwW8499EI
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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