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) #193 of 16,319 Restaurants in Shanghai $$ - $$$ Mexican, ,
5 Hengshan Road | near Hengshan Road, Shanghai, China
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
“free tequila” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Bar, Grill, Pub
$$ - $$$
5 Hengshan Road | near Hengshan Road, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a place to unwind at night...... went to this club on a Saturday night and it was a Beach Party Theme. People from all over the world were seen dancing, partying and have great time. It was an amazing experience for us and Party...More

Thank rjsh123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazing multi faceted venue with different styled bars to suit almost everyone's taste. The outside bars & seating are nice if the weather is good which it was. Zapata's also offers different dining options as well but I had already eaten elsewhere so cannot...More

Thank Allan E
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Ok...prepare for loud...prepare for crowds...prepare for fun! Zapata's is an unpretentious, very casual dance venue in the heart of the French Concession...it doesn't really get going until 11pm but the crowds are friendly and just want to dance. Outside garden available as a music volume...More

Thank ColeTraveler999
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Have been here several times during the past months here in Shanghai. This place has mediocre food served in restaurant like environment with a big outside area. Food is nothing special. Mexican style. What makes this place great is that it turns into a bar/dance...More

Thank mhmikkelsen
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is a great place to visit at night, vibrant , great atmosphere and really lovely but quality . The food is the usual Mexican fair it's fairly good, but the beers , spirits, shisha smoking pipes are great as is the music. Sitting outside...More

Thank tcampapril
Reviewed 20 February 2017

If you want to get drunk with your friends, dance and have a good time and don't mind loud music and inside smoking, then this is the place for you. It can be fun, especially as last venue of the night, but it feels quite...More

1  Thank Christina F
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Was here for a drink with my babe, the bar is very nice with varieties of drinks to accommodate each and every one! I liked Mojito cocktail! Its an open space so for this season don't forget to take your coat! No need to worry...More

Thank Elibramack J
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Strongly recommended if you wanna go out with friends and you don't know where to go. There are so many foreigns in this club. You will enjoy so much for sure.

Thank CritiCook
Reviewed 30 October 2016

What a lovely restaurant with a young man with amazing hospitality (Archie Vellanueva) managing the whole Friday evening crowd efficiently. The quality of food and drinks were equally good like the whole environment and the pub with an upstairs and open air restaurant.

1  Thank Bidyut S
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We put our coats in the dressroom... Never found them... They didn t even pay back the money for the dress room

Thank Damien M
Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly
governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French
Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that
is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While
it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will
sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their
mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area
seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet,
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
Mexican, Bar, Grill, Pub
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available
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Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Hengshan Road | near Hengshan Road, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Former French Concession
  • Neighbourhood: Former French Concession
  • Phone Number: +8602164746628
  • E-mail
This Mexican cantina is the home of Shanghai's original ladies night every Wednesday. Attracting both foreigners and Chinese alike. With a large garden that shouts ice cold margaritas in summer. Enjoy early evening drinks from the Happy Hour menu with half priced appetizers or chill out over looking the garden from the upstairs Hacienda bar. Or if a party is more your style things start getting fun from 10pm with DJs spinning your favorite party tunes till late. With bar top dancing, free tequila shots every hour or enjoy a snack from our late night menu. Everyday is a party at Zapata's.
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