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El Zarape

4197 Ball Rd, Cypress, CA 90630-3465
+1 714-952-0562
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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4197 Ball Rd, Cypress, CA 90630-3465
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would recommend this place for sure. Real authentic Mexican food & the good service makes it that much better!

Thank elizabethvalle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best indicator of a good ethnic restaurant is walking in and seeing natives there - The Margaritas were DELICIOUS - great chips and guacamole - I had enchiladas which reminded me of the ones a friends grandmother used to make when we were kids...More

Thank SFOglobetrotter
Reviewed 24 May 2017

El Zarape is a family owned Mexican restaurant that is full of charm and great dishes. While it is small and you are packed in pretty well, it is because the food and friendly atmosphere makes it a favorite of the locals. The decor is...More

Thank iloveskauai
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Purely incredible food. This is what u call quality food! The food taste as if some secret family recipe was being shared. And, the prices are do incredibly reasonable. The restaurant has great service. The place was immaculate.

Thank Glenn G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a small, cozy little family own Mexican Restaurant in Cypress with out of this world Mexican food. It has quite a following, and if you come at peak times, there will be a bit of a wait, but let me tell you, the...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We discovered this restaurant through Trip Advisor. What a find! Great food, delicious, sinful margaritas and friendly obliging staff. Definitely make a trip to this restaurant. It was so good!

Thank scorpio53durango
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a great restaurant with authentic food and the service is exceptional. We have been going to this restaurant for the last 18 years and we have never been disappointed. We love the family and love the restaurant.

Thank Tina F
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My husband and I are always looking for a good Mexican Restaurant and this little hidden gem in the OC was just the ticket! It is very quaint and although we had to wait about 20 minutes to be seated, it was well worth the...More

Thank Mimis3loves
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

All the kids are home from college and first thing they want is El Zarape! Margaritas, guacamole and cerviche appetizers. Doesn't get better than that! Burritos and chile rellanos, tacos, cheese enchiladas, and enchiladas verde. Everything is good!!

Thank swimdiva
Reviewed 3 August 2016

El Zarape is a small, neighborhood restaurant. The service and food are good. If you want spicy, true, mexican food, not your place. If you like fresh, non spicy, mexican food, this is the place. Tight seating and always busy at dinner. They don't take...More

Thank createandcapturelife
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4197 Ball Rd, Cypress, CA 90630-3465
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Cypress
  • Phone Number: +1 714-952-0562
El Zarape is a family operated authentic Mexican restaurant serving Cypress and its surrounding areas since 1990. For the past 23 years, we have been dedicated to serving our guests with the freshest and finest Mexican cuisine. Our “home-style” reputation roots from our friendly service, relaxed ambience, and made-from-scratch creations. So bring your family and friends and come grab one of our popular Zarape Grand Margaritas alongside our exquisite dishes. Mi casa es su casa. Buenprovecho!- The Martin Family
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