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El Zarape Restaurant

1005 Stafford Way, Yuba City, CA 95991-3336
+1 530-755-2888
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (8 reviews)
“mexican food” (12 reviews)
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1005 Stafford Way, Yuba City, CA 95991-3336
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The service was good and portions were sufficient. But the food was average. The enchilada sauce seemed like it was from a grocery store package mix and the chile relleno tasted almost like it had freezer burn. I don't think that was it, but something....More

Thank davids7715
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a place to eat which will provide you with a nice selection of Mexican food. I always order the enchiladas with chicken and end up bringing one home. Service is really good and margueritas are yummy.

Thank Priscilla K
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

I just love the chips and salsa before dinner. Our Server was really good and the atmosphere is very pleasant. Ordered dinner and my steak fajitas were huge and tasty. I keep ordering this as it is really good.

Thank Chiefly1
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Growing up here, we've gone to El Zarape for years. The quality of the food is always something we can count on, and portions are generous. Servers are typically quick and efficient, but we've had a few "slow" meals. The child verde is one of...More

Thank Nikki G
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Loved the chips and salsa before dinner. Service was just ok. Ordered dinner and my steak fajitas were huge and tasty but the other half's beef was shoe leather. Way over cooked with the waitress not to be found. Portions were large and the sides...More

Thank Chiefly1
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

The food was pretty good- the service was horrible. We were there on a sat evening , only two other tables with patrons and yet we had to ask for everything , well not the bill - she brought that pretty quick. The food was...More

Thank Zoey V
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here for years. The food was always pretty good when Mr. And Mrs. were in charges d running the place and the service was satisfactory. Since one of the sons have taken over the new menu is too busy to read, the...More

Thank janeneg_13
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Had a great dinner for 3 last night. Love the fresh hot chips and delicious salsa! I had the steak fajita skillet which is large and scrumptious. Really good service and great atmosphere.

Thank Chiefly1
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

El Zarape just ROCKS!! FOOD, SERVICE, BAR, AMBIANCE is terrific seven days a week! Been in business 50 plus years! Great for groups, families, business or couples! Love the breakfasts! GREAT hamburgers as well! Love the shrimp quesadillas and Texas Enchiladas and salsas!!

Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I enjoy this family owned local business. There steak chicana is so bomb I get extra juice and put on my rice. They have a bar also. Good customer service

Thank Belinda S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1005 Stafford Way, Yuba City, CA 95991-3336
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Yuba City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-755-2888
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