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El Zarape Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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1005 Stafford Way, Yuba City, CA 95991-3336
+1 530-755-2888
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Fort Worth, Texas
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116 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 good, the fajitas are the kind that us mixed up instead of meat over the... More 

Thank Zoey V
Marysville, California
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 food is not good, the orders are always wrong, the service is terrible also. Long... More 

Thank janeneg_13
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802 reviews
440 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
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
Yuba City, California
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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!!

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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Ordered breakfast burritos to go for hungry Raider fans... The burritos were huge and great tasting..!! A lot of food for the money..!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Yuba City, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Excellent Mexican cuisine great for lunch and dinners service can be a little slow especially during peak hours. The bar service was good.

Thank Fred N
Yuba City, California
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I've been to El Zarape twice. The service is HORRENDOUS! The first time I went, it was at the peak of dinner time so I cut them some slack. The food that time was okay. The second time we went was in the afternoon about 1:45pm for lunch. There was hardly anyone in the place and we STILL got terrible... More 

Thank MafiaElvis
South Lake Tahoe, California
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118 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I've been a steady customer at El Zarape's for over 3 years. Tonight will be my last visit. Our waitress was terrible! She started off by "what you drinking" and it was down hill from there. We ordered guacamole and never got the chips to go with it. Never got a refill on our sodas. She returned to give us... More 

Thank hrman835
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Very good place for a relaxing evening out. Bar service was quick and knowledgeable and wait staff was on the ball. food came out of the kitchen so hot that you had to be careful and not burn your mouth. We tried a variety of items and it was all very good.

Thank Kelly S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?