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Viva Zapatas Mexican Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
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3826 E Craig Rd, North Las Vegas, NV 89030-7505
+1 702-643-8888
10:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri 10:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 23:00
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Goldsboro, North Carolina
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been here a few times and I've always been impressed by the great food. All dinner meals are well sized (and not just full of rice and beans). Margaritas are also good. The atmosphere is cozy and you can often hear some live music, though I wish the dining area was slightly bigger. It can get crowded early and... More 

Thank Matt M
Las Vegas, Nevada
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1,044 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When near North Las Vegas, Viva Zapatas is a great bet for a terrific Mexican dinner. Great food and equally good service.

Thank LV_Lee
Battle Ground, Washington
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seated right away, staff was very accommodating. Water glasses stayed full without asking. Food served quickly and delicious. I had a chicken taco salad, very generous with the chicken, great flavor. Atmosphere was fun, live music that did not overpower the conversation but added to the aumbence of the restaurant

Thank 413lanih
Charlotte, Vermont
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with my sister's family, including a very impatient 1-1/2 year old. We were told the wait was going to be a half an hour. When we mentioned the baby, they scrambled to make special accommodations for us and we got seated right away. Live music was entertaining and food was great! Would definitely go there again.

Thank jillbackeast
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very popular place for locals, this restaurant has a very extensive menu. There were many choices from traditional fajitas to many more elaborate and authentic Mexican dishes. Prices were reasonable but be prepared to wait. The seating can be tight but not uncomfortable. There was live, easy listening music and the noise level wasn't too bad. The food was... More 

Thank Longboat R
Leicester, New York
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is good, table side guac is amazing. Seating is cramped and if you have more than 4 people you have limited seating options. Lively place with live music so if you want to have a conversation or if someone has hearing aides it can be quite challenging.

Thank Perdystravelspots
Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

the food is good and not too pricey. service can be a tad slow when busy.however the parking can be a nuisance.

Thank gregorypet52
Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

You know you've found a great Mexican restaurant when most of the patrons are Mexican! Excellent food and drinks!

Thank kmassongill
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Authentic Mexican food. Customer service is on point. They are usually pretty busy, but the wait isn't too bad. Tableside guacamole is a must. Only drawback is sometimes it is a little loud with the music

Thank Becky R
Houston, Texas
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228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 363 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

My family loves Mexican food and we were more than happy to discover Viva Zapatas. We visited here one evening while vacationing in Las Vegas and how did we find out about this restaurant? Through TripAdvisor, of course! We were in the mood for Mexican food and noticed that this restaurant was rated highly by Trip Advisor members. So, using... More 

Thank Bryan_Carey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3826 E Craig Rd, North Las Vegas, NV 89030-7505
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  North Las Vegas
  • Phone Number: +1 702-643-8888
Authentic Mexican restaurant, despite the video poker games emblematic of Sin City.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?