Zapata's Mexican Restaurant

10 Bates Hill, St John's, NL A1C 4B4
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Zapata's Mexican Restaurant (709-702-1057) - Display Ad - Zapata s Restaurante Mexicano Cuisine Type : Mexican & Canadian 10 Bates Hill, St. John s 709 701-5522 709753-6215 Subject to change without notice ZAPATA S MEXICAN RESTAURANT AWARD WINNING MEXICAN & CANADIAN CUISINE 709-701-5522 denoitidnoC riAlliH setaB 01 Lunch: Monday - Friday 12 noon - 2pm   Dinner: Sun - Thurs 4:30 - 10:30   Fri & Sat 4:30 - 12:00 CATERING, CORPORATE BOOKINGS, PRIVATE FUNCTIONS, TAKE-OUT AND GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE SINGLE & GROUP APPETIZERS (Over 30 Items) Stuffed Mushroom Caps Filled with shrimp, cod Mexican Dip Layers of beans, tomato, onion, green pepper, fillet and clams topped with jalapeños and jack cheese and mushrooms, cheddar & Jack cheeses topped with sour cream & a hint of white wine, served with sour cream guacamole served with Tostado chips - also with beef Taquitos Mini corn tortillas stuffed with beef, bean or Quesadillas A toasted flour tortilla with Club, Chicken, Beef, chicken; or barbacoa or seafood Veggie Chicken, Beef or NL Baby Shrimp Grill or 1/2 Rack Chicken Fajita Salad Chicken breast served sizzling hot Half Rack with Grilled Chicken Breast over a Fresh Garden Salad in a crip tortilla bowl 10 oz New York Striploin Ensalada de Zapata Taquito Platter A combination of beef, bean, chicken, seafood Ultimate Layered Nachos Piled High, Enjoy and barbacoa; or all barbacoa or seafood Appetizer Platter Combination of taquitos, Gorditas Mini flour tortillas stuffed with beef, bean or gorditas, Mexican spring roll, nachos, quesadilla, onion chicken; or barbacoa or seafood rings, salsa, house dressing and queso Gordita Platter A combination of beef, bean, chicken, seafood Mexican Pizza 7  or 10 and barbacoa; or all barbacoa or seafood Chili by the Bowl Texas style, served with garlic cheese toast or warm tortillas SOUPS & SALADS NORTH OF THE BORDER Served with Zapata s own ranchero Brochetta de Camaron & dressing - Appetizer or Dinner size Baby Back Ribs Choice of BBQ Vegetarian Bean & Lentil Soup Caesar Salad Served with garlic toast: Appetizer or Dinner size Cajun Shrimp & Scallop Salad MAIN COURSES Our House Specials are served with Mexican rice, Refried beans, Confetti corn and a dab of our all Beef Texas Chili unless otherwise specified. Pescado a la Veracruz Fresh Newfoundland cod Platillo de Zapata Consisting of a cheese enchilada, served over a bed of Mexican rice, topped with mild beef taco and flauta de pollo or Cajun Style cheddar accompanied with sautéed clams, tomato, Pollo con Chili Verde Taco Avocado Salad Tender chicken breast olives, celery, onions and peppers, delicious stuffed with mild chili peppers and cheddar wrapped in a or 3 Combinations Flautas de Pollo Two corn tortillas filled with crisp flour tortilla shell and topped with salsa and sour chicken, tomato and onion topped with Monterey jack cream cheese, sour cream, raisins and toasted almonds Tostado Del Rey Newfoundland shrimp, chicken, Chimichangas A choice of veggie, beef, or mushrooms, green pepper, tomato and onions in a crisp chicken, barbacoa, chili or seafood flour tortilla topped with melted cheese, lettuce, sour Twin Grilled Chimis One chicken, one cream and guacamole beef, barbacoa, chili or seafood Enchiladas a la Puerto Vallarta BURRITOS MEXICAN COMBINATIONS FAJITAS Tacos Choose either veggie, beef or chicken Vegetarian Chicken Beef, Vegetarian Steak or Chicken Enchiladas Choose between veggie, cheese, beef or chicken Barbacoa, Cancun Combination of Steak and Chicken or Combinations are served with Mexican rice, Texas Shrimp & Chicken or Shrimp & Scallops DESSERTS chili, refried beans and confetti corn.  Choose any 2
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Cozy atmosphere. Little interesting on short menu. Cooked like the chef has never eaten good Mexican food. May be limited by poor availability of quality ingredients, poor use of spices in some dishes. Might have been a bad night, but menu needs something more adventurous.

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Wine Dine & unwind

Had a great meal a batch of Margaritas to compliment the style of food. Nachos as a free appetizer, you can't go wrong there. Will definitely go back. Service was great

Outing Type: Casual

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Wonderful Meal

Went with a friend & we had a wonderful meal, the service was fantastic, the music was just right, I have gone back 2 times in the past 2 months. I will go back again I highly recommend this restaurant

Outing Type: Casual

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Opening hours

Lunch Weekdays From Noon - 2pm

Business details

Methods of payment


  • $11 To $25

Restaurant type

  • Casual Dining
  • Mexican Restaurant

Cuisine type

  • Canadian Cuisine
  • Mexican Cuisine


  • Desserts
  • Nachos
  • Ribs
  • Salads
  • Enchiladas
  • Fajitas
  • Burritos
  • Chimichangas
  • Tacos
  • Steaks
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  • Alcohol Served
  • Allergies
  • Group Reservation
  • Bar
  • Private Room
  • Lunch Menu
  • Reservation
  • Take-Out
  • Catering
  • Parties
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  • Casual
  • Romantic
  • Business


  • Nachos
  • Snake Bites
  • Stuffed Mushroom Caps
  • Taquitos
  • Appetizer Platter
  • Chili Con Queso
  • Guacamole
  • Jalapeno Onion Rings
  • Mexican Layer Dip
  • Mexican Spring Rolls
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  • Baby Back Ribs
  • Burritos
  • Chimichangas
  • Enchiladas
  • Fajitas
  • Flautas Del Pollo
  • Platillo Del Zapata
  • Pollo Con Chili Verde
  • Striploin Steak
  • Tostado Del Rey
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  • Banana Santana
  • Bunuelos
  • Cheesecake
  • Chocolate Cake
  • Chocolate Crepe
  • Churros
  • Deep Fried Ice Cream
  • Fried Bananas
  • Ice Cream
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Products and Services

  • Appetizers
  • Burritos
  • Canadian Entrees
  • Catering
  • Chili By The Bowl
  • Corporate Bookings
  • Desserts
  • Dine-In
  • Fajitas
  • Gorditas
  • Group Bookings
  • Layered Nachos
  • Mexican Entrees
  • Mexican Foods
  • Private Functions
  • Take-Out
  • Taquitos
  • Veggie Quesadilla
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Brands carried

  • Molson Products
  • Quidi Vidi Beer
  • Ice Berg Beer
  • Jose Cuervo Tequila
  • Patron Silver Tequila
  • Patron Gold Tequila
  • Serving Pepsi Products
  • Corona
  • Dos Equis
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Languages spoken

  • English

Getting there

  • Couple Minutes Walk East Of Mile One Stadium & City Hall
  • Just Off Queen's Road
  • Just Off The West End Of Duckworth Street