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Zapata Mexican Restaurant

Chiromo Lane/Muthithi Road Junction | Westlands, Parklands Plaza, Nairobi 00506, Kenya
+254 717 640434
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good18%
  • Average37%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible9%
13 Feb 2016
“Closed or relocated”
18 May 2015
“Date night ”
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07:00 - 18:00All hours
Chiromo Lane/Muthithi Road Junction | Westlands, Parklands Plaza, Nairobi 00506, Kenya
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Reviewed 8 July 2013

Zapata is a relative newbie on Nairobi's food scene - and in a city with no Mexican or Tex Mex restaurants, this one generated some hype. Unfortunately, the restaurant doesn't live up to it. On the plus side, the decor is charming and they serve...More

2  Thank N S
Reviewed 29 June 2013

Reminds of small town mexican home cooking.The experience was awesome.They have more top notch tequila brands than most restaurants i have visited all over the world.

1  Thank Carlos P
Reviewed 25 May 2013

We came ,we ate we had fantastic cocktails. ,we enjoyed.we loved it.The coctails are awesome.ambience is down to earth.

3  Thank jenkin m
Reviewed 25 May 2013

wonderful experience at Zapata.Food was great and different from any other cuisine ,the staff was awesome ,the executive chef came to greet us.Little Mexico tucked in Africa.

1  Thank Ngina M
Reviewed 13 February 2013

The food was good especially the starters. Best mexican restaurant in town.. The fresh juice is also very nice especially the strawberry juice.

2  Thank Sue O
Reviewed 27 January 2013

This is a special treat in Nairobi. I have eat here a half a dozen times for lunch and dinner. The food has good taste and only decent margaritas in town. Just a strange location though atmosphere is lively.

1  Thank Acebo R
Reviewed 28 November 2012

As previously mentioned it has a good ambiance, loved their steak and the cold Corona made me feel as if I was enjoying the sun and beach in Mexico. The beans and guacamole were fine, however the texture of the chips threw me off a...More

1  Thank Viajero990
Reviewed 5 November 2012

I enjoyed the ambience and the drinks. Food was ok nothing exceptional. Service was good as well. All in all, a very middle of the road experience.

Thank David S
Reviewed 9 October 2012

1) they didn’t have any wine! 2) They didn't have a beer glass!!! 3) steak came totally well done when asked for rare. 4) They had no guacamole!!! A key ingredient in a country where avocados are in plenty! 5) Enchiladas were literally drowning in...More

Thank shreyashah
Reviewed 5 October 2012

We've been to Zapata twice now with friends and both times we've been a bit disappointed. The first time we went the group shared starters of nachos and mushrooms. Both dishes were good, no complaints there. For main, one of us has steak and the...More

1  Thank EllieandAlexis
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chiromo Lane/Muthithi Road Junction | Westlands, Parklands Plaza, Nairobi 00506, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 717 640434
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