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El Zarape

1616 E Wooster St, Ste 1, Greenwood Centre, Bowling Green, OH 43402-3478
+1 419-353-0937
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (12 reviews)
“fajitas” (9 reviews)
“relleno” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1616 E Wooster St, Ste 1, Greenwood Centre, Bowling Green, OH 43402-3478
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Although my landlord warned me of it, I still went and I always go back. I think it‘s a great place and the people are so friendly. Food is delicious and it‘s so big that you always have something for the other day, too!

Thank Arwa J
David O, Manager at El Zarape, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your visit and review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for lunch and sat at the bar. I was the only one at the bar. It took them a little while to discover me , but when they did, the service was good. My food was very good and it came quickly. They...More

Thank JeffreyTravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have great food, very authentic. They went out of there way to take care of all our special wants and needs. The best in bowling green, that's for sure. We will be back as soon as possible.

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

My two daughters live in Bowling Green, and this is a favorite stop of ours while visiting. The food is always amazing and the servers are fantastic! A must stop while visiting this quaint little college town.

Thank proudmomof3inoh
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We were on way to a game in Detroit and we made the right choice for dinner. It’s right off the highway. Large parking lot. Seated immediately as two hostesses on Duty. The chips and salsa on the table as we sat down. Our waiter...More

Thank sharronc413
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

When I am ever in Bowling Green I always stop here. The Margaritas are some of the best north of Mexico add a little extra if they're not strong enough (they usually are). My waitress was fabulous she paid close attention to all of my...More

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We eat here occasionally and always have good food. They have a big menu, but I like the fajitas. The chicken and chorizo is awesome!

Thank Jay I
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Enjoyed the food. However, the silverware was ancient and needs to be updated. And there appeared to be a pest control device in my booth...

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We stopped here both ways to Tennessee from Toronto. It was reasonable, fresh and good tasting. A large variety of standard and unique dishes!

Thank jazrichards1952
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Oh my goodness. Who would think the best Mexican food I've had in years would be in bowling green Ohio. What a wonderful treat. Great margarita on the rocks with salt, tdf guac, chips and beans. Hubby loved his rice (not typical) and my poblano...More

Thank gratefuldarcy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1616 E Wooster St, Ste 1, Greenwood Centre, Bowling Green, OH 43402-3478
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Bowling Green
  • Phone Number: +1 419-353-0937
  • E-mail
El Zarape is a family owned Mexican restaurant and bar. Our facility also has outdoor seating and can accommodate large groups. We have been serving great food and drinks since 2001.
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