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El Zarape

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1616 E Wooster St Ste 1, Bowling Green, OH 43402-3477
+1 419-353-0937
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11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Ohio
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First time here! Great lunch and location along with geat combo options and prices! Definitely will visit again!

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Thank TonyT
Cleveland, Ohio
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After attending the USGA state gymnastics meet at BGSU we wanted Mexican for dinner and it was recommended we go to El Zarape as it was close and they said the food was good. Luckily we got there before 5:00 and we were seated right away. A couple of us had the chicken and beef fajitas, some had burritos and... More 

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Thank Dianedmb
Detroit, Michigan
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good Mexican Restaurant for a quick lunch. Plenty of chips and salsa. Good selection of entree's. Close to the 75 exit.

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Thank traveler82822017
Bowling Green, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best Mexican restaurants in the area. Their guacamole is fabulous with affordable Lunch specials and delicious chimichanga .

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Thank mikelyon
David O, Manager at El Zarape, responded to this review

Thank you for our visit and review. We look forward to serving you again in the near future. More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Came here with my daughter for dinner during her college tour - it was SOOOO GOOOD. The chips and salsa were amazing, and my Chicken Enchiladas may have been the best I've ever had. If you are in the area you MUST try this restaurant. Our entire dinners (and a beer) were under $30!

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Thank wendychev
Fostoria, Ohio, United States
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We have a mediocre Mexican restaurant in Fostoria, I certainly did not need to drive to BG to have it. Unfortunately, that's what I got. It started well, as we were seated quickly. However, that would be the highlight of the night here. Piss warm beer followed by boring chips and salsa and finally steak fajitas that were already done... More 

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Thank Brandon P
David O, Manager at El Zarape, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and review. I am sorry you did not have the experience you expected as we strive to provide our guests with great food and even better service. If you decide to visit again, we are here to serve you. More 

Atlanta, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

My colleague and I walked over from the hotel in the snow and got seated right away. The service was top notch and the food was good too. We'll definitely be back!!

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Thank Philip G
David O, Manager at El Zarape, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit. I am glad you enjoyed your experience. We hope to see you soon. More 

Perrysburg, Ohio
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Service is fast, staff is great, sometimes it is very busy but they seat you as soon as seats open up. The Nachos Grande are the best for I make them my meal.

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Thank LennyV28
David O, Manager at El Zarape, responded to this review

Thank for visiting. I am glad you enjoy our establishment. See you soon! More 

Columbus, Ohio
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We stopped here on a road trip. It was a good spot for a late lunch. The food here is good, not the best Mexican I have ever had, but still good and filling. The service here was great.

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Thank cwhite209
David O, Manager at El Zarape, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and review. We hope you stop in next time you are in town. More 

Bowling Green, Ohio
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We've gone here for many years, The place has grown in to a very popular, tasty, and affordable restaurant. The service is consistently excellent.

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Thank Wilson S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1616 E Wooster St Ste 1, Bowling Green, OH 43402-3477
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Bowling Green
  • Phone Number: +1 419-353-0937
Description
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?