the best food and drinks

in three of the most beautiful areas in Charlotte:

BALLANTYNE
BALLANTYNE
in the heart of Ballantyne

BALLANTYNE
Located in the heart of Ballantyne in Ballantyne Commons, this location is known for its casual and friendly environment. Plus it’s central location makes it convenient to all the shopping and entertainment the Ballantyne area is known for.
UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY
in The Shoppes at University

UNIVERSITY
Located in The Shoppes at University, this location is known for its large patio and beautiful lake view. It’s spacious 2 floor layout offers plenty of room for even the largest parties.
LAKE NORMAN
LAKE NORMAN
centrally located near the lake

LAKE NORMAN
Our location in Lake Norman is centrally located near the lake and all that Cornelius has to offer. It’s family friendly atmosphere is perfect for family gatherings and business meetings alike.

Flavor and Tradition Since 1996

Zapata’s is a great place to relax with family and friends. With a huge dining area, a fully stocked bar and outdoor patios, Zapatas offers only the greatest dining experience, accompanied by high quality and friendly service.

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the greatest dining experience

accompanied by high quality and friendly service.

a wide variety
of fine mexican dishes,
drinks and deserts

Whether you are hungry for enchiladas or steak, Zapata’s offers a wide variety of fine mexican dishes served in generous portions with bottomless chips and salsa. Their extensive menu features mouthwatering specialty dishes like:

Pork Carnitas

Carne Asada

Tacos al Carbon

Taquitos Rancheros

Enchiladas Suizas

The Zapata's Trio

a combination of steak, chicken and bacon-wrapped shrimp.

delicious margaritas

and all time favorite desserts.

special events

Zapata’s is a great destination for your parties and events. Our spacious and attractive dining halls offer seating for special events both large and small.

Birthdays

Anniversaries

company gathers

and more

catering

amazing catering in and around Charlotte for over 15 years.

ballantyne

university

lake norman

 Our locations areas make us convenient to uptown as well as the many business parks around Charlotte. Let our staff assist you in planning every detail of your catering event.

come and discover

the greatest dinning experience accompanied by high quality and friendly service.

open hours

Ballantyne

Sunday to Thursday 11:00 – 22:30
Friday and Saturday 11:00 – 23:00

University

Monday to Thursday 11:00 – 22:30
Friday and Sunday 11:00 am – 2:00 am
Sunday 11:00 – 22:30.

Lake Norman

Sunday to Thursday 11:00 – 22:30
Friday and Saturday 11:00 – 23:00