El Zarape Mexican Restaurant in Emerald Isle, NC is one of the best restaurants on the Crystal Coast to visit. The food is always hot, fresh, and ready in minutes. El Zarape has the best Margaritas on the Crystal Coast. El Zarape Mexican Restaurant offers daily lunch, dinner, and drink specials. El Zarape of Emerald Isle is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. El Zarape in Emerald Isle also has all ABC permits and a large bar area perfect for cooling off on a hot summer day.