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La Catarina

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Av. Morones Prieto 2525, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
83453340
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1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The cuisines of La Catarina can be described as 100% Mexican. It is a...
The cuisines of La Catarina can be described as 100% Mexican. It is a restaurant in which traditional recipes with strong Mexican roots are presented in a contemporary environment. The restaurant is an homage to Mexican cuisine. Los platillos de La Catarina se pueden describir como 100% mexicanos. Es un restaurante en el cual recetas tradicionales y totalmente arraigadas a sus origenes de Mexico central se presentan en un ambiente contemporaneo. Un homenaje a la cocina mexicana.
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  • 81
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  • 52
    Very good
  • 13
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  • 2
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
THE REALLY MEXICAN RESTAURANT

in this place, you will have the really mexican food, not tacos, I mean the old style mexican food, You try the colonial ancient food ofMexico try everything and remember drink a little tequila you will love it with a nice cold mexican beer.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
pepes1962
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Monterrey, Mexico
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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Monterrey, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

in this place, you will have the really mexican food, not tacos, I mean the old style mexican food, You try the colonial ancient food ofMexico try everything and remember drink a little tequila you will love it with a nice cold mexican beer.

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Monterrey
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My husband took me there for are anniversary and it was worth it. Prices seem high but the food and service is great. The size of the dishes is just perfect and the flavor is great. There are lots of options from the menú, great drinks and beautiful ambiance.

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Englewood, NJ
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Very personable restaurant with great food. Love the salsa prepared table side. Nice assortment of wines at reasonable prices. Highly recommended for a special event or a business dinner

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

My local friends who know me well chose La Catarina for dinner and I owe them one. Living in Rhode Island, it won't be hard to repay the favor when they visit. The chef must be something of a locavore because there were several specials that seem to include locally sourced ingredients. I achieved a culinary goal of trying the... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I went there with my family and the place looks great on the surface, but if you start looking closely the silverware (specially the steak knives), the Mexican plates (whit the "catarinas" on them) and other dinnerware were chipped and worn down, and the carpets looked horrible. I don't think this is acceptable in a "gourmet restaurant". The decor is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great service , nice setting , parking lot , near san pedro. Had cow tongue really good! , fresh salsa prepared at your table , 70 avg per person drinks included (1 beer) no tip included. Recommended !

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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

At la Catarina you can experience many of the different and delicious tastes of Mexican Food. It has a special Vegan Menu if you don't eat meat products. It has the best service and you can have prepared in front of you your very own salsa with many different ingredients, or just a traditional salsa made in the traditional way.... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

As a Mexican I've tasted a lot of different types o"Mexican" food. La.catarina has a lot of delicious dishes based on traditional food of different parts of Mexico. From Mole, to steaks, to Escamoles (ant eggs) all cooked in a sofisticated manner. Don't forget to ask them to make you a delicious salsa from scratch right next to your table.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I like the food, a bit over priced, but definitely worth a visit. Not a fan of the ambiance or the location, though.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

salsa made fresh at the table, octopus starter that was cooked just right. Had the bean and cheese soup and Cabrito tamale. Soup was great, the deconstructed tamale less so, but still very good. Recommended

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Morones Prieto 2525, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Nuevo Leon  >  Monterrey
  • Phone Number: 83453340

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic, Entertaining clients

Description

The cuisines of La Catarina can be described as 100% Mexican. It is a restaurant in which traditional recipes with strong Mexican roots are presented in a contemporary environment. The restaurant is an homage to Mexican cuisine. Los platillos de La Catarina se pueden describir como 100% mexicanos. Es un restaurante en el cual recetas tradicionales y totalmente arraigadas a sus origenes de Mexico central se presentan en un ambiente contemporaneo. Un homenaje a la cocina mexicana.
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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