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Monterrey Mexican Restaurant

550 36th Ave SW, Altoona, IA 50009-2626
515-967-5820
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Ranked #7 of 43 Restaurants in Altoona
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Trenton, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Great chips and salsa I had the shrimp cocktail it was delish great food here and good service the servers are all real nice.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Our family lover coming here for a quick dinner. The food is outstanding and very well priced. The service is great and they are very friendly with you kids. Never have had a bad meal here.

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Bellville, Texas
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The food here was excellent, and very flavorful. Staff is attentive and service was excellent.They had some interesting drink specials that others took.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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78 reviews 78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Excellent food, excellent service, excellent atmosphere; everything was so excellent! We were seated right away 6 pm on a Saturday night. The salsa that came with the chips had a small bite to it, but it was flavorful and delicious. They do offer a much spicier salsa upon request. I ordered the Burrito Verde with shredded beef and hubby had... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Have tried to give this place a chance. It is just your typical Mexican food Americanized for the masses and people who think this is what good mexican food is. It seems to do good business but I can't figure out why. We went there and tried to give them our name and we were ignored. We stood there waiting... More

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Altoona, Iowa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

the party I was with loved the food. We all had different items and everyone thought the food was great. No-one had a complaint everyone love it.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

A long time favorite and a restaurant with good food at a reasonable price, with friendly staff. I have been going here for many years and the dining is always very good.

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Minnesota
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We ate lunch here with a large group of 16. The service was fast and friendly. Good food with generous servings. Would definitely eat here again.

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IOWA
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61 reviews 61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Monterrey has a great menu served quickly by pleasant people. The salsa is delicious with a fantastic flavoring of cilantro. If the house blend is too spicy for you, they quickly bring you a milder version which is equally tasty but less troublesome to a delicate digestive system. They have a great variety of combos, my favorite is #9 with... More

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Des Moines, IA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Monterrey is one of our favorite places to visit if we are in the mood for mexican food. The service there is top notch and you get your food VERY fast. I will keep going back.

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