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Monterrey Mexican Restaurant

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550 36th Ave SW, Altoona, IA 50009-2626
515-967-5820
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good place

I have not been to a lot of Mexican food restaurants in the area, but so far I believe this is the best around here. It is clean, has good service and their food is probably as close to the real Mexican food as is going to get. Good flavor. No regrets

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Ignacio G
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Maricopa, Arizona
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Maricopa, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I have not been to a lot of Mexican food restaurants in the area, but so far I believe this is the best around here. It is clean, has good service and their food is probably as close to the real Mexican food as is going to get. Good flavor. No regrets

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Altoona, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The food and service are great. Chips and salsa are on the table almost as soon as you are seated. The prices are reasonable. I have ordered many different items from the menu and have yet to be disappointed. The nice thing is that the left overs make a great lunch the next day!

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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61 reviews 61 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

These guys are great. I say guys because I've only seen guys when my guy and I have eaten there. My guy lives n altoona. Love this place

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Altoona, Iowa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Your usual Mexican restaurant...they are super fast, super efficient, super cheap, and make excellent food! I absolutely love their salsa here! My fav dish is the Pollo Monterrey - cheesy, mushroomy, chickeny goodness! I forego the tortillas and just scoop it up with chips. DEVINE! You can order to go or dine in. Either way the service is FAST!

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Newton, Iowa, USA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

My wife and I enjoy eating here. The food is good, service is fast, and prices are reasonable. I recommend the Fajitas.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

Chose this restaurant because it was only 1.5 miles from Adventureland Inn. It's located in a strip mall but as soon as we walked in we could see it was a popular place. For a Wednesday night it was packed. We were waited on quickly & the waiter didn't mind that we asked for separate checks. The drinks arrived quickly,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Met different family members here on 2 different days this past weekend. We received exactly what we expected both time. Decent food at good prices. The salsa is delicious! On Sunday we had 6 people at our table. 3 of us got our food & then waited 10+ minutes for the other 3 to receive their food. It was difficult... More 

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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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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
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49 helpful votes 49 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 550 36th Ave SW, Altoona, IA 50009-2626
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: 515-967-5820

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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