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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

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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
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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!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
JudiW814
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Altoona, Iowa
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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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60 reviews 60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
12 helpful votes 12 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
18 helpful votes 18 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
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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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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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74 reviews 74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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29 helpful votes 29 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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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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