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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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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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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
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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81 reviews 81 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
3 helpful votes 3 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
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3 reviews 3 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 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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Additional Information about Monterrey Mexican Restaurant

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

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