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Papa Chevos Taco Shop

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299 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-1442
831-372-7298
Today
6:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • 8
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    Very good
  • 9
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Good Food

Sometimes when we vacation in Monterey and get a little hungry late in the evening and we walk to this place. The food is good and prices are low. The service is good. We usually get and order of rolled tacos with rice and beans.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
Roberto C
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Surprise, Arizona
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Surprise, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Sometimes when we vacation in Monterey and get a little hungry late in the evening and we walk to this place. The food is good and prices are low. The service is good. We usually get and order of rolled tacos with rice and beans.

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San Rafael, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great location but pricey for the quality of food. The breakfast burrito was probably the worst breakfast burrito that I have ever had. Decided to give them another chance and returned a couple of days later to try the carne asada taco. Again disappointing. Very bland. The guacamole was okay, but the pico and the salsa and salsa verde had... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Not really any vegetarian options and you cannot customize the food items. The food was alright, and authentic.

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Frisco, Texas, United States
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This small restaurant is located across the street from the Monterey Bay Plaza hotel...my husband and I found it a few years ago and now we make it a point to have breakfast there each morning. Burritos are on the menu but they were make smaller versions using the taco size shell. Food is very good and the cost is... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Carne. Asada. Fries. Delicious food and great salsa! Everything was fresh. Large selection of domestic and imported drinks. Very friendly staff. Can't wait to get more Carne asada fries!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Consistently Good Mexican food. Right on Cannery Row, just steps from San Carlos Beach. Take out and stroll over to the beach picnic tables. What a view!

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Oslo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I went to Papa Chevos to get an evening Quesadilla. It was boring and without much taste. The red sause was to spicy and the green sause was not good. The following night I got really bad in my stomack and i'm pretty sure the Quesadilla was the reason. The local is not nice.

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The Woodlands, TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Not the greatest Mexican food but staff is friendly and prices are reasonable for the area. The quality of the meat wasn't the best. I'd opt for a vegetarian option if I went back. They are tucked away and difficult to see sign from street. Right next to Adventures by the Sea.

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Oakley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Small hole-in-the-wall restaurant with delicious Mexican food that is not expensive. Staff is very friendly. Take your food and go, or walk across the hallway to the dining room. Close to Coastguard Pier.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I havw to say if your craving that moening or afternoon fix for a meaty tasty breakfest burrito (bacon or chorizo) it is trully a treasure to beh

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Additional Information about Papa Chevos Taco Shop

Address: 299 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-1442
Phone Number: 831-372-7298
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 6:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 6:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 299 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-1442
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: 831-372-7298

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:00 am

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