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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 - 12:00 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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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Great authentic Mexican food!

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!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
gonzo73
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California
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28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Framlingham, United Kingdom
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134 reviews 134 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

This place looks a little ropey from the outside and it is not overly clean once you get in. Gruff service. Burrito was very poor, lacking both flavour and texture. My son had a burger, but left all but one bite saying it was awful. I tasted it and it was truly dreadful - really poor quality meat. OK, so... More 

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Key West, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

In the last year I have eaten my fair share of adobada tacos from Seattle to Arizona. If you want good food, then I highly recommend this place even with paper plates and plastic forks. I agree that real silverware and plates would improve the ambience, but the food is worth the eating and the price. The adobada was prepared... More 

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Southport, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

From looking at the photographs on tripadvisor, I almost did a double take when we actually found Papa Chevos Taco Shop. It is understated and thankfully not touristy. The food! Oh my lord the food! My personal favorite was the rice. Rice you might say? Is this chick crazy? Um well I haven't had Mexican rice like that anywhere before... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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106 reviews 106 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Don't be fooled by the front appearance of the building. They have good Mexican food. We enjoyed getting late snacks here. Their burritos, rolled tacos are very good. Anytime we are in the area we will eat here.

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?