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Monte Alban Mexican Grill

845 Ridge Rd E, Rochester, NY 14621
(585) 697-0615
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Rochester
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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Stopped by with my 9 yr old kids for lunch. Meal prices were reasonable and the portion sizes generous. My son ordered a soft shell taco and ground beef burrito. This kid loves Mexican so when he said Mommy this is the best taco ever I was surprised! I ordered a beef burrito and stuffed chili poblano pepper...it was outstanding.... More

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ontario
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We ordered some burritos and quesadias for the kids but ll they ate was the nachos! The food is great, service is good, price is even better~

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Penfield, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My first few times dining at Monte Alban was at the Irondequoit location. Thankfully they have three locations, one is right in my neighborhood. I love the Penfield location because the restaurant is bright, spacious and still has the new restaurant feel in the best way. I've had dinner with friends here, as well as solo trips to dine at... More

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Rochester, New York
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112 reviews 112 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We went here for lunch last week and our food was very good. Chips/salsa was great as always. We found that our food had plenty of meat in it and had a good flavor. Our server was excellent and had no complaints. Not very busy at lunch time, will definitely be back again.

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rochester
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Great Mexican restaurant......something which has been laking in Rochester. I especially like their carnitas....delicious.

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Rochester, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Our disappointment began when no one would seat us as we entered. It was like we were invisible. The service was the same, no water, no check, had to track down the waitress. When I asked to see the Mgr. He did not know any mexican dishes, or what green chili was?? HUH?. Horrible!!! The food was no better. Canned... More

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merlynrobin
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Our disappointment began when no one would seat us as we entered. It was like we were invisible. The margarita was the WORST I have ever had. They had to bring me 6 lime wedges so make it drinkable. Horrible!!! The food was no better. Canned chicken the the enchiladas. Stale corn in the tortillas. Now I have a bad... More

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Webster, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We have been to all 3 locations of Monte Alban's and (while they are all good) find that the Penfield one is the best. Great food, wonderful servers de espanol and good pricing all in a very nice atmosphere. Will definitely go again and again.

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Rochester, New York
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105 reviews 105 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Our favorite dish here is the sizzling fajita, and normally when we've ordered it the spices are fantastic. This most recent visit left us with a meh feeling. Not sure if the cook had an off day, but the spices, and hence, the flavor, were lacking. We'll try again.

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New England
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75 reviews 75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We were a group of 7 who met up at Monte Alban's for a pre-wedding celebration dinner. The wait staff were very good about keeping us supplied with chips and salsa (both fine, salsa needed a bit more oomph, it lacked some flavor). The margaritas were great - I had the house blend on the rocks, others had frozen strawberry.... More

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Additional Information about Monte Alban Mexican Grill

Address: 845 Ridge Rd E, Rochester, NY 14621
Phone Number: (585) 697-0615
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican

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