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El rey del cabrito

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Av. Constitucion entre DR. COss y Diego de Montemayor, Monterrey, Mexico
8183488907
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11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Mexico City, Mexico
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited El Rey del Cabrito, on a business meal. To sum it all up...bad service, bad food and bad atmosphere. Please don't go there. Service is super slow, waiters make you feel they are doing you a favor. Maybe it used yo be good, not anymore. Save your self the hassle.

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Thank NYCityGril
Coppell, Texas
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Title summarizes it all. They mainly do grilled young/baby lamb. Not much flavor in the meat itself, served with tortillas. Just average. For desserts: try their locally made candy

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Thank SanDefacto
Mexico City, Mexico
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490 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have been serving the best cabrito I've tried for years and years. it is NOT a sophisticated restaurant so don't expect anything but magnificent cabito. Their menu offers alternatives for those who don't want Cabrito BUT this is the reason why you come to this restaurant. it is not only the restaurants specialty, it is the region's specialty. Wine... More 

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Thank Patricio B
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place!!! I have been here numerous times since 2006. The customer service is excellent!!! The house tequila is delicious!!! The Cabrito is ¡Muy Rico! The safari like interior of the restaurant is amazing!!! The price is more expensive but it is definitely worth every peso!!!! I love this place!!!

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Thank Stewart F
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Went there because of its fame. The place is big, with old and tacky decoration. Service is fast. Food was ok, definitively overpriced.

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Thank drebf
ACAPULCO
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

A must when in Monterrey. All of our friends told us about this place so it was our first stop. The baby goat meat was so tender and tasty. The atmosphere was very unusual with many chandeliers and neon. Many famous people eat here. You should too! Steve & Jenn

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Thank MANSIONMAN
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We ordered arrachera and aguja, both were really good. Very tender & tasty steaks. The price is ok for what you get, not cheap nor expensive. The place is nice and the service is excellent, they serve you all you need before you ask for it.

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Thank Carlos G
Dallas, Texas
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356 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Go hungry!! This is a beautiful restaurant with huge windows spotlighting their meat-processing process. This is a perfect example of getting what you pay for. The price is higher here than other establishments, but the food quality is much greater. This is my go-to, first stop every time I get into town! Delicious!!

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Thank VanEsq12
Mexico City, Mexico
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

A very fashionable restaurant but definitely not worth it. The cabrito is bone dry. perhaps it should be like that for the way it is prepared , but definitely not a hit with me . The beef was also overdone. So but for the pleasure to see this place there nothing good to say.

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Thank Guy P
Mexico City, Mexico
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Justo one time visit place. Prices too high for the quality of place. Funny Kirsch decorated with lots of mirrors crystal lamps neon lights an so on ... Very good attitude of waiters and staff personnel. Only if you are new to Monterey I'll worth the visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Constitucion entre DR. COss y Diego de Montemayor, Monterrey, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Nuevo Leon  >  Monterrey
  • Phone Number: 8183488907

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?