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El Apenitas

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Carretera Saltillo-Monterrey km 7 Fracc. Puerta del Sol | frente al monumento de Venustiano Carranza, Saltillo, Mexico
+52 844 432 3026
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

It's name says it all, the place is modest, but clean and cozy (Apenitas is Spanish for Just barely). Excellent home made food, everything we order was very good. Happy hour on beer

Thank Monchoz
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

Mexican food and enchiladas are the main dish, but offer other options for Mexican food from the area. This is an option for a quick lunch.

Thank Jose Manuel G
Celaya, Mexico
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015

Very good Sirlon tips and chiles rellenos, chicken soup and a good bottle of spanish red. Stay away from the cheese pie...not good and certanly not worth the price

Thank sergio a
Monterrey, Mexico
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2015

We've tried flautas and enchiladas, really bad, tasted like frozen food heated in microwave. Decided not to try the other food and left.

Thank Andres2222
Rivalta di Torino, Italy
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2015

If your mother were Mexican, and you went to her house for Sunday lunch, you would eat like you do here. The salsa molcahette (spelling) is the best I have had, actually all three salsa they offer are excellent. Completely recommend this restaurant. A bit pricey for what it is, but for my money, it is worth it. I have... More 

Thank Anthony E
Shelby Township, Michigan
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145 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2015

Went here for lunch and the food wasn't bad but it did take a long time to get it. Unless you're on a tight budget, I recommend other restaurants in the area.

1 Thank V4VALOR
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74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2014

It is not a big restaurant, does not have a international meals, but they are very friendly, environment is very relaxed and menú have plenty of mexican meals. I tried the "combinado", which have 4 different ítems: Flauta, Tostada, Sope and a enchilada. 4 great mexican kind of meals. well served. Price was $10usd!!! I will come back with no... More 

Thank Chivamayor
Dry Ridge, Kentucky
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2014

I had Mexican meatballs "Abondagas" in a chipotle sauce. They were amazing. Look forward to returing soon.

Thank Andrew H
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2014

I've been here twice. The second time I went in with an open-mind but still came out disappointed. The first time I went I ordered a "torta." Probably, the easiest Mexican food you can make since it resembles a sandwich. Hated it! Now, hate is a strong word but that is how I would describe the taste it had of... More 

2 Thank Wilfrido S
Milford, Michigan
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203 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2014

excellent sandwich-----be sure to get plenty of extra peppers to chow down. The food is always great!!!

1 Thank steve r

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
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Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Saltillo-Monterrey km 7 Fracc. Puerta del Sol | frente al monumento de Venustiano Carranza, Saltillo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Coahuila  >  Saltillo
  • Phone Number: +52 844 432 3026

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