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Reviewed August 7, 2020 via mobile

I was extremely pleased...my dinner was delicious and the service exceptional! Alejandro did a fantastic job! I ordered the Fiesta Ranchera. I will definitely return soon! Great salsa too!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

Great Mexican delighted food and great marqurittas, we pretty much order fajitas for one since there is so much to share with each other. Usually still end up taking home left overs for our omelette breakfast in the morning!..

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed December 9, 2019 via mobile

We have been frequent visitors-since they opened. At least once or twice a month. The service is good and the portions are good. On the negative side , the last visit was on a Sunday around 6 and the chips were greasy and little chewy....I requested some more chips which were not much better. Normally they are light and crispy. This visit I didn’t order any meal with taco because last two visits the hard taco were chewy not crisp like they were old shells. One visit I did send them back. These were early visits where one would think food be fresher unless it was left over from lunch. Overall friendly service and good food except items noted.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

The Chile Relleno was great! The people who work here are always so nice. I the chicken taco salad was very good too.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed August 12, 2019

We eat at El Monte about every 4-6 weeks and have never been disappointed. My wife is not a fan of Mexican food but always finds something she can enjoy. Prices are a little higher than I like, but the quality of the food and...the service make it worthwhile.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

Most places have watery salsa and thin chips. This place has thick salsa and thicker chips, better for dipping. Enchilada supreme was great. Service was great. Good atmosphere and clean. I had a pork dish that was not good. The pork looked greenish and in...big squats chunks. Very tough like jerky. I had one piece and then ate the rice and beans. The standard margarita was good too.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed March 14, 2018

We mainly went to this restaurant because it was nearby our hotel and we didn't want to drive back to Huntsville since we had been there most of the day. We just wanted a quick dinner, nearby, that tasted reasonably good - nothing fancy. This...restaurant was fine in all those regards. It was exactly what I expected.More

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed January 22, 2018

We eat here pretty regularly. It is close to home, reasonably priced, and has great food. I recommend the 'Nachos al Carbon'. The flour chips are great.

Date of visit: January 2018
Reviewed April 30, 2017

wow, didn't know this place was here ,it a little drive out Winchester Rd .Food was great not overly spicy, which was good for me, décor was grand . Server was very attentive to bring refill and suggestions for dessert.

Date of visit: April 2017
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Excellent guacamole. Taco was crispy. All food prepared well. It is a drive from the city but worth the trip.

Date of visit: April 2017
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El Monte is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4