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Ordonez Mexican Restaurant

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872 North Garfield Avenue, Montebello, CA 90640
(323)724-6386
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Lakewood, California
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71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First time here, have heard many good things about this place. Very good breakfast/brunch place. Huevos rancheros, chilaquiles, and other plates ordered all were good. Salsas had good flavor, chips fresh. Margaritas were good. Had a restaurant area, and another side area to accommodate large groups

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Boise, Idaho
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211 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We were staying nearby in Rosemead, and we asked at the hotel desk for a recommendation for a "family style" Mexican restaurant. The recommendation was for us to drive "7 minutes" to Ordonez, and it was absolutely great. The family style atmosphere was delightful, and the food was delicious. We went on Tuesday and I had the Tuesday Tacos special... More 

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MOSCOW
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145 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

I was staying in the area and this family Mexican restaurant was highly recommended. I wasn't impressed although it is very popular and the place was full. You check yourself in and get a table. One waiter seems to handle the whole place so although he does a great job, everything is when he is available. Food was nothing special... More 

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San Gabriel, California
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237 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Went to Ordonez for the first time for a graduation celebration. Our group of 10 was seated without any problem and the service was great. I thoroughly enjoyed a Cerviche Tostada and all of the other meals looked equally as delicious as mine was. The wait staff were courteous and efficient and our lunch visit was a great experience. I... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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142 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

So it's Montebello, you have East LA next door so the Mexican food game is a tough one to compete in. You have to stand out to be excellent. This place has a HUGE plus side that you can get a sit down meal 24 hours a day. You won't find hot chocolate at this restaurant but I will say... More 

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Sacramento
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124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I was actually headed out to a different restaurant because earlier when I drove by Ordonez (I'm traveling here in Montebello on business and Ordonez is very close to the hotel) it looked like it was closed. But as I was headed to a more distant place, I saw the neon "Open" sign and stopped. Am I glad I did.... More 

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Thank Valleyblue
Montebello, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The only good thing about Ordonez is they are open 24/7. The food is not very good but it is edible. The service is not very pleasant and the place needs a remodel. Considering how much business they do, they should upgrade all the restaurants they own in town

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Thank Jeanne R
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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143 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Classic flavors, generously served, priced well. Perfect evening meal, though they serve Breakfast and Lunch as well. Never had a chance to get back there for them.

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Thank Janick2010
Aliso Viejo, California
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82 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We went here for Cinco De Mayo. The happy hour prices were good but I was less impressed by the food and service.

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Monebello
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Live within a few blocks and have eaten there many times. Over the years, there has been a steady decline. Good for late nite meals on weekends but the service is terrible! Quality of the food has been a steady decline.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    1.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 872 North Garfield Avenue, Montebello, CA 90640
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Montebello
  • Phone Number: (323)724-6386

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