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Monte Alban Restaurant

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581 N Main Street, Hiawassee, GA 30546
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hiawassee, Georgia
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

staff very friendly and food was excellent. just wish the server who was watching a movie on their phone while packaging the forks and knives lowered the volume... other than that would recommend this place.

Thank landradavidm
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102 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Mexican restaurant is so much like all of the others, which is not bad, but just average. If you're in Hiawasseee and are craving Mexican, you should go, but it's not worth making a special trip.

Thank JenBeaches
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall, food was very tasty & delicious. My shrimp nachos were very good, but the tortillas were way too soggy. I only had two tortillas for my entree, which was not enough.

Thank LaQuitta L
Hiawassee, Georgia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With out fail every time we have eaten at Monte Alban Restaurant in Hiawassee Georgia, we have enjoyed the great authentic Mexican food as well as interacting with the staff. I would suggest the carnitas as some of the very best that I have ever been served, and I have enjoyed many from coast to coast through the years, so... More 

1 Thank LiveWire6942
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good the staff where curious my only "problem" is the place is just a little bit on the small side and there isn't a view to speak of but if you want Mexican food that tastes good then you will be happy here

Thank Steve M
Wilmington, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was fresh and the staff was very prompt. The salsa and chips were much better than you typical resturant. $18 for 2 meals and my wife had tea. Good value. Go there for the food. The facilities are adequate but not going to impress.

1 Thank Mitch R
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I adore Mexican food. There was nothing ordinary about our experience at Monte Alban! We arrived in Hiwassee on a Sunday and a lot of businesses were closed; we were THRILLED to find this restaurant. Everything we ordered was perfectly prepared. Better than any casual Mexican restaurant in Charleston, SC. And the service was FANTASTIC. The right amount of professionalism... More 

1 Thank Laura E
Suches, Georgia
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

I have been eating at Monte Alban for years and always found it to be good but not great. Hard to find great Mexican food in North Georgia. I keep returning because it is the best around

Thank Donald O
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I just had dinner there tonight. It was very good and authentic mexican food. The only drawback was that it is Sunday and apparently this is a dry county and we could not get margaritas. The service was fantastic and very attentive.

1 Thank Jeff070707
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Great food & good prices. I split a chicken & shrimp quesadilla with my other 2 friends and we were full. The queso is great. Only reason I do not give 5 stars is service wasn't great & we felt as if we were being rushed out

Thank Olivia K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 581 N Main Street, Hiawassee, GA 30546
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Hiawassee
  • Phone Number: 706-896-6698

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