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Monte Alban Mexican Grill

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) #99 of 1,026 Restaurants in Rochester $$ - $$$ Mexican
845 E Ridge Rd, Rochester, NY 14621-1710
+1 585-697-0615
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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845 E Ridge Rd, Rochester, NY 14621-1710
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a late lunch, early dinner here on a Saturday afternoon. We were quickly greeted by a pleasant young man and seated. The waitress was also friendly as well as very efficient without being overbearing. My wife had a house margarita and the quesadilla...More

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went on Cinco de Mayo and had to wait one hour and fifteen minutes but it was worth the wait. The food was delicious and the price reasonable. There was a special menu but the dishes are on the regular menu. One dish was...More

Thank wandan585
Reviewed March 22, 2017

Let's start on a positive note by saying that the staff was sugar sweet! Very nice people.I was brought a tepid cup of soup,so very warm that I was afraid to eat it! The queso blanco arrived within one minute of ordering .it already had...More

Thank orlou2017
Reviewed March 18, 2017

My wife and I used to eat there once or twice a month until they remodeled . Then ownership changed the menu and increased prices. We have been back twice since then and found both times found the meals we ordered bland and fairly unsatisfing....More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed February 23, 2017

Went there for my birthday since no one in my family had gone there before. I ordered the California Burrito (as well as someone else in my party), my daughter ordered the veggie quesadilla, my mom ordered a chicken quesadilla and my brother ordered enchiladas....More

Thank happy2smile39
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Went on a Saturday early evening. The service and food were very good. The atmosphere is quite festive. Kids got cheeseburger and fries(yawn) and gobbled them down. Wife got Pollo loco which was also good. I got the shrimp tacos. Filling and tasty. My horchata...More

Thank benr7995
Reviewed February 15, 2017

I think i always get #7 or #21 (i can't remember) but go for lunch and you get a good deal AND lots of food. I love the mexican food here, and oo-weee the margarita's are delicious! :)

Thank adriannaaahhh
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

Great Mexican resturant. Great menu with a lot of selections. Wait staff are very helpful with the menu. Very nice atmosphere. Food is awesome!!

Thank mike_brookshire
Reviewed December 19, 2016

I would usually love whatever I order. However I feel totally ripped off and mad enough to complain because our waiter, Michelangelo did absolutely nothing to remedy an obvious situation. For $12.99 I would expect more than a teaspoon of lettuce, rice, beans and pico...More

Thank Jan P
Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

I have been going to Monte Alban's for years now. They do nothing but improve! Great atmosphere -the kind that you can go in solo on lunch and not feel uncomfortable. Love their food and the only Mexican place I know of that makes black...More

Thank Looorie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 845 E Ridge Rd, Rochester, NY 14621-1710
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-697-0615
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