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Monterrey Mexican Restaurant

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237 S Elliott Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-5831
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Best fajitas. Great Salsa. Good price on kids meals that includes drinks. Really yummy queso too. Prices are very good for the quantity.

Thank Becky H
Columbus, Ohio
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442 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Your typical Americanized Mexican restaurant food is good but not anything different or outstanding. We had a party of nine and the waiter was a little flustered but it was okay but not a fabulous experience. Have been there before with smaller parties and had a better experience.

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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

We had a great late dinner here. The fiesta nachos were great! My friend's burritos del mar were also good. They served my husband chicken instead of beef in his chimichangas, but he enjoyed it.

Thank mysticaltravellers
Rockwall, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Nice atmosphere, fast friendly service. We ordered our food and barely ate some of the chips and dip and the waitress was bringing our food out.

Thank Russell S
Dublin, Ohio
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Our daughter and her roommate suggested eating here after morning worship service. Both had been and found the food delicious and fresh. They were right! My husband and I had the lunch size shrimp chimichanga. Our daughter had the chicken chimichanga and her roomie the enchiladas supreme. Everyone loved their choices. We also had the chunky guacamole which was good... More 

Thank SarahPU
Raleigh, North Carolina
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139 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Popular Mexican restaurant in Chapel Hill offering standard Mexican fare. Food is watered down version of authentic Mexican. Portions are generous for the price. Skip the chips and packaged salsa. Service is courteous but basic.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We had intended to dine here but were thwarted by the behavior of the staff who, on our visit intended to make an evening booking, seemed unable or unprepared to show us a dinner and drinks menu. After three requests, we gave up as such difficulties thus far, indicated a fraught experience ahead was likely.

Thank Jayesandveetee
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Our family are big fans of Mexican cuisine and we're skate on the lookout for a new place to try. Although situated in a strip mall, this restaurant had great food, colorful ave tasteful decor and friendly prompt service. The majority of the clientele were Hispanic the evening we attended, which I always feel is a good sign that the... More 

Thank Jeff M
Naperville, Illinois
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186 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Too bad that our kids have been in the triangle area for the past four years and we just ate here for the first time tonight? Well don't let the same thing happen to you!!! The food portions are HUGE and oh so tasty! The chips are thin, light and crispy. The salsa is very good and DO NOT skip... More 

Thank Kim L
Royersford, Pennsylvania
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101 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

First time here. Read reviews and decided to give it a try. Mexican beer and margaritas were only $1.50. Service was quick. Husband got Camarones a la Diabla ( spicy shrimp, grilled onions, rice, beans & tortillas). He couldn't believe the number of shrimp for the price. I ordered Spinach & Chicken Enchiladas. We both were very pleased.

Thank Tiny and Dee G

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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
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 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 - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 S Elliott Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-5831
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: 919-969-8750

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