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Monterrey Mexican Restaurant

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237 S Elliott Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-5831
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

The waitstaff was very friendly, but got our drink order mixed up. Margarita instead of daquiri, beer in a can rather than from the tap. The waitress was very quick to make things right. I had the quesadillas sincronizada which was very good. My son had a dish with cactus, which was tasty but the cactus seemed overcooked and overloaded... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Good food, a lot for the price. Service is good, fast and friendly. Chips and salsa are ok. I wish they had a burrito in their Menu that was a plain burrito and not "bathed" in white cheese sauce. The options we had were satisfying.

Thank Rosa F
Pittsboro, North Carolina
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63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 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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459 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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140 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

2 Thank 22000FT
Banbury, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin
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?