We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value

Details

CUISINES
Mexican
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
View all details
meals, features, about
Reviews (57)
Filter reviews
57 results
Traveler rating
29
14
7
3
4
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
29
14
7
3
4
Show reviews that mention
All reviews enchiladas shrimp mexican place place for lunch salsa margaritas waitstaff
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is mostly just OK, but never bad. Their beef taco/enchilada filling is too wet for my preference; same for the chicken. I like their shrimp dishes, but the shrimp seems to be overcooked most of the time. Service here will likely be the...best part of your meal, and they have some mighty margaritas.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Helpful?
Reviewed February 17, 2021

The friendly service is better than the average food. Service is also quick...a good place for lunch if you're in a hurry. They have some massive margaritas...

Date of visit: January 2021
Helpful?
Reviewed October 21, 2020 via mobile

I like this restaurant, but at my last visit our waiter REFUSED to wear a mask even when I told him it was a mandate. I looked around and other waitstaff were not wearing them either. We were forced to leave. Very disappointing!

Date of visit: October 2020
Helpful?1  
Reviewed September 29, 2020 via mobile

I stopped in for a quick lunch during my trip to West Jefferson. The staff was excellent and provided great service. The lunch chicken chimichanga was a large portion and one of the best I’ve had. Also, the salsa was the perfect level of spice...and delicious. I would definitely recommend Monte D Rey.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Helpful?2  
Reviewed August 18, 2020

Extensive menu with all the usual suspects, some more selections more authentic than others. Service is always friendly and efficient. Food is usually good, but is a bit inconsistent.

Date of visit: August 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed January 13, 2020

I love the taco salad and, of course a tasty margarita! There’s no going wrong with anything on their menu. Consistently delicious food and over and above service. Top off your meal with a complimentary sweet strawberry treat!

Date of visit: November 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed October 10, 2019 via mobile

Very happy that we stopped here. Food was really good, servers friendly, and clean. Thankful for receiving a military discount.

Date of visit: October 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed March 13, 2019

I had sworn off this place after being ripped off (they charged me for something that wasn't on the menu, and that I didn't order...I think it was a language issue, but whatever....they ripped me off). Anyway, a friend really wanted to go there, so...we went. Service was very good, and food was OK. Nothing special and nothing bad.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

I ordered my meal to go. Got beef tips taco salad. It was questionable. I had eaten almost all way to bottom when I encountered very small peas and tiny potatoes. The beef was shredded in small pieces. It was tasteless. Thought for a minute...I was eating dog food for tiny dogs. I stopped eating at that point. Potatoes and peas in a taco salad. It was not good. Has anyone else experienced this?More

Date of visit: February 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed January 31, 2019

I usually eat at the Monte d'Rey in Wilkesboro NC, which, in my opinion is the best Mexican restaurant around, but this one is just as good. You can always expect fresh meats and veggies, always prepared to order, it's just dependable and reliable and...the service is always prompt, polite and friendly. Thumbs up always for them! Glad to have a place in West Jefferson now. Oh, and I nearly forgot. VERY generous servings!More

Date of visit: December 2018
Helpful?
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Nation's Inn
125 reviews
.93 miles away
Days Inn by Wyndham West Jefferson
316 reviews
2.44 miles away
The Gathering Place On The Blue Ridge
4 reviews
6.61 miles away
Hampton Inn & Suites Boone
635 reviews
15.44 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Sweet & Savory
185 reviews
.96 miles away
Smoky Mountain Barbecue
262 reviews
.47 miles away
Boondocks Brewing
628 reviews
.90 miles away
The Hotel Tavern
379 reviews
.98 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Mount Jefferson State Natural Area
105 reviews
.69 miles away
Antiques On Main
28 reviews
.50 miles away
Martha Mae's Emporium
16 reviews
.86 miles away
Ashe County Cheese
416 reviews
.94 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Monte D Rey staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Monte D Rey

  • Yes, Monte D Rey offers takeout services.

  • Yes, Monte D Rey offers delivery services.

  • Monte D Rey is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4