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El Gran Pastor

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Avenida Gonzalitos # 702, Monterrey 64640, Mexico
+52 81 8129 4453
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07:00 - 00:00
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is definitely a local favorite. Attended with my uncle who is a local, & my sister on a Friday night. We all ordered grilled cabrito ( goat). There are different parts of the goat to order. The leg is drier, but more meat. Then there's the shoulder & the breast that are juicier & plentiful. It came with... More 

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Thank Luz Z
San Antonio, Texas
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177 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone loves cabrito. Chances are, that if you're in Monterrey you've heard of this place. After years of hearing about it I found myself in Monterrey once again. I arrived with two colleagues of mine. The food was mediocre at best. We tried three different parts of the cabrito which were all thrown into one plate of meat. Are you... More 

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Huayacocotla
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decoration - OK. Service - very good. Toilets - clean. Food - good I am not very fond of "Cabrito" (fire cooked goat), but my wife is. So we went to this restaurant. My wife liked it and is convinced that the cabrito was better than in the other famous restaurant known for it we normally visit. I asked for... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I heard lots of people talking about this place so I decided to try it but I was disappointed, the cabrito was not for me, it was extremely greasy and expensive, 375 pesos per dish. I did notice the place was full so people in Monterrey really do enjoy this kind of dish.

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We had a couple of people in the group that really wanted to eat cabrito, the rest of us were good with trying it. Service started really good until we got to placing our orders. When we asked about adding or substituting items the waiter almost seemed annoyed and made it clear what and how you see it on the... More 

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Thank LDOtraveler
Monterrey, Mexico
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I don't really like Cabrito, but my mom does. She doesn't live in Monterrey like I do, so every time I go visit her she asks me to buy her some Cabrito from "El Gran Pastor" and take it to her. She says is the best Cabrito she ever ate when visiting Monterrey. Locals seem to agree as most people... More 

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Thank ereys
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This the very first restaurant that I have ever eaten at in Monterey. It was a little pricey but delicious!! It is good for families and couples. They have great customer service!! They have a few locations around the city. It helped make a wonderful impression of Monterey. Very classy place!! Great food!!! Visited here numerous times since 2007. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

is the best restaurant for steak and traditional food . the speciality is "cabrito". they do a very good job in the service. and a better job in the food. the offer a salad bar included in the plate. again. very good food.

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Thank Beto G
Monterrey, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Typical Northeast Mexico restaurant, specializing in Cabrito. Excellent location, with its own parking lot and very prompt service. They serve one of the best Cabrito in town, if not the best. Only complaint is it is growing out of date variety wise, they have been offering the same menu for many years. For example; the dessert list is very limited.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The unique place... For the famous Cabrito.... If you are pushed to taste this local meat... Do not be afraid, the most delicious and well prepared dish is in town...the only thing you have to do is chopse" paleta" is a part of the animal that has more meat... As always every body wants to offer you the different part... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Barbecue, Spanish
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Gonzalitos # 702, Monterrey 64640, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Nuevo Leon  >  Monterrey
  • Phone Number: +52 81 8129 4453

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