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El Gran Pastor

Avenida Gonzalitos # 702, Monterrey 64640, Mexico
+52 81 8129 4453
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“goat” (24 reviews)
“cabrito” (65 reviews)
“frijoles” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Avenida Gonzalitos # 702, Monterrey 64640, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 99 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We got a variety of meals, form arrachera, to tacos de Cabrito, salad, dessert, wine, cocktails... all amazing. Love this place... Service was great and always taking care of us.

Thank Gerardo S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We came to eat at this restaurant the day we arrived and food was delicious. Restaurant is very clean and not very pricey. I recommend this restaurant.

Thank vhernand
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent place to eat while in Monterrey. I would say it shouldn't be missed. Great service. Excellent meals Tasty properly grilled meats. Best value for your money without cleaning your wallet. Definitely a jewel on town.!

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 24 July 2017

They have very good selection of meat and the "cabrito" (baby goat) is delicious. The service is excellent but I think it is overpriced.

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Delish and great service. Reasonable (though expensive in comparison to other choices) pricing. I loved the carbrito (traditional goat), but don’t recommend it to folks who aren’t into gamey meats. Also good was the arrochado (flank steak) - this was probably the most popular dish...More

Thank S4B1B4
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We were in Monterrey, Mexico and inquired as to a good Mexican food restaurant. Our contact asked if we liked cabrito. One of my all time favorites but it had been a long time since I last found it on a menu (Salta Argentina). From...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I have been eating at El Gran Pastor for over two decades, every time I visit Monterrey, and love this place dearly. The service is superb and the food is outstanding. I am adding the menu.

Thank Sigifredo S
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We visited El Pastor from Saltillo especially to experience the Cabrito. It was worth the drive! The restaurant was hecticly busy seating 480 at a time. The service was fast and effective. This was my first time eating goat and wow! It was amazing! The...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 25 May 2017

El Gran Pastor is one of the most emblematic restaurants in Monterrey, especially for Cabrito (baby goat or kid), which is a regional traditional delicatessen. Many years ago it used to have only one location, but eventually opened 3 new ones making it one of...More

Thank RaulMex70
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Today I had lunch today by myself.., I have had bariactric surgery so I cannot eat much... they were almost offended that only ordered an appetizer... it was 3pm. So the restaurant was far from busy... also with empty tables they seated me looking into...More

Thank 169rossn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
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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