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Monterrey Mexican Restaurant

) #6 of 42 Restaurants in Altoona $ Mexican,
550 36th Ave SW, Altoona, IA 50009-2626
+1 515-967-5820
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good50%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burrito” (3 reviews)
“tacos” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
550 36th Ave SW, Altoona, IA 50009-2626
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Service started our exceptional until they forgot our appetizer and brought meals to out very quickly. We had to ask for several items and wait at while before we actually getting them. It felt very rushed. The food was just OK. Kind of commercialized and...More

Thank Angela W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A smaller hole in the wall place but good service and better food. The chicken soup is my favorite. Chicken tacos have lots of big chunks of white meat chicken. The pollo loco is really good as well. Husband likes the beef fajitas. Not really...More

Thank Mham516
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This place is consistent. They are always busy, always fast and clean and always good food. It's not the best in the Des Moines area, but certainly not the worst.

Thank NisaV
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is by far our favorite place to eat. The Chicken Fajita Quesadilla is the best, but you won't go wrong with anything on the menu. Keep the chips and salsa coming and we're a happy family.

Thank DON E
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Stopped in on Friday for lunch. We were seated immediately and had our drink order taken. Our waiter brought out chips and salsa. Both were good. Our food order came out fast. I had the beef burrito and taco with refried beans and rice. The...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We have been here many, many times and service is always so fast. This time we even had a party of 8 and it was still fast. This place is always busy as well and had to wait maybe 10 minutes for our table. The...More

Thank davidjensen399
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Efficient, friendly service at the taco-haven: Monterrey restaurant. Sit down, have your drink order ready (cause your guy will be there lightning fast) and by the time it arrives-order! You will recieve free tortilla chips with a helping of saucy salsa. Then get ready to...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Tonight my friend and I met for chips, salsa and margarita's at Monterrey in Altoona. I've been here multiple times. It has always been pretty good. I usually have fajitas or a bean burrito. The service is very good. The waiters work as a team...More

Thank Tamera E
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We enjoy eating at Monterrey because of the great food and great staff. My favorite is the Shrimp Fajita Quesadilla. If you aren't that hungry, the Ala carte menu does work great. Nice to be able to order just 1 Taco for your kids. Free...More

Thank Meta G
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We are here post state fair and it was delish! FYI - make sure to stir your pitcher of margarita b/c all the tequila is on top 😂. The servers weren't pushy which meant we got to stay as long as we wanted, so that...More

Thank sabrina365
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 36th Ave SW, Altoona, IA 50009-2626
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: +1 515-967-5820
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