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Las Monjitas

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Morelos, Monterrey, Mexico
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10:00 - 20:00
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere is very very special and crowded of Mexicans which means it is a place of good food for them. Wide range of dishes. I have eaten better Mexican food but this one was OK. When shopping or idling in this area this is a good bet.

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Euless, Texas
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

During a visit to Monterrey I had both lunch and dinner at the 2 locations of Las Monjitas. Great food, fast service and unbeatable prices. The waitresses dress as nuns and the decor of the restaurant is worth seeing.

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Thank Paul H
Arona, Italy
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196 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

The "nun-themed" Monjitas restaurant is in the center of Monterrey and provides an affordable mexican food. The ambience is fun and characteristic, but food is at best average. Cost is cheap

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448 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 454 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

A local friend with whom I studied at Universidad de Monterrey took me there. She said the food was home made style and cheap, she eats there on a daily basis. The place is run by nuns, it is not 'designed as a convent' and the waitresses are not 'dresses as nuns'. It is a part of convent and they... More 

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Banff
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84 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

Possibly the worst food I have ever ordered anywhere. My partner ordered flautas and I ordered chille relleno. When the food arrived we had one bite and could not believe how much oil there was. Both dishes were clearly deep fried, and served swimming in oil. Terrible. The service was slow as well, but that didn't bother us, the food... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2014

We wanted to go somewhere else, but it was closed, and since we were starved, we stopped in. The waitresses were dressed as fat, disagreeable nuns. They kept up their shtick from the time we entered until we left. The restaurant, poorly designed to look like a convent (maybe?) was brightly lit, by long fluorescent tubes on the ceiling. Lots... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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24 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2014

We went in and seated ourselves, the waitress took ten minutes to ask what we wanted after we had to go and look for menus ourselves. The place was very dirty, tables uncleared, and we decided to leave.

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Charleston, SC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

There are 2 locations on the pedestrian shopping mall in downtown Monterrey. Both look like churchs. The theme is nuns. The waitresses wear habits, and the interior is filled with pictures and paintings of nuns. The food is nothing special. It's not too expensive, and it's not bad .. just not special. Go for the environment. Have a beer, have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:00
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Morelos, Monterrey, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Nuevo Leon  >  Monterrey

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