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Monterrey Mexican Restaurant

550 36th Ave SW, Altoona, IA 50009-2626
+1 515-967-5820
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good47%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fajitas” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
550 36th Ave SW, Altoona, IA 50009-2626
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've been frequenting this establishment for years.One of my favorites for their chips and salsa.Thru the years I have never had bad service or food.I usually pass during the peak times on weekends because it can be uncomfortably crowded for me.

Thank bombcheles
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Actually I eat here quite often. Always friendly service. Quick. Good food. Always on top of things like drinks more chips more salsa. I’ve never had anything messed up there

Thank LaVon M
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We had 6 of us stopping to eat a late dinner after a day at Adventureland. Service was quick, food was great, and it was $20 for 3 of us to eat. We had two very tired kids with us and we were able to...More

Thank KellyO876
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Met my daughter for lunch on Friday at 11;30. Was seated immediately. We both ordered the Chimichangas. Although, guacamole, that is on the menu to come with it, we had to ask for it. The Chimi's were really good. The server was attentive, but not...More

Thank conniemcbee
Reviewed 22 June 2017 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 22 May 2017 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 17 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 13 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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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