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Monte de Rey

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Highway 421, Winkler's Mill Mall, Wilkesboro, NC
+1 336-903-1276
11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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Moravian Falls, North Carolina
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoy going to Monte de Rays once a month or so. I love the look and feel of the restaurant and the food is amazing. Their chilli reyanos are off the chain!

Thank Tim E
Johnson City, Tennessee
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144 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Stop in around 1:30 for lunch.. Not busy...no waiting. Friendly staff...server to our table quickly to deliver chips salsa and take our drink order.. Chips were hot and fresh ...salsa tasty not to spicy. I had the lunch chicken fajitas...the chicken was pretty dry...the salad was ok fresh...rhe beans were good the rice was dry... My lunch partner had a... More 

Thank John P
Lenoir, North Carolina
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

1 Person to seat us, 2nd person to get drink order, and a 3rd person to get food order. The 3rd person walked to kitchen and walked straight back plates of food. Food was not very hot. We got plates of food before silverware, chips and salsa. From the time we got food until finished no one checked to see... More 

Thank creatamem
Jonesville, North Carolina
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I have eaten regularly at this restaurant for the past ten years and have never been disappointed. The food is excellent, the service is very friendly, and the price is great. I love Hispanic food and Monte is my favorite. The Texas fajitas are fantastic, as well as the Quesadilla Monterey, the hot wings (not just a name, they are... More 

Thank Philip M
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I do love this place, I really do! But there's times when I've visited and waited over 40 mins for my food. They stay busy and even if the wait is long, the food is always good

Thank Scott K
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

4 of us enjoyed our various dishes. Waiter was attentive. Plenty of food, with a take away of leftovers for next day lunch. Great Margaritas.

Thank IrishTravler
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We tried all the Mexican restaurants in town, and this one is the best by a small margin. The service was excellent, and the food was very good but not extraordinary. This restaurant seems to be part of a regional chain of Mexican restaurants. It also appears to be consistently busy.

Thank Compositor
Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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90 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Even though we are here to say goodbye to our father, we found a great Mexican place to eat. This is a must stop! Great service and cold 🍻 beers!

Thank TheCowboyDiver
Somerset, Kentucky
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Was checking Trip Advisor for someplace to eat and we came across this place. The parking lot was full, which is a good sign. We are from Southern California and know good Mexican food. This was as good as any we had there. And it's in North Carolina. The only part that I found as the low point, the Texas... More 

Thank Leon S
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Good salsa, good service but that's it. I really wanted to like this restaurant....the reviews were so good, but I didn't like the food at all. The chips were tasteless. The food in my combo plate seems like it was one thing instead of two....it all blended together. The tostada was not tasty and the shell was soggy. It was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 421, Winkler's Mill Mall, Wilkesboro, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Wilkesboro
  • Phone Number: +1 336-903-1276

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?