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El Monterrey Authentic Mexican

531 Signal Mountain Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37405-1925
+1 423-266-6420
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“chili relleno” (2 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (7 reviews)
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531 Signal Mountain Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37405-1925
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Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

One of our favorite Friday night dinner spots. The food is excellent- best fajitas I have ever had. Friendly staff. Great service. Very reasonably priced.

Thank Julie B
Reviewed June 17, 2017

Quick service, friendly staff and food was okay. Stopped by for lunch and specials were average and Overpriced.

Thank RJPhillips284
Reviewed May 11, 2017

If you are visiting Signal Mountain, DON'T forget to stop at the foot of the mountain and eat the BEST Mexican food at the El Monterrey! Food is excellent! All dishes are great! DON"T FORGET YOUR GUACAMOLE! You'll want more!

Thank mhappynow
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

We waited for 90 minutes for a table with multiple people arriving after us being seated. We finally decided to leave.

Thank sfgoff
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

We waited for over an hour for a table of 7 and finally left due to poor management. I would not recommend.

Thank JeffDeez
Reviewed April 6, 2017

I eat here a lot. Why? Because the food is great. Everything I have ever had here has been really good. Their qeaso is awesome and so is the salsa. The chili relleno is divine. The staff is also great. Wonderful service. El Monterrey is...More

Thank Todd S
Reviewed September 30, 2016

As with any family owned restaurant the menu items may be the same but the preparation and recipes can vary from restaurant to restaurant. I lived in Texas many years ago and enjoyed the variations in Mexican family recipes. El Monterrey seems to have gotten...More

Thank Arthur J
Reviewed September 23, 2016

What a disappointment. Certainly not authentic Mexican foods. The place looked clean, the furniture and decorations scream CHAIN restaurant. We stopped by for lunch and will not return. The complimentary chips and salsa were just okay and skimpy servings. The plates were hot but the...More

Thank marykta
Reviewed March 23, 2016

lets start by saying I love mexican food but this is not good - way to much salt, cold draught from the ceiling made me really cold, service very bad - I'm sorry I was interrupting the waitress. Just a very unpleasant birthday meal -...More

Thank Jules1804
Reviewed February 19, 2016

I have been eating here for years. One thing I have notice is that the service has gone way down hill. Mostly one female server that I seem to always have. I can go the whole meal with no water refill bad attitude no smile...More

Thank Larry Jaason A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
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10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 531 Signal Mountain Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37405-1925
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-266-6420
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