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Miguel HIdalgo Pte, Monterrey, Mexico
+52 81 8347 8828
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TX
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The portion was HUGE, price is excellent, & the quality is perfect. The freshly made corn tortillas was the cherry on top. I highly recommend. The service was bumpy, but because they were busy, but the food totally made up for it. Muchísimas gracias! Buenísima las comida. Si voy a regresar!

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Thank David Q
Houston, Texas
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very delicious soups like menudo, pozole and other mexican dishes. Prices very affordables, clean and good service

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Thank Hippie_Boy
San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

I'm from Monterrey and this was the first time visiting Palax. The place was full so I thought the food would be great, but I was wrong. Yes, there's a lot to choose from, but the food is bland at best. There are many better places to eat regional food in Monterrey (at the same price). I think this was... More 

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Thank zorogza
Monterrey, Mexico
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Was in the new restaurant in San Nicolas, the waitress took more than 40 to bring sodas and another 30 minutes to get meals. Prices are normal for Mexican average restaurant. Won't be back for sure.

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Thank regiovagabundo
Monterrey, Mexico
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114 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Last sunday I went to Obispado with friends and we were really hungry so we stopped at Palax for a dinner. I had liver with onion (higado encebollado), delicious. Also shared tortilla española (like omelett with potatoes and other veggies), yumm!

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Thank CMoDel
Matamoros, Mexico
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

I had breakfast meal on Sunday, the place was full. They serve Mexican dishes, including the regional "Machacado" meat, with eggs, "Chilaquiles", etc. The restaurant has a small parking lot for about 15 vehicles but there is an alternate parking lot just around the corner, very convenient. It is a good place for having not expensive and very familiar food.... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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212 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

The place is not so pretty or updated. The service is slow and most probably you will find it packed. It is a good option for breakfast. They have all the traditional Mexican dishes including divorced eggs, machacado, chilaquiles, etc. This restaurant is cheap and consistent.

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Thank Javo73
Mexico
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

For early breakfast or late night stop prior to snore...Chilaquiles con pollo and Huevos Divorciados are to die for. There are other several typical plates but I always come back for these two fav one´s since 25 years ago. Also "Tacos de Lengua guisada" Never fails. Yum!

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Thank sustos
Nuremberg, Germany
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239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

After a club, this is the place to be, find the drunken locals trying the molletes, chilaquiles or anything that cant be sold in a taco stall, in order to avoid a hangover. The food is pretty average, but you wont find the menu anywhere else open after 12. It is an experience by itself.

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Thank DonCesar
Monterrey, Mexico
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114 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

I love going to Palax because they serve confort food, which means I can have a flavorful bisquet at midnight with a regular coffee and never complain.

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Thank CMoDel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Miguel HIdalgo Pte, Monterrey, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Nuevo Leon  >  Monterrey
  • Phone Number: +52 81 8347 8828

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