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All reviews fajitas guacamole chicken cheese dip beans mexican food north georgia closing time friendly service food was great love this place friday night large portions vallarta squash fairgrounds
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Reviewed 21 February 2021

My family arrived late on a Friday evening and this was one of the only restaurants in the area still open after 7:00pm, so we gave it a try. We were pleasantly pleased with the menu, food, and prices. We started with the chips and...salsa. The salsa wasn’t too tasty, almost bland. My son and I always order the nachos fajitas at most Mexican restaurants. They generally do not vary much in taste, ingredients, or size. Monte Alban served a generous helping of Nachos Fajitas with several different types of peppers, mushrooms(first time I’d ever seen these on NF), and an ample slathering of cheese. Very delicious. My wife’s chicken quesadilla was nothing special, pretty generic. My son got the chicken molé. It was very different than what he ate in Mexico, but he did enjoy it. Our friend got the special for the night, a Vallarta combo meal. It looked delicious and she quite enjoyed it. Our service was great! The waitress was very attentive to our needs and a joy to talk with. Overall, a satisfying meal.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 1 January 2021 via mobile

We walked right in for dinner. My wife and I each got fajitas. I was surprised to get mushrooms with it which I really enjoyed. Food was good and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 18 November 2020

We stopped for lunch and were pleasantly surprised by the large Margaritas, delicious chips and salsa and the many lunch combos available. We sat outside on the rear patio which was a treat in November and enjoyed our meals. The quesadillas received the most praise...for the delicious chicken which was seasoned perfectly.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 14 November 2020

'Having just left the Happy Hawg starving. ( See our Happy Hawg Review ), we decided we would go into/towards town and eat Mexican..at Monte Alban Mexican Restaurant. Time: 8:07 PM. As we pulled up in front of the Restaurant, we could easily see people...standing and waiting... I asked my wife to "At least go in and find out the Wait Time." My wife went in and within 3 min. was back to the SUV telling me, "There's more than a 40 min. Wait Time on the Waiting List." At that point we decided 9 o'clockish would be too late to eat so we would head into town and if nothing else eat a McDonald's if we could not find anything open closer. No doubt we will be back one day next year to try out Monte Alban's.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 28 October 2020 via mobile

Went here for dinner yesterday and was surprised to find they have a drive thru. Ordered dinner and took in back to the cabin. Was not impressed. The enchiladas were stone cold, not sure they “cooked” them once assembled. Salsa was blah! Queso and Guacamole...were good. Would I go back - No.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 22 October 2020 via mobile

This place has great food. And kolbey was a great waiter. Will be back when we’re in the area. The warm chips and there salsa was delicious.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 17 October 2020

Food was excellent, inexpensive, and quick. They had a small outdoor seating area as well, and they accommodated our request to sit outside. However, it was a little chilly out there! Glad we had a blanket and jackets in the car. Highly recommend if you're...in Hiawassee!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 6 October 2020

Was in town for a car show at the fairgrounds. Showed up with about 20 folks in our group. These folks set up a table and had us all seated in just a few minutes. Drinks came fast as well as chips and salsa and...cheese dip for those who ordered it. All of our food came out fast and was delicious. Great job and we will see you on Friday night as it is our car club tradition to eat Mexican on Friday nights on car show weekends,More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 4 September 2020 via mobile

Best food and service. If we lived here it would be a regular thing. Reasonably priced easy access. Friendly staff and great food.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 22 August 2020 via mobile

Our server Keeley did an outstanding job and the food was fantastic. My wife and I both had tacos. I've eaten tacos in Mexico and these were every bit as good.

Date of visit: August 2020
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  • Monte Alban Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 3.5