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Monterrey Mexican Restaurant

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237 S Elliott Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-5831
+1 919-969-8750
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:30
Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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Saint george utah
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Food was cheap and delicious! We are here for lunch. I got a chicken burrito, my husband got chicken enchiladas-both delicious. Their salsa is good too!

Thank Kjerstiyork
Lenoir, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

A friend and I visited Monterrey on our first night in Chapel Hill. We both love Mexican food, but we were truly surprised at the variety of dishes on the menu and how good the food was! This was the best Mexican food I've ever eaten. I would highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank lizK8890RP
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stopped in here around 9 pm on a Saturday night and were surprised that there were at least 5 tables filled, with more couples that came in after us. Most Mexican restaurants I've been to have extremely fast service - this one was a bit slower, though not slow by any stretch. Our server was efficient but not very... More 

Thank KChac
Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The waitstaff was very friendly, but got our drink order mixed up. Margarita instead of daquiri, beer in a can rather than from the tap. The waitress was very quick to make things right. I had the quesadillas sincronizada which was very good. My son had a dish with cactus, which was tasty but the cactus seemed overcooked and overloaded... More 

1 Thank GJF100
Durham, North Carolina
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Good food, a lot for the price. Service is good, fast and friendly. Chips and salsa are ok. I wish they had a burrito in their Menu that was a plain burrito and not "bathed" in white cheese sauce. The options we had were satisfying.

1 Thank Rosa F
Pittsboro, North Carolina
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66 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Best fajitas. Great Salsa. Good price on kids meals that includes drinks. Really yummy queso too. Prices are very good for the quantity.

Thank Becky H
Columbus, Ohio
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492 reviews
336 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Your typical Americanized Mexican restaurant food is good but not anything different or outstanding. We had a party of nine and the waiter was a little flustered but it was okay but not a fabulous experience. Have been there before with smaller parties and had a better experience.

1 Thank CARIBBEAN757
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116 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

We had a great late dinner here. The fiesta nachos were great! My friend's burritos del mar were also good. They served my husband chicken instead of beef in his chimichangas, but he enjoyed it.

Thank mysticaltravellers
Rockwall, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

Nice atmosphere, fast friendly service. We ordered our food and barely ate some of the chips and dip and the waitress was bringing our food out.

1 Thank Russell S
Dublin, Ohio
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Our daughter and her roommate suggested eating here after morning worship service. Both had been and found the food delicious and fresh. They were right! My husband and I had the lunch size shrimp chimichanga. Our daughter had the chicken chimichanga and her roomie the enchiladas supreme. Everyone loved their choices. We also had the chunky guacamole which was good... More 

Thank SarahPU

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 S Elliott Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-5831
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-969-8750

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