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Monterrey Mexican Restaurant

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105 Cedar Ln, Knoxville, TN 37912-3506
+1 865-688-5668
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Monterrey is the real deal when it comes to Mexican food! The owner who is a native of Mexico shares his family recipes that his mother taught him to cook. The salsa is absolutely delicious. If you have not tried Monterrey, go! You will be glad you did!

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Thank Jennifer D
Erlanger
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we are in the Knoxville area we go to this restaurant. The food here is very good and the price is reasonable. Each time I go there I order the cheese stuffed Poblano peppers! They are absolutely delicious and amazing! They also have a side order of grilled vegetables that accompanies this dish perfectly. Their house margaritas are... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We came in on a Friday night and it was very busy. We had a group of 8 and they quickly got a table together for us. The server was friendly and helpful and the food was typical Mexican but good. We had a great time. Only suggestion would be better lighting, it was kind of dark.

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Thank Kelly V
Valparaiso, Indiana
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92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here. The margaritas were terrific. They had a Texas Guacamole which we tried. It is chopped instead of mixed up. It was good but not really something we would get again. The food was typical but very good. The service was good and the place was interesting.

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Thank Bill L
Englewood, Florida
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped on way to Michigan from Florida. Very crowded but seated very fast, service was very quick and food was very good.

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Thank Dick S
Little Rock, AR
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242 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Had the chicken fajitas and cheese dip. Good but nothing outstanding. Water here is nasty. Tastes like mold but it tasted that way elsewhere in town so I think it's just the water supply here.

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Thank lesleyc64
Dallas, Texas
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

After reading all the good reviews was terribly disappointed. The waiter seemed to be in a hurry and kept coming to the table, felt like we were being rushed. We were there about 2:30pm, there was only one other table seated. Not needing the table. Also ordered an happy hour special and was told that the specials had recently changed... More 

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Thank darcb
Powell, Tennessee
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This place is always crowded after work, you seat yourself, get your food fast and it is always good. Prices very reasonable.

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Thank bwieser
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Food is very good and a good value I like the really casual atmosphere Feels like being in Mexico Chile releno is very good as is everything on the menu

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Thank Edna C
Buffalo, New York
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Takeout because we were tired after traveling all day. The restaurant was crowded w/ a brief waiting time. Doing a booming takeout business. The fresh guacamole was absolutely delicious. We enjoyed the cheese enchilada & crispy chicken taco with rice and beans Ala carte chili relleno stuffed w/ ground beef & baked w/ lots of cheese was almost as good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Cedar Ln, Knoxville, TN 37912-3506
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-688-5668

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