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Monterrey Mexican Restaurant

700 11th St SW, Spencer, IA 51301-5563
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
4 Sep 2017
“This is not Mexican food ”
20 Apr 2017
“Best mexican food around”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
700 11th St SW, Spencer, IA 51301-5563
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Let me start with the service was great. The food was not. I ordered a combo meal of a burrito and a taco and it came with rice and beans. First place I have ever seen that puts peas, carrots, and lima beans in the...More

Thank shannbamm
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We were immediately seated and they were very accommidating for my mother who has difficulty walking. The we ordered 4 differrent items and they were all outstanding. We recieved our food in less then 5 min, hardly having time to finish the great chips and...More

Thank bbekbkuck
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The food is excellent. However, the service needs improvement. Time between delivery of food and the waiter/waitress returning to see how the food tasted or if we need anything else was a too long.

Thank W8400QPkellyb
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here many times. The first several years it was open were the best! The quality has gone down since the original owners sold out, but the food is still very good. Overall, good but not spectacular.

Thank eabat17
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This used to be a great little restaurant. Now their food is inconsistent. The employees seem totally disengaged from the clientele. There's a smell of old cooking oil saturating the place. It's as if they just don't care or would prefer you not being there....More

Thank Cecilia M
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Noisy, fun Mexican atmosphere. Great margs watch out for the jumbo. Busy. The local Hispanics are eating here that's always a great sign.

Thank Teresa F
Reviewed 15 November 2016

For sure one of my favorites for Mexican restaurants. I love the home-made chips. There salsa also tastes like it's "from scratch". My favorites are the chicken tacos. They use the authentic grated Mexican cheese when they use cheese! Prices have gone up in the...More

Thank 26Marla
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I wasn't expecting much when my friends wanted to eat Mexican food in Iowa and it went about as I expected. On the bright side, the place is clean and the staff is friendly. The food however was very disappointing. Salsa was bland as was...More

Thank ITravelAlot8
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I wouldn't say it's the best Mexican food ever. It's pretty good for the area. Offers the usual Mexican fare.

Thank mom3659
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We have eaten here several times when we are visiting relatives in Spencer. The restaurant always seems to be half full when we go for lunch. There are lunch specials everyday except for Sunday. I ordered the ground beef burrito which came with ground beef...More

Thank minnesotans4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 11th St SW, Spencer, IA 51301-5563
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Spencer
Privately owned but another one in Storm Lake, IA Good authentic Mexican Food.
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