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El Gran Pastor

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Avenida Gonzalitos # 702, Monterrey 64640, Mexico
+52 81 8129 4453
07:00 - 00:00
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43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you visit Monterey you must visit this place. They serve traditional dish Cabrito, It was recommendended by a local friend. Service is very good, greadt atmosphere and the food is great! A little bit expensive but is once in a time. Dont forget to visit El Gran Pastor when you visit Mty.

Thank Javier P
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This is a restaurant that ofers traditional dishes of Monterrey. The cabrito is its main dish. I think is more expensive than good.

Thank Alicia S
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I was recommended this place by the taxi driver when I first traveled to Monterrey. The Cabrito was good but the service was somewhat slow. The restaurant was very clean, festive and accommodating. I would come back.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Toronto, Canada
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79 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We were seated in a private room with a large long table toward the back of the restaurant, this was great as it allowed us to let down our hair and be loud. This restaurant specializes in the serving of baby goats, 28 days old to be exact, which they explain is what makes the quality of the meat best.... More 

Thank Valentina2012
Monterrey, Mexico
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 December 2016

While you are in Monterrey, Mexico it's a most to step into this place. You`ll find some of the best traditional regional cuisine; Cabrito al Pastor ( baby goat ) as well as excellent meat cuts. Don´t miss al entrees.

Thank LaloFM
El Dorado Hills, California
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66 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This place is definitely a local favorite. Attended with my uncle who is a local, & my sister on a Friday night. We all ordered grilled cabrito ( goat). There are different parts of the goat to order. The leg is drier, but more meat. Then there's the shoulder & the breast that are juicier & plentiful. It came with... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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190 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Everyone loves cabrito. Chances are, that if you're in Monterrey you've heard of this place. After years of hearing about it I found myself in Monterrey once again. I arrived with two colleagues of mine. The food was mediocre at best. We tried three different parts of the cabrito which were all thrown into one plate of meat. Are you... More 

Thank m v
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79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Decoration - OK. Service - very good. Toilets - clean. Food - good I am not very fond of "Cabrito" (fire cooked goat), but my wife is. So we went to this restaurant. My wife liked it and is convinced that the cabrito was better than in the other famous restaurant known for it we normally visit. I asked for... More 

Thank HerbertHuayacocotla
Guadalajara, Mexico
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42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I heard lots of people talking about this place so I decided to try it but I was disappointed, the cabrito was not for me, it was extremely greasy and expensive, 375 pesos per dish. I did notice the place was full so people in Monterrey really do enjoy this kind of dish.

Thank Lovesbeach_9
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We had a couple of people in the group that really wanted to eat cabrito, the rest of us were good with trying it. Service started really good until we got to placing our orders. When we asked about adding or substituting items the waiter almost seemed annoyed and made it clear what and how you see it on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
Mexican, Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Gonzalitos # 702, Monterrey 64640, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Nuevo Leon  >  Monterrey
  • Phone Number: +52 81 8129 4453

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