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Monterey Mexican Restaurant

) #2 of 16 Restaurants in Cherokee ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican,
Monterey Mexican Restaurant 1301 North 2nd Street, Cherokee, IA
+1 712-225-5038
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Monterey Mexican Restaurant 1301 North 2nd Street, Cherokee, IA
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

My spouse ordered a small and I ordered the medium Margarita, please see photos below. The large must be gigantic. We ordered steak and chicken fajitas and they came sizzling hot with a great combination of green and red peppers and also sauted onions. The...More

1  Thank Russell C
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious asked for a sampler platter was t on the menu but it had everything and it was delicious

Thank guzmanmcg
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This is a nice little restaurant with good food, fast service, and we've never been disappointed. Try the Mexican Tacos with chicken and chorizo.

Thank mtcowgirl
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Great atmosphere, good service, and good food at a good price. I have eaten there several times, and always have gotten a high quality meal. Very good Mexican food, worth the time stopping here to eat if you are ever in Cherokee.

Thank bbbob17
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Ordered To-Go to take back to the hotel. I guess that next time I should ask for a fork and napkins. Nothing special about the enchiladas.

Thank jake051
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The food was okay, I had their nachos and they were good and my husband had the carne asada which he enjoyed. The service was great our waiter kept our drinks full and chips coming. I have 3 stars bc it was good but not...More

Thank Danamarie05
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Food was good, recommend the chicken breast Mexican Style. Good drinks also for the adults in the group. Staff was friendly and prompt with their service.

Thank Rusty R
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

We go to the Monterrey at least once a month. The food is delicious Mexican food, but they do offer some American dishes for the picky eaters. Try the margaritas, but warning, the large is the size of a fishbowl and you will probably need...More

Thank Denise L
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We've eaten at the Monterrey several times since it first opened many years ago & have tried many of the selections on their menu. Nothing really stands out although I have ordered the Quasadillas more often. The prices are average I think for the area....More

Thank Rose B
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Best Mexican food ever. Great margaritas too. Fast, terrific service. You will never leave hungry that is for sure.

Thank Roxan R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monterey Mexican Restaurant 1301 North 2nd Street, Cherokee, IA
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cherokee
  • Phone Number: +1 712-225-5038
  • E-mail
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