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Monte Alban Mexican Grill

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845 E Ridge Rd, Rochester, NY 14621-1710
+1 585-697-0615
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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845 E Ridge Rd, Rochester, NY 14621-1710
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Reviewed 29 July 2014

My first few times dining at Monte Alban was at the Irondequoit location. Thankfully they have three locations, one is right in my neighborhood. I love the Penfield location because the restaurant is bright, spacious and still has the new restaurant feel in the best...More

Thank Quinisha A
Reviewed 22 July 2014

We went here for lunch last week and our food was very good. Chips/salsa was great as always. We found that our food had plenty of meat in it and had a good flavor. Our server was excellent and had no complaints. Not very busy...More

Thank timvf101
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Great Mexican restaurant......something which has been laking in Rochester. I especially like their carnitas....delicious.

Thank mullinb
Reviewed 15 June 2014

Our disappointment began when no one would seat us as we entered. It was like we were invisible. The service was the same, no water, no check, had to track down the waitress. When I asked to see the Mgr. He did not know any...More

Thank twh55
Reviewed 15 June 2014

Our disappointment began when no one would seat us as we entered. It was like we were invisible. The margarita was the WORST I have ever had. They had to bring me 6 lime wedges so make it drinkable. Horrible!!! The food was no better....More

Thank merlynrobin
Reviewed 21 May 2014

We have been to all 3 locations of Monte Alban's and (while they are all good) find that the Penfield one is the best. Great food, wonderful servers de espanol and good pricing all in a very nice atmosphere. Will definitely go again and again.

Thank Dee L L
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Our favorite dish here is the sizzling fajita, and normally when we've ordered it the spices are fantastic. This most recent visit left us with a meh feeling. Not sure if the cook had an off day, but the spices, and hence, the flavor, were...More

Thank BiffBiffman
Reviewed 27 November 2013

We were a group of 7 who met up at Monte Alban's for a pre-wedding celebration dinner. The wait staff were very good about keeping us supplied with chips and salsa (both fine, salsa needed a bit more oomph, it lacked some flavor). The margaritas...More

Thank gala62
Reviewed 8 November 2013 via mobile

Everything was edible but lacked flavor. The fajita meat was dry and bland and a little greasy. The taco meet was dry and bland. The enchilada fillings were bland. Even the guacamole was watery and bland.

Thank JMWC2002
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Went here for lunch, ordered the lunch special number 2. Hardly any meat, beans were runny, rice was nothing special. Good part was they gave you unlimited chips and salsa. The price for the lunch menu Item was around 6.00, maybe thats why not so...More

Thank coach787
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 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 - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 845 E Ridge Rd, Rochester, NY 14621-1710
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-697-0615
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