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Monterey Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
Monterey Mexican Restaurant 1301 North 2nd Street, Cherokee, IA
+1 712-225-5038
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“fajitas” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
Monterey Mexican Restaurant 1301 North 2nd Street, Cherokee, IA
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Though there aren't many options in the area, Monterey is a family favorite. The service is great, the food is pretty good. If you're visiting the area, this is a must while you're in town.

Thank Ashton B
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We enjoyed the authentic Mexican meal there. It was very good and reasonably priced The owners are friendly. A popular place making service a little bit slow on this busy night. . We have been there several times when we stayed in that area and...More

Thank Gary O
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

It's your run of the mill Mexican joint. I've ate here a few times and it's always been good. Foods hot, drinks are cold. Close go the hotels, and open late for the win.

Thank ZakD
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We stayed in the hotel across the street and decided to walk over to grab dinner. The staff were polite and attentive. The food was good. I would definitely eat there again. On a side note, the table next to us warned us that our...More

Thank Zambrewzers
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Seven of us were thirsty and this was next to our hotel. We had a variety of excellent mixed drinks, draft beer and appetizers. Service was joyful and attentive. Meals being served to others looked excellent.

Thank ACT63
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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