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El Tio Restaurant

Hidalgo #1746 PTE., Monterrey 64000, Mexico
+52 81 8346 2818
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good50%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
13 Jan 2016
“This place has been here for many years and still as good”
8 Oct 2015
“Supreme steaks!”
Closed Now
Mexican, Steakhouse
££ - £££
Hidalgo #1746 PTE., Monterrey 64000, Mexico
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Reviewed 13 January 2016

We visited this place after 10 years of not coming, they still keep their special Mexican style restaurant, the food continues to be first class and the prices are fair for a city like Monterrey, the meat is cooked to perfection and the variety of...More

Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Traditional restaurant in Monterrey with excellent steaks and the best "queso falmeado" (grilled cheese with chorizo) I've ever eaten! Waiters are nice and their steaks are always delicious as well as their entrées. Desserts are very good with only a few cakes and ice creams,...More

Thank AnaH32
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Third time at this restaurant and it seems to be slipping. The restaurant was devoid of its usual lunch crowd; it would have been great for a quiet business lunch. This place needs a bit of a touch up. We ordered the tongue and the...More

Thank Lourdes B
Reviewed 24 February 2015

I was here several times a while back for dinner. Excellent food and the service was the very best. Ate in the patio area all but one visit. Really enjoyed that experience. Servers in the U.S. could (should) take lessons from the folks in Monterrey,...More

Thank Bill O
Reviewed 4 October 2014 via mobile

Since Adrián Herrera joined them this place improved. We liked it but now is a must in Monterrey. The open part of the restaurant is very good opción for autumn / spring days. Decor is nice and warm, the menú offer many options. Closed for...More

Thank Luis T
Reviewed 8 August 2014

This was a business lunch, so I would not have probably found the place myself. Not huge but everything was so well run, from the service through to the layout of the tables. One of those places that the service is not intrusive but always...More

Thank Doug_421
Reviewed 23 October 2013

I ate here with colleagues on a business trip. The food was excellent and authentic. We sat outside in the lovely courtyard. It was just a great experience. After dinner we had some tequila which is served with a shot glass of a tomato /...More

Thank Kris M
Reviewed 4 May 2012

Excellent cuisine, well thought. Sharp, precise flavors. Flawless service. Nice place to go.

Thank MexicanoViajero1
Reviewed 29 February 2012

Only semi bad thing is that it's somewhat hidden behind a McDonalds

Thank Travelin_Man069
Reviewed 20 February 2012

El Tio has been a classic for decades, and new ownership by Pangea brings a breath of fresh air. Food is pretty good in a relaxed atmosphere, but they have to work on their service. Today's lunch took 3 hours and forgotten dishes. This is...More

Thank GerardoFoodie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 12:30
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 01:30
17:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hidalgo #1746 PTE., Monterrey 64000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Nuevo Leon  >  Monterrey
  • Phone Number: +52 81 8346 2818
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