If your one of those people that enjoy a great meal then you should enjoy your visit to Monterrey. There is a great variety of restaurants and the choices of cuisine available in Monterrey should satisfy everyone. You have your choice of traditional Mexican restaurants, French, Chinese, Italian, great steak houses and everything in between. Many American chain restaurants, such as Chili’s, Sirloin Stockade, Bennigan’s and Applebee’s have branches here and are very popular with locals and travelers alike. Many of Monterrey’s restaurants feature live entertainment in the evenings, as an added pleasure for diners.
The regional specialty is Cabrito, which is baby goat, slow cooked over mesquite coals. There are many restaurants that specialize in Cabrito and we recommend that you try this delicious local dish while you are in Monterrey. Steak arrachera, which is a marinated flank steak, is another popular local favorite and is a pleasant alternative to your standard steak order.
The quality and pricing of meals in Monterrey, even in the fancier restaurants, when compared to resort prices is very reasonable. Great food is one of the major benefits that this city has to offer to it’s visitors.
Fast food fanatics will also feel right at home as Carl’s Jr., McDonalds, KFC, Pizza Hut and Domino’s are all well represented here. Many restaurants and fast food establishments will deliver to your hotel, in fact, one of the hotels across from the main plaza has direct lines in every room to McDonalds and Domino’s.