Taqueria Monte Cristo

$$ • Mexican, Sandwich Shops

1440 University Ave, Berkeley
(510) 486-0321


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for Taqueria Monte Cristo

Very good Mexican food and friendly staff. We has chimichanga and beef fajitas and both were very good. The Cinco de Mayo cupcake was tasty as well.One note, it shows on the Google i search nfo that they don't have dine in but they do, both inside and outside tables.

One of my favorite taquerias in the entire Bay Area! I've been coming here off and on for 15 years (and I can't believe I never reviewed it before now!). The burritos, quesadillas, and tortas are all great. As for the meat, the carnitas and pollo asado are my faves, but pretty much everything is great there. The decor is fun and the salsa bar has an excellent range of flavors and spicy levels.

I've always wanted to try mole and heard that this place is known for it (best mole in 40 years "East Bay Express"). I tried the chicken mole burrito with chicken in a mole poblano sauce, black beans, pickled onions, jalapeños, and cheese added on. The burrito was absolutely delicious and fully packed with all the ingredients. The mole poblano sauce was full of flavor and a little bit on the sweeter side. I ended up enjoying the sauce more than I expected -- I would definitely...read full review

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Monday 10AM - 12AM
Tuesday 10AM - 12AM
Wednesday 10AM - 12AM
Thursday 10AM - 12AM
Friday 10AM - 12AM
Saturday 10AM - 12AM
Sunday 10AM - 11PM

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