Taqueria Monte Cristo


1440 University Ave, Berkeley
(510) 486-0321



Reviews for Taqueria Monte Cristo

Don?t know why this has 4 stars- I eat like 3 burritos a week and this place is amazingg. Food is excellent, salsas are great, comes with FREE chips, absolutely beautiful interior with plants and murals, open late, spinach tortilla options, great prices, and super nice staff. Love this place - 5 stars forever

After getting out of a concert at the Back Room on Bonita on a Sunday night, we knew our dining options would be limited. We briefly considered Au Coquelet because it was so close, but as there were no empty tables, we walked five blocks West on University and found Taqueria Monte Cristo right where Google Maps said it would be. My wife got the Nopales Tostada and I got the Chicken Mole. Both were terrific. I've not tried nopales very much, but they were fresh, tender...read full review
BEST MEXICAN FOOD IN THE EAST BAY - I love this place. We come here quite often. You know you like a place when the people working the front know you on sight. The selection here is large enough to satisfy your cravings, but small enough so that it is not an unmanageable menu. Classics are here like burritos, tacos, and quesadillas. But there are plenty of other great things to get. FOOD: I almost always get the Monte Cristo quesadilla. It is just so well done. I get it with...read full review

More Reviews(108)


Monday 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 am