CHAMPCAR/CART: Restaurants in Monterrey, Mexico

Currency and Tipping In México, the current conversion rate is approximately 9.50 pesos to a dollar. Tipping is used in restaurants, valet parking and full service gas stations. It is not accustomed to tip for taxis (if so, five pesos will be...

Currency and Tipping

In México, the current conversion rate is approximately 9.50 pesos to a dollar.

Tipping is used in restaurants, valet parking and full service gas stations. It is not accustomed to tip for taxis (if so, five pesos will be fine)

At restaurants, the tip depends on the service and is usually of 15%

In full service gas stations, five pesos is the recommended tip and 10 to 20 pesos is suggested when valet parking.

Here is a sample listing of average costs in Monterrey (Mexican Currency):

<pre> 2 ingredient medium pizza $85.00 pesos A hamburger combo Up to $56 pesos A CD $180.00 pesos A beer (at a pub) Up to $30.00 pesos 1/4 gallon of regular gas $4.80 pesos Bus ticket $4.50 pesos Grand Prix special route buses $15.00 pesos Subway pass $3.50 pesos Movie admission $42.00 pesos Taxi (starting costs) $5.00 pesos

RESTAURANTS

ITALIAN La Strada ($$) Paseo de los Leones 2043 Col. Cumbres Tel: (52) 83-11-0912

Il Capriccio ($$$) Enrique C. Livas 315 Col. Vista Hermosa Tel: (52) 83-48-4734

La Parola ($$) Av. San Jerónimo 1102 Col. San Jerónimo Tel: (52) 83-33-5490

ARGENTINA

Las Pampas ($$$) Tel: (52) 83-58-2127 Av. Eugenio Garza Sada 2401 Col. Roma

CHINESE

La Gran Muralla ($$$$) Av. Roble 545 Col. Valle del Campestre Tel: 83-42-0457

La Cocina de Honan ($$) Plaza México Local PA 202 Tel: (52) 83-42-6699

FRENCH

Mirabeau ($$$$) Vasconcelos 501-6 Tel: (52) 83-38-8806 / 80 Passepartout ($$$$) Vasconcelos 215 Col. Del Valle Tel: 83-56-5552

INTERNATIONAL

Cinco-Cero ($$$$) Av. Roble 501 Col. Valle del Campestre Tel: 83-78-6405

La Guacamaya ($$$$) Av. Roble 515 Col. Del Valle Campestre Tel: (52) 83-35-7174

Hotel Quinta Real Restaurant ($$$$) Diego Rivera 500 Col. Del Valle Campestre Tel: (52) 83-68-1000

El Granero Grill ($$$$) Calzada del Valle 333 Col. Del Valle Tel: 83-78-5835 and 4408

SEA FOOD

La Tartaruga ($$$) Río Orinoco 108 Centrito Valle Tel: 83-78-1623

El Suez ($$) Villagran 763 Tel: 83-74-1887


1JAPANESE

Meiji-En ($$$$) Lázaro Cárdenas 2500 Col. San Agustín Tel: 83-63-7180

Sushi-To ($$$) Vasconcelos 101 Col. Del Valle Tel: (52) 83-35-0850

Mirai ($$$) Plaza Fiesta San Agustín Tel: 83-63-2722

MEXICAN

Casa Grande ($$$) Vasconcelos 152 Pte. Col. Del Valle Tel: (52) 83-38-6044

El Molcas ($$$) Av. Eugenio Garza Sada 2778 Tel: 83-59-5900

Cenaduría San Marcos ($$$$) Av. Del Valle 110-B Tel: 83-78-2797

La Cabaña ($$$$) Matamoros 318 Tel: 83-42-4813 and 4361

REGIONAL

Regio ($$$$) Gonzalitos and Insurgentes Tel: 83-46-3744

El Papalote ($$$) Río Manzanares 315 Col. Del Valle Tel: 83-35-3648

El Gran Pastor Fiesta Mexicana ($$$) Av. Morones Prieto 2525 Col. Loma Larga Tel: 83-45-3340 & 3357

El Rey del Cabrito ($$$$) Ave. Constitución 2219 Tel: (52) 83-45-3232

SPORTS BAR

Old Mty. (Old Monterrey) ($$$) Padre Mier 1145 Tel: (52) 83-45-0554

Carlos n' Charlie's ($$$) Av. Real de San Agustín 222 Tel: (52) 83-63-4254

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