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Cafe Monarch

6939 E 1st Ave, Ste 102, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
+1 480-970-7682
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6939 E 1st Ave, Ste 102, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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Reviewed yesterday

The food here was amazing so I'll save the "but" for the end as I don't want to dissuade anyone from dining here. We chose the clam chowder whcih was more like a bisque. Fantastic. We pratically licked our plate. The salad was unique served,...More

Thank budc399
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I ate at Cafe Monarch on Febrary 21 as we were in the Scottsdale area. We have previously enjoyed a spectacular dinner at this restaurant a year ago and referred many people to this restaurant when they have been in Scottsdale. Tonight's...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a special treat to celebrate our birthdays at Cafe Monarch. The ambiance was romantic and the service was excellent. The four course pre fixed meal started with cauliflower and clam chowder for each of us. Second course we both picked beef tartare. For the...More

Thank Sophie B
Reviewed 6 days ago

There are so many good restaurants to try in Scottsdale and the Phoenix area. However, if you're looking for something very special and a place to make your date feel that you have taken the extra effort to book a special evening, then Cafe Monarch...More

Thank Blips53
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Monarch is in a new location, just across the road from the original building. Just amazing!! We ate outside in this beautiful courtyard. What a classy place. The service and food were outstanding. We had a four course meal and each course was unique...More

Thank L1drake
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lush ambience and attentive service at Cafe Monarch envelop diners in a cocoon of pampered decadence. The four course tasting menus are delicious and inventive. The early courses are quite small, tantalizing preludes to the hearty main courses. Paired with excellent wines, this will...More

Thank eatplaylove
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous four course meal in a great ambience. When you arrive they place in you on the Terrace to enjoy cocktails while you wait for your table. Then you enjoy a wonderful meal on which the price is based on the entree. Had delicious filet...More

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We previously wrote a review 18 months ago. Since then the Cafe Monarch has opened a new improved restarant across the street from the old location. It is simply the best restaurant in the Phoenix area, PERIOD! The new location is romantic and well appointed....More

Thank ifly737
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hands down the best fine dining anywhere! John and Juan provided phenomenal customer service for our early Valentine celebration. The food was incredible. Love the courses. We had wonderful selections we would never have tried and all were excellent. The decor and setting is beautiful....More

Thank Sue J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our dinner was fabulous at Cafe Monach except don't be fooled but the $$ price point. It is a 4 course dinner and very few entrees are under $100. Like I said the food was fabulous but it's not suitable for anyone not wanting their...More

Thank Jessica V
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Joyce H
21 February 2018|
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Response from xbrdov | Reviewed this property |
A: From 1 to 10 (sloppy to elegant) -- I would suggest 6+. Someone mentioned : "Smart Casual," -- Yep, this is it.
22 May 2017|
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Response from Robert K | Reviewed this property |
What a wonderful gift and this is the place as there is only one restaurant in AZ like the Monarch. Call them and tell them your plan. They will work it out for you as long as you give them a date & time and of course a... More
16 June 2016|
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Response from Katy M | Reviewed this property |
I think I actually remember them identifying a couple items that way but am not sure. When I called to confirm our reservation, they specifically asked about anything they should know regarding our diets.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$65 - US$100
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6939 E 1st Ave, Ste 102, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-970-7682
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Café Monarch, in Old Town Scottsdale, is a family-owned and operated restaurant offering an ultra-romantic setting for your birthday, anniversary, special occasion, or extravagant night out. The four-course menu is altered weekly by Chef Gus Lewkowicz, using only seasonal and local ingredients. All servers are trained and certified sommeliers with extensive wine knowledge. *Reservation Only *Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten free restrictions can be accommodated *Due to the high demand for outdoor seating we cannot guarantee or reserve courtyard seating. We will do our very best to accommodate requests when possible. Thank you for your understanding!
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