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Monarchs Restaurant and Lounge

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705 E 1st St, Pella, IA 50219-1632
+1 641-628-1633
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (7 reviews)
“prime rib” (7 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
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06:00 - 20:00 Hours
€€ - €€€
705 E 1st St, Pella, IA 50219-1632
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like prime rib, and all-you-can-eat buffets, this should be on your radar for Saturday nights. They usually also have plenty of shrimp on hand as well in case prime ribis not your thing.

Thank Joel B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have used monarchs twice for a retirement party and for an anniversary party. Both times food and service was excellent!! Staff was very accommodating and was very helpful. Kelly and her staff were great to work with. Highly recommend for any private party.

Thank pasteenh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had great service and loved the won ton bruschetta appetizer, pea soup, and Dutch salad at Monarchs. Saturday night prime rib was also very flavorful and perfect medium rare but the Dutch beef with mashed potatoes and red cabbage needed some spice though it...More

1  Thank tollnl
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Loved the atmosphere and we had a beautiful view out the window. Great place for a date night. Food was excellent. Friendly staff.

1  Thank spikerg
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Kind of a strange experience here. For one thing they were either short-handed or they always have their one hostess seat tables, eventually get their waters, sometimes help bus tables, and leave a line building at the front of the restaurant. We were told to...More

1  Thank ificouldonlyfly
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Super, super slow service. Surprised after we were seated, no one asked if we wanted to place a drink order. Waited approx 10-15 minutes before a server approached, and I had to ask her if we could place a drink order. Only one brand of...More

1  Thank Karin L
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Arrived with bus group with reservation. Buffet was filled when we arrived, but were forced to sit and wait land wait until all drink orders taken and staff could tell us what was on buffet. Servers were friendly, but whole experience was inefficient use of...More

1  Thank MO8ball
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

If I could divide this review into 2 separate ones it would be easier. 1 for the food, 1 for the service. The private room was very nice for our birthday party for our mother. Nice big table where the whole family sat as one....More

1  Thank LASH0211
Reviewed 31 March 2018

We were staying at the Royal Amsterdam Hotel and chose to dine here one evening. Service was fast and friendly. They offered a prime rib buffet but we ordered off the menu. My husband and I both had the scallops with potato and French onion...More

1  Thank Adagio_Travelers
Reviewed 27 February 2018

The ambiance of the Monarchs Restaurant was very nice with great pictures on the walls and the menu looked equally good with great sounding offerings and the appetizer of spinach dip plus pita chips was very good BUT then came the meal. The salad was...More

Thank Ron A
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25 February 2018|
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Response from PatIowa67 | Reviewed this property |
No, but a great breakfast can be had at the Windmill Café. Across from the Tulip Tower. They have good lunches too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 705 E 1st St, Pella, IA 50219-1632
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Pella
  • Phone Number: +1 641-628-1633
  • E-mail
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