We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Monarchs Restaurant and Lounge

€€ - €€€American
705 E 1st St, Pella, IA 50219-1632
+1 641-628-1633
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (7 reviews)
“prime rib” (7 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 20:00 Hours
€€ - €€€
705 E 1st St, Pella, IA 50219-1632
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (89)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank ificouldonlyfly
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Karin L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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

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

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
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Valentine's dinner. You had two guys sitting at the bar yelling to different people in the restaurant. It was ment to be an upscale restaurant. The special menu was only 3 items. Just had their regular 3 dessert items also. Nothing a special for Valentine's...More

Thank Deb H
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I stayed at the Royal Amsterdam hotel and this is the restaurant is on the property. I would recommend eating here even if I wasn't staying at the hotel. A broad menu to chose from but not too big so that they lose attention to...More

Thank Rod M
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

After enjoying the sights and sounds of Pella's opening Christmas festivities, we enjoyed a wonderful dinner at the Royal Amsterdam Hotel. Even though it appeared on the menu as a steak sandwich, my husband felt it was the best steak he had eaten! Generous portion...More

Thank Carolyn R
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent. Staff subpar. Was not informed of specials. The waitress seemed uninterested in our table. Will return and give it another try.

Thank Marilyn D
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in Pella
Royal Amsterdam Hotel
202 reviews
.03 km away
Dutch Mill Inn
19 reviews
1.06 km away
Super 8 Pella
230 reviews
1.19 km away
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Pella, IA
264 reviews
1.68 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Jaarsma Bakery
341 reviews
.26 km away
Kaldera Restaurant
147 reviews
.96 km away
Smokey Row Coffee
104 reviews
.14 km away
The Cellar Peanut Pub- Pella
35 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
Historical Village, Vermeer Windmill & Scholte House
148 reviews
.14 km away
Pella Opera House
17 reviews
.09 km away
Pella Public Library
13 reviews
.21 km away
16 reviews
.10 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
25 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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.
Improve this listing

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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing