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Monarchs Restaurant and Lounge

€€ - €€€American, ,
705 E 1st St, Pella, IA 50219-1632
+1 641-628-1633
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (8 reviews)
“onion rings” (7 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 20:00 Hours
American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
705 E 1st St, Pella, IA 50219-1632
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Monarchs Restaurant has delicious food, great service and nice atmosphere. I had a tasty steak with onions and mushrooms and a baked potatoes and roasted carrots. It was delicious and the server was very kind and helpful. The price was very reasonable.

Thank relaxrevitalize
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Private room was much appreciated, service was top notch but having eaten here before the food this time was disappointing. The raspberry ice tea was great but the sandwich was dry and soup was just ok.

Thank Elizabeth N
Reviewed 6 August 2018

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 August 2018 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 18 July 2018 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
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Questions & Answers
John M
17 September 2018|
Response from Adventurer659410 |
Not sure. At one time they did on week days. Best to call them and ask. Even if they don’t,their regular prices are very moderate.
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
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, 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
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