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“Wonderful Dinner”

La Montgolfiere Henri Geraci
Ranked #1 of 112 Restaurants in Monaco-Ville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$22 - US$41
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Suggestions of dishes at lunch & fine dining menu at dinner. Restaurant OPEN HISTORIQUE GRAND PRIX AND F1 GRAND PRIX . Closed Wednesday.
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by our concierge and we were not disappointed. At first, service was slow, but once we talked to the owners wife (who was the server and hostess, owner is the chef), we had such a pleasant experience. We had a 3 course meal and were also offered several other smaller appetizers before our main one was served. We ordered a bottle of wine and I wanted to take the bottle home with me because it was very unique and she wrapped up the empty bottle for me to take back. The food was everything I would expect for a Michelin Star restaurant for the price range. After dinner, the owner called a cab to take us back to our hotel. Would highly recommend this restaurant for anyone looking for a unique, relaxed experience.

Thank Kayla N
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

We felt very lucky to get a reservation for our group of six at La Montgolfière during Grand Prix week last month--a welcome change from other more pretentious, expensive places around Monaco. Off the beaten path in charming “Old Town”, the restaurant is small and decorated with mementos, perhaps from the owners’ travels. The food is creative and delicious; our particular menu had Japanese influences. We felt totally at home at the restaurant and enjoyed every minute of our meal and time at La Montgolfière. Highly recommend!

Thank 792alison
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

This small ( 20 or so covers ) is located in a narrow side street leading off from the square in front off the Royal Palace and might easily be overlooked by a casual observer but is an absolute hidden delight.
We had seen good online reviews and it also came recommended by our excellent concierge at the the Hotel Metropole so we were very much look forward to the occasion.
The restaurant is run by husband and wife Henri and Fabienne --Henri is the marvellous chef whilst Fabienne is the excellent front of house.
The menu reflects their interest in trying differing cuisine and flavours from around the world.As such, Fabienne talked us through the menu and the three of us were stunned by just how good the quality of the cooking was and the imagination required to combine such differing tastes. Everything was beautifully presented to us in a comfortable and friendly environment. Perfect !!
We followed Fabienne's advice in selecting a wine that could complement three very different main courses and her suggestion was ideal.
In short, a wonderful evening in a fantastic restaurant run by a very talented and hard working couple. Thank you very much for looking after us so well .
Highly recommended.

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2  Thank simbo2016
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

This little gem of a restaurant is up at the palace in monaco it could be any village in France so beautiful streets the restaurant is run by henri and fabienne a beautiful couple who make you so welcome its like being invited into there home the food from start to finish is superb we visited it twice on our holidays my wife doesn't eat fish and Henri made beautiful options for her this restaurant is a must to visit embrace the whole experience thanks again John and Jayne

Thank damien k
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

This place was truly amazing. Small restaurant with delicious cooking and amazing presentation. The Maki de Foie Gras and Black Cod main were both very tasty and the dessert Chokokikoule was sensational!
The service and from Fabienne and Henri was amazing.

Henri, I will be coming back in a year for the snail ;)

Thank you again!

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Thank Graeme M
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