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Review of Monty's Steakhouse

Monty's Steakhouse
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Ranked #13 of 216 Restaurants in Springfield
Price range: US$8 - US$40
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Rolling Road
Description: A traditional American Steakhouse, Monty's is an upscale, casual fine dining restaurant serving a unique blend of sensational fish & appetizer selections alongside 21-28 day dry-aged beef.A good experience, satisfying portions and a neighborhood steakhouse to call your own. Welcome to Monty's.
Reviewed 1 May 2018

My husband found this little gem on open table and it was only 15 min from our home in Lorton VA. I had never heard of it before; it is tucked away in a strip mall and I must have passed it a dozen times. The wine list is a bit small but they have some great choices; even our Stags Leap. We shared the shrimp cocktail for two and the Cesar salad, both fantastic. And I appreciated the shrimp being served in an ice dish. For dinner we had the porterhouse for two. While fantastic, I talked my husband into sharing with me and he really wants to go back and try the rib-eye. Our server's name was Pleasure and he was funny, warm and attentive. We will most certainly return.

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1  Thank Margaret H
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We’ve visited Monty’s many times with friends and family and all of us have enjoyed reliably delicious dinners and good service. Highly recommend, a treasure in West Springfield.

1  Thank Gretchen A
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

After stopping our visits here because of slow service, harried waiters, and declining food quality, we decided to try it again on Valentine's Day and made a reservation for 7 PM.
We were seated with no warm greeting and only after the hostess and owner took a few looks into the computer. Unfortunately, this was another visit in which the service was so slow and our waiter so harried that it was difficult to have an enjoyable evening out. The wait to order, 15 minutes, the wait for our first course, 25 minutes after ordering, and the wait between the main and dessert courses stretched beyond what was an enjoyable time lapse.
Because our waiter remembered us, he felt comfortable complaining about the kitchen ("It's a disaster in there") and the way things were going (Heaving sighing: " this is going to be a long evening.")
We have tried to be patient with the adjustments that have had to be made since one partner has taken on full responsibility after her brother's illness, but it's been several years, and at this point, the owner and management should have worked out kinks so that dining is a relaxed, positive experience.
I was surprised to see waitstaff responsible for clearing and setting tables in sweatshirts, an odd juxtaposition in a setting with an upscale vibe and prices..
We feel that the steaks and side dishes are good; my surf and turf was very good! However, the food wasn't the quality I remember when the restaurant first opened, and coupled with the slow service and frazzled waitstaff, Monty's is, unfortunately, an expensive neighborhood restaurant that has too many downsides to merit continued patronage.

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3  Thank M H
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Had not bee to Monty's in a while after a so-so experience our last time. This experience was very good. I had messed up the date on our reservation but fortunately they were still able to take the four of us for our 6PM Friday night reservation. Service was attentive, friendly and efficient which had been our issue on our last visit. This time no problems at all. All of our steaks were perfect! Cooked exactly as ordered and everything before and after was very good. We'll be back!

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Thank ivytravel
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

This is, by far, the best restaurant in Springfield. We have had excellent meals there for birthdays and other special occasions. It is a hidden gem in our neighborhood shopping center.

Thank Eve P
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