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1491 S Randall Rd, Algonquin, IL 60102-5918 (County Line Rd)
+1 847-458-0505
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16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Huntley, Illinois
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The "Mixed Grille" aka Rack of Lamb, Filet Mignon, & Duck Confit is SPECTACULAR!!! I can't seem to ever order anything else. However, I can say with a clear conscience, that my husband and our friends have tried just about everything on the dinner menu, all with rave reviews! Our friends gladly drive from Wheaton, and Carol Stream to fine... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I went here for dinner. Bacon wrapped scallops were excellent, appetizer mussels were extremely tasty, flourless cake and creme brulee-- diet tomorrow. Service was attentive. A quiet place in a strip mall area on Randall Road. Highly recommend. Cute place that's a hidden gem. Check out the painting on the wall in the dining room😂

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Thank illinipaul
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a really good dinner. Not the usual restaurant for the area. I agree with the reviewer who likened this to a city experience. I had the monk fish which was very flavorful and my friend had the salmon and loved it. If you are like me and can't get enough chocolate, go for the flourless chocolate cake. Lovely.... More 

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Woodstock, Illinois
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First and foremost, the food was excellent. The menu is varied; traditional items and some a little off-the-wall, which is great. See foods here you won't see most anywhere else. All excellently prepared. Service was a little slow and, sadly, the place was very loud. Terrible acoustics. Granted, Saturday night is probably the busiest, most crowded night of the week... More 

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Algonquin, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've eaten here many times. Sometimes as a couple, other times with large group (10+) people. We have always had great food. Whether steak, seafood or other specialties, the food is fantastic.

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Thank ChicagoTide
Chef Dave P, Owner at Montarra, responded to this review

Thanks so very much for your kind review! We strive to impress with great tasting food and friendly service, so we're delighted to hear you’ve had such pleasant visits with us. We look forward to serving you again soon! More 

Algonquin, Illinois
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a unique place in Algonquin from its huge Chihuli Glass Chandelier in the entranceway to the very high class feel to the restaurant even though its just located in a simple little strip mall off of Randall Rd. Plate presentation is very much a part of the dining experience as the flavors and food quality.

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Thank Tim368
barrington hills il
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Fanatstic dining and an imaginative menu. Like dining in the city.Exceptional service and a beautiful venue

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Thank karin g
Chef Dave P, Owner at Montarra, responded to this review

Karin, thanks for your kind words! We look forward to serving you again soon. More 

Algonquin, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

My wife visit Montarra probable 3 times a year. The service is always top rate and food freshly prepared daily. You will not find your typical chain restaurant food here. Pricey, yes but you get what you pay for.

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Thank Ken19542014
Chef Dave P, Owner at Montarra, responded to this review

Ken, thank you for your continued patronage and your kind review! We are so delighted to hear that you always receive excellent service and delicious food. We look forward to serving you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent menu choices. Food prepared fresh. Great wine choices. Great value when u consider what sit down fast food is charging in vicinity!

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Thank kit49
Chef Dave P, Owner at Montarra, responded to this review

Kit, thanks so much! We strive to impress with great tasting food and friendly service, so we're delighted to hear you had such a pleasant visit with us. We look forward to serving you again soon! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We have never had a bad meal here. We appreciate the Chef's attention to detail, presentation and gastronomy. You can choose from a nice selection of aps, salads, soups, specials and entrees that cover all taste preferences. We will continue to visit Montarra's

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Chef Dave P, Owner at Montarra, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review! We are so glad to read that you’ve consistently had great experiences and that you will continue to visit us. We look forward to your next visit! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 80
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1491 S Randall Rd, Algonquin, IL 60102-5918
    (County Line Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Algonquin
  • Phone Number: +1 847-458-0505

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?