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Cafe Monarch

6939 E 1st Ave, Ste 102, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
+1 480-970-7682
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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6939 E 1st Ave, Ste 102, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Monarch is in a new location, just across the road from the original building. Just amazing!! We ate outside in this beautiful courtyard. What a classy place. The service and food were outstanding. We had a four course meal and each course was unique...More

Thank L1drake
Reviewed yesterday

The lush ambience and attentive service at Cafe Monarch envelop diners in a cocoon of pampered decadence. The four course tasting menus are delicious and inventive. The early courses are quite small, tantalizing preludes to the hearty main courses. Paired with excellent wines, this will...More

Thank eatplaylove
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fabulous four course meal in a great ambience. When you arrive they place in you on the Terrace to enjoy cocktails while you wait for your table. Then you enjoy a wonderful meal on which the price is based on the entree. Had delicious filet...More

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We previously wrote a review 18 months ago. Since then the Cafe Monarch has opened a new improved restarant across the street from the old location. It is simply the best restaurant in the Phoenix area, PERIOD! The new location is romantic and well appointed....More

Thank ifly737
Reviewed 6 days ago

Hands down the best fine dining anywhere! John and Juan provided phenomenal customer service for our early Valentine celebration. The food was incredible. Love the courses. We had wonderful selections we would never have tried and all were excellent. The decor and setting is beautiful....More

Thank Sue J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our dinner was fabulous at Cafe Monach except don't be fooled but the $$ price point. It is a 4 course dinner and very few entrees are under $100. Like I said the food was fabulous but it's not suitable for anyone not wanting their...More

Thank Jessica V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We read all the reviews and decided to make a reservation. Extremely satisfied, our meal was incredible the service was incredible, the area where we were seated was lovely. Many local people dine here especially celebrating a special occasion. Highly recommend

Thank Victoria C
Reviewed 1 week ago

While the food was simply amazing at Club Monarch, we were rushed through our meal. We chose to get the wine pairing and didn't have time to finish our wine before the next course was served. For two of the courses, the wine that was...More

Thank Desiree L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have a hard time recommending Cafe Monarch only because we want to keep it special, private and our 'little gem!' We love the ambiance, the food and the service. We have been to so many wonderful restaurants near & far (think Napa or Paris,...More

Thank Heather E
Reviewed 1 week ago

The facade of this restaurant let's you know that there is a fabulous experience inside. The dining room is beautiful with fresh tulips on the tables and a really strong attention to detail. Our waiter referred to us by name and offered suggestions and explanations...More

Thank Susan T
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22 May 2017|
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Response from Robert K | Reviewed this property |
What a wonderful gift and this is the place as there is only one restaurant in AZ like the Monarch. Call them and tell them your plan. They will work it out for you as long as you give them a date & time and of course a... More
16 June 2016|
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Response from Katy M | Reviewed this property |
I think I actually remember them identifying a couple items that way but am not sure. When I called to confirm our reservation, they specifically asked about anything they should know regarding our diets.
10 May 2016|
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Response from SNG56 | Reviewed this property |
No entertainment. For 2 people with a couple of glasses of wine and tip, just over $200, really a steal compared to places in NY, Chicago, SF, etc. Very pretty courtyard
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 65 - US$ 100
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6939 E 1st Ave, Ste 102, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-970-7682
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Café Monarch, in Old Town Scottsdale, is a family-owned and operated restaurant offering an ultra-romantic setting for your birthday, anniversary, special occasion, or extravagant night out. The four-course menu is altered weekly by Chef Gus Lewkowicz, using only seasonal and local ingredients. All servers are trained and certified sommeliers with extensive wine knowledge. *Reservation Only *Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten free restrictions can be accommodated *Due to the high demand for outdoor seating we cannot guarantee or reserve courtyard seating. We will do our very best to accommodate requests when possible. Thank you for your understanding!
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