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Cafe Monarch

6934 E 1st Ave, Ste 102, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4301
+1 480-970-7682
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6934 E 1st Ave, Ste 102, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4301
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Reviewed yesterday

We decided to take our son and his girlfriend for his 33rd birthday. The place is romantic, beautiful, comfortable. Mike was our bar tender and he made the best Vieux Carré cocktail. It was my first time having it and it was absolutely fantastic. The...More

Thank Yolande B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice protected beautiful and romantic outside seating. Food was 4 course selection. I went straight seafood of manila clam soup, lump crab salad, yellow fin tuna crudo, and Chilean sea bass. All excellent and non-main course dishes were just the right portions. Zelda had cauliflower...More

Thank 177Steve
Reviewed 2 days ago

You cannot find a more romantic setting outside of Paris or Rome. The 4 course menu was incredible. The staff (thank you Richard!) from hostesses, to table servers to sommeliers to head waiters....all above and beyond first class. Well worth the $ for the combination...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We’ve come here many times as we’re local but love it every time. New venue is still spectacular. Lobster ravioli is a go to. Great wine selection. Menu is a tasting, so leave yourself enough time.

Thank Ashley G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a last minute decision and the best dinner decision I have made in PHX area. I am in AZ every two weeks and although there are good restaurants - very few in PHX would survive in a city like NY. Cafe Monarch would...More

Thank JMR_Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has a relatively new location and space. Elegant and yet welcoming. On the menu the unusual choices and pairings were an adventure. I love the different cultural influences that are joined in the food. Some of my choices could have been a bit...More

Thank Aleta K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a guest with friends at this restaurant, and very impressed with. both the food and the service. We sat at the outdoor patio for dinner. Great cocktails, entrees, and dessert! It was a special event, and a great place to dine.

Thank benzslkgirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here last night for my wife’s birthday. We sat outside and the new location has captured the ambience of the old perfectly. The food was outstanding, I’ve eaten in some fabulous restaurants in my life, but this ranks as one of the very...More

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So hard to describe an experience like Cafe Monarch. The setting is easily the most romantic I’ve ever seen. The new building is so perfect. No detail was overlooked. We were set right by the fire on a cool night. Each course was better than...More

Thank Brock T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the ultimate romantic spot with the best food in Arizona. Everything was impeccable. The look of the place, the staff and service. And the food was out of this world good. Do also try one of their craft cocktails. We waited for a...More

Thank CraigW7306
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Joyce H
21 February 2018|
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Response from L1drake | Reviewed this property |
Quite a range of outfits from very posh...cocktail style, to pretty casual... sweater and pants. More were in the smart casual range.
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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: 6934 E 1st Ave, Ste 102, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4301
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-970-7682
  • E-mail
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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