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Cafe Monarch

6939 E 1st Ave, Ste 102, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4301
+1 480-970-7682
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6939 E 1st Ave, Ste 102, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4301
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Reviewed today

What a beautiful restaurant ! I mean, knock your socks off gorgeous! Sit in the middle inside in the main room for the best views. I disagree with many that dining outside is preferred. It is just not as gorgeous as inside. While the food...More

Thank lfbmonkey
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went for the 1st time last night and can't wait to go back again the next time I'm in Phoenix/Scottsdale. The 4 course meal was excellent. The cauliflower soup was excellent and so were the other 2 appetizer courses. The filet was perfect. It...More

Thank KK
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Yes you read correctly this restaurant should have a Michelin star ! The experience from start to ending was outstanding . The ambience is spectacular with beautiful candles, soft music, cozy corners and a wonderful outside seating area . A four course menu delectable in...More

Thank tikibarmarco
Reviewed 4 days ago

i went to Cafe Monarch last night with 4 other people. we sat outside;. everything was wonderful, the setting the food and the service. the staff is very well trained. i would rate it the best restaurant in Scottsdale. The chef, Gus, is self taught...More

Thank Azellenor
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Two years after my previous review, the food is as wonderfully delicious as before because Gus (the owner) is still the Chef and the restaurant has become a sumptuous Manor house in downtown Scottsdale. Equally important, the wait staff is proud to be there and...More

Thank 5,27,25,272
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to this restaurant before but we have not been to the new location which is directly across from the old location. The new location is absolutely beautiful and we could not make a decision whether to dine inside or out. Since it...More

Thank Louvain71
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and had a wonderful evening dining at Cafe Monarch. The atmosphere was beautifully, service was fantastic, and the food quality outstanding. Would definitive recommend for a special occasion, to impress someone or spoil yourself!

Thank wscdds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Please remember if you in Scottsdale it’s place you have to visit!!! It’s expensive but experience is priceless!!! Five star restaurant for sure!!! Highly recommend it!!!

Thank Vladimir A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was disappointed in the new Cafe Monarch. Having been to the prior location several times and having a very positive experience, I was looking forward to visiting the new location. First off, we had a reservation, but the hostess immediately asked us to sit...More

1  Thank pvaz2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the pleasure of having dinner here in the outdoor patio - perfect temperature and amazing atmosphere with candles everywhere. Service was very good. Liked the pre fixe nature of the menu with a few options so that my husband and I were able to...More

Thank sunshinelover33
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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$ 75 - US$ 140
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 85251-4301
  • 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 and features local, organic, sustainable and premium ingredients. In addition to the consistent quality of food and service, Café Monarch continuously evolves the menu, dining room, and service standards. All with the objective of maintaining a vibrant and beloved guest experience. All servers are trained through the Court of Master Sommeliers program, all having extensive food and wine knowledge.
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