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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

This is our second year visiting Cafe Monarch for our annual anniversary excursion. And I am happy to say that the food and service are still divine. We were surprised to see that the restaurant has moved to a new location (just across the street...More

Thank Ed O
Reviewed 3 days ago

Similar to my other reviews, this is one restaurant I would be so pleased to recommend to family and friends. But it is more than a restaurant; Café Monarch is the complete restaurant experience. Great space, great food, great wine list at all price points,...More

Thank Doug R
Reviewed 5 days ago

We dined here with family for an anniversary, the service was impeccable, they started us off with a complimentary flute of bubbly to toast the occasion, from there the food and service just kept going upward, all of the flavors were spot on and our...More

Thank JimandSina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb food, service, environment! A foodie delight in every way. Everything was beautifully prepared, beautifully presented and totally delicious. Be prepared to be delighted!

Thank Holly V
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was exceptional, but very expensive. I guess being a Canadian the exchange killed us. Interesting concept, you choose your main dish at a cost and everything comes with it. Not a restaurant I would go to very often, but a lovely time with...More

Thank JoAnn O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Insufficient superlatives, absolutely fantastic, from the time we arrived to the time we left we had a great evening. Food was superb, wine flight enjoyable, especially the Stellenbosch Chardonnay accompanying the Bucatini ai Fruiti de Mare. It was our golden wedding anniversary, so maybe we...More

Thank bungaychick
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the real deal. American fine dining, that is actually that, fine dining in the true European style. A set four course menu that's price is determined by the main course. A wine flight pairing that works, although a little on the pricey side....More

Thank Bungaymike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Starting with the attractive bar as you walk in to the furnishings in the dining rooms the overall ambiance sets the tone for the night. The staff is very attentive an knowledgeable. I heard the bartender give somr fairly sophisticated wine advice. The four course...More

Thank bill p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I dined here last evening and had one of the best meals we’ve ever experienced. The service and ambience were outstanding, however, the food exceeded both. The presentation and flavors of the four courses were phenomenal. My wife and I ordered separate...More

Thank timmiley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Celebrated our anniversary at this amazing restaurant. Stan and his team served us impeccably and really made us feel welcomed--they were glad they could share in our celebration! The food was amazing, prepared and presented perfectly. On our way out, one of the wait staff...More

Thank Jay F
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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
17 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, Romantic, Local cuisine
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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