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Cafe Monarch

6934 E 1st Ave, Ste 102, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4329
+1 480-970-7682
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rum cake” (21 reviews)
“fixed menu” (19 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6934 E 1st Ave, Ste 102, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4329
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Reviewed yesterday

If you have traveled extensively and sought out fine dining around the world, you eventually understand what makes "fine" vs. "great" restaurant. It is the "Get it" factor. Not tangible, but there staring right at your your face. Cafe Monarch has that factor. It's not...More

Thank GourmandDallas
Reviewed 4 days ago

Cannot say enough good things about this place. The ambience is perfect, very romantic. I went with a girlfriend and thought maybe we would be out of place, but they made us feel welcome. The waiter Richard was great, did not seem rushed and gave...More

Thank sarahd1129
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Cafe Monarch based on the stellar reviews that I read on Trip Advisor, which rates the restaurant number 1 in Scottsdale. The reviews were spot on as Cafe Monarch is an absolutely superb restaurant. The place is relatively small. We ate outside by...More

Thank LRG71
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My friend and I didn't know how quaint it was from the outside but when you walk in it's like you're walking Into another realm. Our waiter Richard was top notch. Legit made the whole night. Honestly the entire wait staff was great. They kept...More

Thank MTara1009
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had dinner while while I was in town on business. Excellent from start to finish. Service was flawless. Plates were simple and elegant. Outdoor dining was beautiful. A real treat.

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Put in a reservation for Cafe Monarch, you won't regret it. It's a little more formal, so make sure you look nicer. If you are a really picky eater, it might not be for you because the menu is small. I think the pricing is...More

Thank bombage2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful dinner, service & time with Debbie. The evening was as good as it gets for our July birthdays. We are one week apart and went first for Debbie's Birthday. It was such a magical evening that we went back one week later for my...More

Thank Tcl49217
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service is impeccable and the food is outstanding. We are always greeted before we even get in the restaurant. We've dined here for valentines day, birthdays, and Mother's day with several family members. Now, you need to know that this is more of a...More

Thank chuckieV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After hearing about The Monarch I finally got to visit...high expectations were met and exceeded. Food: Four courses at a fixed price. One or two options per course, and 5-6 entrees to select from. Cooking concept is farm to table which is a well worn...More

Thank MrGaucho1987
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a wonderful discovery in old Scottsdale. The food and service are top notch, and the wine pairings with the dinners are well worth the extra expense. We have been many times, and always ask for John as our server, as he is a...More

Thank Deborah G
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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
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.
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
  • 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
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6934 E 1st Ave, Ste 102, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4329
  • 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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