We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Monte Carlo Steak House

3916 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105-1642
+1 505-836-9886
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“baked potato” (27 reviews)
“ribeye” (37 reviews)
“fries” (28 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
3916 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105-1642
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (277)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 275 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As this is literally a steakhouse in the back of a liquor store, you should not expect too much. That said, if you enjoy hole in the wall places, you'll have a good time. The quality of the steak is pretty decent and the prices...More

Thank Sal_Paradise767
Reviewed 16 January 2018

The manager at the Sandia Peak Inn recommended Monte Carlo Steakhouse it was a couple of blocks away but well worth the walk.The best steak I have eaten, cooked to perfection. The staff were friendly they treated us like family even brought out a dessert...More

Thank Rose A
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

I have wAnting to try this restaurant for awhile. Finally got the chance on New Year's Eve. Parked in front to get the 'total experience'. It was me and the wife and we were told it's a 25 minute wait.. no problem. We go to...More

Thank Kenny F
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

A group of us for lunch; a return visit for some, first visit for others. It appeared they were understaffed as we seldom saw our server; when she was there she was friendly and looked out for us but there were long periods in between...More

Thank CJGinFL
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

The menu said the rib eye steak sandwich was tried by Guy, so it seemed like a winner winner chicken dinner! All that happened was they shut the front door on quality and taste. My first bite was full of fat and gristle, so much...More

Thank TravelinSteve2013
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Back in the day - and I'm talking the late 70's - 80's, Monte Carlo Steak House used to be THE place for fine dining in the South Valley. Sadly, they have not kept up the pace. I ate there because it's close to my...More

1  Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent steak, highly recommend! Don’t let the outside fool you, one of the best steaks I’ve had! We had the filet and New York steak, great fried zucchini also.

Thank Shelley L
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Had the ribeye. It was ok, nothing special about it, a little too much fat on it. Simple salad and simple baked potato. The service was good and attentive. Kind of weird that I have to turn in a travel receipt that says liquor store...More

Thank avshockey
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Don't let the outside fool you! We got there at 4:30 and were seated immediately. When we left, the place was PACKED! Excellent ribeye cooked perfectly! I will be coming back!!!

Thank keithflow
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The ribeye was so tender, and cooked to perfection. I ordered the 10 Oz with salad and baked potato. Our server, Sheila, was very friendly and helpful. We will return next time we're in town!

Thank DSG1953
Nearby HotelsSee all 144 hotels in Albuquerque
Sandia Peak Inn Motel
1,182 reviews
.60 km away
Monterey Motel
540 reviews
1.23 km away
Motel 21
1 review
1.26 km away
Econo Lodge Old Town
813 reviews
1.33 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Central Grill and Coffee House
160 reviews
1.51 km away
Old Town Pizza Parlor
182 reviews
1.55 km away
20 reviews
1.51 km away
Nearby Attractions
ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden
643 reviews
.79 km away
Albuquerque Biological Park
899 reviews
.79 km away
Turquoise Museum
238 reviews
1.49 km away
ABQ BioPark Aquarium
459 reviews
.79 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
22 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Kim D | Reviewed this property |
Apologies, didn't realize i hit that button.
10 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from BelPot | Reviewed this property |
If they take reservations, then it would be for parties of 6 or more but I don't believe they accept reservations.
2 September 2016|
Response from BelPot | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply, they don't take reservations.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3916 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105-1642
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-836-9886
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing