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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 1 week ago

This is a place for special occasions or just a special dinner. The food is varied and excellent and the service is quiet and efficient. The formality is due to the surroundings more than anything else but they have blended in good service and excellent...More

Thank ProfRussel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ambiance is cozy and romantic. It was a great place to have our 10 year anniversary. The food was phenomenal and he service was wonderful. We would definitely visit again

Thank Erica S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I celebrated her birthday at Cafe Monarch, while on a spa holiday weekend in Scottsdale over Labor Day. The restaurant was exquisite. We were so happy. It is most definitely a special occasion place. It’s small, with a very special ambience. The...More

Thank Nadia1919
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They've moved!! We were a little sad to hear this, but the new location - just across the street, is beautiful. An elegant and lovely setting. We had a great waiter that really engaged with us and we learned a lot about wine. Very fun,...More

1  Thank tigerlilykelly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a huge foodie I am very picky about my culinarily experiences. I must say this dinner surpassed my expectations from beginning to end. The staff was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and professional. Definitely recommend Cafe Monarch for an unforgettable dining experience.

Thank BellaTwist
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been going to Cafe Monarch for several years now for our anniversary. This was our first time at the new location and, I must say, it is spectacular. From the gorgeous courtyard when you walk in to the swanky dining room to the...More

1  Thank DawnM160
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

This little restaurant is tucked away in a little side street in Scottsdale. When you drive up, a valet takes your vehicle and you are welcomed at the door by the hostess. The place feels very old Scottsdale with its columns, wrought iron, and beige...More

Thank Celeste C
Reviewed August 15, 2018

We had been to Cafe Monarch under the previous ownership and did not have a positive experience. Every aspect of the dining experience has vastly improved under the current ownership. The service was exceptional. All employees were friendly, efficient and extremely well-trained. The food was...More

Thank ArizonaMom54
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Cafe Monarch hits every level of excellence: atmosphere, service, food, and the intangible “wow” factor. This is our go-to place for a romantic evening, a treat for guests from out of town, and a relaxing no-surprises evening. Go and be prepared for a wonderful evening....More

Thank krisskiv
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We had our wedding here and it was excellent everything from food staff and the ambiance! The food was the best!

Thank Carole L
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Joyce H
February 21, 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.
May 21, 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
June 16, 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
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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
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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 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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