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Cafe Monarch

6939 E 1st Ave, Ste 102, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4329
+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 85251-4329
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went there for our big anniversary dinner and we were absolutely blown away by the food and their service. Food - it was a four course dinner. When the first course arrive, I thought we would be hungry at the end of the meal...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tillmynextrip
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe Monarch While we were in Scottsdale, AZ, and based on the fact that Cafe Monarch made the top 10 restaurants in the country on Trip Advisor: actually they were number three at time of posting, we had to make reservations. Their service is outstanding,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank CocoaBeachFoodEE
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is definitely not worth the price of admission. With a generous gratuity we spent $285 for two people with dessert (not included) and no alcohol. The decor would probably have been considered elegant by Liberace. The service is "team format', we had no...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Drewmc50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second visit was on New Year's Eve. We were so impressed with our first visit my husband's Christmas gift to me was a night at Cafe Monarch. Granted it was a rainy and chilly night by Scottsdale standards but for the prices they charge...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank Denise M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably the best, innovative, creative meal with superb service we have had outside of a classic Michelin 3 Star in France! It is a busy, bustling place. People were "dressed to the nines". What a difference that makes. The servers and wine steward were eminently...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank BIRD1947
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been blessed to visit many fine restaurants (Le Bec Fin in Phila, Chef's Table at Disney to name a few). Cafe Monarch certainly belongs in this elite group, though needs a bit more polishing and attention to detail to be one of the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Panglosian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was visiting Scottsdale from New York with wife and stopped into this place and sat at the bar. Atmosphere is quite nice. Cocktails are good and food excellent; had the grilled octopus which was quite tasty. Would return if I find myself in the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank markfR8930FV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in Old Town Scottsldale, the Cafe Monarch chef offers a four-course prix fixe menu that is out of this world! Sourced with local foods enhanced with mouth-watering sauces, meat cooked to perfection, and extremely attractive presentations, every item we tasted was superb. There are...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank peg0812
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Phoenix good friend took me there . wow elegant , over the top accommodating as I am GF and a very picky eater. Waiter was amazing as it took me a good 10 minutes to figure out what I could eat. The food was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank janisspindel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has been one of our favorites in Scottsdale for several years now. The food is fabulous -- I especially love the Cauliflower soup! The limited menu has never been an issue for any of our guests --and everyone always loves the food. It...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank FinerThingsLady
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Joyce H
February 21, 2018|
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Response from XbrDavis | Reviewed this property |
A: From 1 to 10 (sloppy to elegant) -- I would suggest 6+. Someone mentioned : "Smart Casual," -- Yep, this is it.
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, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6939 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 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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