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Monty's Restaurant and Pizzeria

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2515 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-6929
+1 941-637-0008
11:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to Monty's two years ago and had a terrible experience. The food was horrible, the waitress just as bad, the place was dirty and worn out. We said we would not return. Then after two years we thought that perhaps things may have changed and we would give it a try again. WOW big mistake. Things have changed.....They... More 

Thank riottheking
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived about 6 pm to a busy but not packed restaurant. The manager on duty seated us after a couple of minutes. We waited 12 minutes before she returned to find we had not been served. Our server came a minute later and we ordered drinks and food. I had the meat pizza which is on a baked on... More 

2 Thank James L
Las Vegas, Nevada
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveling in the area and we love local pizza. This was the best the other place I reviewed was good but this beat them hands down. Thin crust their special toppings loaded to the top. Parking is a bit tight but when we arrived pizza was just coming hot of the oven. Pick up is right at the check in... More 

3 Thank LVJAKE
Moneta, Virginia
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch and decided to try the chicken salad special. It was very good. The food arrived in a reasonable amount of time and with a nice presentation on the plate. Unfortunately the waitress just plain wasn't friendly. For instance, there was a item on the menu that had some garnish on it that we didn't recognize... More 

Thank Diana B
Asheville, North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had eggplant parmigiana and my husband had chicken parmigiana. Excellent!! Cannoli for dessert. Crispy shell & delicious filling. Very good food. Wish we had this at home.

3 Thank howlingdogs
OnBehalfOf, Manager at Monty's Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this review

That's a big compliment, and we're flattered! From the parmigiana to the cannoli, we happy you enjoyed everything. Hope you come back and see us again. More 

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80 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow 😀where do I begin?? Started with a saled. They brought bread. We ordered grape tomato capresie?, garlic bread knots that were out of this world😋 & then we each had our dinners:). I had vodka ziti pasta, my dad ordered the same, my mom ordered the lasagna, & to top it off, I took home a home made conolli:)😋😋.... More 

3 Thank beachgirl132
OnBehalfOf, Manager at Monty's Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this review

From the appetizers to the dessert, we're happy everyone found something they loved! You certainly made some good choices, that's for sure, and it wouldn't be an Italian meal without finishing it off with a cannoli. We hope to welcome you and your parents back again soon. More 

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133 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a chance to attend a birthday party here. Cannot overstate how good the food was. Additionally, the staff was attentive and knowledgeable. Monty's is not just another pizza parlor but rather an outstanding restaurant with a large and varied menu. Try it, think you'll like it.

3 Thank RDCarerra
OnBehalfOf, Manager at Monty's Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this review

From the food to the service, we're happy to know we impressed you. Thank you for taking the time to give us a review and to let others know how we're doing. We appreciate​ the recommendation. Please come back again soon. More 

Lebanon, Indiana, United States
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Ordered zucchini appetizer and Chicken Parmesan with angel hair pasta. Couldn't even eat the chicken because it was so tough and dry. Think it must have been frozen. The waitress wasn't surprised when we told her. They did take it off the bill, but, they have a limited menu, so we probably won't go back. Seating is also limited and... More 

Thank Brenda D
OnBehalfOf, Manager at Monty's Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this review

Brenda, Thank you for the feedback. We always value hearing from our guests; however, we are disappointed to hear that you didn't like your chicken parmesan but we hope that you appreciate that you were not charged for it. Our menu includes everything from pizza and calzones to all the classic Italian dishes, from wraps, heros, and salads, to seafood... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful time at Monty's. They had a private back room, accommodating 9 of us. Our waitress was very sweet and attentive. Food was absolutely delicious and tasted very fresh, I had the salmon Sophia... Would highly recommend!! But I loved the "gluten free" dark chocolate cake the best! Thank you for a wonderful time Monty's, we will be... More 

4 Thank Margeaux V
OnBehalfOf, Manager at Monty's Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this review

Margeaux, We sincerely appreciate the recommendation and review! Plus, we're very happy to have earned your stellar rating. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Monty's Team More 

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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I have eaten at Monty's on occasion and have not been disappointed. The staff has always been great and the food is outstanding.

5 Thank Kenrick R
OnBehalfOf, Manager at Monty's Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this review

Thank you so much for being a loyal guest of Monty's! We appreciate the 5-star review and hope to welcome you back again very soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2515 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-6929
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 941-637-0008
Punta Gorda's first authentic Italian restaurant and pizzeria. Established in 1983. Simply said "the best Italian food and pizza around". Ask anyone! Voted Best Pizza year after year by the Harbor Style Magazine Readers. Happy Hour daily 3-7pm. Lunch specials.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?