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The Dining Room At 209 Main

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209 N Main St, Monticello, WI 53570-9810
+1 608-938-2200
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

I think it must have closed sometime this fall of 2016, I'm so sorry, because it was such a fine restaurant. My late husband and I celebrated many birthdays and anniversaries there and the food was always first class. Even their house salad was distinctive with its basil dressing. And the home-made bread was always fresh and delicious. The chef's... More 

Thank westmelrose
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The food is truly mouthwatering. For the first time in my (old) life I actually asked to go back to the kitchen and compliment the chef on the great steak, cooked exactly to my order. The menu is limited but deservedly so, you have enough to choose from to suit any taste. Highly recommend.

Thank modernboyWisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin
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72 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

When we indulged for a celebratory couple's dinner we were fortunate enough to have the dining room to ourselves. Set in a VERY small town, one wouldn't expect to find a restaurant of this caliber located there. Friends suggested dinner there years ago and we finally made time to take the plunge and drive out there. We found the service... More 

Thank C K
Monona, Wisconsin
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Our fifth visit always a treat. Tonight, it was the lobster bisque, duck & rosemary meatballs, and shrimp fettuccine. Dessert was sticky toffee pudding with toasted pecans. Yum

Thank EmpressCh
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Went with my husband for an early Valentine's Day date. We had an H3 merlot with the tenderloin steak. Great steak! Served with asparagus, mashed potatoes and the best bleu cheese sauce and Worcestershire sauce. Beautiful presentation and such a tasty and tender steak. For dessert we split what they call the STP (sticky toffee pudding). It's a warm, individual... More 

Thank amybandersen
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

Monticello is a tiny town easily passed over unless you have a reason to go there. Now you have one. This place is terrific. The food knocked me out. The best lobster bisque I ever had with a huge chunk of meaty lobster tail in the middle. The dinner salad was light and fresh. Did I mention most everything is... More 

Thank wittygirl99
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8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

We have been visiting Jane and Wave for a long time, and have never been disappointed. If you are looking for a relaxing, gourmet quality evening, The Dining Room at 209 Main is the perfect choice. Service is always top notch, ( it's like eating with friends or family without the politics ), and Jane does an excellent job of... More 

Thank Eric W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

Amazing food! Great service-Linda was a great waitress, and Austin was an amazing bus boy. Everyone was friendly and the food was so delicious. We will definitely go back and bring more people next time!

Thank khloekrisa
Evansville, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

Over the 15 years we lived in the area, we would frequent this restaurant as often as possible. No matter the time of year, we always loved the food & the ambience. Now that we no longer live in the midwest, it is a must destination, when we are visiting family.

Thank DeniseJE
Monroe, Wisconsin, United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

This is our favorite restaurant, and again they did not disappoint. The four of us each had a different dish, and we were all very satisfied. The service is excellent, ambiance very pleasant, warm and inviting. We take all our visitors here.

Thank Rachel L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$32
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 N Main St, Monticello, WI 53570-9810
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Monticello
  • Phone Number: +1 608-938-2200
This is a destination restaurant in the heart of the rolling hills of Green County in Southern Wisconsin. Fine dining, artful textile displays and a Wine Spectator awarded wine list.

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