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Monte Carlo Steak House

3916 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105-1642
+1 505-836-9886
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
3916 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105-1642
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What can be said about this long standing restaurant? It came recommended to us by a friend who attends the Balloon Fiesta as a pilot every year, he never misses it. We found the restaurant to be a great throwback to the 50's or 60's...More

Thank PopiOriginals
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Felt like a steak. Did the what is local in the apps and Monte Carlo appeared .reviews were good but the hole in the wall description is an understatement. Had to use the liquor store entrance whose employees wished me a good dinner. Place reminds...More

Thank Vince C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A cab ride out, and a sign saying steak. No nonsense, no frills, just good strong drinks, massive steaks and no hipsters. Old fashioned booths and Frank crooning.

Thank squirrelgirl001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended this restaurant by the hotel we we were staying in. We probably would have never even stopped there if not for the recommendation. Wonderful food. The hamburger was delicious but have heard they have the best steaks. Staff and owner very friendly!

Thank Milllin
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We took the grandkids on a trip to New Mexico and this was on our to do list. As seen on Triple D’s this place did not disappoint the steaks where cooked perfect the service was a little slow but this place was packed so...More

Thank Mick B
Reviewed 14 March 2018

I recently visited The Monte Carlo Steakhouse on a Wednesday at around 3:45 pm. Now that is a time when you can catch even good restaurants with their pants down. The change of shift of cooks and servers can often times leave customers neglected or...More

Thank Rafael E
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Walking up to the place, you’ll think that there is no way this place has good food. When you walk in, you’ll think the same thing, dated fixtures, dated furniture, etc. However, do not let these impressions fool you. The food here is awesome! I...More

Thank gateman505
Reviewed 19 January 2018

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

1  Thank Sal_Paradise767
Reviewed 15 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

1  Thank Kenny F
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21 March 2017|
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Response from Kim D | Reviewed this property |
Apologies, didn't realize i hit that button.
10 September 2016|
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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.
1 September 2016|
Response from BelPot | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply, they don't take reservations.
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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
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