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Monty's Tapas Wine Bar

19 Queen St East | Downtown Hespeler, Cambridge, Ontario N3C 2A7, Canada
+1 519-260-1231
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Ranked #22 of 268 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $18 - $36
Cuisines: Tapas, Gastropub, Wine Bar
Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW via mobile

I was brought by a date tonight and I was excited because I had heard about the restaurant a lot and had wanted to go for a while. We did the tasting menu which is a great value for all that you get. We were stuffed when we left. The service was impeccable, the atmosphere relaxed and inviting, and the... More

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Waterloo, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I dropped in last night with a friend of mine, he had heard great things about Monty's and just had to try it. We were seated quickly on the dining side, thank you so much, the bar side was so load we couldn't hear each other. We ordered a bottle of Pinot Noir and the Tasting Menu. This being our... More

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Cambridge, Ontario Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Although we only live a few blocks from Monty's it has taken us 5 years to make our first but not last, visit. It has the ambiance and gentle music that you don't always find in a restaurant. The menu has a large number of tapas (snack size but sharable) and other dishes that are full size. From the decor... More

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Cambridge, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Food is fantastic! The resteraunt is spotless, staff go above and beyond to ensure your dining experience is perfect and memorable. Quiet music in the background helped to sooth and relax after a tough day at work. The decor is beyond beautiful. It is my favorite spot to go in Cambridge.

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Cambridge, Ontario
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I went to Monty's with my mom on a Wednesday evening. The food was absolutely fantastic with a great variety that would please any tastes. It was very flavourful and the food was made with care. The service was excellent. Ambiance was very nice and the music really added to the relaxed feeling of the restaurant. Try the fig balsamic... More

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Waterloo, Canada
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50 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

An avid reader of TripAdvisor reviews I feel totally duped on this one. People - really? .... Who starts a "tasting"menu with cold garlic soup and garlic bread. There can be no tasting after that. On the evening we were there the Chef's "tasting" menu went from bad to worse. Following the garlic soup was a tasteless Spanish tortia (omelette)... More

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Cambridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I have been to Monty's several times, and it is always a great experience without fail. Everyone there is absolutely amazing!!! They will keep you coming back. I have tried most things on the menu and would recommended every single one!!! But if you want the authentic Monty's experience go for the tasting, the chef will design a custom meal... More

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Kitchener, Canada
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22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Monty's is a very good tapas restaurant in Hesperler. Decor and atmosphere is great. Service was good but not extraordinary. Food was tasty, of good quality but presentation would not be to a foodie's expectations. Menu could have been more dynamic at the restaurant's price point. Would I return? Likely yes, but I can think of at least one other... More

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Cambridge, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Monty's is a quaint tapas bar in a wonderful old stone building. The *feed me* option is a great choice. A reasonable set price for the whole meal, and they just keep the food coming at the right pace . Although in a small town, it has a large city feel. We have never been disappointed.

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Cambridge, Canada
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171 reviews 171 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Based on the great reviews and the "buzz" around town, we were suprised that we could get a last minute reservation at 7:30pm on a Friday night. When we got there, only 2 tables were occupied, which threw us a bit. It was not exactly the atmosphere we had anticipated! They have done a great job in showcasing the historical... More

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