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17 Rue du Portier, Monte-Carlo 98000, Monaco
377 93 30 73 61
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Old Monaco Classic

Consistently good Italian food - nice covered terrace. No surprises, same food & quality for the last many years.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2015
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Of several options for Italian cuisine in Monte-Carlo, this is a favorite spot. Antipasti bar is excellent. 3 couples ate and all raved at the quality of their food. Service was excellent. Would definitely return!

Thank Jeff G
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154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

This a well known place which offer Italian French plates.service is reasonable quality fresh but over impressive you can try don't buildup your hopes.

Thank Yosef L
blue ridge mountains
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215 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We’ve eaten here several times and have always enjoyed the experience. The food and service are both excellent. We had made a reservation several weeks earlier, and they gave us a nice table. We started with coupes de champagne to celebrate our good fortune to have attended a number of conferences in Monte Carlo over the years and to have... More 

Thank glassyraven
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Consistently good Italian food - nice covered terrace. No surprises, same food & quality for the last many years.

Thank tkvu
Zurich, Switzerland
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

We were very entertained by the incredibly friendly and personal service. Very good food, at a reasonable price for the area. Would happily dine there again.

Thank Marc F
Nice, France
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123 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Never a disappointment always a heart delight, their staff are friendly, on a sunny day it's nice to seat outside, dinner time too, can be very refreshing to seat outside. Their food are reason all prices and great taste

1 Thank 777kila
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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230 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

I tried this restaurant twice in the same day, by chance, as I had business lunch and dinner. Restaurant itself is somewhat out of the epicenter of Monte Carlo (i.e. Casino Square), but not too far away, but involves a walk downhill (or uphill on way back). Staff is very attentive and good, atmosphere nice and even it is in... More 

Thank Filotije
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

The service was great. We tried lobster gnocchi and lasagne bolognese. The lobster gnocchi both of us liked but the lasagne bolognese had nothing special at all and is with 16 euro totally overpriced. Lobster gnocchi and wine was very good and recommendable!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Paris, France
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214 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Another great Monaco favorite, busy place, with a nice terrace. Lovely Italian food, beautiful antipasto selection, and in season, they always have gorgeous white truffles, awesome on pasta! They unfortunately cut their menu and very substantially hike their prices during the RV onslaught! Only fair...

Thank Lisa B
London, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

I eat here once a year. It changed hands a while ago but was still an old favourite. My heart sank when the this years menu's had Jacx's on the back but its a lot better than that. Decent, very generous portion Veal Milanese. Reasonable priced (for Monaco) bottle of Rosé. Good fresh fries. Not as an extensive menu as... More 

Thank Sarflunden

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17 Rue du Portier, Monte-Carlo 98000, Monaco
  • Location: Europe  >  Monaco  >  Monte-Carlo
  • Phone Number: 377 93 30 73 61

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 36 - 146
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?