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CUISINES
Central European, European, Romanian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed March 1, 2020 via mobile

Amazing atmosphere, amazing food, feeling good. Perfect for a sunday and sunny relax. Fully recommended 🙌🏻

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed October 31, 2019

Every Bucharest-raised person remembers the Monte Carlo Restaurant. It is a very well known spot right on the lake side, which still has amazing views if one sits inside. Unfortunatelly, likely to shelter guests from moskitoes, the terrace has been been isolated from the water,...loosing some of its charm. Howeevr, food is still very good and I did enjoy my visit.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed October 26, 2019 via mobile

Greeting customers is definitely not common among the staff of this restaurant! I visited this place with my mother and would have liked to have the nice view of the lake from the window because the terrace was full but after seating we were told...by one of the waiters "that is reserved" although there was nothing mentioned on it and there were other tables free but he did not have the courtesy to offer us another oneand just continued with "only (the ones) up"; at this point I wanted to leave but stayed because my mother insisted and told me it used to be a nice place when she was young. After choosing another table by our own we waited about 15 minutes for a waiter to come although all of them could see us waiting for the menu but pretended to be busy because they saw me annoyed; again, without any greeting we were handed over the menu by Gabi, whose name I have to get from him, he did not introduce himself. Tried to order sarmale because I love the dish but got a blunt reply "we don't have" without a further recommendation, just a straight bored face so I order whatever came to my mind. While waiting for the food I have asked once if it is going to take longer and Gabi replied while walking and without even making eye contact. Food was not great and the attitude of the waiters was more than dissappointing. I would not reccommend this place nor will I ever go there again!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019

Every now and then when I stroll through Cișmigiu Park, I decide short notice to eat there. Monte Carlo is not top of the class but has never disappointed me. Can be recommended not only for its food but also for its atmosphere by the...water.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019

Great location, right on the lake shore, you can enjoy the nature, watch the boats with happy youngsters floating. Pleasant atmosphere.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 22, 2019

An old school restaurant in the best sense of the word. Impeccable service, courtesy, speed and quality. There was no need for a long wait to serve food, drinks were served quickly and correctly. A place where you can have a cold beer in the...summer, no matter how hot it is outside.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

No omelettes available for lunch so had chicken schnitzel but chips were awful, greasy and not cooked through. When asked if we wanted bread said no but it came anyway and was on the bill so we complained and the bill was altered. Not impressed.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed May 30, 2019 via mobile

The place is old and they are still having some of the old staff working here. The food is tasty and the prices are average.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 16, 2019

Food was OK, portion sizes were good. Disappointed that soup was ‘finished’ at 6.30pm. Didn’t have the beer that I wanted from the menu so had to settle for an inferior one (in my opinion). Nice seat by the window overlooking the boating lake. Not...cheap by Romanian standards, but good value by English ones.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed January 9, 2019

Get a table next to the windows so you can see the nice water, unless it's winter. The food itself is fine.

Date of visit: January 2019
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