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6934 E 1st Ave, Ste 102, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4329
+1 480-970-7682
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5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Sun 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Glendale, Arizona
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was looking for a great experience for our 10th Anniversary. My husband is the romantic and I am the foodie. The ratings on this place are spot on! We had the most enjoyable experience and this is our new "go to" place for celebrations and when special guests are in town!

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Thank TheEpicureanQueen
Atlanta, Georgia
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Probably one of the most special and magical dining experiences of my life has been at this restaurant. The Pre-Fixe menu has incredible options that are sure to delight any palate. We had the pleasure of enjoying the service of Sam, the sommelier. He made excellent recommendations for pairings, and even delighted us with a few new recommendations. The patio... More 

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Thank The_Midtowner
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing service, atmosphere, and food! The food, which is mostly locally grown, was prepared perfectly and presented in a very attractive way. Every server was very friendly and professional. We'd both agree that Monarch is one of the very best places we've ever eaten. It's very romantic, very beautifully decorated, and just perfect!

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Thank John M
Franklin, North Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the excellent ratings must be relative to other local restaurants not on an industry wide scale. Mostly uninspiring presentation, above average food quality, attentive wait staff, wine selections a curious mix, must have been done by a local distributor. Wine glasses stored upside down on an unsealed cedar shelf so all wines had a cedar nose. Would I go... More 

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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281 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our dining experience at the Monarch was 1 of the best we've ever had. We received a creative delicious meal with professional white glove level service (without the actual white gloves) in a romantic setting. Truly a memorable dining experience.

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Thank JackieBG7
San Antonio, Texas
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food...amazing ambience...great service. Great place to celebrate a special occasion. We will be back on our next visit to Scottsdale!

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Thank JesseandLisa
La jolla
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always reliable for strong drink, properly cooked fish and old San Francisco ambience. No reservations policy and no valet parking so best to taxi/uber and taker time at the bar.

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Edgewater, New Jersey
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268 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not only is Monarch beautiful and romantic, the food and service are over the top in good way. It's an interesting concept that allows the best situation for the chefs to present perfectly prepared dishes. It is a semi-set tasting menu that gives you options for almost all of the courses. I assume the menu changes often. We had 2... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our go-to place for celebrations and special nights. It's beautiful - you will be transported if you sit on the enchanting patio. The food is superb and the service is even better. They make everyone feel so special. Overall an exceptional experience.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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165 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is rightly voted the best (TA) restaurant in Scottsdale. Up there with the best in Arizona in my opinion. The offerings are stunning so no need for me to make recommendations as everything is perfectly cooked and presented. Wine list is also excellent and the waiter was extremely knowledgeable as I struggled to choose between 3 different bottles. As... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$65 - $100
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6934 E 1st Ave, Ste 102, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4329
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-970-7682
Description
Monarch, in Scottsdale, Arizona, offers contemporary American cuisine in a fine dining, ultra-romantic setting. Located in Old Town Scottsdale, we offer guests a seasonal, chef-inspired 4-course prix fixe menu, which changes weekly. Our intimate candlelit courtyard and romantic dining room are surrounded with vines, lanterns and bubbling fountains. The chef at Monarch is chef/owner Gus Lewkowicz and is family owned and operated. DUE TO THE HIGH DEMAND FOR OUTDOOR SEATING WE CANNOT GUARANTEE OR RESERVE COURTYARD SEATING. WE WILL DO OUR VERY BEST TO ACCOMMODATE REQUESTS WHEN POSSIBLE. THANKS FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?