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Esmeralda Family Restaurant

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204 Rickey Rd, Monticello, IN 47960-1539
+1 574-583-6361
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“hash browns” (2 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
“great buffet” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Mexican
204 Rickey Rd, Monticello, IN 47960-1539
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Love this place for breakfast lunch or dinner. Huge servings from a very large menu. They have just about everything or anything you want. Great buffet on the weekends as well. Highly recommend

Thank Stephanie K
Reviewed May 30, 2017

Great breakfast allot to choise from. You get allot for your money. Had eggs, toast hash browns bacon and susage, juice and coffee for around $9.99. Would eat here again.

Thank cricket2017
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Waitress said what she would bring at beginning of order, ketchup, syrup,hit sauce and butter and brought none. The food was alright.

Thank deeramirez
Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in here to eat as most restaurants are closed on Mondays. The food was great and good value. The waitstaff was slower but not horrible. Definitely going again if we came back through

Thank 28world-traveler
Reviewed September 7, 2016

I am only giving a rating of 1 because of the waitress who was attentive, to some extent. The food was horrible! I ordered a skillet, which was served in a bowl and cold. The potatoes were under-cooked, my "over-easy" eggs were overcooked and greasy....More

Thank Jeannette P
Reviewed September 6, 2016

Food was very good, impressed with how staff handled themselves. Wanted to go again to try other foods but ran out of time.

Thank Joni L
Reviewed August 22, 2016

super long wait time. no organization on incoming tables. honestly thought they forgot to seat us until we reminded them not enough servers for tables never got refills

Thank Buttercup1997
Reviewed August 15, 2016

We had their breakfeast buffet this was a great choice.They also serve great Mexican food as well,you will not be sorry.

Thank carpetbaggers86
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Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Very poor service! So slow, and the breakfast buffet was not worth the price! My family of 5 was very disappointed! We waited initially 5 minutes at the door before we were even greeted. Finally received a table, then had to wait an additional 5...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed July 31, 2016

All eggs are doubled- you want two you ask for one. Food is great tasting, good service with owner on-site at most times. Very popular with locals.

Thank Gregg B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 Rickey Rd, Monticello, IN 47960-1539
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Monticello
  • Phone Number: +1 574-583-6361
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