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Montero's Restaurant

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414 McArthur Dr, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4577
+1 252-331-1067
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4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This neat, clean and inviting place was wonderful. Food was great and our plans to return are in the making. The owner talked with my wife and gave her the history of the location and the progress he and his family did to make it into the establishment it is now.

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Thank James S
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went to monteros for a farewell dinner for my friend neighbor who was moving back to boston. The bread and rolls were delicious.the friendly waitress was helpful and attendant. I ordered the salmon which was to die for. Flaky but not dry and it has a sauce on the plate that was delicious. My daughter ordered a double order... More 

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Thank rocknrollmomma
Elizabeth City
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Relaxed atmosphere, excellent food & fabulous drinks. Our go-to weekly date-night spot where we are greeted warmly from friendly staff.

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Thank flowergirl1969
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we drove down from our home in Virginia Beach to visit the lovely small town of Elizabeth City,NC and because of the good ratings on Trip Advisors came to the Sunday Brunch at Montero's Restaurant. The selections were varied and scrumptious. The prices were very reasonable.

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Thank JennVA
Andy and Karin M, Owner at Montero's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for making the trip down from Virginia Beach! We are so thrilled you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The shrimp and grits here rival those of Crook's Corner in CH. Laura, my server was informed and so friendly. Hidden gem in a lovely old house in Elizabeth City!

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Thank kpvn
Andy and Karin M, Owner at Montero's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed our Shrimp & Grits! They are definitely one of our favorites. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are not enough good things to say about Montero's. My husband and I live in Elizabeth City and moved here 10 months ago. It's the first place we ate, and we instantly fell in love. We've been for Sunday brunch and dinner multiple times. Their country ham sweet potato biscuits for Sunday brunch are the best thing on the... More 

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Thank AppState1313
Andy and Karin M, Owner at Montero's Restaurant, responded to this review

Wow! We just have to say your review put the biggest smile on our faces. We love what we do and are so thankful to have you as a part of our Montero's Family. Thank you so much for your continued support and for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. More 

Fredericksburg, Virginia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was disappointed several years ago to share a lackluster meal with an out-of-town guest at our best restaurant, Montero's. Then the restaurant closed at lunch, and I just never thought about it until recently when I arranged to meet a friend there. We met in the empty parking lot as Montero's is closed on Monday. Finally we got ourselves... More 

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Thank Beverly S
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26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent sea food and service. Like very much the option for large or smaller entre serving size. Unusual and creative appetizers. Great value for the price.

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Thank nelson r
Andy and Karin M, Owner at Montero's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Nelson! Thanks so much for your review. We are so happy that you had an excellent experience on your visit to Montero's. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would give the food a solid 4 stars for the variety, taste and value. However, the fantastic service we received from our server, Laura, made this a 5 star rating. She has to be one of the friendliest and most attentive servers we have ever had. I would recommend the Delmonico and the spicy Shrimp and Grits.

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Thank L6724VVmichaell
Andy and Karin M, Owner at Montero's Restaurant, responded to this review

We agree, Laura is amazing and we are so lucky to have her on our team here at Montero's! We are so glad you enjoyed your Delmonico & Shrimp and Grits-they are two of our absolute favorite dishes, too! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review and we hope to have the opportunity to... More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I chose this restaurant from Trip Advisor to celebrate my hubby's birthday with family and friends on our way to the beach. I emailed for reservations and got a phone call within the hour asking for the bday boy's name. When we arrived, they had our table decorated with balloons and a signed card and his name was on the... More 

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Thank HavePileWillTravel
Andy and Karin M, Owner at Montero's Restaurant, responded to this review

We are so thrilled you enjoyed your stop here at Montero's and that everyone loved their meals! We hope you have had a wonderful beach vacation, as well, and we have the opportunity to welcome you back here in Elizabeth City soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $25
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 McArthur Dr, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4577
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-331-1067

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?