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Montero's Restaurant

414 McArthur Dr, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4577
+1 252-331-1067
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“prime rib” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
414 McArthur Dr, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4577
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stop at Elizabeth City on the way to the Outer Banks specifically to have a meal at Montero's. The service is outstanding and the food is excellent. This time I was sad to find out they weren't serving the flourless chocolate torte for dessert.More

Thank MaryBeth D
Andy and Karin M, Owner at Montero's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sorry we didn't have your favorite dessert MaryBeth, but are so happy to hear that you still enjoyed your stop in Elizabeth City and Montero's! We hope you had a memorable trip in the OBX and a quick & safe trip home :). Looking forward...More

Reviewed August 14, 2018

All I can say is WOW!!!!! I emailed 24 hours prior for a reservation . Email was sent next day to confirm . I let them know it was for an adult birthday and they had the table set up with a balloon and card...More

Thank bking406
Karin M, Owner at Montero's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So happy to hear that you enjoyed your first visit with us! We just love special occasions, so we're happy you gave us another excuse to celebrate :) We'll be sure to share your kind words with our amazing staff, and thank you for taking...More

Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

One of the few, always consistent, always clean, always happy servers, and last but not least, great food!! If you are traveling through Elizabeth City, this would be the special evening out for a wonderful time with friends and enjoying some wonderful food and service......More

Thank Terry K
Karin M, Owner at Montero's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

WOW!! Terry you may have just made our year! We were so pleased to read your kind and very thorough review! You seemed to mention everything, and we are so appreciative of your attention to detail. We have the best employees (hands down) and they...More

Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

This place is head and shoulders above any other shrimp and grits we have ever had, hands down. The place is really a nice place which would also be good for special occasions. I would drive special just to have them again. I don’t even...More

Thank Julie H
Karin M, Owner at Montero's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

:):):) We are so happy that you enjoyed our shrimp and grits!! We serve them everyday, so come visit again soon! Thank you for your kind words Julie! We look forward to your next visit! Karin Montero

Reviewed August 6, 2018

If you’re looking for a very nice restaurant with reasonable prices and delicious food Montero’s is the best place to go. Their menu has something for everyone.

Thank martaboyce1
Karin M, Owner at Montero's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thank you so much! Your kind words mean more than you know! We look forward to your next visit! ~Karin

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Haven't eaten there in a few years, but every time we ate there it was awful!! It was like opening a can of Chef Boyardee!! Will never eat there again, no matter what meetings or get togethers are occurring.More

Thank Tim K
Karin M, Owner at Montero's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Wow! This makes me very sad. We are far from perfect Tim and make mistakes daily, but we do care and we try very hard every day to make our guests happy. Our staff feels the same and are passionate about guest service and food...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I had the black bean burger and it was very tasty. I am going back soon and ask the owner for the recipe.

Thank Ednaruth
Karin M, Owner at Montero's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thank you so much! We are thrilled that you enjoyed it! We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Food was great, price right and service even better. From the moment we walked in the door, we were warmly welcomed like family. The half or full portion choice was a great benefit as well. Definately worth a visit.

Thank SueNovak
Karin M, Owner at Montero's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Your kind words have made my day! Thank you so very much! We hope you’ll come visit us again one day soon!

Reviewed July 30, 2018

My wife and I and another couple drove 90 miles to get to Elizabeth City at my encouragement. I had seen the restaurant featured on UNC and read all the glowing reviews. I must admit the other three in the prarty would go back in...More

Thank SeventhSon9
Karin M, Owner at Montero's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

We are so sad to read this and learn that we disappointed you! The Chicken Ashley is the dish Andy used to make for me when we were dating 20 years ago when he was trying to "woo" me, and it makes me sad that...More

Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Never had a bad experience here. Great food and a large variety of choices. Service is amazing and it is run and operated by the owners and you can expect to see them working right along side the staff.

Thank arthurowen
Karin M, Owner at Montero's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Thank you so much!!

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plbrady3
August 26, 2017|
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Response from Paula G | Reviewed this property |
They have a full bar.
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_mjanice39
October 11, 2016|
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Response from Linda H | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know. It's not really a burger and sandwich kind of place. I had crab cakes and my husband had prime rib and it was delicious.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $25
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, 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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