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“Beautiful setting!”

Montero's Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed May 7, 2014

The first night we arrived in Elizabeth City, we could not get seated at this restaurant. So, we made a reservation for the night we would be returning. We had a very nice and capable waitserver and we enjoyed our meal with the exception of the fresh string beans; we had asked that they be cooked more (we don't like them crisp) and they were not....chef's do not like to cook them! The bread basket was wonderful. The music was too loud for the dining room area so we had to lean across the table in order to hear one another. But, we did like the food.

1  Thank travelexplorer27
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Reviewed May 1, 2014

We stopped in for our first Brunch at Montero's. There was a really nice selection of brunch items, sandwiches and entrees. The food as served promptly and the service was friendly. Every table gets a basket of little muffins with all meals and it's just one of the nice touches that make this restaurant a nice place to visit.

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Thank StayCationNC
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Reviewed April 28, 2014

Nice quiet dining experience with excellent food! Food portions come in a choice of half and full. Careful on ordering the full as my wife and I could not finish full portions. I had the Shrimp and Grits, which was absolutely exquisite!

1  Thank ksland
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Reviewed April 27, 2014

We visited Montero's because of positive reviews in Trip Advisor which in our opinion are well deserved-great food, excellent service, outstanding value. We elected the smaller portion option and were more than satisfied.

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Reviewed April 3, 2014

We dined on a Wednesday night and saw plenty of cars outside, so decided to try it despite some mixed reviews on Trip Advisor. Definitely was not overpriced in our opinion; in fact, it's a great value! You can order half portions and get plenty to eat while saving money because you still get 2 sides. Very broad menu (appetizers, sandwiches, dinners, meat, fish, vegetarian, etc) with variety in the sides. Pleasant atmosphere; feels like you're dining in an old Southern house. They have a bar downstairs where you can also eat. Salads were fresh with homemade dressings; both the orange balsamic and lime tequila dressing were great. Delicious and slightly sweet mini-muffins, along with other hot rolls, were served at the beginning of the meal. French fries were hot! Good service. My scallops could use somewhat less salt, and I'd like them to improve the wine list. Wines by the glass are mediocre. However, I was quite happy with the half bottle of Sonoma Cutrer Chardonnay, available at a good price.

Thank LadyEarl
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