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Esmeralda Family Restaurant

204 Rickey Rd, Monticello, IN 47960-1539
+1 574-583-6361
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“hash browns” (2 reviews)
“burgers” (2 reviews)
“great buffet” (3 reviews)
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American, Mexican
204 Rickey Rd, Monticello, IN 47960-1539
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Esmeraldas has the best omelettes ever! The Western omelette is my favorite-- and big enough for two!

Thank Janine B
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Found this quaint little place near Indiana Beach that was opened until 9 p.m. for dinner. As we walked in we were a little overwhelmed by the choice of light bulbs, the restaurant was lit with the day time light bulbs which I'm not a...More

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Great service! Large portions & decent food for a good price. Our waitress was great! Coffee was good & kept full.

Thank AdqS
Reviewed 17 July 2017

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 30 May 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 25 February 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 11 October 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 7 September 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 6 September 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 22 August 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
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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