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Monte Carlo Steak House

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3916 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105-1642
+1 505-836-9886
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

While this restaurant/bar has been around quite a number of years, we had our first opportunity to patronize it 2/17/17 !! This bar/restaurant shows it's age, BUT is is well kept and nostalgic of 60's/70's era. While we arrived at 5:30 pm, we found several tables available. Called before going and found out they do not do reservations. Basically, first... More 

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Thank Michael W
New Mexico
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96 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place reminds me of a restaurant from the 70s-80s when I was a kid. No it is not a fancy steak house but the food is really good and reasonably priced.

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Thank Lkmontano
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The prices are reasonable and most staff work hard to serve lots of people quickly and with a bit of personality. It attracts the spectrum of truly local cultures, and lots of families, sports teams and good friends frequent this restaurant for green chile cheeseburgers, steaks, the best Greek salad dressing (I request extra), and other favorites. We prefer to... More 

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Merrillville, Indiana
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Fun, local experience, great food and great service. My brother, who lives in Albuquerque, thought it was the best green chili cheeseburger in town. I'd like to give a big thumbs up to Shiela, our waitress, for the great recommendations on food and drink that night.

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Thank Kimberly K
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We saw the reviews and decided to try the Monte Carlo. While the restaurant was packed and that seemed like a good sign, it was a a major let down. You had to seat yourself (this was dinner) and the waitresses were really slammed too. The restaurant is like a throw back to the 1960's and didn't feel super clean.... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Based on our visit to this restaurant on a Saturday night, it looked like this place is well known among locals, especially for its steaks and green chile burgers. My husband enjoyed his steak, with plenty of leftovers thanks to its large size. The burger was great, and the green chile had a very nice bite to it - maybe... More 

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Athens, United States
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

At here twice on this trip. This is the kind of place where the locals go. Not fancy, it is family friendly. Some of the best steaks I've ever eaten.

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Thank James L
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

It's an old dark steakhouse. Great steaks and cold beer... but I am always on the hunt for New Mexico's best green chile cheeseburgers. This could be it.. Oh yeah...bacon makes it better! and totally worth running the construction gauntlet for the ART.

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Savannah, Georgia, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Overall, we were very happy. My husband had the prime rib cooked perfectly medium special w/ loaded baked potato. I had the ribeye cooked perfectly medium & loaded potato. Both of us enjoyed our meal. This was the best ribeye that I have had in a while. The side salad was the least appealing part of the meal. If was... More 

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We went to the restaurant based upon DDD. It is a very local place, nothing fancy. The food and drinks were very reasonable. I had a fabulous steak. The service was very efficient and friendly. It would be a regular on my list if I lived in the area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3916 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105-1642
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-836-9886

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Los Angeles, California
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?