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Monte Carlo Steak House

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3916 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105-1642
+1 505-836-9886
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09:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 09:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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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 5 days ago NEW

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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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank animalhouse505
Savannah, Georgia, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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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Thank Michael K
Williams, Arizona
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101 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great, family owned steakhouse. The staff are super friendly and the food really good. Salad was fresh and crispy and dressing very tasty. Had fried mushrooms and onion rings as appetizer. Probably best ever had. Steaks good. Simple and not pretentious place. Home made Greek pastries are heavenly. Parking is around back. There is road construction on Central; be patient,... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I group of us hungry barbarians went to this place because it was highly recommended by both locals and a TV show that goes by DDD. My meal was average at best. Par for the course for a steak house. My buddy had his order sent back two or three times because they couldn't get the temp on his steak... More 

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Thank widowson510
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect rib eye. Large potato with bacon, cheese, butter and sour cream. The salad is a workman salad: iceberg lettuce with tomato. I had 1000 Island dressing, its been a while. For the price, who cares. This is a jewel and a great dive. I'll be back.

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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?