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Monte's Downtown
Monte's Downtown

Monte's Downtown Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.montesdowntown.com
  • Phone: (701) 526-0149
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American, Continental
  • Executive Chef: Christian D'Agostino
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Offsite catering available for groups of any size. We are approved caterers for the FargoDome and have recently started a catering relationship with Rustic Oaks. We are happy to work with any venue on making your event perfect.
  • Private Party Facilities: Monte's Restaurant can accommodate groups up to 120. We also do offsite catering for any sized group - contact us to discuss details!
  • Private Party Contact: Christian D'Agostino (701) 526-0149

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 2nd Ave.
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Monte's Downtown
Monte's Downtown:

A traditional upscale restaurant infused with casual urban sophistication. An eclectic continental menu incorportating local products and produce in exciting new concepts. A daring destination restaurant that exploits the ambiance of a beautiful historic building. A community-active establishment geared to conversation, mingling, dining and drinking, with the goal of rejuvenating and revitalizing the art of nightlife in the new downtown Fargo. Check your pre-conceptions at the door. It's time for a world class restaurant in Fargo/Moorhead.

Remember: upscale not uptight
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Diner Reviews
  • "I choose this place on a recommendation, since i was going with business clients. Folks in my group had a great time and enjoyed their meals and drinks. We had all had the special of the day and could not get enough, it was really prepared well. Appetizer was very nice as well. Noise level was just right for us to talk some business and also be relaxed."
    Dined on 1/8/2014
  • "Great food, great service, but hard plaster walls and ceiling reflect and echo sound. Positive feedback loop: have to talk louder to overcome the noise; so does everyone else. Highly recommend eating here, but find a slow time/day. To the owners: the plaster ceiling looks good, but an acoustic tile drop ceiling is worth the sacrifice. Add curtains, acoustic foam, or even egg cartons to the walls."
    Dined on 10/11/2013
  • "Food was good, wine selection was great, service was poor, we felt like we had to beg to get a drink, extremly loud, tables too close together, difficult to keep conversation at own table due to noise. Spicy meatball apps were awesome!"
    Dined on 9/14/2013
  • "This restaurant has been purchased by the chef and a partner. The food is outstanding....it has never failed to please us!"
    Dined on 4/20/2013
  • "Excellent choice for the food and the service. Now under new ownership, but have not returned yet."
    Dined on 9/22/2012
  • "My husband and I, along with a group of friends, went out for his birthday. There is a new menu. We each tried a different dish to share. All were very good. We had the shrimp, carpaccio and squid/mussel calamari for appetizers. Very good start. The duck was nicely prepared. The steaks were well-cooked. All the desserts were good too especially the croissant pudding. It was a satisfying dining experience. We will definitely come back!"
    Dined on 10/9/2012
  • "Provided they don't run out of everything, this is a nice little spot. When we went, they ran out of two of the entrees and one of the desserts. All of which were the ones I wanted (just my luck I guess). Service was a bit slow for my taste. What food I did order was really nice though."
    Dined on 6/30/2012
  • "Wonderful service and delicious food! A perfect place for a couple's night out without the kids!"
    Dined on 3/16/2012
  • "What a great surprise....loved everything our entire table ordered. We had an appetizer with Maple Bacon on it and I am still telling friends about it....too bad I don't live in Fargo"
    Dined on 12/3/2011
  • "I was undecided between teh homemade raviolis and the meatloaf and had asked the waiter. I felt from his repsonse that he was not overly keen about either. Opted for the homemade roasted veggie raviolis. Intersting and good, but nothing I would go back for. The pasta was heavy/thick vs.light. However the veggies inside and sauce on top was very good. The garlic cheese toast served with it was out of this world! And the basil goat cheese served with the bread basket is wonderful!!!"
    Dined on 11/7/2011
  • "Very nice restaurant in old downtown Fargo. Affordable. The panko-crusted pickerel was excellent. Rice should have a bit more of flavour."
    Dined on 5/20/2010