Scene Restaurant & Lounge
Scene Restaurant & Lounge

Scene Restaurant & Lounge

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.sceneatmonaco.com/
  • Phone: (256) 327-8347
  • Hours of Operation:
    Mon - Thu: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Fri - Sat: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
    Sun: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Global, International, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Robert Charles
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Private Parties - Monaco Pictures is the perfect venue for Private Parties with two beautiful lounges for dining and socializing - Scene Restaurant & Lounge and Prive. These areas can accomodate anywhere from 5 to 200 guests each and offer complete restaurant & banquet menus, full service bars, a wine bar, and restaurant and lounge style seating.
  • Private Party Contact: . 2563278347x
  • Special Events: Let Monaco Pictures host your next Special Event! Our services include corporate breakfast meetings, cocktail parties, receptions, casino parties, wine presentations and more. Conference Room & 14 Theatre Auditoriums are available for rental, too.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Old Madison Pike
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking available immediately adjacent to Monaco Pictures. Additional parking available throughout the Bridge Street Town Centre.
A word from Scene Restaurant & Lounge
Scene Restaurant & Lounge is a place to enjoy a variety of opportunities that indulge the palate. Scene's integrated Sushi Bar and our distinctive sharable menu, along with our signature drinks and world-class wine list, offer a unique dining experience for our guests.

Scene Restaurant & Lounge is designed to deliver an unparalleled setting, with seating areas that provide both a feeling of intimacy, as well as an open atmosphere perfect for socializing both before and after your movie. Integrated into Monaco's expansive lobby, this "See and be Scene" atmosphere is the perfect getaway for a great night out!
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Scene Restaurant & Lounge reviews from OpenTable diners
33 reviews since July 29, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
91% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
hot spot (18)vibrant bar scene (16)late-night find (14)good for groups (11)great for outdoor dining (11)romantic (10)special occasion (10)fit for foodies (7)scenic view (6)neighborhood gem (5)notable wine list (4)great for lunch (4)great for brunch (1)kid-friendly (1)Show More
  • Great supper after the movie
    lewlewVIP
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Our sushi supper at happy hour prices was the best way to relax after our movie and before we went out to shop a bit. We sat on the balcony where we could see the ginormous Bridge Street Christmas tree. Awesome as always. Bradley took great care of us.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • All Around Awesome!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    The Food was great but the service was even better, Jess took care of us and made our dining experience perfect!!! Also, the Happy Hour menu is amazing...can't wait to do back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome!!!!
    pacman
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    We loved it and can't wait to go back !!!! The food was good and drinks were awesome!!!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, late-night find, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • table given away
    curtis35811
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    I made reservations and even hadva lady to call me and confirm. When we arrived at the restaurant to find that our table had been given away. The downstairs is a little busier and noiser than we like. The manager gave us a complimentary slice od cheese cake (after i requested it) so it was easier to swallow but we dont like the downstairs as much.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Evening
    Dinner4Two
    Dined on 10/27/2014
    The Scene Lounge is the perfect spot for a quick dinner before a movie. The hostess inquires as to whether you are seeing a movie and the staff works to make it happen. There is an awesome selection of delicious appetizers and sushi. Or, if you want a larger meal there are some great full-plate choices. A nice selection of wine and beers including some local craft beers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great hangout for good friends
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    The service wa great, food was outstanding, it was a little dark but all and all! we had a great time!!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bwarner
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Our waiter was amazing! He went above & beyond on his service. I will definitely eat their again before our movie. No worry of having to run to make your movie, you are right there. Will recommend this to friends and family.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great experience
    Hard2pleas
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Took my wife to celebrate her birthday...fantastic dining experience.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just So So
    Shelly
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    The item that I wanted to order, they were out of. The server was a little high strung (it wasn't busy so I don't know why he acted like that) The ranch dressing wasn't that good. They need more vegetarian options. The ambiance was great, very classy place to eat.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Super Service!!
    Reggiewayne
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    I was very surprised at how great the food was in the lounge and really did not expect much from a bar and movie concept.. But wow it really was nice!. The Sushi was great and the drinks were very well mixed.. My wife and I dined before the movie. The staff provided exceptional service and we were even greeted by the manager. Which explained why the staff was so well trained.. We will defiantly return!!! Great place...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner and drinks before movie
    jfehrenb
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Lively scene, friendly and efficient service, great setting in Brudge Street' Monaco. Small plates are numerous and very good. Sushi was very good. Drinks and beer are worth. Wine list is not strong for a wine lover, but good for the average drinker.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best Sushi
    NJTP
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Scene's setting always makes guests feel like it's a decadent treat to be there. The sushi is the best in the region and a better value by quantity then other good well known sushi restaurants in the region. Waitstaff are welcoming and knowledgeable however needs improved communication among themselves.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Meal with a Movie
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    This was our first time at the Scene. My wife and I went as part of seeing a movie on the adult-only Prive balcony section of the Monaco Theater. The food was very good and reasonably priced. The service was very prompt and attentive, allowing us to linger up to within 5 minutes of the movie start time as the door to our balcony seats was just 30 feet away. We filled our wine glasses with was left of our bottle of wine and took them to our seats, which were cozy twin seats in a sort-of love seat configuration. The only down-side was that the automatice wine dispenser did not work properly.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Movie night
    Chevy
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    I have been here several time and will be back many more. Great food and the staff will get you to your movie on time.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome! Excellent service & food
    luv2dine
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Awesome place to have dinner and a movie. By far one of the best dining experiences in Huntsville.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 18 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 29, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.9
    • Food4
    • Ambiance3.7
    • Service3.7
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 390 reviews are from the Scene Restaurant & Lounge reviews archive.
  • Dinner & A Movie
    DateNightCouple
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Great place for a date night for Dinner & A Movie. Seating upstairs so we could watch movie goers come and go. Service was great as well.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Pleasant Dining Experience
    SceneVisitor
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Visited The Scene Restaurant before attending a movie. Price and variety appropriate -- appropriate meal size and not too expensive with good menu choices. Personally, I don't care for open air dining; however, having a booth made our visit okay. I wanted to dine in the Prive' area, but there were no servers during the week. Hopefully that will change in the near future. Lastly, pleasant interaction and follow-up with Restaurant staff (manager on duty and server).
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Date Night Delight
    MOPFAN
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Wife and I enjoyed a casual dinner of sushi (Oceans Seven) and Kale Salad with a great glass of Californian Cabernet wine before heading of to the Theater. The server and manager on duty made for casual chat while the different food items were being prepared in the kitchen. Altogether we had a relaxed and enjoyable evening.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • great date night dinner and movie
    debdining
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Booked reservation online in morning for 6 that evening. Had a great table upstairs in the Privé area overlooking the theater entrance. Noise level was good, could have a normal conversation without fear of being overheard or shouting. The food was great, as was our server, though I did have to wait a while on a special item I asked for.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • relaxing
    curtis35811
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Great service. The young lady that waited on is was spectaculer. We have had a couple of duds in the past. They dont know when to cut a conversation off and move to the next table. I can understand finishing a thought but to do it repeatedly is no acceptable. The food is good and the prices are very reasonable.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Server
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Loved our server, he was very friendly, kept an eye on us and answered all our questions. Will defiently go back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Happy Hour!
    workinggirl
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    This is a great place for happy hour get-togethers. Great drink specials and food specials. The ambiance is nice and service is wonderful. I planned a last minute happy hour with about 15 colleagues and it turned out perfect and everyone had a wonderful time. The staff was very attentive to my request and took very good care of my group. Will definitely make this my go-to spot for these events.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OK, but... not special
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Don't expect a decent selection of wines or wide selection of entres, they're not there.
    Special Features:
    romantic, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Scene Suffered
    jjouttoeat
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    This is the second time within a two month period that I have gone to The Scene that I have had a problem being waited on. I have had Servers walk right by me waiting on the tables around me and not even looking my way until I have to either stop them or get up and find someone to help me. I am not sure if it is a problem of under-staffing or what, but I see Management just standing around and not lifting a finger to help when this happens. I have always liked The Scene but have seen this happen over time. There are too many places in this city to go to to have this kind of service. I will not be back any time soon.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Loved it
    smz1VIP
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    Fun place, connected to Monaco Theaters. Sushi was amazing. We happened to be there on an all day happy hour (score for us) so the service was a little slow, but not terrible. House wines surprisingly good. Romantic-ish, odd as its next to Monaco pictures, but very quaint and welcoming. Would definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • temperature
    niteout
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    We arrived at 6:30, sat upstairs overlooking the theater area. We both felt hot. I don't know if the air could not be adjusted because of the doors opening and closing? Or what. It was at the end of our meal that we felt hot, so we didn't say anything to the staff. The staff was excellent!!!!!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sushi!
    lewlewVIP
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Most of us around here love to go to The Scene for sushi. They have 3 rolls that are at an awesome price for Happy Hour plus they have other great options. LOVE their drinks too.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Girls night out
    britnee814
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    Went to The Scene for dinner and a movie. We went after our movie, around 9:45, and our table was waiting for us. Though it wasn't as crowded as it generally is. Sushi and drinks were pretty good. Though I ordered the crab cake appetizer and it was horrible! It was breaded and deep fried rather than pan seared. That was probably the worst crab cake I've ever had! But everything else made up for it! We will be going again... just not for the crab cakes!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just great!
    hngstrickland
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    The husband and I didn't really have time for an early dinner before our movie and I was starving. So I just booked a reservation on my phone at The Scene about 45 mins before our movie. We got seated and served within 15 mins. We did just order appetizers because we weren't sure how long anything would take. But it was fantastic food.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    Expected a menu with more offerings but were able to find suitable choices. Our server Melissa was excellent - very attentive to our needs but never intrusive.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • aangels6903
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    Love this place go here as often as I can always have a great time and good food
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Scene at the Scene
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Always on the night out option list. The is the perfect place for just about any occasion.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • aangels6903
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    We love this restaurant and always recommend it but our waitress sucked this go around it won't stop us from coming but her service was very slow no drinks most of the time forever for food
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Service, food was average.
    ELCapo
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    Great Service, but the food was averag this time. The Monico Margarita that I had was terrible, but my girlfriend seemed to like her Lemonade cocktail ok. This dining experience ( food and drinks) was not as good as the first time we ate there, but I can certainly say the staff have always been super friendly.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Scene
    moviegoergrub
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    Great place to meet friends and eat before a movie. They have a very good sushi menu. All the food is prepared and presented well. Dine upstairs in Prive area if you're seeing a movie, or hang out at the bar or dine on the patio. It's all great.
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, special occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service
    GirlsNightOut
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    I received a call before my reservation to confirm the time and quantity. Greeted and promptly seated. Server was very attentive, without being a pest.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, special occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place for dates
    Greatfood
    Dined on 4/24/2014
    My husband and I always go to the monaco to watch a movie and eat. The food is always great and if your running behind you can call get reservations and even order your food over the phone so it's done when you sit down.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place with or without a movie
    auartVIP
    Dined on 4/23/2014
    Scene is a local favorite, great for grabbing a couple of drinks or having a good meal. The menu presents many good upscale "bar food" choices if you're looking for a snack or an appetizer (the beef kefta is recommended). The sushi is excellent; try the sexy ban roll. The draft list isn't extensive, but they stock some good local breweries. They're also mindful to prioritize you if you have a movie to get to - just be sure to tell your server your movie time. Overall, Scene has become a pretty regular dining choice for us.
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ambience
    mama2jmk
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    Ambience is everything for my meals. It was a very pleasant, romantic atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    Romantic, special occasion, Late-Night Find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Dining experience......
    MovieBuff77
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    This was our first time eating here. The atmosphere was fun and pleasant! My husband ordered the steak nachos, which were ok, he said he would not order them again. I ordered the oyster rockafeller, which was good but would have been GREAT if it was hot and not just barely warm. I could have used about another 4-5 slices of bread also. Our drinks were good and our waiter was very friendly and great on checking on us! I had heard good things about dining there, that is why we picked eating there over all the other the places at bridge street. However, I felt for the price we could have had eaten at one of the other places and had an appetizer and hot food. We will give it one more try next time we go to a movie....
    Special Features:
    Romantic, Scenic View
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate