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About Monte's

Monte's the Oldest Italian Restaurant in Brooklyn is back! Featuring Neopolitan style pizza cooked in our wood burning oven as well as many other dishes. Our kitchen prepares daily homemade pasta and features many regional dishes from the north to the south of Italy.

451 Carroll St.
Brooklyn, NY 11215
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Pizzeria

Hours of Operation:
Monday Closed
Tuesday - Thursday 4:30pm - 10pm
Friday 4:30pm - 11pm
Saturday 10:00am - 11pm
Sunday 10:00am - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Nevins St & 3rd Avenue

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX

Phone Number:
(718) 852-7800

Website:
http://www.montesnyc.com/

Catering:
In house parties available
Call: 718.852.7800

Parking Details:
FREE Parking available in our adjacent lot.

Public Transit:
F/G to Carroll Street and R to Union Street.

Executive Chef:
Salvatore Zapparata

Private Party Facilities:
Private Events with a guarantee of
50 people. Weekdays: open availabilty.
Weekends: ONLY 12pm-3pm and 1pm-4pm.

Private Party Contact:
Tina: (718) 852-7800

Additional:
Bar Dining, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Please join our mailing list to receive updates on upcoming events.

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

We are closed.

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Full menu available with holiday inspired specials.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Full menu available with holiday inspired specials.

Monte's Ratings and Reviews

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4.0

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

3.9

service

3.4

ambience

3.8

value

3.5

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Authentic (5)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
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Creative Cuisine (3)
Fun (3)
Comfort Food (2)
Good for Groups (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Worth the Drive (1)
Good for Birthdays (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Cozy (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Bar Seating (1)
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·Dined 6 days ago

had dinner with a group of 8 and the service and food were excellent. we ordered pizza, pasta, salad and seafood, and all of it was fantastic.

Tags: Cozy, Casual, Fun, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Food was ok but not for what they are charging. Way to over priced. The service was non attentive. They only accept amex or cash only so not only do you have to pay for an over priced meal you have to give them more money to use there ATM. Plus the part that is the most annoying is that they charge for every soda. I paid over $12 in soda. And my sodas didn't have alcohol.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

I haven't eaten at Montes in Brooklyn (one of my favorites) in a while and it surely has changed. Instead of being a hopping full scale restaurant the menu suggested otherwise. The experience sincerely saddened my wife and I because we were expecting more for our Anniversary, and with a very limited selection of entrees, and a huge list of pizza options, we couldn't help but feel like we were in a high end romantic pizza joint. Despite limitations, overall the food was good (e.g., salad & Chicken Parm), and had the expectation been to just eat pizza we would have been fine.

Tags: Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Everything was great except for the noise level, which I found very annoying. Food and service were fine.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Old-school red sauce Italian with plenty of pasta, pizza, meat, and sea food dishes (plus a full bar). Has a garden out back (nice) and a few small tables out front (no so nice unless you like eating on the sidewalk, which I do not). Always reliable. Good food, friendly service, they will customize and just dishes for you, e.g., no meat.

Tags: Fun, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Authentic, Kid-friendly, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Got completely bait and switched on a bottle of wine. Ordered a bottle of Oregon Pinot, got a swill bottle of Argentinian Pinot instead, told I needed to pay the same price for it. Assumed I'd be charged less because I'm getting a lower quality wine.

If you run a restaurant you should understand the difference in quality in pinot noirs in those regions. I basically just got a "too bad, so sad" response and told to pay up and hit the road. Poorly managed, will not return. Update your wine list if you don't have specific wines available so people know what they are getting.

I wanted to like the restaurant, but got impression ownership/management couldn't care less about my experience. I recently moved to the neighborhood and could have been appeased by any minor gesture that showed they cared, but nothing. First time there, last time there.

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·Dined on August 25, 2017

I've eaten in a lot of very good Italian restaurants over the years but this was exceptional.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Monte's was a place out of the blue. We were hoping to get brunch, but randomly stumbled upon a random restaurant in the Gowanus. I went there with my girlfriend. We shared a order of baked clams. They were tiny, but the flavor was just amazing. I believe my girlfriend ordered the Braciola di Maile (stuffed pork shoulder) and she felt that it was amazing. I had the amazing Spaghetti Vongole. Had a ton a calamari, mussells and clams. If I am ever starving, I would eat that because I was full the rest of the day.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Romantic, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 21, 2017

Love this place. Great food and nice atmosphere.
Make sure you visit their outside area, specially in the summer time. It's pretty comfy.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 17, 2017

My boyfriend and I were very happy with everything that we ordered. I was a little discouraged with bad reviews from Yelp but I tired anyway and was not disappointed. It was a very cozy and romantic atmosphere. Authentic Italian cuisine with an interesting history behind it. Definitely a must try.

Tags: Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 3, 2017

Nice little restaurant with its own parking in Brooklyn which is a very rare find. Staff was very nice and food was good. This was a great place for a quick married- date night for the weekend.

Tags: Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 3, 2017

Food and service terrific.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on May 28, 2017

Our food was good and the patio behind the restaurant was perfect for such a nice day, but we were the only people there and the service was still very slow--I think some they had just opened they were still setting up for the day. We weren't in a rush, though, so we enjoyed our experience overall

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 (Savannah)·Dined on May 6, 2017

Clearly this restaurant must be doing something right if they been in business as long as they have. I found the waitstaff to be knowledgeable about the menu and gave expert service. The quality of the ingredients was excellent. I had the spaghetti with clams a tasty sauce with the appropriate restraint with the olive oil. My wife had the Bucotini with short rib Ragu. Fabulous!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 28, 2017

Amazing pizza, delicious entrees and amazing Nutella calzone. Better share that it's huge!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 12, 2017

Everything was amazing, I regret never going there before. The wine, the food and the service was exceptional.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on April 8, 2017

This was our first time here and we were staying nearby, so we decided to try it for brunch. It was a quiet day, but we had salads, pizzas, and dessert. The pizzas were great, as was the salad. The wait staff was attentive and engaged on a not-so-busy afternoon. All in all, an enjoyable experience.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 25, 2017

The atmosphere looks funky and fun but...
The restaurant is not that large and they couldn't handle a table of 6 orders without an hour wait for our food. Pasta was gloppy and bland. Simple side of Broccoli was surprisingly awful. Muscles were all fragile and splintering apart. Pizza was large and fun but nothing to write home about.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 17, 2017

We loved everything we ordered. Pizza great, Mozzarella and tomatoes very good. Shrimp and veal parmigiana wonderful. Very friendly and accommodating staff.

Tags: People Watching, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Casual, Cozy, Comfort Food, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 23, 2017

Food and service is awesome!!

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 14, 2017

We had a very special Valentine's Day dinner at Monte's. We will definitely be back again.

Tags: Outstanding Value, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Phenomenal Valentine's Day

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 11, 2017

Hidden little gem. Short ribs awesome, Nutella pizza so yummy.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 11, 2017

Went for an early Valentines Day dinner. Great food. The place was packed and very lovely. Totally worth the price for the quality. Will definitely go back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 15, 2017

We live in S. Florida and every time we visit NYC, we've eaten at Monte's many times over the past few years. Every meal is delicious. Never had anything bad. Their homemade Sangria is excellent. If you're ever in the Park Slope neighborhood, I highly recommend eating at Monte's.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 6, 2017

Monte's has been around for over 110 years... My Italian-American family have been regulars since we came off the boat. Recently the restaurant received a makeover like much of the beloved neighborhood. The Italian food is still top notch. It has great elements from Southern and Northern Italy. I consider myself a great judge of Italian food; it's my comfort food... Let me say this, you will leave satisfied. The portions are above average in size and most importantly THE FOOD IS DELICIOUS!!!! Deffinitley check this place out. Whether you are with a group of people or on a romantic date, Monte's is a must try in Brooklyn!

Tags: Authentic, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Hot Spot, Bar Seating, Great Beer, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Seasonal, Waterfront, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2016

The food and service was good. Everyone enjoyed their meal.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 17, 2016

Always great.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 13, 2016

Excellent server and well made drinks. Attentive service and special request attended to.

Tags: Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Atlantic City)·Dined on June 5, 2016

Great food and service always a nice place to eat

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on May 15, 2016

Been there with my wife because I really wanted to try their pizza and I it was amazing, way more than I was expecting actually. The Quattro Formaggi is insanely good. I will definitely come back.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 8, 2016

The had a lovely seafood special for Mother's Day. And their pasta with duck was fabulous

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 8, 2016

Did not get chance to between inside dinin. Needed to get heat lamps as its not summer, plus we care dining. Waitress was friendly but overwhelmed.
Will go again, for a second shot

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on May 7, 2016

We were here for a family birthday dinner, a party of 7. We were taken to the back patio and shown two tables with a heat lamp in between the two tables. We asked for another table so we could all sit together. The two tables are meant for two separate parties. HELLO!
We ordered cocktails and then placed orders for our appetizers as well as entrees. Appetizers took a reasonable amount of time and then things went downhill...
Ordered a bottle of wine and it took over 30 minutes, had to ask THREE times for it!! Entrees took an HOUR to arrive!! Plus other tables were seated after us and were served way before us. All the while, they never came to clear the table of our pre-dinner cocktail glasses!
We then orderered desserts for our birthday celebrants. Check comes and they added on a 20% gratuity! The menu says a 20% gratuity for parties of 8 or more. NICE TRY. Plus they didn't even comp anything for the lousy experience.
Needless to say, we will never go back to Monte's. There are plenty of other restaurants that serve better food and with better management that care about their customers.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 4, 2016

Loved loved loved the food, service & atmosphere

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 30, 2016

Second time there. Will go back. Attentive, friendly service, great food. Reasonable prices. Nice decor.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 26, 2016

My family used to come here for family celebrations over 40 years ago. We went to the 'new' Monte's and weren't disappointed with the updated menu selections.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 18, 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed my meal at Monte's and I loved the ambiance of the restaurant. The menu has a lot to offer and I enjoyed my gnocchi. I look forward to going back and trying other items on the menu.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 31, 2016

I have been driving past this restaurant for about 30 years and always thought...I have to try it someday! It looks very inviting from the outside. Finally got to go and what a wonderful surprise. It was that good. I guess I shouldn't be surprised because it has been open for many, many years. The ambiance is cozy and the service and food were very good. I shall be back soon!

P.S. They also have a parking lot which is wonderful in this neighborhood.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 17, 2016

We have been dining here for many years, and Monte's is always a comfortable traditional Brooklyn experience. This time I tried the veal parmigiana which was an absolutely delicious classic dish, with a side of pasta of course. Although our waiter was completely inattentive on a quiet cold Sunday night, that is not usually the case. The room is a warm welcoming atmosphere.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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