Monarch Prime and Bar
We had 5 adults for a siblings dinner. We did the chef’s tasting with the wine pairing. We were all thoroughly impressed with the food presentation and taste. It was a food and wine journey like no other. Everyone was raving about the meal the rest of the weekend and the wine choices were spot on. Lovely experience and looking forward to doing it again.
The food was delicious and the service was outstanding. Keep in mind it is very pricey, I would definitely recommend for a special occasion only. Overall great experience and I would definitely recommend!
We waited 35 minutes to get our table then another 15 for our waiter to stop by.. he was rude & didn’t speak
Loved the vibe but the food took 40 minutes too
Maybe retraining the staff would be great
Starting in the kitchen!
My wife and I ate at Monarch to celebrate our anniversary. The food was amazing and service was top notch.
I had the 60 day dry-aged ribeye and it was outstanding. Cooked to perfection. My husband had the bison which was also delicious and cooked perfectly.
The wine menu is extensive with pricing on par with most high-end restaurants. We had a couple of Old Fashioned from the bar, which were very good.
Food was good just not enough of it. The price for the volume is too high.
We love, love this restaurant. The food as well as the experience is very special, making it clear that the staff works together as a cohesive team who loves what they do, and do it exceptionally well.
A great special occasion place. Expensive for Omaha but very good.
Get dinner to celebrate a special Anniversary.
Great place! The food is outstanding...every single bite! The four of us each got a different meal and we tasted all of them. So yummy. And the cocktails are divine!! They have their own signature cocktails, but you can ask for anything and the talented bartender will know how to craft it. We were here when it was a new establishment and the service was kind of clunky, but that is not the case anymore. We had such a great evening!
Awful service; sat for 1 hour waiting for appetizer: waitress forgot salad course; signature steak was terrible.
Music was blaring and our table was wedged between 2 others.
Incredibly irritating; wish we had walked out.
Great service and choice of fixed menu was perfect!
This was our second year at Monarch Prime for New Year’s Eve. Last year experience was exceptional and there were four of us. This year we brought 10 people. Our service was terrible. Our waiter never smiled and generally did not seem to want to be working. When we asked for additional water and additional menu the waiter and say well it’s down at the end of the table and not hand it to anybody or offer to get more water. Unfortunately we won’t be coming back for a New Year’s experience even though the food is amazing.
We visited Monarch based on a friends recommendation. Had the NYE Prefix menu so I was slightly disappointed but there were still interesting options.
I would say the food was mediocre. The presentation was pretty but for the price... it wasn’t mind blowing.
Fun to try somewhere new but this wouldn’t be my first on my list as a menu to revisit.
My wife and I celebrated our anniversary on a Saturday. We were greeted quickly for our reservation and seated almost immediately. Our server Kylene introduced herself and was very helpful in explaining any item on the menu. We went with the Chef's tasting menu and it was superb. We were pleased with the very tasty and original combinations of flavors as well as quite taken with the wine pairings (we did the regular and not the reserve wines and were not at all disappointed}. The pace of the tasting menu presentation was nice...we were allowed time to savor each element and not rushed from one item to the next. Toward the end of the meal (about 2 hours after arriving), the chef came to our table and spent some time with us and we were able to share about our interest in food and he told us of their vision and practice at Monarch, as well as some details about himself as a person, which we appreciated. All in all, one of my more pleasant dining experiences in Omaha and I highly recommend them.
We had the chef 5 course tasting menu ($75). It was an experience we won’t forget. Each course had something exciting or unexpected.
We enjoyed the 5 course Chef's tasting menu and wine pairing. What a great dining experience!!
Each plate was beautifully presented. The food was extraordinary.....just as we expected.
Underwhelmed and disappointed in the food. Food was luke warm and inconsistent flavor between multiple of the same dish at the table. Love a great, creative and eclectic meal but this was not impressive. Service was underwhelming and sporadic. Disappointed for the price point. Too many other better options at the price point in omaha.
Amazing spot. Repeat customer. Love the vibe and the aged steaks are definitely worth the price.
The Christmas Brunch was excellent.
Everything was perfect for our Christmas brunch; the hostess held the door open for us; our waitress was friendly and professional; the food was literally to-die-for - everyone loved their meals. I drank a French75 - one of the best cocktails of my life; my husband drank the coffee and thinks it was so delicious. From soup to nuts (yes, we had a fabulous dessert) it was amazing and we will go back when we return to Omaha.
The service was slow. Took several requests just to have water brought to our table. It didn’t seem very busy and I saw 9 or 10 waitstaff, so it didn’t make sense. I don’t like to be rushed, but from the time we sat down to the time we walked out it was just over two hours; which seemed excessive.
We found the food to be excellent albeit pricey. The service was slow at first, then unfortunately, delivered by a waiter who exuded an unapproachable attitude. We believe service is paramount and should include friendly, helpful, and attentive demeanor. Our server was severe and minimalist; a deterrent to the entire experience.
Great service, amazing Christmas Chef’s tasting menu. The prime rib was awesome
After a horrible experience at another local high end steakhouse Monarch helped us with last minute reservations on Christmas Eve. Fantastic waiter, great Old Fashioned and French 75, excellent wine recommendations and food and presentation was excellent. Little pricey but will be back because it was a great value.
Monarch has amazing food with great atmosphere. We had short rib and truffle pasta and it was fantastic. Can't wait to come back!
Excellent place to have a relaxing dinner, Excellent service.
We arrived early and had expertly crafted cocktails at the bar to start our experience at Monarch. The host let us know when our table was ready and didn’t hurry us to be seated, which was perfect as we were not in a hurry. Once seated, Michael was gracious and made excellent suggestions based on his extensive knowledge of the menu. He was attentive, professional and fun to interact with throughout the meal. We each tried several different menu items and all were happy with our choices. The steaks are always amazing, which one of us had, and the others had the short rib and the waygu beef meatloaf. Chef has a tremendous knowledge of his ingredients and he takes everything he cooks up several levels to deliver fantastic flavors in each dish. All in all another wonderful experience at Monarch Prime and Bar!
Wow. Excellent food, perfect service ❤️. Ambiance was the best I've ever been. The complete package!
Everything about this was amazing. It was so good that we came back for lunch the next day. The value cannot be beat and the chef is a genius. I've eaten 2 Michelin star food and the best restaurants all over the world and this quality is extremely high. The decor and silverware and plating has all also been carefully thought out. I'll be eating here again every time I'm in town. I'm also adding this review to Yelp.
very noise and cold by window . I would recommend a seat further back in the resturant.
I loved the reno from the old space. The food was divine! The blue cheese and kale is a MUST!!!
My only complaint was that instead of bringing a new wine glass or small single carafe of wine with our additional glass of wine, he brought the bottle and poured directly into a glass on the table- unfortunately was poured into a glass with a different wine!!!! It was an expensive and unfortunate mistake that he did nothing to correct.
Otherwise, we will he back to try other things on the menu.
We arrived and the restaurant was nearly empty. We were to be seated in the back near the restroom and one of us were to share a couch with another couple. There were several open tables with seating for two. We do not like the shared seating. Seems like we were at a breakfast at holiday inn express.
The waitress was very good and help save the night. She recommended a great bourbon.
This was our second time at the restaurant before going to a show at the Orpheum. The first time the waiter went out if his way and even had our pickup parked. This time we were told that they would not park an F150.
Overall not a good experience.
The food here is very good. We've been here 2x now and both times went with 5-course Chef's selection. This basically is 5 courses of whatever the Chef wants to make for that hour or your group. It truly gave us an opportunity to try and be pleasantly surprised by some food that we would not have ordered for ourselves normally. This time we did a wine pairing and we should have done the wine pairing the first time too. It truly enhanced the overall experience.
The last time we were here, all was amazing. This time there were a few discrepancies. The music was really too loud. We were in a private booth, but it was still a bit difficult to hear each other. Our server should have been more knowledgeable about what was happening both in the kitchen and in the bar. She didn't seem to know the menu at all. We had to open the menu and point at everything we had ordered. Still, the food was amazing and we will most likely be back.
Excellent food. Very dish was great.
One of the most delicious ribeyes I’ve ever had. The chef is amazing. Red baby potatoes were fantastic and every selection has a great back story. Will be back soon.
My new favorite restarting. I loved the chef’s tasting with wine pairings. Everything was amazing. The dessert was a little more tart and the waiter could tell I was a little disappointed even though it was good so brought out truffles too! Amazing service and the best food in Omaha!
We had the tasting menu and were very pleased! Outstanding food and service!