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Monarch, Omaha, NE

Monarch

4.0
4
235 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
The Monarch Restaurant, at Omaha’s Hotel Deco, features contemporary cuisine that blends local foods, seasonal twists and dynamic flavors into a culinary experience for the taste buds. We take classic dishes, and transform them for the modern palate. Through our intensive sourcing program, we ensure that we are garnering the absolute best products from local Farms, Ranches, and Distilleries. From our classically inspired cocktails, exclusive theatre menu, and of course our charming dining room and lounge are sure to please.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 8 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary American
  • Hours of operation
    Breakfast Mon–Fri 6:30 am–10:00 am Sat, Sun 7:00 am–11:00 am Bar Mon–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (402) 933-7437
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive chef
    Richard Doty
  • Catering
    Multiple menus are available to choose from.<br />An extensive cocktail menu and wine selection are available.
  • Private party facilities
    Hotel Deco has four separate event spaces to suit any needs: the Park Ballroom, the Redick Room, the Chrysler Room, and the Rockefeller Room.
  • Neighborhood
    Downtown / Old Market
  • Cross street
    Located inside the Hotel Deco at the corner of 15th and Harney Street.
  • Parking details
    Valet
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 235 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.0
4 based on recent ratings
  • 3.9Food
  • 4.1Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 3.6Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Nebraska

    Contemporary American

235 Reviews
  1. Stacie

    Chicago

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    Food was amazing, once we actually got it. Service was horrible.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    We got there at 5:40 before the Orpheum show at 7:30 and were seated right away. We had a reservation for 5:45. The length of time between drinks, appetizer and our meals was very long. Which is nice if you want to enjoy a slow pace but a little nerve wracking when you only have 10 minutes to get in your seat for the show. They were out of decaf coffee (???) but comped us decaf hot tea. Food was exceptionally good! I had steak & frites (subbed a salad for the frites). My steak was exceptional! My friends had Cajun pasta with added chicken. They each brought some home for lunch today! I highly recommend but make your reservation for 5:30 if you are going to the show!

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  3. ThereseY

    Omaha

    23 reviews

    3.0

    23 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was our second time at Monarch, the first for brunch. Even though we weren’t overly impressed with the brunch, we decided to try it for dinner given its proximity to the Orpheum. Honestly, the atmosphere, the service, the cocktails…all really good. The food was just a step above okay. Not a great menu for this type of restaurant, particularly with so many other choices in the downtown area. May be better for just cocktails before a show.

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  4. Timothy

    Omaha

    58 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    58 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Cosmopolitans were excellent! The batter on the calamari was way too salty, but our main dishes of a sirloin steak and a pesto pasta dish were delicious. Despite the Calamari that was taken off our bill, we had an enjoyable meal at Monarch and will return in the future.
    MonarchResponded 2 days ago
    Good Morning Timothy thank you so much for your comments. I will work with the chef on the calamari. Please come back and see us real soon. Cheers

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  5. Veggie

    Omaha

    14 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on April 3, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Waitress apologized that they were out of cherries when she brought my Manhattan, husband’s gin and tonic was pink, made with soda water. My son’s filet was over cooked, both his wedge potatoes and my husband’s fries were soggy. Waitress said they were out of the house ranch at this time. Cucumbers in salad were peeled and seeded but in huge chunks, didn’t eat them. My salmon was good however. Elegant setting and handy for a show at the Orpheum but the food took a long time to come out and was not up to par. This is our second time trying, will not return.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Omaha

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Service was exceptional, very knowledgeable about the menu and drinks. Food was above standards. Ahi Tuna Crudo was well, balanced with the avocado, tomato and strawberries. The salmon was seared perfectly with a perfect internal temperature. I recommend this venue for dinner with chef Scott
    MonarchResponded 2 days ago
    Good Morning, Thank You so much for your great comments I will pass on to the chef!

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 23, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    The ahi tuna appetizer was almost tasteless. My old fashioned was warm (though it was served with a large ice cube). I’ve never had a warm cocktail…maybe the glass had just come out of the dishwasher. Our server was okay; she acted like she didn’t want to be there. Nice ambiance, but I don’t think it was worth the price.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Omaha

    25 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on March 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a great dinner last night at Monarch! Four of us were going to The Lion King and wanted to have dinner first. I’m really glad we picked monarch! The food was great, the atmosphere had a nice, relaxed vibe and the service was fantastic! Very glad we picked this restaurant and will definitely be back!

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My salmon, broccolini and spinach was a little over peppered. My the steaks we ordered were fabulous.

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  10. CherylH

    Omaha

    9 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on March 1, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, our appetizer got lost in the shuffle, but they brought us dessert on the house to make up for it!

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  11. JuanP

    Dubai

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely place, the food was very tasty and elegantly prepared

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  12. katherine

    Miami

    3 reviews

    1.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    app was cold. steak was overdone and fries had no seasoning.

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  13. TLLoags

    Omaha

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great atmosphere and service. Less than impressed with the food for the price. Steak was tough and full of fat. Other food was luke warm. Work out the food and you have a hidden gem.

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  14. Mia123

    Omaha

    2 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 5
    Terrible ‘fine dining’ experience. We had 5:00 reservations, as as we had a 7:00 show to attend. The waitress took my husband’s drink order, we mentioned we had tickets to the show that night, and the she promptly disappeared for almost 20 minutes. When she finally returned with his drink, we immediately placed my drink order, our starter and dinner order together. The brussels sprouts starter was over cooked, almost soggy, and had little flavor. Worst we’ve ever had at a restaurant. We began to wonder if our dinner order was ever coming by the time she came out with our main courses. My filet tips ‘small plate’ (at $18) was four small pieces of steak on a skewer. One of the four pieces was almost entirely inedible fat. The other three were barely rare. I would have liked to get them cooked more, to make at least *some* of my meal edible, but the waitress never bothered to check how our meal was after dropping the plates at our table and disappearing. Luckily my husband took pity and exchanged my rare pieces for some of his steak. But by that point, we were on a time crunch to just get out of the restaurant and find parking at the show. We had to flag her down to get the check. The restaurant is beautiful. If you want some great Instagram photos of your night out, this is a place to go. If you want to actually be served a decent meal… choose elsewhere.

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  15. BarbN

    Omaha

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Relaxing atmosphere, quiet environment with attentive and quick service prior to going to the Orpheum. Enjoyed it and plan to go back.

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  16. KimA

    Omaha

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, beautiful place, loved it. Our service was fabulous and definitely we will be back.

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  17. JayH

    Omaha

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 14, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    fuzzy mold on charcuterie berries. strip steak served luke warm, lacked flavor. mashed potatoes barely luke warm.

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  18. Dana

    Omaha

    6 reviews

    2.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on January 11, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Ordered efficient show meals which included dessert—they ran out of desserts even though we ordered well before others. There was NO adjustment in our bill! Order of food arrival concerning.

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  19. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We love this restaurant. It was our second time eating here before a show at the Orpheum! Beautiful decor! Good wine list. Fun, tasty, diverse menu. We made reservations and had a darling table for two. Bonus! We were able to valet at Hotel Deco and our car was safe & sound clear through the show for $15! Everyone was so friendly and helpful. We loved Jack, our server. He got a bit slammed at one point. But our food still came out on time and we made it to the show with plenty of time to spare! Highly recommend. It is more expensive than some places in downtown Omaha, but there are plenty of options reasonably priced as well. You're paying for a higher level eating experience and convenience of being right across from the theatre! 5 stars!

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    Baltimore

    3 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    Horrible, overpriced food. Not surprising that there was almost no one there. It’s a shame because it’s a beautiful restaurant and hotel.

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  21. EatTravelExplore

    Omaha

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    We had a good time at dinner and the ambience was very cool. The restaurant has a lot of potential but the food was just okay and, for the price, would recommend other restaurants in Omaha. Our server, Jack, was fun and knowledgeable and we appreciated his honesty regarding what dishes to order.

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  22. PatHaney

    Omaha

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 23, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service in a very nice ambiance. The hotel is pretty unique which adds to the character of the restaurant.

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  23. OpenTable Diner

    Omaha

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 17, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 5
    Upon walking in your expectations are high. The restaurant is modern, moody and chic. The light sound of jazz fills the air and creates a relaxing environment. However, the food and service was not matched. If you have time for a 3 hour wait for full service food and hopefully equipped with a jaw of a Greek god to chew through the NON prime tough filet then this is the place for you! Save your self the money and head over to 801. For $6 more - I could have had a SUPERB filet with the same beautiful ambience and a waitress that didn’t match the personality of a rock.

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  24. OpenTable Diner

    Omaha

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 16, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Service=Great. Food=Average. My vegetarian girlfriend was disappointed that menu items on their website menu were not offered.

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  25. AllieG

    Omaha

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 10, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 1
    Food was extremely disappointing regardless of price. Was cold and not even close to the quality related to what was expected. Restaurant was so loud we could barely talk. Much of the food looked and tasted like it was frozen first. Positive our server was great. I would not recommend or return ever.

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  26. Omahamimi

    Milwaukee

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 8, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our favorite restaurant in Omaha. The combination of amazing food, outstanding service, and quiet ambiance = best dining experience!

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  27. EmmaB

    Omaha

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 7, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    Terrible service and the food was so mediocre. The prices were insane for what we had. They need to up the food game and service. It was a beautiful restaurant and just so unique. Do not recommend going here!

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  28. JanD

    Omaha

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 6, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I'm sorry to say but I was disappointed with the filet mignon. It tasted like a roast. Dry and not much flavor. The drinks were wonderful, and my friend loved the salmon. Our waitress was fun and helpful.

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  29. AndiZ

    Omaha

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 2, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was our first time dining at Monarch but not our last. We will definitely be back. It was a lovely setting and the service and food were great.

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  30. SmrT

    Omaha

    51 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    51 reviews

    Dined on December 1, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My friend and I went to dinner at Monarch before seeing a show at the Orpheum. Our server, Kendra, was attentive and kept us on schedule so that we made it with time to spare. We shared an appetizer of delicious Brussels Sprouts along with a glass of Prosecco, which was just the right beginning. My friend ordered the Ratatouille, while I had the Chilean Salmon. Both were prepared just right, and we enjoyed them with a glass of Pinot Noir. There are plenty of by-the-glass wines to go with your dinner choice. We will definitely be back!

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  31. RichardO

    Omaha

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 29, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Perfect pre-theater spot! Food was excellent and beautifully presented. We had the Chilean salmon and the Gouda Mac and Cheese with chicken and pancetta. Our server Megan was attentive and friendly.

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 28, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Came here for my birthday a year ago and came back k here to take my friend for her birthday! Loved the restaurant! It was so nice and classy yet beautiful inside. Food was great! But we did not quite enjoy the ratatouille, it was bland for us. Their flatbread and steaks are amazing! Great service, even made some out of menu Mocktails for the girls who doesn’t girl but still a cute drink for picture!
    MonarchResponded 2 days ago
    Good Morning, thank you for the great comments. We have changed from the ratatouille to a more appetizing entree.

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  33. CatherineL

    Omaha

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service and the food and drinks were very good. An enjoyable evening

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  34. PaulE

    San Antonio

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 18, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food, service and atmosphere. This is definitely a special place for any occasion. We enjoyed our dinners immensely.

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  35. TinaH

    Omaha

    6 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on November 18, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    We waited 15 minutes to be seated; however, there were only two tables that has diners so not sure why we had to wait. I ordered a tequila and soda and my friend ordered a jalapeño margarita and it was the worst drink we've ever had. Neither one of us finished them. My friend had the ribeye and it was awful and so thin and tough you couldn't even cut through it and the fingerling potatoes had zero seasoning on them and they were so dry. I ordered the mac and cheese with chicken thighs and the chicken was so overcooked it was hard to chew and just awful. We dined here previously in the summer and it was the best experience which is why we thought we would try it again. We will not go back to this restaurant again.

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  36. Andrea

    Minneapolis

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 14, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was incredible, well seasoned, perfectly cooked salmon. The server was kind and attentive to our 7pm show start. Such a nice place to sit and eat.

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  37. JCDining

    Omaha

    8 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    Our table ordered the beef tip appetizer, which was over cooked and the meat was grainy. It also didn't come with any sort of sauce. The gouda bites were delicious but the sauce was bland. My ribeye steak was overcooked past medium rare TWICE. I didn't send it back the second time because we had a show to get to. Our server was MIA most of the night and it took us 2 hours to make it through dinner despite the restaurant being empty. On the positive everyone enjoyed the craft cocktails and my daughter had the Chilean Salmon and said it was delicious. Would highly recommend that dish. I just feel like the place was too empty for us to have had so many issues.

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  38. KateF

    Omaha

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 8, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was very good, but it was enhanced by the wonderful ambience with low lighting, elegant decor and a feeling of privacy at almost every table.

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  39. DisneyFoodie

    Omaha

    10 reviews

    3.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on November 5, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    We ordered things that would not take long to make since we had a show to get to. The fried calamari was overcooked and chewy and the breading on it was very floury tasting, but the dipping sauce was good. I had the Steak and Frites. The steak was cooked perfectly, but had little flavor. I have better steaks at home from Hy Vee. The potatoes weren't too bad. My wife had the Salmon and was very pleased with it. The restaurant was fairly quiet which was enjoyable. I don't think we will go there again, but it wasn't very bad.

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  40. KarlaB

    Omaha

    8 reviews

    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 5, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We had date night our first time at Monarch foe dinner and our meals where dissapointing for the price. Our appetizer was the house fries that where not crispy ans hard to pick up because they would break apart the Aioli was very good. Dinner my filet was severely overcooked and burnt flavor was off as well meat tasted old. My husband ordered the ribeye and was definitely not medium and quality was not there for $50 steaks. Our waitress was great and provided great service.

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FAQs

Monarch is rated 4 stars by 235 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 8 times today
Google Map for Monarch

316 S 15th St, Omaha, NE 68102

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Located inside the Hotel Deco at the corner of 15th and Harney Street.
  • Neighborhood
    Downtown / Old Market
  • Hours of operation
    Breakfast Mon–Fri 6:30 am–10:00 am Sat, Sun 7:00 am–11:00 am Bar Mon–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary American
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    Valet
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Richard Doty
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (402) 933-7437
  • Catering
    Multiple menus are available to choose from.<br />An extensive cocktail menu and wine selection are available.
  • Private party facilities
    Hotel Deco has four separate event spaces to suit any needs: the Park Ballroom, the Redick Room, the Chrysler Room, and the Rockefeller Room.
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