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Restaurants in Monte Carlo

Although eating out in Monte Carlo isn’t what you’d call cheap, it’s easier to find affordable cuisine here than in some of the other Côte d’Azur resorts. Prices in some of the city’s exclusive restaurants are eye watering, but you can find some reasonable restaurants in the romantic old streets of Monaco-Ville.

The Monte Carlo restaurants below are grouped into three pricing categories:
Expensive (over €100)
Moderate (€50 to €100)
Cheap (up to €50)

These Monte Carlo restaurant prices are for a three-course meal for one with a bottle of house wine or equivalent.


Joël Robuchon

Cuisine: French

Serving creative Mediterranean cuisine in a refined atmosphere, this two-Michelin-starred restaurant is situated in the Hôtel Métropole and takes diners back to a bygone era with its classical art, drapes and colonnades. However, the inventive dishes are anything but old-fashioned and are cooked in a fabulous open-plan kitchen.

Address: , 4 avenue de la Madone, Monte Carlo,
Telephone: +377 9315 1510.

La Marée

Cuisine: French

The views are as captivating as the cuisine in the rooftop restaurant at the Port Palace hotel. Fittingly, as the restaurant overlooks Port Hercule, the emphasis is on the freshest seafood available – personally chosen by the lucky diner. You can have it prepared how you want as well, paying handsomely for the privilege.

Address: , 7 avenue Président John F Kennedy, Monte Carlo,
Telephone: +377 9797 8000.

Le Louis XV

Cuisine: French

Legendary chef Alain Ducasse is the man behind the signature restaurant at the Hôtel de Paris. This three-Michelin-starred restaurant serves up some of the finest food in Monte Carlo and the service is exceptional. Not surprisingly, prices are astronomical, but the dining room and food presentation are godly.

Address: , Place du Casino, Monte Carlo,
Telephone: +377 9806 8864.


Café Llorca

Cuisine: Mediterranean

Michelin-starred chef Alain Llorca is at the helm of this contemporary Monte Carlo bistro, which is open for lunch. Flavours of the Mediterranean, from east to west, bathe like artwork in the glorious daisy-yellow hues of the café. Although the food is fantastic wherever you sit, try and book a seat on the charming sea-facing terrace.

Address: , Grimaldi Forum, 10 avenue Princesse Grace, Larvotto,
Telephone: +377 9999 2929.

Fredy’s International

Cuisine: French and Italian

Situated opposite the imposing cathedral, this charming seafood restaurant can be found in the romantic old streets of Monaco-Ville. It's a peaceful, laid-back place that serves quality food at very reasonable prices. All the fish dishes are fantastic, although the rump steak in Béarnaise sauce keeps diners returning.

Address: , 6 rue de l'Eglise, Monaco-Ville,
Telephone: +377 9798 2041.

Tip Top

Cuisine: French

Tip Top belies its salubrious location near the Casino and serves reasonably priced Mediterranean dishes (well, for the Riviera at least). Little wonder it's so hard to get a seat here, although your patience will be rewarded by jovial service and decent-sized portions in this cosy, Formula 1-themed restaurant.

Address: , 11 avenue de Spélugues, Monte Carlo,
Telephone: +377 9350 6913.


Le Saint Nicolas

Cuisine: Mediterranean

This lively restaurant is on one of Monaco-Ville's cosy cobbled streets and offers up fairly inexpensive set menus. The chefs aren't reinventing the wheel with their cuisine, but diners can expect tasty pizzas, pastas and salad in a warm and friendly environment. There's plenty of seating outside as well.

Address: , 6 rue de l'Eglise, Monaco-Ville,
Telephone: +377 9330 3041.

Pizzeria Monégasque

Cuisine: Italian

It might not be in the most scenic spot in Monte Carlo, but Pizzeria Monégasque is a wallet-friendly option serving cheap and cheerful pizza in a relaxed environment. There's a small covered terraced and a long list of pizzas, including a sweet selection, but be warned: it does tend to get rammed.

Address: , 4 rue Terrazzani, La Condamine,
Telephone: +377 9330 1638.

U Cavagnetu

Cuisine: French

Meaning 'picnic basket' in the local dialect, this intimate and inexpensive restaurant in Monaco-Ville serves up a delicious selection of regional specialities including octopus and savoury pastries known as barbajuan. It also plates up the usual suspects (seafood, pizza and pasta), which are best enjoyed on the rather romantic terrace.

Address: , 14 rue Comte Félix Gastaldi, Monaco-Ville,
Telephone: +377 9798 2040.
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Hôtel Hermitage

Listed as a historic monument, the Hôtel Hermitage is an imposing belle époque hotel that remains one of the jewels in Monaco's architectural crown. Opulence abounds inside, with extravagant antiques and ornate décor, but also plenty of old-world style and elegance. Some rooms overlooking the harbour have their own terrace hot tubs.

Hôtel de France

This simple yet comfortable 2-star is just a few minutes' walk from the lively morning market at La Condamine's Place d'Armes and the shops along rue Grimaldi. Rooms have contemporary style and some come with a balcony. Considering it's less than 10 minutes' walk from the port, it's a bargain.

Hôtel Ambassador Monaco

Monaco's main attractions, including Monaco Rock, the Palais Princier and Port Hercule, are just a stone's throw away from this stylish, understated hotel. The 3-star stay comes with all the usual comforts, Wi-Fi and air-conditioning included, at a rather reasonable price. There's also an in-house restaurant that serves Mediterranean classics.

Le Miramar Monaco

What this little 3-star lacks in spacious rooms it makes up for in wonderful views. Overlooking Port Hercule, the Miramar has simple, modern sleeping quarters, some with balconies. Its SunDeck Restaurant is a real treat: very good food served on a panoramic terrace looking out over the port.

Hôtel Le Versailles

It isn't particularly inexpensive, but it's cheap for Monaco. Situated a few minutes of the Palais Princier, the Hôtel Le Versailles offers basic accommodation in a convenient location in La Condamine at the foot of Monaco-Ville. This 2-star also has a restaurant that serves French and Italian cuisine.

Hôtel Villa Boeri

Cross the road to Hôtel Villa Boeri and you also cross the border from Monaco to France. Yet despite being in a different country, the hotel is fairly centrally located with the Casino Square about 10 minutes away on foot. Some rooms have small terraces with partial sea views.