Top Restaurants in Monaco
Restaurants Monaco – What’s a vacation without excellent food, delicious cocktails or fine wine in a good restaurant? Such evenings create memories. WorldTop7 offers a selection of the best restaurants in Monte Carlo. And because we know how different tastes are we cover all of the different restaurant styles!
Whether a sushi restaurant in Monaco, an American steakhouse, an Italian restaurant, a Thai eatery or exotic Cajun cuisine – the lovers of culinary delights come fully at their expense and find lots of insider tips. Our restaurant tips in Monaco are by locals (which should know where it tastes best!), celebrities, globetrotter and business people. And if you’ve eaten in one of these restaurants in Monte Carlo where cuisine, service and atmosphere was unbeatable and you want to tell everybody – that’s what WorldTop7 stands for! Restaurants in Monte Carlo with the x-factor!
The demands in terms of restaurant style are naturally very varied and WorldTop7 is happy to assist. Whether it is a small, cozy bistro in Monaco with delicious and authentic food for surprisingly little money or a completely styled Michelin-star restaurant in Monte Carlo where movie stars and models have diner – here you find everything from inexpensive to expensive, from grunge to classy, from traditional to macro kitchen!
But not only for your vacation, also for your business lunch or business dinner in Monaco you can find exactly the right place to eat. Thus, business become pleasure in no time!
Beach Club Monte Carlo
Style: Trendy & Clubbing Beach Lunch
Every year The Beach Club (Sea Lounge) opens its doors in May and it’s one of the preferred spot to enjoy a trendy clubbing atmosphere while lounging by the sea; right on the beach you have the chance to sunbathe and refresh yourself with a dive in the sea while dancing the latest tunes and sipping a delicious drink; chill out on the sand from noon to sunset and then pop by the La Vigie or Le Deck restaurant for a sophisticated dinner by the pool tasting mouth watering dishes from the Mediterranean cuisine in a chic atmosphere.
Address: Avenue Princesse Grace, 06190 Roquebrune Cap-Martin, Monaco
Area: Roquebrune Cap-Martin, Cote d’Azur
Phone: +377 98 06 54 54
Price: Mains (Mezze) starting at EUR 14.-
La Chevre d’Or Restaurant
Style: Food lovers Gourmet Heaven
Dining at Hotel Le Château de la Chèvre d’Or’s 2-Star Michelin rated fine dining restaurant means savouring delectable cuisine at one of the most distinguished restaurants of the French Riviera.
The glamorous eatery is just 20 min away from Monte Carlo or Nice and offers stunning views of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat and the Mediterranean from above. It is the perfect setting for romantic dinners and outdoor lazy lunches, and even business meals. They also have private dining areas that are ideal for corporate functions. Expect sophisticated French and modern Mediterranean fare that look like art pieces prepared by Executive Chef Ronan Kervarrec and pastry chef Julien Dugourd. Signature dishes include Capunatina d’Aubergine, Rouget Barbet (olive puree stuffed fish), and succulent rack of milk fed lamb. Dessert options are sinfully indulgent; there’s a rolling dessert cart too apart from the offerings on the menu. Their wine list is comprised of interesting fine wines suitable for every occasion.
Le Château de la Chèvre d’Or restaurant is open for lunch (noon – 2pm) and dinner (7:30pm – 10pm) daily but restaurant hours and days vary depending on the season. Make sure to book at least a week ahead of your visit.
Address: 6 Rue du Barri, 06260 Eze Village, France
Area: Eze, Cote d’Azur
Style: Romantic Sea Food With Spectacular View
A ten minutes drive from Monte Carlo, in the picturesque village of Cap d’Ail, this absolute gem is set in the cliff right on the sea shore; once a fishermen’s snack spot it is now one of the best fish restaurants at the Cote d’Azur with a very romantic atmosphere; the ideal venue for languishing cheek to cheek dinners.
Address: 10, Bd Raymond Gramaglia, 06320 Cap d’Ail, France
Area: Cap d’ Ail, Cote d’Azur
Price: Mains EUR 15.- to EUR 30.-
Style: Charming Harbourside Restaurant
Agent 007 Roger Moore and F1 victor David Coulthard has one thing in common when it comes to Monaco – having Michelangelo Restaurant as a favourite dining spot when in town. The charming eatery has lovely painted walls that depict Michelangelo’s artwork and has huge glass windows to maximize the harbour and sea views. Expect to see many tourists and regulars who have been coming around to enjoy the food and the relaxed ambiance for over 20 years.
The cozy eatery features organic ingredients in preparing sumptuous French and Italian favourites like pasta, pizza, caprese salad, risotto, ratatouille, and many seafood delights that are caught on the very same day.
Enjoy hearty at tasty meals at Michelangelo’s for lunch from noon ‘til 2pm or dinner from 7:30pm – 10:30pm from Mondays thru Saturdays.
Address: 8 Quai Jean-Charles Rey, 98000, Monaco
Area: Monte Carlo Centre, Cote d’Azur
Phone: +377 92 05 77 33
Price: €35 – €50 per person with 3-/4-course meal
Style: Tiny Local Pasta Place
An all time favorite by local regulars, Le Pinocchio is the ideal place for a cozy and genuine dinner with friends; in this tiny restaurant you will taste the best classic Italian food including fresh pasta, meat or fish delicacies; it is situated in the Old Town, a little walk away from the Palais Monegasque; don’t forget to book in advance as the venue is very small and crowded.
Address: 30 , rue Comte Félix Gastaldi, 98000, Monte Carlo, Monaco
Area: Old Ville, Cote d’Azur
Phone: +377 93 30 96 20
Price: Mains EUR 25.- to EUR 55.-
Style: Relaxing Lunch in Monaco
If you want to detach from the bustle of mundane life in Monte Carlo, head to Metropole and lay back; let yourself go to the tunes of the “sound designer” Beatrice Ardisson, who will cradle you with excellent lounge music and indulge in the best cocktails in town while snacking some lunch; maybe the best bar in Monte Carlo, it’s the perfect hideaway to get some rest before diving again in the crowd or to close the evening freeing your mind with a drink.
Address: 4 Avenue de la Madone, 98007 Monte Carlo, Monaco
Area: Monte Carlo Centre, Cote d’Azur
Phone: +377 93 15 15 15
Price: Mains starting at EUR 18.-
Style: French Riviera Dolce Vita Feeling
Opened in 1950, close to Monte Carlo Casino, the Rampoldi has always been the preferred stop for jet setters and celebrities: the famous Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld and even the teenage American superstar Miley Cyrus are some of the recent celeb names the restaurant hosted.
Well known for its unbelievable caviar, it offers a brasserie style menu and during the weekends it is crowded with an international clientele that want to taste some of the glamorous dolce vita just like in the good old days.
Address: 3, Avenue des Spélugues, 98000 Monte Carlo, Monaco
Area: Monte Carlo Centre, Cote d’Azur
Phone: +377 93 30 70 65
Price: Mains EUR 20.- to EUR 60.-
Style: Fun Jetset Institution in Monaco
Sass Cafe is the ultimate destination if you want to be in the middle of the jet-set action, not exactly the place to go for a romantic evening; the restaurant is good, but the real deal is the piano bar, where you will listen to excellent live music while sipping some delicious cocktails and enjoying the funny atmosphere all around you; when you feel you have lounged enough on the sofas, get in the middle of the gossips shaking your booties together with VIPs and Cipriani folks on this trendy venue’s velvet seats; traditionally run by Samy and his father, it is the place to go for a last drink and an easy dance before getting in the real groove in the world famous Jimmy’s night club.