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Monty's Restaurant and Pizzeria

2515 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-6929
+1 941-637-0008
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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“pizza” (106 reviews)
“garlic knots” (12 reviews)
“crab bites” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2515 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-6929
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Came into Monty's on a whim, as it is close to home. While we did have to wait for several minutes to be seated, it was worth the wait. The lasagna was great and very cheesy and the happy hour specials were pretty good. Service...More

1  Thank Alexandra D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I are new to Punta Gorda and we're in the mood for a pizza. We did want to do the same "chain" pizza as we had elsewhere so we decided to fine a local place. We were not disappointed. The pizza was...More

2  Thank Michaelfreeman
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic! Service was great and the food was the best. A gem in the middle of punta gorda. This part of the year was refreshing to not be the only patrons in the establishment. 30+ years in business was obvious!More

4  Thank Jesse H
OnBehalfOf, Owner at Monty's Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

That's a big compliment, Jesse, and we're flattered! We couldn't be happier, and we appreciate you spreading the word. Thank you so much for the nice review and be sure to let us now if we ever slip, Five stars are always our goal. We...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

My wife had garlic knots which she said were great. The guys across the bar complained of being charged twice, and my wife was charged twice (cash payments). She didn't complain on account of the chaos that followed, but we can't let it go. If...More

Thank Daniel R
OnBehalfOf, Owner at Monty's Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

We take our reviews very seriously if you would please email us the details of your visit. Our email address is montyspizza@embarqmail.com. Thank you.

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We have been here by ourselves and in Big groups. We have always enjoyed Monty's but this time we had the Calzones. The first time we had onions in it and the water was a problem from the onions. We did the same on this...More

6  Thank AlnSue
OnBehalfOf, Owner at Monty's Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thanks so much for leaving us such a flattering review. Nothing makes us happier than guests who frequent our restaurant and continuously enjoy their meals. We appreciate your kind words and look forward to having you as our guest again next season.

Reviewed 22 March 2017

We went to Monty's two years ago and had a terrible experience. The food was horrible, the waitress just as bad, the place was dirty and worn out. We said we would not return. Then after two years we thought that perhaps things may have...More

1  Thank riottheking
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived about 6 pm to a busy but not packed restaurant. The manager on duty seated us after a couple of minutes. We waited 12 minutes before she returned to find we had not been served. Our server came a minute later and we...More

7  Thank James L
OnBehalfOf, Owner at Monty's Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

From the food to the service, we're happy to know you enjoyed everything. Thank you for taking the time to give us a review and to let others know how we're doing. We appreciate the recommendation. Please come back again soon.

Reviewed 9 March 2017

Traveling in the area and we love local pizza. This was the best the other place I reviewed was good but this beat them hands down. Thin crust their special toppings loaded to the top. Parking is a bit tight but when we arrived pizza...More

8  Thank LVJAKE
OnBehalfOf, Owner at Monty's Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

We sincerely appreciate the recommendation and review! Plus, we're very happy to have earned your stellar rating. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 9 March 2017

We stopped in for lunch and decided to try the chicken salad special. It was very good. The food arrived in a reasonable amount of time and with a nice presentation on the plate. Unfortunately the waitress just plain wasn't friendly. For instance, there was...More

2  Thank dianab829
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

I had eggplant parmigiana and my husband had chicken parmigiana. Excellent!! Cannoli for dessert. Crispy shell & delicious filling. Very good food. Wish we had this at home.

7  Thank howlingdogs
OnBehalfOf, Manager at Monty's Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

That's a big compliment, and we're flattered! From the parmigiana to the cannoli, we happy you enjoyed everything. Hope you come back and see us again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2515 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-6929
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 941-637-0008
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Punta Gorda's first authentic Italian restaurant and pizzeria. Established in 1983. Simply said "the best Italian food and pizza around". Ask anyone! Voted Best Pizza year after year by the Harbor Style Magazine Readers. Happy Hour daily 3-7pm. Lunch specials.
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