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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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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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“pizza” (113 reviews)
“garlic knots” (10 reviews)
“crab bites” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2515 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-6929
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been going to Monte's for years and always enjoy going back. Tonight we did take out (30 minutes prep time) and enjoyed the stromboli, the white bean soup and the garlic bread appetizers. The stromboli is some of the best we have ever...More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We continue to enjoy our meals at Monty's. we have been there with friends , met new friends. The staff is always helpful and friendly . I have had all the main courses here and have had a great meal. i thought that the Ravioli...More

1  Thank AlnSue
Reviewed 1 week ago

Meet a friend halfway a few times a year and PG is our mid point. Tried to eat on Marion Ave but super congested due to boat show. Thought maybe Phil’s 41, but they were closed, as were several others. Got a quick recommendation from...More

Thank evieleigh0617
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

For years townies and tourists alike considered Monty's Pizza the gold standard in Punta Gorda. That has changed over the years. Ever since they moved into their big new restaurant, the taste and service has suffered. Good pizza is available nearly everywhere and the competition...More

Thank WinStorm
Reviewed 17 January 2018

The owner Diane has successfully tried to maintain the quality of Monty's since the original one owned by her father was destroyed by Hurricane Charlie in 2004. The food and service are just terrific. We eat there once a week and have been customers since...More

1  Thank Steve K
OnBehalfOf, Owner at Monty's Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you so much for the wonderful review and kind words. We very much appreciate your loyalty through the years! Again, thank you!

Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We eat here many times while enjoying the warm weather PG has to offer. We really like the Stromboli and other dishes. They do a great job on service and every thing they have served us. If you are looking for the old recipe s...More

Thank AlnSue
OnBehalfOf, Owner at Monty's Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you so much for the great review! We take pride in our level of service, quality of food and our long-standing reputation for being one of Punta Gorda's favorite restaurants. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 31 December 2017

Five stars for the pizza, one star for the rest. Great pizza, especially the 'white' pizza. Cheese/Pepperoni also delicious. Pasta dishes are bland and unremarkable. The main dining room is VERY LOUD. The patio area is quieter. The hostess station, carry out and waitperson in/out...More

Thank ams92
OnBehalfOf, General Manager at Monty's Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you for the review, and we're thrilled to hear you love our pizza! We apologize if the noise level was uncomfortable for you, had you let us know at the time, we would have been happy to move you to a quieter section and...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017

I expected a restaurant with the name Pizzeria in it to have awesome pizza. Ehhh, it was okay. We ordered a large pie and my sister ordered the gluten free small pie. She said hers was terrible and our large pie was just okay, I...More

1  Thank Diane V
Reviewed 21 October 2017

I live here year round.... I read the article in the Charlotte Sun Newspaper written by Sue Wade..on Monty's Restaurant and Pizzeria today 10.21.2017...I noticed Sue said it is an Italian restaurant...."That's in Name Only"....Ate their again for the 4th or 5th time over the...More

3  Thank twv1002017
OnBehalfOf, Manager at Monty's Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

I'm one of the managers as well as the owner's daughter at Monty's. I come to you regarding your review about our restaurant. I apologize your preference in Italian food is not ours. Everyone has a different palate, therefore, I do understand and respect someone...More

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Service and food is very good, they had some guys playing on their patio, which was nice but I won't ever go back! There is a cooler in the bar area that literally is screaming, squeaking, humming a loud high pitched noise the entire time...More

1  Thank ddgdiver
OnBehalfOf, Manager at Monty's Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

We are happy to hear you enjoyed the food and service! We always value feedback from our guests and appreciate their comments and suggestions. We will take care of the cooler. Please give us another try. Thank you for taking the time to give us...More

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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, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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