Monte’s redo leans toward the Italian

Chef Angelo Monte has joined the team at the fine dining restaurant. Photo submitted

AMENIA — After shutting down the restaurant last month, the owners and staff of Monte’s Local Kitchen & Tap Room redid the restaurant. There’s new decor and a new menu; a grand reopening was held on Thursday, Feb. 1.

The lounge now has a modern fireplace; the menu an Italian flair. Going back to its Italian roots, Monte’s dishes include shrimp fra diavolo, cioppino, crispy rice balls with tomato sauce and herbs and meatballs.

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