Monarch Casino Resort Spa takes home a dozen awards from Casino Player Magazine

Monarch Casino Resort Spa takes home a dozen awards from Casino Player Magazine

Awards spotlight Monarch’s high-end dining and entertainment offerings

Monarch Casino Resort Spa is honored to accept 12 awards from Casino Player Magazine, highlighting the casino’s second-to-none offerings for its guests ranging from fine dining to thrilling nightlife. The awards shine a light on Monarch's chefs’ culinary creativity in the kitchen and their mixologists' carefully handcrafted cocktails. Check out the full list below.

  • Best Overall Dining
  • Best Overall Service
  • Best Steakhouse - Monarch Chophouse
  • Best Seafood - Monarch Chophouse
  • Best Asian - Twenty-Four 7
  • Best Mexican - Bistro Mariposa
  • Best Romantic Restaurant - Monarch Chophouse
  • Best Late-Night Dining - Twenty-Four 7
  • Best Lounge - Cabaret Stage Bar
  • Best Place for Cocktails - Chophouse Lounge
  • Best Craft Beer Selection - Escape Bar
  • Best Bartenders - Escape Bar
“This is quite the list of achievements, but our Team Members are most proud of earning the Best Overall Dining and Best Overall Service awards because they strive to make a guest’s experience better than any other when they visit or dine at Monarch,” said Monarch’s Food and Beverage Director Kris Thottekat.

The next time you visit Monarch, be sure to indulge at the Monarch Chophouse. You’ll be proudly served 28-day aged, USDA prime cuts of beef, chosen for their superior marbling and flavor, fresh seafood, or delicious Colorado lamb. Your meal will be an experience, served in an elegant atmosphere that’s paired with unsurpassed service and attention to detail.

Monarch Chophouse
Monarch Chophouse

Or, explore the exotic flavors of Bistro Mariposa. With a menu featuring marinated meats, hand-pressed blue corn tortillas, chilis, and more, Bistro Mariposa’s chefs have created a menu of modern-Latin flavors while leaving room for innovation to create new favorites. Guests can complement their meal with something special from the bar menu, which features an extensive spirit selection and a list of inventive craft cocktails that focus on the best tequilas and mezcals available.

Bistro Mariposa
Bistro Mariposa

Late-night craving? Twenty-Four 7 offers contemporary American and Asian cuisine in a sophisticated yet comfortable atmosphere with an emphasis on fresh flavors and quality ingredients. There is something for every culinary calling – juicy burgers, hand-tossed gourmet pizzas, savory stir-fry, around-the-clock breakfast including fluffy omelets, homemade biscuits, country gravy, and so much more. Compliment your meal from a full bar stocked with local Colorado beers, top-shelf spirits, and a variety of wines by the glass. As its name suggests, Twenty-Four 7 is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Twenty-Four 7
Twenty-Four 7

After their meal guests can book an overnight stay at one of Monarch’s 516 mountain-modern hotel rooms and suites or book an appointment at the first-class Spa Monarch.

More than 1,000 gaming machines and 43 table games spread across nearly 60,000 square feet of gaming space await guests who take the short 30-minute drive from Denver. Stay at Colorado's premier gaming resort destination for a day or the weekend. For more information, visit

Jordan Sherman M&C Communications | On behalf of Monarch Casino Resort Spa



About Monarch Casino Resort Spa


Monarch Casino Resort Spa is Colorado's premier gaming resort destination. Located only 45 minutes from downtown Denver at 488 Main Street in historic Black Hawk, Colorado, guests who choose to stay, play, and dine at Monarch's award-winning resort can expect the ultimate experience. In 2023, Newsweek readers voted Monarch Casino Resort Spa the 4th “Best Overall Casino Outside of Las Vegas.” Gaming: More than 60,000 square feet of wide-open, red-hot, no-limit gaming space houses 1050 electronic games, 43 table games (including baccarat), a poker room featuring 14 tables including, and a well-appointed self-serve beverage lounge. Dining: Award-winning, elevated dining options include the flagship Monarch Chophouse, Bistro Mariposa, Twenty-Four 7, Buffet, and Java Etc. Lodging: 516 mountain-modern luxury hotel rooms and suites can be found within Monarch's 23-story hotel tower. Spa Monarch: Recognized as a 2023 USA Today 10 Best Hotel Spa finalist, Spa Monarch is a full-service luxury spa available by appointment only. Parking: Monarch has a free enclosed 1,350-space parking garage (including EV chargers), which features hi-tech technology alerting people how many collective and individual spaces are available on each level.

About Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc.

Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRI), was incorporated in 1993 and, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, owns and operates the four-diamond Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada, and the Monarch Casino Black Hawk (formerly the Riviera Black Hawk Casino) in Black Hawk, Colorado, approximately 40 miles west of Denver. For additional information, visit

Monarch Casino Resort Spa
488 Main Street
Black Hawk, CO 80422