About Us


Monticello at Red Bank features Italian Fusion Cuisine with a Mediterranean twist highlighting Chef Katerina's Italian heritage and extensive travels through Italy. Chef Katerina defines Italian Fusion in variety and eclectic as is the country. Her menu often features dishes reflecting French, Asian, Spanish, and European styles and flavors.

Located at 69 Broad St., steps way from the Count Basie Theatre, and a mere two blocks from the Navesink Water Front park. Monticello has been impressing lovers of fine food and impeccable service in a warm and casual atmosphere.

Our dedicated and professional staff is eager to provide you with a memorable dining experience. Whether you desire a romantic dinner for two or a celebration for 80, Monticello is the perfect destination for all your entertaining needs. The restaurant is available for up to 80 guests for any event. Contact us at (732) 450-0255 for more information and personalized menus.


Established in 2009

Upon arrival in the United States, Chef Katerina pursued her dream of excelling in the culinary arts by studying at the French Culinary Institute of New York. After years of hard work and the perfection in her trade, Chef Katerina opened Monticello Bistro, located in South Amboy, NJ, in 2004. This is where she started her display of unique and exquisite cuisine. After five years of satisfying customers all over Middlesex County, Chef Katerina has teamed up with her brother Roberto, an equal enthusiast for great cuisine, to expand and bring the presence of Monticello to the great Borough of Red Bank. In a community with a wide range of culture and liveliness, Monticello adds a pleasurable taste from around the world all to one location.

Meet the Business Owner: Katerina and Roberto G.

Owners Roberto and Katerina Giambalvo are brother and sister with Italian ethnicity and a passion for the culinary arts. Katerina is Monticello's Executive Chef with over decade of professional training and experience. Her brother Roberto has been in the restaurant industry for an equal amount of time, displaying impeccable customer relations and service with a wide range of knowledge in giving the highest level of restaurant dining.