About Us

For generations, the Monte family has been an integral part of the community of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Monte’s was started in 1976 and has evolved into one of the premier cigar, pipe and tobacco stores in the United States. For 42 years, and three generations, the Monte family has established relationships with the finest tobacconists and cigar masters in the world, and brought them to Albuquerque for your enjoyment.

The humidor is one of the largest and finest in the Southwest . Browse over 1100 square feet of our proper humidity and temperature controlled environment for your shopping pleasure. The number of cigar manufacturers, blends, and price ranges are sure to please any level of cigar aficionado, or pipe smoker, from the beginner to the most experienced.

The staff at Monte’s is extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and looks forward to welcoming you to our selection of premium cigars from around the world.