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“Fun dacor , atmoshere and great meal!”
Review of Monkey Bar

Monkey Bar
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Ranked #636 of 14,199 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$50 - US$80
Cuisines: American, Asian, Steakhouse, Contemporary
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighbourhood: Midtown
Cross street: Between Park and Madison
Transit: 4,5,6,N,Q,R at 60th or E,M at 5th Ave and 53rd St.
Description: Established in 1936, Monkey Bar was returned to its former glory in 2009 by Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter. The dining room's lush red leather banquettes and dim, attractive lighting have restored the fizzy thrill of dining in a restaurant - both attractive and cozy - and harken back to a bygone era when a gentleman never left the house without a tie and a lady always had a pair of white gloves in her purse. Monkey Bar's menu boasts American classics alongside seasonal dishes using sustainable and organic products whenever possible.
Reviewed 1 October 2013

Located in the Alysia Hotel, Monkey Bar is not to be missed. The atmosphere is wonderful! Great murals and unusual seating, perfect for people watching. The menu was perfect, just the right amount of choices without being overwhelming. One of the best meals I had in New York, well worth the price. Service was impeccable. Well done and hats off to Monkey Bar.

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Thank jocelynd102
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Reviewed 17 September 2013

Great food, attentive yet unobstrusive service. Plenty of glamorous people watching. A slice of old school midtown New York. Yay!

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Thank susieg77
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Reviewed 9 September 2013

We treated our 21 year old daughter and her friends to a delicious dinner here. The waitstaff were lovely, the atmosphere was cool manhattan and the food was delicious. The girls enjoyed trying their first real (non-frat house) cocktails. We appreciated the attention paid to our group.

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Thank 007wife
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Reviewed 1 September 2013

An old friend and I met for a dee-licious lunch and had the best time at this chic, comfortable, totally welcoming place. Midtown convenience. And the mural that winds around the walls is so intriguing you'll be playing "name that face" 'til it's time for dinner.

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Thank MaureenLCBMM
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Reviewed 31 August 2013

A bit too noisy for business talk. Appetizer's pretty good, service polite and excellent. Guinness was fresher than most places (not sure if that is possible?)

Thank Jim H
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