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571 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475
(860) 388-4866
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Ranked #14 of 72 Restaurants in Old Saybrook
Sun 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Madison, Connecticut
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We enjoy this place so much we have been here 3 times in the past week! The atmosphere is "neighborhood bar" which we love. Having been to a few hundred different restaurants (usually very pricey) all over the world, it is refreshing to be able to go to a place where the food and service is always great. We have... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

i had the cheeseburger and fries, was very good. but a bar with no draft beer and cash only?? I would go back....but need to visit the atm first.

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Bloomsburg, PA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The Monkey Farm is a very unique little bat/restaurant in Old Saybrook, Ct. The building is old, and weathered on the outside but quaint and rustic on the inside. From the overall appearance of this place you would expect it to be just a good neighbor bar; however, the food was quite good. The place always seems to have a... More 

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Best lobster rolls along the shoreline. Service is always top-notch, but get there early as they are normally full during lunchtime.

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Ate at this restaurant last wk while traveling thru. When I mentioned to a friend I was going there, she said Wow, has an interesting reputation. So we were a little skeptical but now I'm a believer. sat on the porch; best burger ever, 8 oz. Server was great as well. Highly recommend for a casual meal.

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Saint Michaels, MD,US
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The food was excellent. We took a chance since we wanted to get back on highway and this was convenient, but what a nice surprise. We e each ordered one of the cod dinners and it was fabulous. Same with strawberry shortcake and apple crisp. The servers were so accommodating at such a busy time. Monkey farm is extremely casual.... More 

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Harthill, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Went here on a Sunday afternoon, the place was packed but we did manage to get a table right away. The waitress was great, very friendly and conversed easily with us, she even 'got' our quirky humour right away and joined in . We did have a bit of a wait for our order but it was worth it, the... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Hands down, the best Broiled Flounder and Apple Crisp I've had in this side of the New England States. Thank you, guys, for making my unplanned stop (traffic was a standstill nightmare on I-95) in Old Saybrook a memorable, lighthearted and fun one. Who would have thought a local bar, past 10:00 p.m. on Sunday night, would be serving great... More 

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Brownsburg, Indiana
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55 reviews 55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

On vacation - other reviews made this a place to try! We had buffalo wing appetizer- very tasty. Reviews helped to know - have cash! We had the hot lobster roll, a pastrami - Reuben and a 1/2 pound cheeseburger. The fries were abundant. The side of sold slaw - tasty! Plentiful portion of pickles! We stopped after the lunch... More 

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Great bar food, VERY casual atmosphere and the friendliest wait staff around. Hesitant to order seafood at a bar, but the linguini with white clam sauce was best I ever had! So many clams...even my husband commented.

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Additional Information about Monkey Farm

Address: 571 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone Number: (860) 388-4866
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 am

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