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Blue Monkey

2 South Centre Street, Merchantville, NJ 08109
856.661.8008
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Pennsauken, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife and I have eaten at the Blue Monkey several times. Each time it has been a fun experience. There is a bar with a wide assortment of "adult beverages" and their menu is excellent, but what I want to comment on is their black Angus hamburgers. The basic burger is excellent, but when you add mushrooms, cheese (there... More

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Love their sandwiches. Waitress was quick and attentive. The food arrives nice and hot. Keep trying different sandwiches and entree's. Never disappointed. Usually I'll stay with a favorite on the menu but decided to try something different each time and loved everything. Drinks are made well also. The restaurant is located in the cute little 1 mile town of Merchantville.... More

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PHL
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I just have to review this restaurant for it's outstanding. A friend took me there last Thursday - not expecting much I was surprised when I found mussels on the menu, but not just one kind, three different ones. I tried two, the one in a beer cream sauce and the Thai Mussels and they were both remarkable. The Filet... More

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Stratford, New Jersey
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94 reviews 94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The Blue Monkey has an extensive menu. Their beer, wine and liquor list is out of this world. The food is really good also. It is a very comfortable atmosphere and the prices are reasonable. I had a burger and it was juicy and delicious. I also had a appetizer of fried pickles off the special menu and they were... More

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philadelphia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

3/30/2014 A friend wanted to bring me here and I was open to experience anywhere that had a great draft selection. As she promised - the selections of drafts were diverse and I was happy to try a few - meaning 4...LOL As you may have noticed from past reviews - I like a "Hoppy Beer", so they had a... More

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Fort Montgomery, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

The Blue Monkey is a very nice little bar/restaurant in Merchantville, NJ. The majority of the crowd is between 35-55, but some younger ones might be there to enjoy the beers. Word of mouth is rampant as this place is always full on the weekends. Make a reservation! If you do go without a reservation, you may have to wait... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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133 reviews 133 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We stopped here on a Saturday afternoon. The place is very cozy and relaxing. Fantastic draft beer selections. We had the Turkish salad and a Blue Monkey salad. Yeah I know, salad???? But they were great. Not just lettuce bits tossed it a bowl but real time and effort was put into the construction of these things. Excellent. I can't... More

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west jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Food was great as always, the beer was superb, the choices almost unlimited. This was a Christmas eve visit, the service was great as always

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Merchantville, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We visit the Blue Monkey frequently for dinner and great drinks. The burgers are always great but my favorite is the Monkey Salad. It's a delicious dish with chicken, shrimp, cheese, egg, and fresh greens. Your choice of dressing comes on the side and there is a generous amount so you won't need to ask for extra. The drinks are... More

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Maple Shade, New Jersey
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108 reviews 108 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Reading the reviews for rude and horrible treatment in June and July make me wonder if this is the same restaurant. We first went to this restaurant in the fall (we're relatively new to the area) and have been several times since. Each time we have gone we have been very well. After our first meal there we commented to... More

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