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Blue Monk

Certificate of Excellence
Belgian, Pub
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727 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-1638
716-882-6665
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11:30 am - 3:30 am
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 3:30 pm - 3:30 am
Fri - Sun 11:30 am - 3:30 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night

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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Awesome bar if you love beer

This bar is great if you are a beer lover, they have a lot of interesting beers on tap. They also have some interesting food on the menu. We tried the Duck Poutine and although it's a very decadent choice it sure was delicious.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
Eleni M
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Toronto, Canada
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Toronto, Canada
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This bar is great if you are a beer lover, they have a lot of interesting beers on tap. They also have some interesting food on the menu. We tried the Duck Poutine and although it's a very decadent choice it sure was delicious.

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Bordeaux, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

32 beers on tap, an equal amount in bottles - takes a while to decide. We stopped for early dinner outside table and enjoyed the imaginative take on pub grub The "duck" fries are very nicely done Service was great A great place for an al fresco meal

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We happened upon the Blue Monk walking up the main drag in Allentown. This Belgian restaurant features a huge selection of craft brews from around the world. The food was to die for. Everything is rich and delicious. They do most of their frying in duck fat. Their duck frites (french fries made in duck fat) are amazing. The black... More 

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Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I was excited to go to the Blue Monk because I loved Belgium food when I had a chance to visit Brussels and Bruges years ago. The delicious fries (and many different sauces) did not disappoint, and I had no problem finding a gluten-free way to have dinner. Also, the best part was the GF strawberry ale I had (Dogfish... More 

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63 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The beer list is ever changing and one of the best I've ever come across outside of Europe. And the food...some of the most delicious bar fare ever! You WANT to go to Blue Monk. I guarantee you will not be disappointed.

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Guelph, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Great beer selection. Amazing food - my husband had a burger and I had the grilled cheese with duck fries. Service was great. Would definitely go back.

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Elma, NY
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

great atmosphere with an outdoor patio in the heart of the elmwood village! My first visit and I'll definitely be back...didn't eat so can't voucher for food but looked good

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Buffalo, New York
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Great beer selection ranging from Delicious Belgians to local brews. Nice atmosphere but very busy as evening turns into night. There is a Nice little beer garden in the rear if the restaurant which is nice during the summer months!

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Toronto, Canada
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

We had the Belgian mussels pot which was made with Delirium Tremens beer. It was amazing, as were the duck fat frites and the dipping sauces. Super fresh and different than your typical pub fare. The 30 different beers on tap were also great. Wish there were more bars like this.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Very impressive beer list and great atmosphere. Food was great. We had to rush in before a concert but were impressed with what we saw and tasted. Worth a return visit. Don't take the seat at the back by the water station.

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Additional Information about Blue Monk

Address: 727 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-1638
Phone Number: 716-882-6665
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 3:30 am
Monday 3:30 pm - 3:30 am
Tuesday 3:30 pm - 3:30 am
Wednesday 3:30 pm - 3:30 am
Thursday 3:30 pm - 3:30 am
Friday 11:30 am - 3:30 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 3:30 am
Cuisine: Belgian, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 727 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-1638
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: 716-882-6665

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Belgian, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:30 am
Monday
3:30 pm - 3:30 am
Tuesday
3:30 pm - 3:30 am
Wednesday
3:30 pm - 3:30 am
Thursday
3:30 pm - 3:30 am
Friday
11:30 am - 3:30 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:30 am

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