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Address: 60 E 54th St, New York City, NY 10022-4612
Phone Number: 212-838-2600
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it seemed a fun place with lots of guests enjoying earnest conversation and some applied drinking! The wine list was good and a great place to have a night cap. Did not try food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
69Armstrong
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Miller Place, New York
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547 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

The Monkey Bar, located right off 5th avenue, offers its clientele a wonderful atmosphere to enough a drink or delicious food. The service was outstanding, and my waiter really catered to my every need. The steak tartare was perfectly prepared abd the roasted chicken was superb. But the best was the dessert!! Milk chocolate mousse!!

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Thank danfriedmanmd
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful desserts, especially the sticky toffee pudding, and tasty burgers. We enjoyed the original piano man and the service was excellent.

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Thank John G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

it seemed a fun place with lots of guests enjoying earnest conversation and some applied drinking! The wine list was good and a great place to have a night cap. Did not try food.

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Thank 69Armstrong
Arlington
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

We are staying in the adjacent hotel and had a pleasant experience here earlier in the day. We stopped in for a night cap only to wait for over ten minutes at the bar for an inattentive and rude bartender. He was ignoring the customers and dressing down the bar assistant who was working very hard keeping everything neat and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

We were there at the early evening at about 8 p.m. and got the last table without waiting, allthough we said just for a drink. Really good Cocktails! Self-created or classics, if offered or not, they follow your wishes. But you have to calculate about 20 $ for a drink with tips!

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Thank Simone A
Glen Cove, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

You no longer have to be a "mover and shaker" to feel welcome at the Monkey Bar in the Hotel Elysee. I went there recently to meet two friends for a Friday lunch. I entered through the hotel lobby and was escorted to the Bar area by a very cold and aloof hostess,Carol. I don't know if the dining room... More 

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2 Thank matinecock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

My partner made a reservation at the restaurant for the first night we were staying at the Hotel Elysee. We were seated right away and the hostess was very polite. The waiter took some time getting to us, as there were multiple tables in his area seated around the same time. I ordered a cocktail, which was made perfectly. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013 via mobile

Decoration with humour and low lights create a lovely atmosphere. Good selection of cocktails and a good selection of snacks, loved the corn and truffle frittes!

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Cocoa Beach, FL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

Recommended by the letterman staff while you wait...there are alot more friendly places. Waited forever for a drink, Way overpriced, not exactly freindly, not exactly clean. (I know it's a bar, but could you sweep the floor!)

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Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

Popped in for lunch. Sat at the bar as a walkin. The duck risotto was recommended by the bartender as was a glass of their sav blanc. Wonderful and comfortable. Will go back.

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