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Monkey Bar & Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1010 W Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-5318
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tried their Brunswick stew. It is very very similar to my own recipe and was excellent. I highly recommend. Also they have as good a drink selection as any on the island

Thank Robert A
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed our evening here. Excellent meals at reasonable price. They have good appetizers and dinner portions are generous.

Thank Ray B
Greenville, North Carolina
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and lively atmosphere. Food is delicious and has wide variety. I had the steak and cheese and it was really good and generously big. Lots of tv for sport viewing fun place.

Thank fbradham
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute atmosphere. Comfort food. Attentive staff. Accomodated sports fans. Nice food selections. Did not require reservations.

Thank Sharon R
Asheboro, North Carolina
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our first night at Atlantic Beach, my husband and I went to Monkey Bar and Grill on a whim. The place was nicely decorated in the usual bar fashion. The wait staff was friendly and very efficient. Both of us had the Reuben sandwich with chips and a pickle on the side. The sandwich was scrumptious, the portion was... More 

Thank fansofrainforest
Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Dropped into this place after the movies. What a great find. I'd estimate it's 75/25 locals/tourists. It offers an exceptional beer selection (including Dale's on tap) and really good (authentic?) bar food. The wings and burgers are said to the best that ABNC has to offer. Want casual? Head over to the Monkey Bar & Grill.

Thank Jim W
Morehead City, North Carolina
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I suppose the word is out. This resturant located on the Island near Food Lion is a local favorite, with good service, a wide variety of food which makes it appropriate for kids and the hungriest tourist. Locals love wings Wednesday (evening) and daily specials

Thank WorkingRetreat
Johnston co, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Great wings. Excellent service. We have been three times in the past few weeks. It gets better each time. Can't wait to try their steaks.

Thank Bunny P
Atlantic Beach, North Carolina
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Monkey Bar has always been a quick go to destination for good food and good service. We have not been in a good while and it now has a hostess station. Had to wait for someone to seat us for about 2 minutes, and she did not welcome us. Our waitress was friendly and a good waitress. We ordered 2... More 

Thank BeachinIt28512
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Despite there being very few customers in the bar at 8 pm, the service was very slow. The server disappeared into the kitchen or behind the bar in the next room and made herself too scarce for drink and food orders and settling up the bill. The food was ok.

Thank Gregg D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1010 W Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-5318
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Atlantic Beach
  • Phone Number: 252-726-2552

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?