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571 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1506
18603884866
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is always delicious and the staff is great!! It's a great hometown bar. Wonderfully fun place to be during "chili-fest" and torchlight parade night!

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Thank keldownie2001
Arlington, VA
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226 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a wonderful little nook on the edge of 154 and Old Saybrook's Main St. The restaurant and bar sit in great big, historic house with a wrap around porch. We ate here one Sunday night in part because it closes a little later than some of the other restaurants in the area. It's classic diner or pub food... More 

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Thank worktotravel14
SugarPlum1, Owner at Monkey Farm, responded to this review

Thanks for all the kind words ! More 

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8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here several times. The service is quick and they have very good food! Instead of being in the bar area, we sit on the enclosed porch.

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Waterford, CT
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103 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Have had salad,. Nachos, burgers, and a few other apps there and have never been disappointed. Nothing fancy but not out of a package either. They make decent food and the place is always packed so that should say something. Bartenders are always friendly and accommodating.

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Thank LBV1
SugarPlum1, Owner at Monkey Farm, responded to this review

Thank you ! More 

Chester, Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

My husband ordered swordfish, I ordered steak. Fast drink service, no a/c, VERY good food! Cooked to perfection, fresh, very reasonable price. Go there before they get a/c and the summer people "discover" this landmark on the corner of Main street.

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Thank AbbieM2011
SugarPlum1, Owner at Monkey Farm, responded to this review

We Love Wonderful Customers !!! More 

Killingworth, Connecticut
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Eclectic place, old beams of wood above and around . Locals everywhere --- that's always a sign of a great meal. The locals know . Anyway, Friday Prime Rib is amazing. Fresh veg and potato . I pull my iPad out and get some work done... Best Friday Secret anywhere . Thank you - Laura and Deb - you Rock... More 

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Thank Janet V
SugarPlum1, Owner at Monkey Farm, responded to this review

Thank you Janet V ! More 

Dallas, Texas
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656 reviews
435 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Lobster grilled cheese was excellent as was the lobster roll - maybe the best in Ct. This is an historic building in a very historic location - read the menu. The soup was outstanding too. A true classic not to be missed.

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Thank yellowpixels
SugarPlum1, Owner at Monkey Farm, responded to this review

Thanks well said ! More 

New York City, New York
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93 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Great comfort foods at a reasonable price. Very friendly place right at the edge of town. It is a bit lied with locals tucking it up and shooting pool. Parking lot is big enough but can fill up at prime dinner hour. Excellent stakes and burgers.

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Thank Donald S
SugarPlum1, Owner at Monkey Farm, responded to this review

Thank you !! More 

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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

OK, that's a little unfair. There are some great pubs in the UK serving wonderful food (The Star at Harome e.g.), but nowhere in England will you get a couple of hot lobster rolls with fries and coleslaw plus four drinks for £30. We discovered The Monkey Farm quite by chance. We were strolling around Essex Village and a young,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic lobster roll and fried clams. Would go there again.dont miss this spot if you are in the area

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Thank Steve T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pizza, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 571 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1506
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: 18603884866
Description
Full service Bar & dining-room , great food, large menu, reasonable prices. Enclosed porch, smoking deck, Pinball, Pool & Darts. Wifi Juke-Box. Bar is open Mon- Thurs 9:00am - 1:00am Friday & Saturday 9:00am-2:00am Sunday 11:00am - 1:00 am

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