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The Brass Monkey

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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BROOKIE'S STARTERS
14
Monkey Balls
four 2oz. maryland lump crab balls broiled and served with homemade remoulade.
13
Bbq Shrimp
four colossal shrimp wrapped in bacon and topped with bbq sauce and provolone cheese.
12
Crab Dip
our homemade blend of crabmeat and cheese baked to perfection.
8
Wings And Fries
five wings and fries.
12
Crab & Artichoke Dip
our famous crab dip blended with artichokes and topped with parmesan cheese.
SOUPS
7
Cream Of Crab Soup
best at the beach
11
Shrimp & Corn Chowder
homemade and topped with crab meat.
Soup De Jour
chef's daily creation. ask your server for details.
7
Maryland Crab Soup
award winning
6
French Onion Soup
a hearty mixture of beef vegetable stock with leeks, garlic, yellow onions topped with ciabatta roll, provolone cheese and finished under the broiler.
SALADS
dressings: oil & vinegar, tarragon brandy vinaigrette, bleu cheese, ranch, honey mustard, caesar, thousand islands, chipotle ranch, low-fat ranch. toppers: add $7, grilled chicken, jerk chicken, salmon, grouper (broiled or blackened), blackened tuna.
14
Black & Bleu Steak Salad
8 oz. strip steak topped with blackened seasoning and crumbled bleu cheese on a salad with mushrooms, onions and tomatoes.
7
"our House"
a blend of leaf lettuces, grape tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots and croutons topped with ciabatta tortilla strips.
7
Caesar
hearts of romaine, crisp tort chips and shredded fresh parmesan cheese tossed with our homemade dressing.
9
Combo Salad
our house salad topped with a tuna salad and chicken salad.
LAND-N-SEA ENTRÉES
dinner entrees include any 2 sides: fries, starch de jour, vegetable de jour, creamed corn, stewed tomatoes, coleslaw or salad.
26
Stuffed Shrimp
colossal shrimp stuffed with crab imperial and baked to perfection.
27
Seafood Sampler
two of our crab balls, grouper and two colossal fried shrimp.
21
Chicken Chesapeake
sautéed breast topped with our crab imperial.
22
Broiled Grouper
locally fresh grouper broiled or blackened.
22
Crab Imperial
jumbo lump crab meat baked with our creamy imperial sauce.
21
Fried Shrimp
colossal jumbo butter flied shrimp, hand breaded fried golden brown.
COLT BURGERS
9
Patrick's Burger
the king of all burgers. crowned with the works. old bay, sautéed onions, mushrooms, american cheese, and bacon.
9
Pig On Top Burger
topped with bbq sauce, bacon and cheddar cheese.
10
Bay Burger
seasoned with old bay and topped with our crab dip and cheddar cheese.
9
Black-n-bleu Burger
dipped in our blackened seasoning and topped with crumbled bleu cheese.
9
Buffalo Bleu Burger
dipped in our hot wing sauce and topped with crumbled bleu cheese.
About
Casual dining with a 2nd story view of the Gulf of Mexico and amazing sunsets. Specializing in Colossal Lump Crab Cakes and a variety of Fresh Seafood Items, but also offering the finest Steaks, Salads and even Pizzas, The Brass Monkey has something for everyone. Drawing on 18 years of restaurant experience in the Maryland Chesapeake Bay area, Kelly and her husband Barry have worked to achieve uncompromised and superior food quality, service, value and consistency in a casual dining atmosphere. All of the menu items are prepared in-house with the highest quality ingredients and painstaking attention to detail and freshness, all offered at a reasonable price. We are proud to say: "We overlook
PRICE RANGE
$12 - $32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had dinner on a summer night, right around sunset. The view was spectacular, the food was great and our server Sienna was a delight.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank rubysweaters
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We come to Pass-a-Grille all the time and this is our first time at The Brass Monkey. The food is amazing and I had such a fun time talking with Mikie. I can't wait to come back. 14/10

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Nicoboone
Restaurant_PR, Public Relations Manager at The Brass Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Nicoboone, Thank you for the kind words. We are glad that you had a great time at the Brass Monkey and I'm sure that now that you found us you will be coming back often. We will pass you compliment onto Mikie.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I am almost hesitant to write a review because I LOVE this place so much that I do not want lines down the block!! The place has one of the best views of the Gulf from their spacious outside patio. We were visiting from Maryland...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank SteveFromFrederick
Restaurant_PR, Public Relations Manager at The Brass Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Steve, Thank you for your review. We love when Marylanders visit us and rate their dining experience as excellent. We aim to give the true Maryland crab cake experience. All your dining choices were excellent from the Peel n' Eat shrimp, wings and the Ahi...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The was my favorite restaurant on our trip to St Pete. The crab dip is amazing and is a large serving. My son had the Assawoman sandwich which is grilled chicken with crab dip on it and he said it was the best sandwich he...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank UTvols13
Restaurant_PR, Public Relations Manager at The Brass Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your detailed review of the Brass Monkey. We are happy that your family tried the Assawomen chicken sandwich which is a grilled chicken breast topped with crap dip and cheddar cheese. Our Seafood chowder is award winning. The BLT and crab cake...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Brass Monkey ended up being our favorite meal on our Pass-a-grille vacation! For our first visit we dined in the restaurant. Every person in our group was happy with their meal! I had the chicken parmigiana sandwich and it was very tasty. Sauce was...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ohcoasterfreak
Restaurant_PR, Public Relations Manager at The Brass Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for a wonderful detailed reveiw of the Brass Monkey. We are glad that your group enjoyed our burgers, steak, Chicken parmigiana sandwich and the children meals. We have a varied menu and something for everyone. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fed our family of 6 and everyone was happy! Great lunch spot right on the beach. We sat on the covered balcony (lots of ceiling fans) and enjoyed a beautiful view of the beach. Even spotted some dolphins! All of our food was good, and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank mollyfelicia
Restaurant_PR, Public Relations Manager at The Brass Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mollyfelicia, Thank you for your review. We are a very family friendly place and we are glad everyone enjoyed their meals. We are glad that you got to see the dolphins playing in the Gulf. a added free bonus. Our sunsets are phenomenal too!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little place on the beach down in Pass- A -Grille. My guests had the Grouper Reuben which was fabulous. I had the fish and chips which had a huge fillet of fresh Haddock. Everything was delicious and the sunset was spectacular.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Voyage052007
Restaurant_PR, Public Relations Manager at The Brass Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Voyage052007, Thank you for stopping by the Brass Monkey, All good choices of menu items with the Grouper Reuben being fresh grilled grouper topped with Swiss Cheese, cole slaw, Thousand Island Dressing on grilled rye bread. The Fish & Chips is a beer battered fillet...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is more bar than restaurant. We like the grilled mahi, snapper or whatever sandwhich, Nothing special but we go when we want reliable food at a good price with quick service.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Allen K
Restaurant_PR, Public Relations Manager at The Brass Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Allen, We are more of a full serve resturant with a extensive menu offering 130 items form seafood, steak and chicken entree's to casual food like pizza, sandwiches and salads. We are also a full service bar. Please come back and enjoy some of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great upstairs ocean front restaurant in the pass-a-grille area of St Pete beach. There is street parking only. There is an outdoor porch that faces the ocean. The food was awesome. The wings were especially great. Our server was great as well....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Joyful9995
Restaurant_PR, Public Relations Manager at The Brass Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Joyful9995, Thank you for taking the time to do a review of the Brass Monkey. We are glad that you had our world famous Wings, the best on the beach. We are also known for our fresh made all crab crab cakes. We hope to...More

Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

Menu offers a lot of variety. Great sunset views. House Thousand Island Dressing is delicious! Service was quick and courteous. Prices and quality of food are fair.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Knipptravel
Restaurant_PR, Public Relations Manager at The Brass Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2019

Knipptravel, Thank you for taking the time to do a review. We appreciate all of our customers and are happy you dined with us. We have many menu items that will please the fussiest of eaters. We hope to see you again.

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No. I called to make reservations on Valentine's Day and was told it was first come, first serve.I assume it's that way all the time.
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