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Blue Monkey

2 S Centre St, Merchantville, NJ 08109-2203
+1 856-661-8008
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“burger” (34 reviews)
“mussels” (11 reviews)
“tater tots” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, International, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 S Centre St, Merchantville, NJ 08109-2203
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit, and as thrilled as we were on the first trip, we were bummed on the second. Sea bass (okay) was served with inedible mush of broccoli rabe, and the overuse of garlic nearly ruined the fish. Apps were microwaved, ruining...More

Thank John W
Reviewed April 14, 2018

We arrived at 6:45. Had a glass of wine and ordered mussels-to much pepper. Ordered burgers at 7;10 PM. Finally at 7:50 we had to pay the bill and ask for the burgers to be wrapped to go. Terrible terrible service. The 2 barmaids shrugged...More

Thank diane g
Reviewed April 6, 2018

I went to the Blue Monkey for lunch for my birthday. This was the first time eating there. I had a pulled roast pork sandwich with barbecue sauce. It was great. The roast pork was tender and the sauce was terrific. My friend had a...More

Thank 63victoria
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Have eaten there twice both times for lunch, pleasant atmosphere, good service and good sandwiches. A must try.

Thank aappal
Reviewed March 25, 2018

Had reservation for 830 but went by early because we were hungry. Bar area was packed but server found a way to fit in our party by 730. Restaurant was full and staff still took the time to go over beer selection and specials. Waitstaff...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Blue Monkey is a hidden gem in the middle of Merchantville. The drinks are fabulous and the food is really good and reasonably priced. The bar is nice and big with big screen tv’s for watching sports. Friday and Saturday nights the bar gets packed...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Poor experience don't bother... there is much more polished way to inform patrons there is long wait...... At this establishment the hostess as well as the manager were rude quite ignorant made no apologizes basically encouraged you to leave without any thought of the impact...More

Thank dragonfly094
Reviewed February 16, 2018

This is one of those places I've passed time and time again and say, Gee I really should check this place out because so many people rave about it. So two weeks ago the wife and I tried to have dinner there on a Friday...More

Thank William C
Reviewed February 14, 2018

We really enjoyed this place.... the staff was great and the food was amazing. Plus they have a large selection of craft beers on tap! The overall price for the evening was reasonable and we even stayed for Trivia!!

Thank Johnna D
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by this cozy lil town bar, resturant. Pleasantly surprised!! WArm friendly crowd and bartenders. had a large delectable menu. Lots of choices . Only did apps and was full after . The cozze mussels were the best. Ahi tuna kabob mmmmmm.. monkey spiced shrimp...More

Thank dmhorner
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Jean K
December 3, 2017|
Response from Jim B | Reviewed this property |
yes they do
March 20, 2017|
Response from Barry M | Reviewed this property |
they do. went to a party there upstairs and it was awesome.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 S Centre St, Merchantville, NJ 08109-2203
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Merchantville
  • Phone Number: +1 856-661-8008
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