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Monster

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80 Grove St, New York City, NY 10014-3546
+1 212-924-3557
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible11%
Mar 11, 2018
“Friendly Crowd”
Mar 6, 2018
“Night out”
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80 Grove St, New York City, NY 10014-3546
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I were checking out the Stonewall Monument and noticed this bar. So later that night we returned for a drink and ended up watching a drag show (on a Monday!). We had such a great time. This place is really cool; two...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed March 11, 2018

I've been to Monster many times over the course of the last 8 years or so, and it always has a friendly crowd. The upstairs is a bit small and can become crowded, while downstairs is a bit larger. They do not take credit cards...More

Thank AbsolutWallStreet
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

We visited this bar whilst on a night out in the village. The drinks were reasonably priced for New York $8 for a gin and tonic, which is okay. The piano bar was very busy with locals and tourists alike. Downstairs there was a drag...More

Thank MrDonMac
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a drink on the way back to Penn Station. Friendly staff, snacks at happy hour, affordable drinks. Would stop in again.

Thank luv2Trvl017
Reviewed February 20, 2018

I visited Monster in August last year and made a lot of new friends from one visit. Awesome venue, music and friendly staff. The drinks are reasonably priced too. Handy to Stonewall pub and park which are just over the road.

Thank M T
Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

Supposed to be one of the most famous gay bars in NYC; would more likely herald it as the rudest bar in NYC. Went in and got served at the bar straight away but wish we hadn’t bothered, as immediately cliques of people were judging...More

1  Thank mandj17
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

The Monster was one of the first gay bars I visited when I moved to the city, and I continue to enjoy happy hour with friends here - good music, handsome bartenders, great crowd. You’ll always find a couple of guys to start a conversation...More

Thank PatrickNYC2014
Reviewed October 10, 2017

This veritable establishment is a very fun place to go, drink, and, act- up! I had friends in town, we went to the West Village, for this bar and Stonewall, both were full of great people, good drinks, and, friendly gay bar service! WE had...More

Thank eventsbythirteen
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Great old bar. Long established in the west village. Has a club in basement with dark room. Bar usual friendly place. Club only open on certain days. Prices are reasonable. Staff really friendly. Has piano nights as well.

Thank Ross G
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

Hi guys. Nice, but quiet. Is it to be American? No music but good drinks :) Went across to Stonewall — but didn't get in because I didn't have my ID ~ though (unfortunatly) don't look younger than 30 ;)

Thank Sjoerd V
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cozy restaurants set amid 19th century architecture,
this neighborhood has a unique old-world feel. You
won’t find a more picturesque location in Manhattan.
Without the traditional city grid layout, it’s easy to
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Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Monday
4:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Friday
4:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Saturday
2:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Grove St, New York City, NY 10014-3546
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighborhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-924-3557
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