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“Good local pub”

The Monkey Tree Pub
Ranked #577 of 1,222 Restaurants in Victoria
Cuisines: Pub
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Reviewed December 18, 2012 via mobile

This convenient local establishment has very good food with an ample selection of draft and bottled beers. The parking is at a premium with space next door after hours. It has a loyal following of clients. The service is found to be mixed. The burgers are the attraction

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Reviewed November 18, 2012

Well, went in last week and heard from our server that they had a new music game on Saturday nights to replace their music bingo. We arrived about 6.30 on Sat night and couldn't get a parking spot in their regular (small) lot. There were lots in their alternate lot, tho. Lots of people but got one of the last tables. Their new game is a spin off of poker...when they play a song, you mark it off to make up a poker hand. Every card has 5 hands on it, and the first two different hands each get a prize. Then they play songs until somebody gets an "X" and they give away a big prize. Lots of fun, the song selection was great...we think even better than some of the bingo games. They did a country game that had the whole place singing along and line dancing...they have a new hostess and she was great, got everybody going. So the Monkey Tree is back to it's old self with great Saturday night fun (and maybe even a little better!) Service and food was great as usual! Never been disappointed there yet!

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7  Thank K-and-D-VanIsland
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Reviewed November 12, 2012 via mobile

Have been in several times for lunch and never disappointed. Bar and table seating and a large 'back area' that tends to be less noisy. Kind of homey with a fireplace, stained glass and bookshelves- with books! The menu is loaded with favorites which ways fill the plate. Great seafood chowder - creamy and chunky. The softest potato cube fries, excellent yam fries. Eggs Benny loaded with smoked salmon.dessert s are to die for - wish I could say the same for the coffee.
Wheelchair accessible. Assistance would be needed to get into the washroom but once inside, space and sinks were manageable.
Parking can be tight so be sure to arrive before the lunch crowd. Lots of tabs for sports viewing.

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Reviewed October 13, 2012

apparently they've had a falling out with the company that "owns" music bingo and it's no more at the Monkey Tree...hopefully they'll find something else cuz it's a great place for Saturday nites at a reasonable cost!!!

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7  Thank K-and-D-VanIsland
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Reviewed August 23, 2012

Monkey Tree is a popular neighbourhood place and the waitresses seem to know most of the regulars. Service is very good; fast and efficient as well as friendly. We had Monkey Burgers which were very tasty; did not taste like a reheated frozen patty and they were dressed with nice juicy fresh tomatoes and red onions and the lettuce was nice and green. Fries were good and plentiful and the house wine was served nicely in a little carafe with wine glass filled at the table and it was a good wine. We would definitely go back.

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Thank Victoria402010
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