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The Monkey Barrel
Cuisines: Pizza
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner
Reviewed June 21, 2010

Everything in this place was great. The food was amazing and reasonably priced. Everything was hot, fresh and delicious. The service was exceptional. The staff was friendly and attentive. The atmosphere was great. Though we didn't stay to listen, there was a band setting up. The other customers all seemed to be enjoying themselves. There was a "Pub Feel" to the place that was nice. The only down side was not enough parking out front but we didn't have to walk far.

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Thank sdcamp3020
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Reviewed June 11, 2010

I worked across the street from The Monkey Barrel for almost a year. I ate there for lunch on a regular basis. The food was great, the service was fantastic, and the guy the runs the place is awesome. I definately suggest this place to everyone. The lasagna and pizza are to die for.

I never made it in the evenings to the bar but it was a very hopping place that stayed packed. I also saw a lot of regulars so I am thinking the bar in the evenings is pretty good also.

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1  Thank harnesshackey
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Reviewed May 29, 2010

We stopped in to celebrate our 29th anniversary. The staff was very friendly, and knowledgeable about the menu and beer selection. The pizza was great - we loved the wheat flour in the crust. Their mixed drinks are not light on the alcohol, and the live band was reasonable. We're glad we tried The Monkey Barrel and will visit again when whenever we are in Gainesville.

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Thank mebtfs
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Reviewed January 22, 2010

We love the Monkey Barrel. It is everything from a classic pub to a resaturant with character. We have tried the chicken fingers and hamburgers which are great. Home made fries like your grandma used to cut and make. Good beers on tap and the service is great. Good for singles, couples, and families. We also like the music played and think they have live music on some weekends.

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Thank dvhudson
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Reviewed October 11, 2009

Original owner reopened with orinial menu and same great service. they make the best burger in town and the best fried potatoes in the state. the pizza has always been a staple and is delicious, and salads are top notch. We sure are glad they reopened!

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1  Thank Bbqman3341
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