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“Good food and great prices” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Monk's Bar & Grill

Monk's Bar & Grill
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $12
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Monk's Bar & Grill has been known throughout the Midwest as THE place to go for a great burger and friendly service, since 1947! Here at Monk's we are committed to delivering exceptional food, beverages and service efficiently in a clean, friendly, sports-oriented atmosphere every minute of every day. We serve our fresh, home-style burgers in a clean, family-fun filled sports atmosphere. The Original! Where our famous burgers began, Monk's Downtown Dells has made Monk's a Dells tradition for more than 65 years! The historical value of the building plays a key part in making every dining experience memorable. Open daily at 11am, we offer our full menu until midnight, but the party continues until bar time every night! One of the oldest restaurants in the Dells area, Monk's tradition of great service from some of the friendliest staff in the area is what has kept business booming for over 60 years!
Cross Plains, Wisconsin, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Good food and great prices”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2013

We went here to grab a burger with some family members. The prices were good and the burgers were very tasty. We got a basket of fries that we split among the 4 of us and still had fries leftover. We also tried the fried mushrooms and enjoyed those as well. Had to try the signature drink Purple Monkey and it was great! Since it was my first visit we got the Purple Monkey deal (drink, keep the glass and a t-shirt) for $20. Two souvenirs for $20 is a steal in the Dells! Great atmosphere and family friendly.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Wisconsin
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104 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“A Place You'll Remember”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2013

Having read other reviews on Monk's Bar and Grill, it seemed like a great choice for entertaining out-of-state friends. I was not disappointed. The restaurant has a definite "Wisconsin theme" in it's decor and on it's menu. The french fried cheese curds and
beer battered onion rings made a great introduction to the rest of our meal. There were three of us. I had the veggie burger, which is the best I've ever been served. My two friends were
equally pleased with the bacon cheeseburger and Philly sandwich. The high ceilings, skylights,
and wood and brick decor were very comfortable and inviting. Our waitress was friendly, attentive, and seemed to enjoy serving us. Everything came promptly, with a smile, a desire
to know if there was anything else we needed, and exceptional food.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank EarthRider
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Erie, Illinois, United States
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“So Yummy!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2013

The absolute best burger i`ve ever had in my entire life!! You owe it to yourself to try one.It`s situated on Broadway in downtown Dells. I wish they would consider bringing back the mushroons they used to serve years ago! Love the fries too!!

Visited June 2013
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Thank 48mimi_13
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Lansing, Il
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Family tradition for decades!!!!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2013

I have enjoyed Monk's hamburgers since I was a child......50 to 60 years.....it is hard to visit
the Dells with out going to Monk's or Nigs (across the street). Both are just good old fashion fun!!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank milcarlson
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Tampico
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Yummy”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2013

The food was great!!!! The waitress was not very smart but the food was great!!! I love getting the kids meal! Their tortilla chip soup was very good but spicy!!!

Visited June 2013
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Thank Karrah H
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