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“Good Burgers”
Review of Monk's Bar & Grill

Monk's Bar & Grill
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $12
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Takeout
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!
Rochester, Minnesota
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Good Burgers”
Reviewed September 23, 2013

This place is definitely a sports bar / restaurant, but that isn't necessarily a bad thing. The food here is good, and at a decent value. We really enjoyed the burgers, but there were plenty of other options on the menu too. If you are looking for a good sit down place for the family, this is a good place to go.

  • Visited October 2012
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Port Washington, Wisconsin
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“Great Burger”
Reviewed September 21, 2013

We had lunch here over Labor Day Weekend, This was my first time at Monk's and the burgers were delicious. There was a group of 4 of us and all of us enjoyed our lunch. I had the BLT Burger the peppercorn mayo was great.

  • Visited September 2013
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Brooklyn, Wisconsin, United States
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Really good!”
Reviewed September 19, 2013

We came just for appetizers and desert. Service was very quick and very friendly. We got the wings and cheese curds, both of which were very good. Prices are great on everything as well. For desert we had a sundae, which our son loves because it had a little chocolate monkey on it.

Visited September 2013
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Sabula, Iowa
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I was at the Dell's for Wha Zha Wa days, at supper at Monks, seen a young gal being walked out with the help from 2 guys, the sad part is she was so drunk she couldn't walk by herself. the bartender states to everyone sitting at the bar and tables, loudly, "this is what happens when you drink 2 purple monkey's". If she was that drunk after 1 purple monkey, she should not have been serviced the second one. The prices were jacked up, 1 hamburger and fries, cheese balls and 4 beers was $40., yes that's right. I can say that I will never go back in there. They should have more respect for their customers, and I've been to the Dell's 4 times this year.

  • Visited September 2013
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MonksBar, Public Relations Manager at Monk's Bar & Grill, responded to this review, September 18, 2013
Thank you for your feedback of Monk's Downtown Wisconsin Dells. Your honest feedback about our food and service quality are taken seriously, and if you don't mind sending a quick e-mail to info@monksbarandgrill.com with a few details of what happened during your last visit with us, you will be hearing from someone very shortly about this situation. We do create a special festival menu during these big weekends to ensure your food arrives in a timely manner and help operations run smoother with our limited kitchen area. Festival weekends do get a little crazy around downtown and we'd like to hear a few more details about the situation you witnessed so we can address it properly. Again, our apologies and hope you will be willing to give us a second chance at some point, thank you.
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115 reviews
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“Good food, sting drinks”
Reviewed September 17, 2013

Monks has delicious food! I had a wonderful black bean burger and fries and a hurricane! It was a great meal! My hubby had the black and blue burger and said that it was fantastic. This is a hot spot...three levels of seating and two bars. It can get a bit crowded as there isn't much room from the downstairs bar to the wall...but it's a bar and its fun!

  • Visited September 2013
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