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“If you love beer...”
Review of Monk's Cafe

Monk's Cafe
Ranked #82 of 4,611 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $30
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner
Neighborhood: City Center West
Reviewed May 4, 2013

...then this is the place for you. One of the best beer menus I have ever had the chance to look through. Had three great selections and could have spent the night there if we did not have other plans. Knowledgeable servers who were friendly and informative despite working a packed house. Food was equally good. Mussels is what they were known for and our entire party indulged. FYI - the small order was more than enough for me and I am a large man. Desserts are not made on site, but their provider had some great selections. This is a good stop to either begin your night or end it.

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Reviewed April 24, 2013

Great beer selection, very knowledgeable bartender - Belgian and some relatively rare Dutch ales (e.g. De Molen). Prices were about average for these types beers. A real pub-like atmosphere - perfect IMHO. I didn't eat there, but food looked good. Highly recommended for beer travelers.

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Reviewed April 14, 2013

Once you get past the rustic ambiance, the food is varied and all is very good. Of course the beers are top notch. Service is very good.

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Reviewed April 8, 2013

What a great atmosphere; felt like I was back in the UK. More than 300 beers available and a menu with a wide variety of choices. We had the Monk burger With fries and scallops; both were delicious. Would definitely eat here again.

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Reviewed April 5, 2013

This was our second time at Monk's and it was just as wonderful as the first! Our bar server was Jody and she was EXCELLENT! On this trip, we only had beer, but we know from experience that the food is wonderful as well! They have such an extensive selection of beer, that it's sometimes quite difficult to make a decision! We love everything about Monk's and we will be back!

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