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Monkey Bar

Open Now: 11:30 - 01:00
Open today: 11:30 - 01:00
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On holiday

Meals area was very quaint .Bar area noisy and busy . As my first meal in America my comments and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bendigo, Australia
via mobile
Nice atmosphere, but not sure what the fuss is all about

Yes, it's a cozy, "classic and classy" place, but I honestly don't understand all the rave. It's... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
New York City, New York
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“On holiday”
21 Jun 2018
“Nice atmosphere, but not sure what the fuss is all about”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Meals area was very quaint .Bar area noisy and busy . As my first meal in America my comments and interpretation is limited . Service was great . Overall cost seems high . Food was ....... I felt a touch disappointed , maybe my expectations...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

I booked a table for five for my mother’s birthday roughly a month in advance. It is one of her favorite places, and indeed we have many happy memories eating here. However, on the day of her birthday, (not the day before, mind you, The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ServiceInspector
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Yes, it's a cozy, "classic and classy" place, but I honestly don't understand all the rave. It's not much different from about a dozen similar places I know in New York. I hear it's quite fashionable to take your business partners to lunch here because...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lubger
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Fantatic place. Excellent food and atmosphere. Mad men and sex in the City. Support restaurant. This is real New York !

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Nielsbryg
Reviewed 23 May 2016

The Monkey Bar, located right off 5th avenue, offers its clientele a wonderful atmosphere to enough a drink or delicious food. The service was outstanding, and my waiter really catered to my every need. The steak tartare was perfectly prepared abd the roasted chicken was...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Wonderful desserts, especially the sticky toffee pudding, and tasty burgers. We enjoyed the original piano man and the service was excellent.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank John G
Reviewed 24 January 2015

it seemed a fun place with lots of guests enjoying earnest conversation and some applied drinking! The wine list was good and a great place to have a night cap. Did not try food.

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank 69Armstrong
Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

We are staying in the adjacent hotel and had a pleasant experience here earlier in the day. We stopped in for a night cap only to wait for over ten minutes at the bar for an inattentive and rude bartender. He was ignoring the customers...More

1  Thank LoveGreatValue
Reviewed 17 April 2014 via mobile

We were there at the early evening at about 8 p.m. and got the last table without waiting, allthough we said just for a drink. Really good Cocktails! Self-created or classics, if offered or not, they follow your wishes. But you have to calculate about...More

Thank Simone A
Reviewed 28 December 2013

You no longer have to be a "mover and shaker" to feel welcome at the Monkey Bar in the Hotel Elysee. I went there recently to meet two friends for a Friday lunch. I entered through the hotel lobby and was escorted to the Bar...More

Date of experience: December 2013
2  Thank matinecock
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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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