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Monk's Cafe

16th & Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, PA
+1 215-545-7005
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Beer!!!!

So one of the best beer bars on the East Coast IMO. Huge bottle and draft selection and you might... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
ocloanshark
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Ocean City, MD
Belgian Beer and Food

Belgian beer on tap with a menu of Belgian food - mussels done various ways. Two bar area's, one... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
PJM37
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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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“duck salad” (4 reviews)
“belgian style” (4 reviews)
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16th & Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, PA
City Center West
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+1 215-545-7005
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"duck salad"
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"belgian style"
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"draft selection"
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"belgian food"
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"on tap and in bottles"
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"cantillon"
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

So one of the best beer bars on the East Coast IMO. Huge bottle and draft selection and you might even be able to snag a bottle of Cantillon if you're lucky. Great food as well. Known for their burgers and mussels. Get the Ghent...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Belgian beer on tap with a menu of Belgian food - mussels done various ways. Two bar area's, one in the front when you enter but then a second smaller bar towards the back.

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Stopped before a Fringe Show at the Drake. Was surprised the number of Belgian and Belgian style beer on tap and in bottles. Some you don't see often. We shared the Trappist Hamburger and the Mussels. Both were outstanding. Service was prompt and friendly. We...More

Thank Stanley Y
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in because we heard they have really good beer. We decided to eat here because of the reviews and we were very happy we did. I got the scallop app....OMG! So delicious. I soaked up all the broth with the...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

I was here 20 years ago and it was just as great as I remembered. Obviously the beer is the thing here. The beer menu is pages upon pages of beers from around the world. The food was great too. My entire party enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2017

A tight crowded little place with a bar in front, a narrow dining area in the meddle, and a bar in the back room. Hard to get a table for more than a couple of people if you show up at dinner time. But the...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

First time visit to this site. Small menu but excellent choices. Mac and Cheese was out of this world.

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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

As the ever growing "craft beer" bar scene increases it's nice to find a bar with great beer and a down to earth attitude about the world. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Incredible selection of craft beer from all over the world! American, Belgian, German, Italian, French, Japanese beer and wine. The place is super packed closer to the evening but you can always seat by the bar. Totally worth visiting!

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Loved this place from when we first walked in. Attractive and welcoming interior, good vibe, informed and courteous staff. The Belgian style ales are wonderful. They don't do samples generally but was able to order a known favorite and a taste of another new to...More

Thank Robert H
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Michele d
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Response from Stanley Y | Reviewed this property |
They do not accept reservations. I was there for Brunch and it was not crowded.
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