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Monkey Farm

571 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1506
+1 860-388-4866
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good55%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (18 reviews)
“burger” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
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LOCATION
571 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1506
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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great Fried shrimp , steak , roast beef stop ,salad with grilled chicken was huge. The waitress very nice. Service fast no rushing us. We read reviews when we decided to order . Would go there in a heart beat.

1  Thank redjay2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Monkey Farm twice - and the second time, for dinner, had a nice dinner. But we were all upset (8 of us, including children) by the group of adult men sitting nearby who were very loud, used vulgar language, and at...More

1  Thank deena w
monkeyfarmcafe, Owner at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Very sorry about your dinner experience not being as nice as what you expected. Vulgar language is never acceptable and we often take those type individuals aside and discipline them for their rudeness. We keep our political views silent and have no comment on the...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant/bar have a very good mood. Serves good food and drinks but Very very dated. I have no words to describe the men's restroom...

1  Thank mkrdutra
monkeyfarmcafe, Owner at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Not sure what you saw in our 2012 remodeled Men's room. Tile to ceiling everything was replaced. The room is also thoroughly cleaned daily.

Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is a working mans bar that is open to everyone. The seafood is always fresh, the hamburger out of this world. Great place for lunch, great service and who knows better than the working man where to get a good meal at a good...More

Thank Z6807ZWwilliamv
monkeyfarmcafe, Owner at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Very well said, Our name has been a great marketing tool for almost 50 years!

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I love the Monkey Farm. Great atmosphere and the food is first class! This is quickly becoming one of my favorite lunch spots.

2  Thank Firestormwfd
monkeyfarmcafe, Owner at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thanks for the compliments !

Reviewed 17 July 2017

I can only review on the later night scene as that is when we went. It almost has a dive feel it a gitchy way. Younger crowd, loud, pool playing type of joint. Fun

1  Thank Pam A
monkeyfarmcafe, Owner at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

The crowd gets younger the later it is, day time you would have another opinion ALTHOUGH ITS STILL FUN AT LUNCH ! Thanks for the nice review !

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We we're driving through Old Saybrook mid-day when we spotted the Monkey Farm. You know how some places just look friendly? It has that neighborhood favorite vibe going on. And it looked welcoming on a warm, thirsty day. We had a very pleasant lunch, served...More

Thank William M
monkeyfarmcafe, Owner at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Cash only since 1968 helps keep the prices affordable ! Thanks for the stars !

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We have been hearing about this restaurant for years but hesitated because it looked worn, and more of a bikers restaurant. It's true it has its own character, comfortable, light hearted and fun, and yes bikers are there too, guys and gals from every walk...More

Thank Michael R
monkeyfarmcafe, Owner at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Hopefully we keep you coming back ! Thanks for the nice review !

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We went before an event at The Kate on a Friday night. Fairly crowded but seating was available as lots of people were at the bar. We all had sandwiches and wraps and especially like the sweet potato fries. Bill for 4 with non-alcoholic drinks...More

Thank redjeep14
monkeyfarmcafe, Owner at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thanks for the nice review, hope to see you again soon. Lots of great shows coming up at The Kate this summer/fall season. We also get a big influx after the shows as we serve until 11 pm. daily !

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Food was ok but I wish there was a sign that said "cash only". I heard the waitress telling another customer so my husband headed to the B of A across the street before our food arrived.

Thank Grace L
monkeyfarmcafe, Owner at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Our ATM is a nominal $2.00 fee (that is lowest fee in Old Saybrook)

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Just decided recently to respond to all reviews. Actually replied to some reviews from 2012.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 571 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1506
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: +1 860-388-4866
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Description
Full service Bar & dining-room , great food, large menu, reasonable prices. Enclosed porch, smoking deck, Pinball, Pool & Darts. Wifi Juke-Box. Bar is open Mon- Thurs 9:00am - 1:00am Friday & Saturday 9:00am-2:00am Sunday 11:00am - 1:00 am
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