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7 Monks Taproom

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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128 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2611
+1 231-421-8410
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 15:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Sat for over 15 minutes and waited for a server to come and take our order and when the server finally came to ask us what we needed - said it took too long for someone to ask us for our order - walked away and didn't even offer to help out - didn't even ask to cash us out!!j... More 

Thank scojober
Augusta, Georgia, United States
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

When my husband and I go to a bar like this one, we want to try new things, and always ask the wait staff questions about the menu to ensure we'll get something we like. The wait staff at 7 monks was helpful, knowledgeable, and incredibly friendly. We loved the variety of craft brews we got to try, and the... More 

Thank Heather C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is our go to spot!! NEVER disappoints us! Beer is always great and food is always good! The greasy spoon burger is a favorite! We recommend this place to everyone we come in contact with! Thank you for never letting us down!

Thank JmeW79
Waterford, Michigan
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Finally made it here for an early dinner - and enjoyed it a great deal! Shared the bacon wrapped dates, the house salad and an Abbey burger and everything was fantastic. Hubby enjoyed the beer very much too. Our waitress was a doll. Will come back again for sure!

Thank MichiganVue M
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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507 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

After visiting Traverse City, MI on a number of occasions this place delivers the most diverse and excellent selection of tap beers. 46 taps covering pilsners, lagers, ales, stouts and porters. Also a big selection of bottled beer and comfort food menu.

Thank t-bonetraveller
1 review
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Great beer selection, food, and atmosphere. This is the second time we have been and plan to stop in again!

Thank Tina F
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place, the food is delicious, much better than traditional pub fare, and with terrific service. Definitely a place to go while in Traverse City.

Thank Barry B
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, lots of beer choices, limit menu, but burger and fries good. They have a 32 oz crowler togo too. Fun place good servers.

Thank Sean S
Port Washington, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We stopped here while on our trip around Lake Michigan and enjoyed dinner while watching a Badger game. Great selection of beer. While the menu options are rather small, the food was good. Husband had the sausage plate and I had the pulled pork. Very good.

Thank KAZW87
Royal Oak Michigan
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We sat at the bar to have a beer. Wow, lots on tap to choose from! Bartender was great. He was friendly and knowledgeable. Music started at around 7:30, so we got another beer and listened for a little bit. He was giid, played mostly 80s music.

Thank Teach

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$18
Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wine and Beer
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2611
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-421-8410
We're a dynamic craft beer bar with an ever-evolving draft list with 46 draft options. We offer local food, local people, & a local experience. Children are welcome before 9pm. Full-service bar.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?