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Monk's Café

Not Rated.
Monk's CaféMonk's Café

Taps: 20 / Bottles: 218
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
98
world-class

399 Ratings
Ratings: 399
Reviews: 323
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 9.28%
$$$ - a bit pricey
[ Bar, Eatery ]

264 S 16th St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19102-3357
United States
phone: (215) 545-7005

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irishpride

New York

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

07-05-2014 00:13:05 | More by irishpride
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Ravenclaws

Mississippi

4.36/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3 | $$$

Monks needs to be on your must visit list if you are visiting Philly and love craft beer. The place is small but a wonderful atmosphere and great service. My glass was empty very little and wish I would have had to time to go back during my trip.

Food was not to my taste, they only offer a veggie cheese steak to give you an idea.

But the beer atmosphere and service more than makes up for the food.

If you skip this one you are making a big mistake folks.

07-03-2014 13:41:57 | More by Ravenclaws
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Magikbrew

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +13.1%

06-29-2014 01:49:51 | More by Magikbrew
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AGust82

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +13.1%

06-26-2014 19:29:58 | More by AGust82
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woodchip

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

06-25-2014 20:37:00 | More by woodchip
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +13.1%

06-24-2014 03:18:33 | More by bpfrush
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Sarge3130

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

06-19-2014 16:25:05 | More by Sarge3130
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otispdriftwood

New York

4.26/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3 | food: 4.5 | $$

Finally made it to Monk's on the way to D.C. It was early on a Saturday so had a choice of tables. Picked one close to the window since I'd read reviews about how dark it can get. My impression of the place was overwhelmingly positive, however, the selection was not up to their usual standards. About half of the list was crossed out and the waitress said there were having some issues with the lines in the back bar so my review reflects my disappointment on the day I was there. I do intend to go back at some point and will amend my review to reflect a complete beer list.

06-18-2014 16:14:55 | More by otispdriftwood
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timlyon

Arizona

5/5  rDev +13.1%

06-18-2014 04:23:44 | More by timlyon
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Flashy

Vermont

4.66/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | $$$

Snuck over while chaperoning a school trip to Phillie. Loved the town- much safer, nicer and cleaner then I thought it would be. Staff was friendly, beer selection was more Belgium centric then I see in bars in my neck of the woods (and I do live in the woods). My only complaint is the bar is a bit dark and would rather be somewhere a bit brighter on a nice spring, summer or fall day.
Will head back ASAP.

06-15-2014 22:09:34 | More by Flashy
Monk's Café in Philadelphia, PA
98 out of 100 based on 399 ratings.