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Blue Monkey Tavern
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Best craft beer bar experience 
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Unlike Renee Zellweger's face we are still the same old Monkey. Come and enjoy an early Christmas treat with a Mad Elf bottle!
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2 S Center St Merchantville, NJ 08109
2 South Center StreetUSNew JerseyMerchantville08109
Bar, PubToday 11:00 am – 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am – 12:00 amTuesday 11:00 am – 12:00 amWednesday 11:00 am – 12:00 amThursday 11:00 am – 12:00 amFriday 11:00 am – 1:00 amSaturday 11:00 am – 1:00 amSunday 11:00 am – 1:00 am

Gastropub with 40 or more select beers on tap. Upscale modern pub food in a relaxing atmosphere. 7 Flat Screen TV's to watch local sports.
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Renovated historic property with mahogany bar & TV sports, plus craft beers & pub food classics.- Google
"Good food, best tap list in south jersey."
"An excellent pub."
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11 months ago
This place is an awesome place to eat, the food is excellent and the drinks are just as great. I went here on Valentines Day thinking that I wasn't going to be able to be seated because it was Valentine's Day and I didn't have a reservation. Oh did I tell you we had our twin 6 month old at the time and 7 year old. We felt really bad because couples started coming in but by the time they got their drinks we were heading out. The chef personally brought our food to the table and it was delicious. We definitely will eat here again!
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Response from the owner - 6 months ago
Thank you. See you soon
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F. Hiller
4 months ago
Good food, best tap list in south jersey.
Ken S
a year ago
Owner is incredibly rude to customers and staff too. A request for a taste of beer will make you wait for several minutes before you are served. I saw the owner bullying one of the bartenders who was then very upset and unpleasant to the customers. I guess I can't blame her... The food isn't bad but not great. The owner claims to have a lot of beer but really doesn't and the few times I've been there he didn't have any of the better beers on tap. Many other near by places are much better.
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Drew Rigler
2 years ago
First time here, was very excited to go. Beer list looked great, menu was nothing impressive but enough selections to have a decent meal, or so was thought. My wife, who is a vegetarian, ordered a Veggie Panini. She took a few bites and realized something was off. She was given a Salmon Panini instead of a Vegetarian Panini. 16 years she's been a dedicated vegetarian and this brought her to tears, she had to leave before we could really address it. A lame apology came, which we would have accepted, but the bill and meal was still charged, except for the Panini which was wrong and not eaten anyway. We paid $30 to have our night ruined and have my wife's beliefs and way of life trashed with basically little accountability. I won't set foot and don't recommend anyone set foot anywhere near here. It's not worth it for lackluster food and there are plenty of places that sell good beer with clearer lines. Seriously, seriously disappointed.
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Jimmy Mac
4 months ago
Best beer, food and service in SJ
William Shellenberger
a year ago
Consistently best craft beer tap list in South Jersey. With 38 taps, you are virtually guaranteed to find a brewer/beer style that you'll enjoy. Also have a compelling craft bottle selection. Very spacious with plenty of seats both at the bar and at tables/booths. Fairly quiet atmosphere - definitely a place where you can enjoy a conversation, and don't have to scream to be heard. Food is definitely above average for pub food (burgers/paninis) - and the occasional special is truly excellent, even without the "pub" disclaimer (e.g., short rib sandwich, pork belly sandwich). Service has always been solid in my experience. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for great beer and good food.
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Andrea Sargent
2 years ago
Never had a bad meal here! The burgers are exceptional...the cheese steak was better than anything in South Jersey (it's all about the bread). The beer much to choose from!!! I've been back 4x since my first visit, so it's safe to say it's a winner!
Drew Puzon
2 months ago
food is amazing