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Monkey Farm

571 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1506
+1 860-388-4866
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good53%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (15 reviews)
“lobster roll” (18 reviews)
“pastrami” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
571 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1506
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The actual establishment needs a lot of work. The clientele is questionable however the food is really good. You decide.

Thank CtUSAMom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The parking lot was bulging on a Friday nite. We were concerned that a party of 5 would not get a table. Silly us...open tables on the covered wrap around porch. Attentive wait staff and the food was tasty, nice beer choices and good portions....More

Thank lreid46
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Great bar food in a bar setting surprisingly big menu The lobster rolls are to die for specials daily really good place to eat

Thank lklucky
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We searched this place online, planning to drive there from another state. We wanted a decent place to eat before the jazz concert we were going to. It fit the bill.....good service, delicious food, casual atmosphere and friendly, informal surrondings. We definitely made the right...More

Thank FeliciaDawn
Laura C, Owner at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Hope you enjoyed the show also !

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Came here for a nice dinner. The Place was mobbed. But they said it was first come first serve. So We waited at the bar area and a table opened up. Just had to get one more chair. I got Clams and they were very...More

Thank Dibird50
Laura C, Owner at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Glad you had a good time !

Reviewed 4 October 2017

went for lunch today....pastrami and swiss on rye excellent! varied menu which is very affordable Busy but service was excellent...will surely return!

Thank Mark D
Laura C, Owner at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

thanks for a wonderful review!

Reviewed 3 October 2017

It was HOT, so we were very happy to have a seat on the enclosed porch. The service was both fast & friendly. I had the french onion soup, which is often hit or miss, but it was PERFECT & paired with half of a...More

Thank Joobie
Laura C, Owner at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

French Onion is always a hit here and pastrami is always lean and flavorful, thanks for sharing your experience !

Reviewed 14 September 2017 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
Laura C, Owner at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Nice, see you next time !

Reviewed 2 September 2017

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 8 September 2017

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 19 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 23 August 2017

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.

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Response from monkeyfarmcafe | Property representative |
Just decided recently to respond to all reviews. Actually replied to some reviews from 2012.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
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, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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