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Blue Monk - CLOSED

727 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-1638
+1 716-882-6665
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
14 May 2016
“No longer open”
25 Apr 2016
“Excellent beer choices and awesome food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Belgian, European
727 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-1638
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

Very good locally owned restaurant that the Schatzels owned. Due to a dispute with the building's landlord, the restaurant is no longer open. Try Liberty Hound, Cole's, Allen Burger Venture or Brennan' s Bowery, all Schatzel owned restaurants.

1  Thank Paul_da_Bulldog
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I love this place. I believe I visited it the first day it opened. There is soooo much to like about the Blue Monk, but rumor has it that the doors are closing for good shortly. The duck frites are delicious and the beer selection...More

Thank ILikeDirt
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Always looking for different brunches spots. Got there early snagged a table and had a great time with awesome friends. The coffee was slow coming, disappointing seeing as beer wasn't flowing yet but I got my fill. After my delicious fries and omelet with shaved...More

Thank AreJ
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

With so many new brewery opening up in buffalo this is still my all time favorite. The varieties of choice changes constantly it can be good or bad. But one thing never change is the appetizer!! Truffle fries and pretzel nugget with beer cheese is...More

Thank Chan S
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

We met our daughter and 8 month old grandson for lunch here after a shopping spree at Penzey's Spices. Maybe not the best location for our lunch meeting given the large stroller, the stairs to the dining area, and the tight tables in the eating...More

Thank Tommy B
Reviewed 9 March 2016

We celebrated a high school graduation by stopping in at The Blue Monk! Everything was great great food, fast service!

Thank Kbitt21
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Hey, we came to Buffalo for the Springsteen concert and stayed for two days. Just happened to find Blue Monk for a bloody and then their beers--incredible selection. Great atmosphere and wonderful, great people there. Steve was amazing and turned us on to great places...More

Thank Cynthia R
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped here passing through town headed to Niagara Falls. Such a great place we didn't want to leave. The menu and choice of beer and other drinks was outstanding. The service was terrific. We ordered mussels and fish tacos. Super tasty and great portion. Had...More

Thank Momster7
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

The beer options were great. I had the fish tacos. The batter was bland and the pieces were too large in relation to the soft tortilla shells. He had the signature burger which he thought was really good! Great locale!

Thank Ashley748
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Cool list of beers, nice atmosphere but coldish if you sit next door in winter. I wouldn't eat there though. Nice area in Buffalo.

Thank Ghyslain A
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Restaurant Details

Belgian, European
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:30 AM
3:30 PM - 3:30 AM
3:30 PM - 3:30 AM
3:30 PM - 3:30 AM
3:30 PM - 3:30 AM
11:30 AM - 3:30 AM
11:30 AM - 3:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 727 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-1638
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-882-6665
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