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The Thirsty Monk Grill Pub

$$ - $$$, ,
21 Celina St, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 4M9, Canada
+1 905-728-3219
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible11%
14 Nov 2017
“Lame appetizers and okay wings”
27 Oct 2017
“Great Service, Food and Prices!”
Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
21 Celina St, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 4M9, Canada
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

First visit to this pub. Immediately struck me that the menu is similar to those of several pubs in the area. Got me wondering if there's a common element in business ownership or friendship among The General, Chaser's, Crazy Jack, Portly Piper and Waltzing Weasel....More

Thank uacturbo
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We went as a group of 11 after visiting an Escape Room. The booking was easy and we had a room to ourselves. The server was lovely and efficient. The food was hot, delicious and orders were correct. The food and drinks are very reasonable...More

1  Thank S L
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I went recently not realizing the name had changed to The General. The interior is the same as the previous establishment. The menu was a bit smaller, but that is a good thing. The wait staff was helpful and attentive. I had the upside down...More

1  Thank funky_canadian_guy
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Haven't been in a while but was here for a friends bday party. Food was great and the server was very friendly and professional. Would go back if I was in the area.

Thank miwelsh
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Booked a work party on a Tuesday evening, there were 15 of us. We had only one server tending to our group, plus she was helping the bartender in the front. We waited so long for our drinks, she couldn't keep up to the refills....More

Thank LieshD
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Showed up at approximately 6:40 for dinner with my family. Was expecting it to be busy for a Friday night but nope. I think I figured out why it wasn't busy. They didn't have any beer on tap????? I ask for a cider, we don't...More

Thank Terry J
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Pre booked a table of 16 people. Took over 1.5 hrs for first two people to get food. Last person at table got their food around 30 minutes after first person. Waitress apologized at end of service instead of telling group what was going on...More

1  Thank SVWin
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I've been to the Thirsty Monk 3 times now, so I can honestly say I gave it a nice forgiving shot. Visit 1: Busy night, and they had obviously crammed as many tables as possible into the restaurant (uncomfortable for everyone), there was a Generals...More

Thank Natalie M
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

From what I understand this place has new owners and the growing pains are showing. On two seperate occasions I've had hair in my food. Once mixed in with fries and the second time baked into the cheese on a sandwich. Both times we told...More

Thank OntarioGirl19
Reviewed 3 December 2015

My husband and I went here on a Thursday evening. I was a bit worried as the place was almost empty at 8:00 in the evening. We seated ourselves at a booth near the front of the pub. Apparently it was Karaoke night, and they...More

Thank Claire422
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Celina St, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 4M9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Oshawa>  > Downtown Oshawa
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Oshawa
  • Phone Number: +1 905-728-3219
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