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Spunky Monkey Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, International, Pub
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124 2nd St SE, Auburn, WA 98002-5436
+1 253-804-9567
08:00 - 03:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 03:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 03:00
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The karaoke was fun to watch. Very obscure songs being sung. I don't know if that is how it is every night. But don't come here if you want to sing any Kelly Clarkson etc. also. Had 3 menus and had some of the same items in some of the menus but then some others not.

Thank Lexi D
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The WiFi is super strong and so are the drinks! The Pork Shanks are delicious!!! Parking could be better... but I would... no mark that... I WILL BE visiting often!

Thank Jamie N
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Last time I was there I had moderate expectations. I had been there 2-3 times soon after Restaurant Impossible did the makeover, and the food at that time was wonderful (the salmon with sweet potato hash were great!), though a limited menu was put in place so that the quality could be kept up. However, right from the start the... More 

Thank OhILove2Travel
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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

They have the best cocktails and the food is great. I've never been disappointed by anything that I ordered. Get the chicken Caesar salad, the street tacos and ask about the Zipperdoodle - you'll be glad you did :) My only problem is that there seems to be karaoke all the time. The place is small and if you don't... More 

Thank lololives
Seattle, Washington
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

I agree with the other reviews! I've gobe there twice when they were supposed to be open but they weren't ready to serve us. She you only have 45 minutes to an hour for lunch you want to get seated and served right away so you at least have 20-25?minutes to eat. I didn't see much change with the remodel... More 

Thank Glenda H
Auburn, Washington
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170 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Only been here for drinks but had lots of fun , For five times can hear on karaoke night great stuff. They make a very good drink very friendly people that work there good pool table. You will have fun at smoky monkey in the evenings .

Thank Scott H
Auburn, Washington
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

This place was made over by the TV show "Restaurant Impossible" months ago. I've been to the Monkey before and after and I have to say, it's not really any better today than it was prior to the remodel. It seems to have a local flavor with a handful of regulars that frequent the bar.

1 Thank Dave D
Seattle, Washington
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Spunky monkey used to be one of my favorite places but has down hill. They recently remodeled but doesn't look like much change. The food is good but the restaurant isn't very clean. Although smoking inside has been banned for several years it still smells like cigarettes and or dirty mop water

2 Thank Glenda H
Auburn, Washington
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115 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2014

Went to karaoke on Saturday with friends. We didn't have any food here just drinks. The place was pretty packed. The service was surprisingly good. The karaoke was fun. The bathroom is in an odd location. The pool tables in the back were good. Wasn't sure where to park. All in all it wasn't a bad place to go and... More 

Thank 12thumper34
Auburn, Washington
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2014

I've had this steak now 3 times, and it has been excellent every time!!!! I'd recommend it for sure!!!!!!!!!!

Thank kristineedwardson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, International, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
08:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 2nd St SE, Auburn, WA 98002-5436
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 253-804-9567

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?