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Monkey Farm

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571 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475
+1 860-388-4866
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The coconut shrimp were huge and delicious. The hot lobster roll was perfect: long frankfurter roll grilled on the outside, just the right amount of butter. The service was excellent, shockingly so for a crowded bar. We'll be back next road trip.

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Thank Cally P
Norwalk, Connecticut
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were looking for a good lunch place on the way to the Cape. This place is reasonably priced and had some of the best squash soup I have ever had. Will definitely be back.

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Thank georgeandgracie46
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was looking for a chill place to have lunch, found it here. Cash only, it's on a busy corner, can enter parking lot from both sides. A bit dark inside but the building is old and has the dark wood of its time. Definitely a local hang out, nice large bar area. We all ordered sandwiches and most had soup.... More 

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Thank Florence B
new jersey
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196 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Great service, good take-out, excellent menu and one of the most delicious tuna sandwiches ever. Wonderful prices. A must place to visit when in the area

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Thank janie51
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Monkey farm is a unique bar restaurant that serves great food and is always packed . Always a good place for just a drink.

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Thank John P
Old Lyme, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Local bar/restaurant, holds about 70 people at bar and tables in the winter. In the summer they have seating on the porch for more people. Food is better than bar fare and the chef is very good at what they do. Pork chops, salmon and specials are always very tasty.

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Thank DaveCttraveler
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Just had a shockingly good hot buttery lobster roll with crispy, perfectly-salted fries and a generous side dish of fresh coleslaw with just a hint of mayo. The family had the highly (and appropriately) recommended lobster grilled cheese with a Belgian Flat Tire on the side. The place is a very casual, local dive with large screen TVs playing sports... More 

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Thank DJMXX
Bethany, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Quite the find. The staff were very friendly & the food was exceptional. The restaurant had a huge selection of food choices. Went for lunch & would like to go experience a Friday night there.

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Thank cherylannsantore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Stopped by for lunch on a rainy afternoon. The place was full, We ate out on the porch which was a bit chilly in November but much less crowded and dark than inside. Nice menu with several homemade soups and different sandwiches. Very reasonably priced food and drinks. Would go back for lunch or drinks, probably not for dinner.

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Thank Noreen R
Rego Park, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

The inside looks like it should, a old bar, filled with locals. Fair prices, quick service. We didn't eat, just stopped for a beer. Worth the price for the atmosphere alone!

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Thank William C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
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, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 571 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: +1 860-388-4866
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?