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The Three Monkeys

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Midtown
American, Bar, Pub
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236 W 54th St, New York City, NY 10019-5502
+1 212-586-2080
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Today
11:00 - 04:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 04:00
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Phoenix, Arizona
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109 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visiting on business, walking distance from Mid-Town area. Has an upstairs/downstairs to choose from. Bar is long and is chuck full of libations and big screens. Perfect setting for watching your favorite sport team! Service was good, not to exciting. Food was very good. I recommend the buffalo chicken wings, but if you don't like spicy recommend to tone it... More 

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Thank NW2SWGIRL
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Tucked in on a rainy day for quick bite. Ordered tacos and could hardly eat them. Pork inside had cardboard taste and not pleasant at all. Very little sauce of some sort on top. Horrible.

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Thank Janis H
London
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not for the first time I am caught by the TripAdvisor score system - I would not grade this average - it is good - but not very good. This is a bar that serves food as opposed to a restaurant, certainly in the main area, there may be quieter places further back. If you want a quiet romantic night... More 

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Thank MLAJF
Tempe, Arizona
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Has a huge beer selection but the food is less than average. Potato crusted chicken stripes were super dry- typical bar food. Best to go here for just beer

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Thank LRRAZ
Toronto, Canada
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe I'm getting old but I found it loud. It was super cute pub/bistro place across from the hotel I was saying at. We shared the brisket sliders and nachos. Both were amazing! The nachos were a huge order and were really good. The menu looked great all around so it was hard to choose. The craft beer list was... More 

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Thank tbrider28
Saltcoats, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food service and friendly atmosphere. Late arrival and out for dinner with the family. Staff were really helpful and the food was great

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Thank Ayrshirelass23
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lamb burger and fries were delicious!! Our server was attentive and pleasant, and I loved the atmosphere.

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Thank Yvonne S
Derby, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here a few times after a long hard day sightseeing and the afterwork, early evening atmosphere is wonderful. Great cocktails, extensive beer list, it ticked all the boxes

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Thank Lorraine K
Warrenville, South Carolina
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Loud and noisy but fun and exciting with game on Tvs and crowds of people. Even saw a HGTV celebrity! Drinks and bar Food. Great atmosphere

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Thank foxpalmetto3
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Very close to Times Square and yet priced very reasonably, this was a great find thanks to the recommendations on TripAdvisor. A good choice of beers, the Guinness was a great pint! Service was friendly, the atmosphere was great with sports being shown on the TV yet good music being played. It never got too busy, we could always find... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 04:00
Monday
11:00 - 04:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 04:00
Thursday
11:00 - 04:00
Friday
11:00 - 04:00
Saturday
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 W 54th St, New York City, NY 10019-5502
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-586-2080

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

Staying in Midtown

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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