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Monkey Farm

571 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1506
+1 860-388-4866
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good56%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (18 reviews)
“burger” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
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LOCATION
571 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1506
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11 - 20 of 143 reviews

Reviewed 22 May 2017

The food at the Monkey Farm continues to be the best food in our town of Old Saybrook! Everything on the Menu is excellent making it difficult to choose! The Cobb salad, Lobster roll, Chili, Buffalo Wings, NY Strip, Swordfish, all the is amazing! Go...More

Thank Keith R
monkeyfarmcafe, Manager at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thanks for all the stars !

Reviewed 22 May 2017

This place has been on a busy corner of 'downtown' Old Saybrook since I can remember, and it is a classic!!! Dark and slightly divey....in a nice way of course. We were there for lunch and ate out on the porch, so did not get...More

Thank ParkerSturbridge
monkeyfarmcafe, Manager at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

See you soon

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Checked out monkey farm for some drinks, dinner and college hoops. No draught beer but bottles were cold and reasonably priced. Bartender gave a nice pour on spirits as well. Tempting deep fryer aromas from the kitchen led us to order fish & chips and...More

Thank Kunuku
monkeyfarmcafe, Manager at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Well said !

Reviewed 24 February 2017

Looking for a place to chill after a hard day of fishing, a friend at our marina suggested we go here for the burgers. Wow, is all I can say, my husband had a burger, it was great! I had the broiled sea scallops, they...More

Thank alisa60
monkeyfarmcafe, Manager at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Summer is here !

Reviewed 18 February 2017 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.

Thank Cally P
monkeyfarmcafe, Manager at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Great review !

Reviewed 14 February 2017 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.

Thank georgeandgracie46
monkeyfarmcafe, Manager at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Soups are always homemade and delish !

Reviewed 12 February 2017 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...More

Thank Florence B
monkeyfarmcafe, Manager at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Cash is King

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

Thank janie51
monkeyfarmcafe, Manager at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Come back again

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.

Thank John P
monkeyfarmcafe, Manager at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thank you

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...More

Thank DaveCttraveler
monkeyfarmcafe, Manager at Monkey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

99 to be exact !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 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, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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 06475-1506
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: +1 860-388-4866
  • E-mail
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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