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“A surprise”
Review of Monster

Monster
Ranked #5,744 of 15,768 Restaurants in New York City
Cuisines: American
Neighbourhood: West Village
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Neighbourhood: West Village
Reviewed 6 April 2018

My friend and I were checking out the Stonewall Monument and noticed this bar. So later that night we returned for a drink and ended up watching a drag show (on a Monday!). We had such a great time. This place is really cool; two floors. Upstairs is a lounge/bar and downstairs is a club/bar. The bartenders were very friendly and drag performance was amazing! Brita Filter is hilarious as were the other queens.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

I've been to Monster many times over the course of the last 8 years or so, and it always has a friendly crowd. The upstairs is a bit small and can become crowded, while downstairs is a bit larger. They do not take credit cards and there was a $10 cover at midnight (at least on a Saturday night), but there is an ATM inside. Expect to spend about $20 per round (2 people) including tip. Service was a bit slow but still all around, a good time. Within a short walking distance from multiple subway stations.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We visited this bar whilst on a night out in the village. The drinks were reasonably priced for New York $8 for a gin and tonic, which is okay. The piano bar was very busy with locals and tourists alike. Downstairs there was a drag show and go-go dancers on the stage. The club downstairs was very busy on the night we went. The people appeared friendly and we didn’t have to wait long to get a drink. The only negative I have is that you have to pay $10 cover charge to get in and there is a 2 drink minimum policy for each individual, which seems unfair. However, it was still a good night had by all.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a drink on the way back to Penn Station. Friendly staff, snacks at happy hour, affordable drinks. Would stop in again.

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

I visited Monster in August last year and made a lot of new friends from one visit. Awesome venue, music and friendly staff. The drinks are reasonably priced too. Handy to Stonewall pub and park which are just over the road.

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