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Monkey Bar

60 E. 54th St. (Madison & Park Aves.) Send to Phone
212-288-1010 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
People-watch from comfortable booths and enjoy fare reminiscent of a different era.
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Cuisine
Open
Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.
Features
  • Dress code: Casual dressy
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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Monkey Bar Restaurant Review

: Graydon Carter strikes again! The maestro of both Vanity Fair and The Waverly Inn has deigned to sprinkle his special too-cool pixie dust on the Monkey Bar in the Hotel Elysée. Big red curved booths overlook the dining room, and looming over it all is a mural depicting some of the great literary figures of the twentieth century. The menu ranges from raw bar offerings to pastas to New York strip steak. A few dishes, such as clams casino, are reminiscent of a different era. Monkey Bar is as much about the scene as it is about the food, so stick with a foolproof classic like the burger and see how many celebs you can identify, either in the mural or actually inhabiting the room.

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