(yes, we do offer cocktails and wine in addition to our world-class beer selection)
••• We Welcome our Guests on a Walk-In Basis •••
that is the most polite wording of "We do not accept any reservations" we could come up with
PLEASE do not enter if you have health symptoms such as a sore throat, shortness of breath, fever or you exhibit any other symptom of the COVID virus.
We offer takeaway all day Tuesday through Thursday for now.
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We have installed a state-of-the-art HVAC system that brings in outside air, has MERV-13 filtration to capture particulate matter and UV-C Light that kills viruses. One unit for each of our three dining rooms. That is already way beyond what the Philadelphia Department of Health, the CDC and NIOSH recommend, but we also added floor HEPA filters with additional UV-C Lights that will provide what we feel is a safe environment for our coworkers and guests.
Thank you all and please stay safe in these times.
Tom Peters, Bernadette Roe & Rick Burns, proprietors
Welcome to Monk's Café
We are in a never-ending quest to bring our guests the finest beers in the world. We have been serving world-class beers for over 23 years (Tom has been doing that since 1985). Brewers from around the world stop in on a regular basis because we know how to keep our draught lines clean, push the beer with the right gas mixture, serve the beer in clean glassware, and charge the fairest price in town. Our bottled beer list is well tended and stored under optimum conditions. We offer fine wines by the glass and bottle and offer a full cocktail bar. Our award-winning food is house made daily (except for the bread from Metropolitan Bakery.)
We have welcomed our guests on a walk-in basis for nearly 25 years. We are currently limiting party size to 8 guests. We add a 20% service fee to groups of 5 or larger.
Use our Beer Bible at Monk's as a guide to assist you in selecting a beer to fit your palate. If you think that you don't like beer, then you have never really tasted quality beer. If you are a Bordeaux drinker, we have beer for you. If you like Port, we have beer for you. If you enjoy scotch whiskey, we have beer for you. And if you already love great beer, you have Found beer heaven!