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The Old Monk

101 Tips and reviews
  • beer
  • purple jesus
  • outdoor seating
  • mussels
  • burgers
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  • Dallas Observer
    Dallas ObserverAugust 12, 2014
    Just on the basis of suds alone, this English-style pub chugs up high marks with brews from 10 countries including three varieties of Chimay, the heady Belgian beer brewed by Trappist Monks. Read more
  • Sara
    SaraOctober 12, 2014
    Good size cheese board with plenty of options, great cocktails, lots of beer options both draft and bottle. But not a sports bar. Only 4 small tvs and a projector they only use for special groups.
  • David M.
    David MunsonOctober 1, 2013
    Tell the staff what type of beer they desire and let them serve you. They are very well educated and provide the best personal service! The beer selection is AAA and All the staff is AAA. A must Go!
  • Melissa Hall C.
    Ask for ALEX!! She is the Best, sweetest, most helpful sweetie ever!!! Made my 1st pub trip the BEST! The Guinness Stew is amazing. The White Sangria is amazing. Beer selection Overwhelmingly HUGE!
  • Lyz
    LyzJanuary 17, 2010
    Ok best drink combo ever order a bottle of the Blanche de Bruxielles with a doubleshot of Framboise. I call it my piece de resistance: The Blonde Redhead! As created by Ginger the Mayor of Old Monk!!!
  • Dallas Foodie (.
    #5 on my list of Best Hot Chocolate in Dallas— "Knox Chox" is hot chocolate with butterscotch schnapps. Dangerously good: the alcohol can't be tasted, but the butterscotch can.
  • Meghan W.
    Meghan WiseJanuary 2, 2011
    Our party of six finished off the bread pudding in five minutes and promptly ordered a second one. It's a good thing they serve it with spoons and not forks, or someone could have been injured.
  • Jason M.
    Jason MayOctober 23, 2009
    pay $10 for your first beer plus a pumpkin to carve while you drink it. they provide the pumpkin, tools, patterns. Feel free to have a few more beers. Excellent food, too.
  • Jacolby G.
    Jacolby GreenAugust 24, 2013
    The Pistachio Chicken was really good. I didn't get a chance to drink the all famous beer in this joint but stayed tuned....more to come!
  • Dallas Observer
    Dallas ObserverJanuary 8, 2013
    The Old Monk has one of the best patios in Dallas! Watch the your favorite Dallas teams while drinking beer and eating tasty mussels!!!
  • Shannon N.
    Shannon NortonNovember 20, 2011
    If you are here for brunch, the biscuits and gravy are a MUST-HAVE. Can be ordered as a side with the traditional breakfast
  • Marc-Alain R.
    Marc-Alain ReviereDecember 12, 2014
    My go-to joint in Dallas. Clean and friendly with greats tunes, tasty suds, and good looking Dallasites.
  • Mark B.
    Mark BarreraAugust 3, 2010
    Great beer selection and knowledgeable staff. Tell them your fav types of beer and trust their recommendation
  • Dallas Foodie (.
    A great cheeseboard with tons of sides, plus the option to get a solo cheeseboard or a cheeseboard and soup combo.
  • Kai Holdnes J.
    Kai Holdnes JorgensenMarch 13, 2013
    Recommend the mini burgers, absolutely awesome. Approved by a visiting Viking from Norway ;)
  • Mark K.
    Mark KrawczykOctober 25, 2010
    The best bar in Dallas. Order the fries and get a Belgian Beer. What else do you need?
  • Mark B.
    Mark BarreraFebruary 27, 2013
    Ask about their rotators and cask. These are always worth a taste, which they will provide.
  • Rachel G.
    Rachel GomezJune 2, 2011
    Sit at the bar and try the cask beer on tap. Also the food is surprisingly good!
  • Adam G.
    Adam GluckmanJune 9, 2013
    Mussels are incredible! Great beer selection and the rotator changes frequently.
  • Saje S.
    Saje SweetsApril 3, 2012
    Get the cheese board with Red Leicester and Gruyere. Those are the best!
  • Nick Q.
    Nick QApril 30, 2011
    Sunday brunch! Bottomless mimosas for $15 and the biscuits with gravy is amazing
  • K C.
    K CJuly 14, 2012
    The Half & Half is amazing, as is the Chocolate Truffle. Must-haves!
  • Deanna P.
    Deanna P.November 10, 2012
    Red Sandra, Guinness Stew, Killer Mushrooms & Fish-n-chips...all recommended!
  • Dallas Observer
    Dallas ObserverJuly 22, 2013
    It's the consistency across the board that makes the Old Monk stand out as 2012's winner for Best Bar Food in Dallas.
  • charles b.
    charles barbosaApril 18, 2014
    The veggie burger is legit..unique..Also the mushrooms to die for
  • Jessica H.
    Jessica HargisJune 16, 2011
    Try the franconian wheat beer, and get Jacob to take care of you! He's a badass behind the bar!
  • Karren D.
    Karren DelilahOctober 17, 2013
    Strawberry and raspberry flavored beers... Perfect for the beginner beer drinker.... Me.
  •  ℋumorous
     ℋumorousSeptember 6, 2010
    Try the Midleton Very Rare Irish Whiskey it the best thing in the whole house! 
  • Gluten-free Dallas
    The spot for a drink at an unpretentious, laid back bar.
  • Mazda
    MazdaNovember 5, 2010
    They have a wonderful cheese board and delicious fish and chips.
  • Toreya S.
    Toreya SheaJanuary 29, 2012
    You're probably there for the beer, but check out the perfect gin and tonic!
  • Katie D.
    Katie DessiJune 6, 2011
    The mussels and a Belgium beer are the way to go.
  • K C.
    K CJuly 14, 2012
    The Half & Half and Chocolate Truffle drinks are a must-have!
  • james j.
    james johnsonOctober 20, 2009
    Stein plus beer = $15, keep the stein. $10 refills. All beers!
  • olga r.
    olga romeroJune 19, 2011
    The sangria rocks! Reminds me of Spain. Genuine taste.
  • Roy A.
    Roy ArguelloAugust 3, 2010
    mixed drinks are weak. Stick with beer or a neat liquor.
  • Jay K.
    Jay KinderFebruary 26, 2015
    Fish and chips! Skinny fries if you don't like steak fries.
  • Barry H.
    Barry HestermannApril 10, 2013
    good food, great beer selection... this would be a good local bar if i stayed in the area....
  • Marta C.
    Marta CulpFebruary 18, 2012
    If you like club sandwiches this one is very delicious!
  • Thea S.
    Thea SellarsAugust 5, 2010
    Great options on the cheese board. Perfect beer/wine companion.
  • Jeremy S.
    Jeremy SanchezMay 10, 2010
    There have been a string of muggings and purse snatching in this area. Be Careful around here!
  • Etienne P.
    Etienne PAugust 19, 2011
    Stay away from the veggie burger. Everything else on the menu is great!
    ILiveInDallas.comNovember 2, 2012
    Get the Maredsous 8 beer because there is an old monk on the handle. When in Rome...
  • Hitesh R.
    Hitesh RautJuly 1, 2013
    One of the best patios in dallas...they ran out of Palm by the time i reached there. :(
  • K I.
    K IJune 16, 2011
    Pistachio crusted chicken appetizer is delish!
  • Chelsea C.
    Chelsea CallahanJanuary 9, 2010
    Love to go here and get a Hoegaarden and fish and chips!
  • James C.
    James C-rainSeptember 13, 2013
    Great patio and good dinners and lunches! As long as you're don draper...
  • jancin
    jancinJanuary 26, 2012
    They have their own parking lot on east side of the building.
  • David C.
    David ClinkFebruary 5, 2011
    The enclosed patio is nice but often OVER-heated.
  • Etienne P.
    Etienne PNovember 10, 2012
    Cutest wait staff of any pub in town.
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