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Address: 6 E Taylor St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-4025
Phone Number: +1 217-356-2688
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best in summertime or nice day

great food menu...try the tacos...fun staff. very energetic in outdoor patio area when weather is nice. Great live music venue most times of the year. Great for taking clients... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 November 2016
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Champaign, Illinois
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Champaign, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

great food menu...try the tacos...fun staff. very energetic in outdoor patio area when weather is nice. Great live music venue most times of the year. Great for taking clients out on the town on Thursday or the weekend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Our waitress was wonderful and just love hanging outside listening to music. Great food, great drinks, great service every time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2011

We went here with family after a wedding, they had a great blues band playing... candy something... A good time was had by all

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2007

[----] Cowboy Monkey may have a quirky name, but it's a decent choice for casual dining in Champaign's vibrant downtown entertainment district. Tucked away on Taylor Street, the Monkey may be a little hard to spot the first time, but on summer evenings it is THE place to be. It offers live entertainment and a good assortment of beers, wines... More 

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