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Monk's Bar & Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Large $11.99
Small $7.99
Cheese Curds
A Wisconsin tradition! Delicious Wisconsin white cheddar cheese curds breaded and fried to a golden brown. Served with a side of marinara sauce.
Braided Pretzel
A fresh baked braided pretzel served with three great dipping sauces: brewpub-style mustard, nacho cheese and jalapeno cream cheese.
Bruschetta Hummus Plate
Creamy hummus topped with house-made bruschetta, Parmesan cheese, and balsamic drizzle. Served with cucumbers, kalamata olives and toasted mini naan breads.
Large $10.99
Small $7.99
Onion Straws
Sweet onion slivers with a light, made-from- scratch-style flour breading. Served with spicy ranch dressing.
Large $10.99
Small $7.99
Deep Fried Pickles
Breaded dill pickle spears lightly fried, served with spicy ranch dressing.
Monk's Chippers & Dip
Choose between our seasoned chippers or crispy tortilla chips, then choose two dips! Choose from: French Onion, Jalapeno Cream Cheese, Lemon Truffle or Fresh Salsa.
Large $10.99
Small $7.99
Sweet Chili Cauliflower Bites
Tender bites of cauliflower tossed in sweet chili sauce, then topped with green onions and black sesame seeds.
The Wing Thing
We season, bake and fry to order! Enjoy our traditional or boneless wings plain or tossed in your favorite sauce or dry rub with celery sticks and ranch dressing. Choose a Sauce: Buffalo, Chipotle BBQ, Sweet BBQ, Garlic Parmesan or Firecracker OR Choose a Dry Rub: Ranch, Cajun or Jamaican Jerk
Deluxe Nachos
Crisp tortilla chips topped with nacho cheese, red onion, tomato, jalapenos and black olives with sides of fresh salsa and sour cream.
Monk's Quesadilla
A fresh flour tortilla, stuffed with cheddar cheese, diced onions and peppers. Served with fresh salsa and sour cream.
Bowl of Monk's Chili/Soup of the Day $5.99
Cup of Monk's Chili/Soup of the Day $4.99
Enjoy a cup or bowl of our famous Monk's Chili or our Soup of the Day!
All Ultimate Monkburgers are 1/2 lb. patties, served with Monk's signature pickles and your choice of potato chippers or beer-battered French fries. We only use the finest cheese in the world from Wisconsin and proudly serve locally sourced bacon from Jones Dairy Farm©.
Smoked Brisket Burger*
Smoked brisket, bacon, Gouda cheese, crisp onion straws, lettuce and tomato drizzled with sweet BBQ sauce and topped with a deep fried pickle spear.
Alamo Burger*
Layered with smoked bacon, caramelized onions, grilled mushrooms, lettuce, tomato and BBQ sauce, then topped with two breaded mozzarella wedges.
The Big 10*
Loaded with ham, a fried egg, Wisconsin Swiss and cheddar cheese. Finished with onion straws, lettuce, tomato and chipotle mayo.
Prime Nacho Burger*
Stacked with prime rib, salsa, guacamole, creamy nacho cheese sauce and green chili aioli with a deep-fried whole jalapeno.
Monster Burger*
Topped with crisp bacon, mushrooms, Wisconsin cheddar and Swiss cheese, pickles and Monk's own special sauce with lettuce and tomato.
All burgers and non-beef burgers are served with Monk's signature pickles and your choice of potato chippers or beer-battered French fries. We only use the finest cheese in the world from Wisconsin and proudly serve locally sourced bacon from Jones Dairy Farm©.
Classic Cheeseburger*
Our "Original" Monkburger topped with a slice of melted American cheese.
Bacon Cheeseburger*
Our classic Monkburger with two strips of crisp bacon and American cheese.
Mushroom & Swiss Burger*
Smothered in fresh grilled mushrooms and Wisconsin Swiss cheese.
Black & Bleu Burger*
A blackened Monkburger with our Cajun seasoning, topped with bleu cheese crumbles and drizzled with bleu cheese dressing.
Bucky Badger Burger*
Layered with pepperjack cheese, avocado, and black bean corn salsa with a green chili mayonnaise and a pinch of cilantro.
AA Breakfast Burger*
Topped with two strips of bacon, a fried egg and cheddar cheese between two slices of toasted sourdough bread.
Wild West Burger*
Tender pork carnitas atop our Monkburger with Wisconsin cheddar cheese, onion straws and a side of chipotle BBQ sauce.
It's All Gouda Burger*
Stacked with fresh mushrooms, crisp bacon, smoked Gouda and chipotle mayonnaise.
Jalapeno Bacon Burger
Two strips of bacon, Wisconsin cheddar cheese, grilled fresh jalapenos and Monk's own spicy ranch dressing.
All non-beef burgers are served with Monk's signature pickles and your choice of potato chippers or beer-battered French fries.
California Turkey Burger
Classic turkey burger grilled and topped with Wisconsin Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, avocado and garlic mayo.
Impossible Burger
It tastes just like a burger, but it's created from plants. Dress it up or enjoy it plain. Ask about extras and Premium add-ons!
Black Bean Burger
Blend of veggies, black beans, brown rice, onion, corn red bell pepper and chiles, topped with tri-colored tortilla strips and salsa.
All sandwiches are served with Monk's signature pickles and your choice of fresh potato chippers or beer-battered French fries.
El Cubano
Monk's own version of the Cuban sandwich. Pulled pork carnitas, sliced ham, Wisconsin Swiss cheese and Monk's signature pickles with our secret brown mustard. Pressed on Cuban bread until golden brown.
Wisconsin Philly Cheesesteak
Philly beef topped with grilled onions, peppers, mushrooms, melted Wisconsin Swiss and American cheese. Served on a hoagie bun.
Brisket Sandwich
Smoked brisket, sweet BBQ sauce, melted Gouda cheese, lettuce and tomato. Finished with crisp onion straws.
The Ultimate Clubhouse
An All-American favorite! Sliced turkey, ham, smoked bacon, lettuce, sliced tomato, cheddar cheese and mayo stacked between three thick slices of wheat berry bread.
California Chicken Sandwich
A grilled all-natural chicken breast with lettuce, tomato, Swiss cheese and sliced avocado with garlic mayonnaise.
Ahi Tuna Sandwich*
Blackened ahi tuna on a toasted gourmet bun with lettuce, tomato, fresh avocado and salsa. Drizzled with green chili mayonnaise and finished with cilantro.
The Carolina
Down-home style pulled pork, topped with creamy Monk's coleslaw and crisp onion straws. Served on toasted sourdough bread with a side of chipotle BBQ.
Southwestern Chicken
Monk's all-natural grilled chicken breast seasoned with Cajun spices and topped with two strips of crisp bacon, Wisconsin cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato and drizzled with our spicy ranch dressing.
Monk's Chicken Tenders Basket
Five crispy chicken tenders served with your choice of dipping sauce.
Monk's Classic Reuben
House-made corned beef drizzled with zesty Monk's sauce, melted Wisconsin Swiss cheese and sauteed sauerkraut on fresh bakery marble rye bread. Try with all-natural oven roasted sliced turkey breast.
All wraps are served with Monk's signature pickles and choice of potato chippers or beer-battered French fries.
Santa Fe Wrap
All natural grilled chicken, cheddar cheese, black bean corn salsa, avocado, lettuce and spicy ranch all stuffed into a fresh tomato basil tortilla.
BBQ Chicken Wrap
A fresh spinach tortilla with all natural grilled chicken strips and sweet BBQ sauce, with cheddar cheese, lettuce, tri-colored tortilla strips and ranch dressing.
Buffalo Chicken Wrap
Chicken tenders tossed in spicy buffalo sauce, wrapped in a flour tortilla with bleu cheese crumbles, lettuce, tomato and red onion.
Turkey BLT
All natural sliced smoked turkey wrapped in a flour tortilla with crispy bacon, fresh lettuce, tomato and garlic mayonnaise.
Chicken Tender Wrap
Crispy chicken tenders wrapped in a fresh tomato basil tortilla, stuffed with crisp lettuce, tomato, red onion, cheddar cheese and ranch dressing.
Brisket Wrap
A fresh spinach tortilla stuffed with smoked brisket, Gouda cheese, grilled peppers and onions, lettuce, crisp onion straws and chipotle mayonnaise.
Cranberry Mandarin Chicken Salad
Fresh greens with dried cranberries, mandarin oranges, walnuts, red onion and crumbled feta cheese. Topped with grilled chicken breast and served with cranberry citrus vinaigrette.
Buffalo Chicken Salad
Crispy chicken tenders tossed in a spicy buffalo sauce atop fresh greens. Topped with heirloom tomatoes, red onion, black olives, bleu cheese crumbles and tri-colored tortilla strips.
Monk's Taco Salad
Seasoned ground beef or grilled chicken, diced tomato, onion and black olives atop chopped iceberg lettuce, topped with cheddar cheese and tri-colored tortilla strips. Served with salsa and sour cream.
Santa Fe Chicken Salad
Fresh greens with red onion, fresh avocado, and cheddar cheese. Topped with grilled chicken, black bean corn salsa and tri-colored tortilla strips. Served with spicy ranch dressing.
Cobb Salad
Fresh greens topped with classic cobb ingredients: chopped bacon, sliced hard-boiled egg, heirloom tomatoes, avocado and crumbled bleu cheese. Served with grilled chicken and your choice of dressing.
Baby Greens Garden Salad
Baby kale, red chard and arugula with crumbles of feta cheese, walnuts, heirloom cherry tomatoes, sliced red onion and cucumber.
Baby Iceberg Wedge
Baby iceberg lettuce with chopped bacon, heirloom tomatoes, bleu cheese crumbles and sliced hard-boiled egg. Served with your choice of dressing.
Crispy Chicken Mac & Cheese
White cheddar macaroni and cheese topped with crispy chicken tenders and toasted panko breadcrumbs. Choose a sauce: Sweet BBQ, Chipotle BBQ, Buffalo, Garlic Parmesan or Firecracker
Tater Tot Bacon Mac & Cheese
Creamy white cheddar macaroni and cheese with crispy seasoned tater tots, bacon, cheddar cheese and green onions.
Brisket Mac & Cheese
Tender beef brisket atop rich white cheddar macaroni and cheese, sprinkled with BBQ seasoning and panko breadcrumbs.
Cheesy Chicken Bacon Ranch Tots
Crispy tater tots tossed in our dry ranch seasoning, loaded with Wisconsin cheddar cheese, bacon and diced grilled chicken breast. Finished with green onions and a drizzle of our ranch dressing.
Classic Pot Roast Dinner
Classically prepared pot roast topped with a rich gravy. Served over mashed potatoes with a side of seasonal vegetables and topped with crisp onion straws.
Chicken Ancient Grain Burrito
A flour tortilla stuffed with seasoned shredded chicken, ancient grains and cheddar cheese, then pressed until golden brown. Served with tortilla chips, salsa and sour cream.
Ancient Grain Burrito Bowl
Ancient grains topped with seasoned shredded chicken, cheddar cheese, shredded iceberg lettuce, salsa and sour cream.
Impossible Meatballs & Ancient Grains
You won't miss the meat here! Our house-made Italian Impossible meatballs served over ancient grains with marinara and mozzarella cheese.
Three Tacos $12.99
Monk's Street Tacos
Flour tortillas filled with fresh Asian slaw, chipotle aioli and fresh cilantro. Choose from: Battered Mahi-Mahi, Grilled Mahi-Mahi, Battered Shrimp, Pulled Pork or Smoked Brisket.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Sundae
A large, warm chocolate chip cookie topped with vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce and whipped cream.
Monk's Brownie
A chocolate brownie topped with vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce and a dollop of whipped cream.
Reese's Peanut Butter Pie
A smooth layer of milk chocolate and peanut butter mousse atop a crunchy cookie crust with a chocolate glaze, peanuts, Reese's peanut butter cups, whipped cream and drizzled with chocolate and caramel sauces.
Thick Shakes
Rich, thick, and creamy shakes or malts in your choice of vanilla, banana, chocolate or strawberry. Ask about our seasonal flavor line and mix-ins!
Monk’s Bar & Grill is known throughout the Midwest as the place to go for delicious craft burgers and great service. Our fun, family-friendly dining atmosphere creates a memorable visit for both adults and children. We’re not just a sports bar that loves their Wisconsin Badgers, we’re supporters and fans of local youth sports and schools in our communities. The Wisconsin State Journal has stated, “The (Monk’s) burgers have taken on somewhat of a legendary status in Sauk County.” We have to agree, our burgers are pretty fantastic because we pride ourselves on quality ingredients. Hours of operation are subject to change based on season. Please call for most accurate closing times.
US$10 - US$15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our entire family wants to eat here everytime we are in the dells. Best burgers you will have ! Wide variety of specialty burgers and food . Everything here is great especially the cheese curds. Real Wisconsin curds and dont get better than these. Great...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 128shaneb
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Good casual food. We went, on friends' recommendation, 3 times. But on brewing day, we had to leave due to one child's sensitivity to the "smell" of the yeast or malt.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Gail C
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

we look forward to patronizing Monks Every time we visit the Wisconsin Dell's area. The is always great and the staff has been great.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Brian S
Reviewed November 25, 2018

They have the Impossible Burger - which is vegan and they also had cauliflower bites with a sweet and sour sauce. Both were very good! The service was friendly and helpful and it was a fun place to watch the game.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GogreenMelissa
Reviewed November 15, 2018

Good atmosphere, great beers to choose from very close to the wilderness resort which they have shuttle service for.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nina G
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Never had bad service and the food is always good. My favorite is their onion dip with chippers. Best I have ever had.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Christina H
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Stopped by for a cocktail and ended up being happy hour (Thursday afternoon). Also took a look at the menu and decided to eat an early dinner there. Had the chicken mac & cheese with chipotle BBQ sauce on the side. It was very good...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank E4341ECjulief
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Monks has an amazing variety of food and drinks. We love going there and have always had great service. The Monks uptown has a limited menu compared to the one by Wilderness so if you want more options go to the one in Lake Delton....More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Colleen J
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a place with delicious food yet a family friendly environment and can watch sports it’s perfect!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kara L
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Every time we are in the Dells or even passing through, this is a must on the to do list. Great food, great atmosphere, and reasonably priced. Service is sometimes a little poor, even when it is not crowded, but the food stands alone and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 9nicole99
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June 5, 2018|
Response from Dr_Xaos | Reviewed this property |
I know that there is a children's menu available at some (if not all) of the locations.Their website has the Monk's menu with a kid's section listed at the very bottom. Refer to the downtown menu in particular, since some of... More
June 28, 2015|
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Response from MonksBar | Property representative |
Good afternoon, we apologize for not getting back to you on Sunday. We are not related to the Monk's in Illinois, but we are franchising within the state of Wisconsin; so the two Madison-are locations are part of our... More
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