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Three Monkeys Cafe

$$ - $$$American, ,
9645 James St, Philadelphia, PA 19114-3017
+1 215-637-6665
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“crab balls” (4 reviews)
“home fries” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
9645 James St, Philadelphia, PA 19114-3017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a late lunch on a Thursday afternoon, and the place was pretty full for the "off" time that it was. The vegetable panini was amazing, and it was great as leftovers as well. Weirdly, it was in the 30s that day and the...More

Thank MeraKi25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for brunch at 8:30 am on a Saturday with a friend while waiting for our kids during their high school entrance exam. I was afraid we would be the ONLY people in there that early on a Saturday POTENTIALLY ordering a Mimosa but...More

Thank Christie B
Monkey-Management, Manager at Three Monkeys Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Christie. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so happy that you and your friend decided to stop in on Saturday for brunch, and that you found our delicious food to your liking. It is always nice to...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Heard about Three Monkeys Cafe from a friend who raves about food. We decided to try it on a cold Saturday afternoon . The cafe was busy but were seated right away. Our waitress was Shannon, and her attention to our table was A+. We...More

Thank farmallpig
Monkey-Management, Manager at Three Monkeys Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Hi Farmallpig. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am so happy to hear that everything, from your appetizers and entrees to your service, was so great. We love to hear feedback like this and appreciate customers like you. We...More

Reviewed 13 December 2017

After attending a really nice event at Glen Foerd On The Delaware Historic Riverfront Mansion and Estate I headed over to Three Monkeys Cafe. I really enjoyed my visit here. They were listed as awarded one of the top 30 brunch spots in America. Nice...More

Thank bluejeanfood
Monkey-Management, Manager at Three Monkeys Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Hi Bluejeanfood. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our delicious brunch after your event. It is always nice to hear feedback like this from a satisfied customer. We hope you will...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017

I informed the waiter I had food allergies and asked if the cheese and wheat couscous could be omitted if I ordered the salmon fillet, was told 'no problem'. Dinner arrived covered in cheese and was returned to the kitchen, while the rest of our...More

Thank gypsyhiker
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

It's a cool spot for dinner and maybe breakfast if you are not germaphobic, 🤢tables chairs and spice jars are begging to get cleaned 😂or just to get renewed , but the food are great, tasty and you don't really wait long , you can...More

Thank Yarsemin
Gavin W, Manager at Three Monkeys Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for the review, Yarsemin! I'm happy to hear our food and service were top-notch during your visit. As for the tables and jars, I'll make sure we do a better job at cleaning them regularly. Thanks again for your feedback.

Reviewed 11 September 2017

Great stop for relaxing outside. Nice size bar and pretty setting. Food is very good. Don't miss the French Onion Soup!

Thank EileenKaz
Monkey-Management, Manager at Three Monkeys Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Eileen, thank you for the 5 star rating! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the french onion soup. We hope to see you again on your next visit.

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Great food, outdoor seating. Family friendly, separate dining room from the bar area. Service was good, staff knowledgeable about the specials and the menu items.

Thank shawnmZ3501BC
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I really enjoyed my chicken wrap. The bacon tasted really good. I do think there was more of a choice for dinner options the last time I was there. I also tried some of my husband's fries and meat.

Thank kaminskie
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Reasonably priced not much off street parking as its next to a train station. The servers were attentive and the service was very good as was the food. there is also an area outside when the weather is nice

Thank acaRich
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Response from bhbergmann | Reviewed this property |
They have good salads.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9645 James St, Philadelphia, PA 19114-3017
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-637-6665
Pick your Habitat..Victorian Dining Room, Old World Cafe or Tropical Tree Bar and Patio. Three monkeys is open at 7:00am 7 days a week. Breakfast Served until 11 Monday through Friday and Brunch until 2:00 on Saturday and Sunday.
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