The Merry Monk

Bar, Event Space
$ $
90 N Pearl St (at Sheridan Ave.)
Albany, NY 12207
(518) 463-6665


  • The coconut curry dipping sauce us excellant!
  • Great beer selection and killer steak frites.
  • The pan seared Duval salmon is awesome!
  • They have lots of cool flavored of mayonnaise.
  • Come here. Drink beer.
  • Prcticamente todas las trapenses, algunas de grifo. Un sobresaliente cervecero en la Amrica profunda
  • BOGO mussels every Wednesday and a great staff!
  • Very generous portions. Fantastic beer selection. And if you like mussels, this is the place for you!
  • Best bacon cheddar burger I've ever had. And oh yeah! Beer selection is amazing! Keep this guy in business! I reccomend this place to anyone who likes real beer!
  • This place must be seen to believe. If u love Belgian beer this joint is nirvana!!!
  • Mussels, Mussels, Mussels, Mussels, Mussels. Excellent service despite being understaffed on a concert night. Brussels fusion...yeah that's a thing
  • Good Belgian style beer selection, burgers, mussels, fries with dipping sauce
  • Decent find on a late night just passing through town. Staff was super friendly, white chocolate stout was an unexpected seasonal treat.
  • Beer selection is awesome! :-)
  • The food and beer selection are outstanding and the service is the perfect combination of laid back and attentive. They deserve more than the "corner bar" atmosphere in which they find themselves.
  • The blue cheese mussels were fantastic!!!!
  • Best place to eat in Albany
  • Nice atmosphere and friendly staff. GREAT beer selection and food.
  • Don't get there flight of beer. $10 not worth for four samples. Grab the mussels and a beer and peace. Or you'll end up with a $60-$100 bill
  • Great food, awesome beer selection. Love the pommes frites and dipping sauces! Staff is knowledgeable about their beers and make spot on recommendations.

Nearby places

19 Clinton Ave (at N Pearl St.)
51 S Pearl St