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“Really good food”
Review of Garvey's Pub

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Garvey's Pub
Ranked #20 of 54 Restaurants in Monroe
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

This place is way out of the way for most people. I got lost going there the first time. Take their phone number with you before you go. Don't depend on GPS. Talk to the staff and they will get you there. It is WORTH IT!

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Thank Salvatore F
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Due to the lack of quality restaurants in the Monroe Township area, we decided to explore new and possible eateries that might be of good quality and value. This place was a disappointment. It is a good size establishment with a very large parking lot nestled in the middle of a dark and quiet country road.
Inside, there is a bar area with music and TVs and there is also a restaurant area that could easily seat 150-200 people if needed. We walked in at early dinnertime (6:30) on a Saturday night and found 4 tables with customers. This was not a good first impression.
Food: The menu was an unusual variety of standard pub food at above standard prices. Not finding anything that caught my eye, I ordered an appetizer, Fried Calamari and a caesar salad. My wife ordered a fried flounder sandwich platter with onion rings instead of french fries (an extra $2). The calamari was lightly breaded and tender. Not chewy at all. A good choice. However, the caesar salad was chopped romaine lettuce with croutons and some grated parmesan cheese on top. No caesar dressing. Instead I was given a balsamic vinagrette on the side. My wife was satisfied with her fried flounder sandwich but received the fries and no onion rings. She had to wait 10 more minutes to get her rings. We ordered 2 diet colas, which were odd tasting and watered down.
Service: Slow, and it didn't need to be. We had a middle aged waitress who was horribly disorganized and easily frazzled handling 3 tables. All evening, she brought the wrong dishes to the wrong tables. We got bread after ordering our meals but that took a while to come out. At the conclusion of our dinner we gave her a 10% off coupon that we clipped from a local newsletter. The bill came missing the discount, because she put it on the next table's bill. She did make the correction before we paid. There was an elderly man walking around the dining area wearing a golf hat and windbreaker. We figured he was an owner, but he did not give us a welcoming impression to come in and relax.

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Thank glessnr1
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Love this place, love the hometown and home cooking atmosphere. Excellent service, great selection and great value. Never disappointed here!

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Thank Loouis S
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Our recent visit to the Garvey's Pub was great! Family atmosphere, great food and reasonable prices. Along with a wide selection of choices.

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Thank Loouis S
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Wife and I went there for early lunch Friday. Reasonably priced lunch specials, clean and "homey.Spacious dining area. Fireplace going on a damp day.

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Thank Gary C
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