Monkey Bar

60 E. 54th St.
Manhattan, NY 10022
Midtown East


After a few years in disrepair, the Monkey Bar was purchased and returned to its former glory in 2009 by Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter, his wife Anna and hotelier Jeff Klein. The dining room’s lush red leather banquettes and dim, attractive lighting have restored the distinctive thrill of dining in a restaurant that is both glamorous and cozy, and the sensibility hearkens back to a bygone era of style and etiquette. Renowned illustrator Edward Sorel's three-paneled mural pays homage to Jazz Age legends including Duke Ellington, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Mae West, Billie Holliday and George Gershwin.

Courtesy, Monkey Bar


  • Bar/Lounge
  • Private Function Room(s)
  • Reservations Accepted
  • $$$$
  • American (Traditional)


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