nice sebastopol venue
excellent burger + fries, cooked to specs. the music is only audible in the music room (tho the bass leaks out). the sound system was a little unbalanced during the opening set, the singer's words were not really discernible. i'd turn down the bass and drums, and up the signal on the singer's mike. jack casady's free set was, well, worth what you pay for...excellent keyboards tho.
3/28/2013 5:00:00 PM
Hopmonk has improved!
I was happy to see that there are new items on the menu. I had the Phlly Cheesesteak on Naan, It was served quickly and nice temperature. Hopmonk is like a European pub in Wine Country. Awexome service also. Lat Dean know that I was impressed.
4/15/2013 4:00:00 PM
Pepperlabd Friday Night
The experience was excellent , We had a great booth reserved, my friend forgot to call and say we would be 15 min late but they held the table on a busy night. Total thumbs up , food great , they did get a mixed drink order wrong but fixed it quickly.
4/18/2013 4:00:00 PM
Been there twice and both
Been there twice and both times thought it was very yummy.
4/24/2013 4:00:00 PM
Over all my experience was very good. I only felt that service needed to be a little better. Some items requested were never brought to the table.
5/11/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great food, fresh ingredients, awesome beer, outstanding service....what more is there???
5/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great evening out with friends
Spent the evening talking and enjoying food, music, beer and friends.
Wonderful setting, friendly staff. After finishing eating they has no problem with us just hanging out and talking.
5/24/2013 4:00:00 PM
Hotest Day IN Sebastopol!
What I was really touched by is how the hostess remembered that I was bringing a blind man to dinner. She had read the reservations. The location was very good for us. I have enjoyed Hop Monk before, the only problem I had this time was I was very hot. It was 90 degrees in Sebastopol that day.
The service was outstanding. I wish I could remember the name of the waiter. Our reservation name was Bill Howard. He kindly brought Bill two tasters of beer.
The food was very good. Problem was, I was so hot I didn't have the appetite for an entree.
Then Bill DeCarli came over at the end and was so conversational and kind to Bill. He had a wonderful experience even with his blindness. He is a beer lover, so I know he will be back!
5/30/2013 4:00:00 PM
Beer in wine country
What we like about Hopmonk Tavern is their (a) dependably good food...nothing fancy but all tasty, (b) free corkage...so we can briing a bottle from our cellar to go with what we order and (c) the outdoor dining and entertainment. But for beer lovers, their list is impressive; they must have twenty (20) on tap!
6/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
This visit was our first,
This visit was our first, however it will not be our last. The food was excellent!
6/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
Good food and great service from the full staff. Would not hesitate to go back! If you can't find your beer here than your missing something - Huge selection!
7/20/2013 5:00:00 PM
Unexpected great find
I was pleasantly surprised by the food and great outdoor back patio area. Doesn't look like much from the street. Don't get turned off by what you see when you first walk in. The dining room is dark and dated, but they have a wonderful back deck and patio which is lovely on a warm day. I heard they have live music at night. I didn't stick around for that, but certainly looked like it would be a lively scene at night. Great beer and food was surprisingly excellent! Will definitely go back again when I'm in the area.
7/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
Had an early dinner before going to a show.....sat outside. Service was prompt and pleasant, wonderful fresh, large salad with seasonal veggies, hot sausage entree with potato, cabbage and apple was delicious. Mashed potatoes good foil for heat of sausage. Didn't go for the show there but would return again.
8/15/2013 12:00:00 AM
We were spending the weekend in wine country and stopped here for an early lunch. It wasn't crowded so we sat immediately and explained to our server that we unfortunately had a short window of time to eat. She completely understood and got our food right out to us as well as the check but let us set the pace as far as when we has to leave! There were 4 of us and we each ordered different things. We all agreed we would make it a stop on our next return. It was delicious!!
9/6/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great Pub Grub
Enjoyed lunch her with elderly mom, niece and two young great nieces. Excellent service. The cheese sandwich is a stand-out as is the macroni and cheese.
9/8/2013 12:00:00 AM
I just love this place, My
I just love this place, My daughter turned me on to it a few years ago.
I took a date here , he lives in Sebastopol and has never been here.
He thought the food was awesome and the desert even better.
10/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
Errands to run Sunday near Sebastopol so started with lunch. Stuck with the sandwiches on our last visit. Quite good, but not noteworthy. Today we tried something from the 'plates to share' to start. The flatbread with goat cheese, prosciutto and greens was unexpectedly great. Very tasty with the fresh greens and vibrant vinaigrette topping it all off. Wife had an excellent tomato soup and saved some of the flatbread to accompany it. I had a very good Reuben and shared some fries with her. Looking forward to next time when we'll pair the flatbread with a soup for each of us, and have them bring it all together. A very nice, lighter meal, but extremely flavorful. Got busy after we got there and had to have the hostess get our bill.
11/2/2013 5:00:00 PM
We enjoyed the ambience, the food was good, and my kids loved being able to dance on the "stage" out in the beer garden. We'll be back!
11/11/2013 4:00:00 PM