Monarch Brewing Company is OPEN!

Situated in a one hundred year old church, Monarch Brewing Company has made its home as a brewery and restaurant in the heart of Monticello, Illinois. Monarch offers 28 taps at the full service bar, including a variety of selections brewed on the premises. Stay for brunch, lunch, or dinner, as Monarch's menu features daily specials, house made pretzels, or a classic pub burger. Enjoy the view of the beautiful stained glass windows inside or bring a brew outside to savor the weather on a nice day.


General Hours

Monday - Closed
Tuesday - Thursday | 5:00 - Close
Friday | 4:00 - Close Saturday | 11:00 AM - Close
Sunday | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Kitchen Hours


Saturday | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sunday | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Monday - Closed
Tuesday - Thursday | 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday - Saturday | 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM


11/11 | 10:00am Yoga at Monarch
11/15 | 6:30pm Harry Potter Trivia - Relay for Life
11/16 | 8:00pm Thursday Trivia
11/17 | 8:00pm Live Music from The Double Dots: Gloria Roubal and David Howie
11/21 | 6:00pm Canvas and Corks
11/23 - Closed for Thanksgiving
11/24 | 8:00pm Live Music from Tim Crosby
11/30 | 8:00pm Thursday Trivia


Here's a little about what we're up to.


Happy Hour is starting in the coming week! From 3-6pm Tues-Friday, and 1-4pm Sunday enjoy $1 off all MBC pints and 25% off appetizers!


Our Kickstarter campaign was a complete success! Thank you to all of our 176 backers. See our updates on the campaign.


Our Kickstarter campaign is live! Help suppourt us and in return we will send you some really nice rewards! Visit our campaign.


We received our city liqour license for 2016/2017! Only permit left is our state license.


Brewpub permits approved! Read more about the endorsement on the Journal Republican.


Brewpub permits endorsed! Read more about the endorsement on the Journal Republican.


Happy to annouce that Monarch has won 2016 Spring Bootcamp Program grant! Read more about the award on the Journal Republican.


Conditional use permits applied for! Read more about this on the Journal Republican.


We are planning to go beyond the initial thought of a nano brewery and open a brewpub that will provide a family friendly restaurant experience while providing the Monticello and surrounding communities with locally crafted beer.


Monarch Brewing Company is a nano brewery that is looking to settle down in Monticello, IL. We are home brewers at heart and look to bring the passion and creativity that comes with this experience and create local crafted beers for the Monticello community and beyond.

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Food Menus

Download a current version of our brunch menu.

Download a current version of our lunch menu.

Download a current version of our dinner menu.

Beer Menu

With 28 taps and a few bottled/canned options available our menu is always changing. Check out Monarch Brewing Company on to see our current offerings.



Get in touch.


Phone: (217) 631-1141


Monarch Brewing Company is pleased to announce our NEED for a TEAM! We are currently looking for part time cooks and servers!

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