Cocktail bar on Madison’s east side moving to new space

Jade Monkey cocktail bar

MADISON, Wis. — A cocktail bar on Madison’s east side is moving to a new location, but not too far away.

According to, Jade Monkey on Cottage Grove Road is moving a block away to Monona Drive.

It’s taking the place of a former pharmacy that’s both bigger and safer.

The paper reports the owner hopes to open the new location by the middle of May, but it has to be approved by a city committee and the full council first.