5201 DeSiard Street, Monroe
Resting on the quiet banks of Bayou DeSiard, this restaurant was featured in Southern Living magazine and is known for its grilled entrees and rustic charm. Try the Catfish DeSiard, named for the bayou that flows beneath the deck, or Shrimp Rahkee, shrimp in a spicy cream sauce with mushrooms and fresh vegetables over pasta. Other menu options include the local favorite, Shrimp Remoulade Salad and grilled steaks. Reservations recommended for Friday or Saturday and for parties of 8 or more.