Where To Eat

Monroe-West Monroe, Louisiana

Avocado's

905 North 18th Street, Monroe
"Home of the Pineapple Margarita," Avocado's offers comfortable dining in midtown with traditional Mexican dishes. Here it is all about avocado - stuffed, fried, as a topping or in guacamole, you must try them all. They have a small menu that is big on fresh taste. They even offer vegetarian dishes.

Braiz'n Bar & Grill

1611 N 18th St, Monroe
Family owned and operated restaurant that serves delicious and unique tacos and burgers.

Chile Verde

7944 DeSiard Street, Monroe
Known for their white queso, piled-high fajita nachos and great margaritas. You'll find this casual dining spot a fiesta of fun. Try some of their cool, self-serve ice cream to finish off your Mexican dinner.

Don Tomas Taqueria y Cantina

614 N. 6th Street , Monroe
Look for the big bull, you can’t miss him! You’ll know you are where beef is on the menu. They offer established recipes to tempt you. Tamales are available as well as seafood fajitas of shrimp, scallops, and tilapia.

El Azteca

4075 Sterlington Road, Monroe
The dark wood carving and Aztec Indians take you to the Old World setting of traditional Mexican meals. Enjoy the variety of menu offerings to meet the spices your taste buds are craving.

El Chile Verde

3211 Sterlington Road, Monroe
Authentic Mexican fare in a casual, family atmosphere. Try the white queso, smokin' fajitas and cool margaritas -- frozen or on ice.

El Chili Verde

1103 Glenwood Drive, West Monroe
Authentic Mexican fare in a casual, family atmosphere. Try the white queso, smokin' fajitas and cool margaritas -- frozen or on ice.

El Jarrito

1301 North 18th Street, Monroe
Burritos, enchiladas, quesadillas, and more with 2 for 1 Margaritas during Happy Hour.

El Jarrito Mexican Grill

3623 Cypress Street, West Monroe
Step into the bright colors of Mexico and enjoy a variety of Mexican influenced specials. A Louisiana twist to the menu offers crawfish, shrimp and Tabasco to spice it up. Offering express lunches, and a wide variety of vegetarian dishes, you are sure to find a dish that will have you saying "Ole'"!

El Jarrito Mexican Grill

1304 Lamy Lane, Monroe
Step into the bright colors of Mexico and enjoy a variety of Mexican influenced specials. A Louisiana twist to the menu offers crawfish, shrimp and Tabasco to spice it up. Offering express lunches, and a wide variety of vegetarian dishes, you are sure to find a dish that will have you saying "Ole'"!

El Jarrito Mexican Grill

100 Constitution Drive, West Monroe
Step into the bright colors of Mexico and enjoy a variety of Mexican influenced specials. A Louisiana twist to the menu offers crawfish, shrimp and Tabasco to spice it up. Offering express lunches, and a wide variety of vegetarian dishes, you are sure to find a dish that will have you saying “Ole’”!

El Padre

4700 Millhaven Road, Monroe

El Sombrero

407 Constitution Drive, West Monroe

Fiesta Linda

8649 Hwy 165 North, Monroe
Casual Mexican dining that offers customary enchiladas that locals love. They also offer established menu items that have that south of the border flavor.

Iron Cactus

1304 Highway 80 East, Calhoun
The Tex-Mex eatery serves the customary Mexican dishes, but if you are in the mood for something unique, try the avocados stuffed with beef or chicken, then deep fried. Also on the menu, po-boys and hamburgers.

River and Rail Cantina

201 Walnut Street., Monroe
**TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS. Located in historic downtown Monroe, the atmosphere is delightful with the setting of the Ouachita River in the background. They dish up steaks, salmon, quail, and Southwestern cuisine you will love. The re-vamped railroad depot offers a MOLA or Train Wreck burger for something unique. They have the best selection of tequilas in town. You’ll want to try one of their drink specialties and take in the view!

Taco Bandido

3606 Cypress, West Monroe
Known for their great frozen margaritas, this hometown place serves burritos, nachos, tacos, chalupas, salads and a six layer dip. For an American spin, try the taco burger.

Taco Bandido

2127 Forsythe Avenue, Monroe
Known for their great frozen margaritas, this hometown place serves burritos, nachos, tacos, chalupas, salads and a six layer dip. For an American spin, try the taco burger.

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