Where To Eat

Monroe-West Monroe, Louisiana

Catfish Cabin

1400 Louisville Avenue, Monroe
This local favorite has been serving appetizing seafood dishes like gumbo, baked fish, and fried fish since 1972. The combination plate gives you a taste of fried catfish, oysters and shrimp. Their grilled shrimp are available for those watching their waistlines. Offering whole catfish, and no meal is complete here without mouth-watering hushpuppies. You can even buy the batter to take home.

Catfish Charlie's

2329 Louisville Avenue, Monroe
Try their thin and crispy fried catfish, or get it grilled, blackened, or wrapped up in a taco. For a variation on the fish, order the grilled tilapia with a side of authentic jambalaya . Shrimp boiled or fried are superb, as well as the burgers and steaks on the menu. Order yours with the grilled veggies! Also, they serve up boiled crawfish when in season.

Cheniere Shack

7975 Cypress Street, West Monroe
Fried oysters that are plump and juicy, thin strips of catfish filets fried to perfection and seasoned just right, hot boiled crawfish when in season -- all will make you want to smack your lips! Enjoy their freshly made desserts such as coconut cream pie topped with a luscious meringue, their lemon icebox pie, a southern favorite, or their melt-in-your mouth pecan pie.

Copeland's of New Orleans

3851 Pecanland Mall Drive, Monroe
This Louisiana original offers wide choices of menu options. Famous for Eggplant Pirogue, Shrimp & Tasso Pasta, po-boys, and marinated crab claws, oh, and the biscuits on the side melt in your mouth. Don't miss out on the Best of the Delta Sunday Jazz Brunch Brunch with a dash of Cajun flavor. Finish up your meal with an order from the cheesecake bakery. Try the Original Praline, White Chocolate Hazelnut Cream or Chocolate Fudge Brownie.

Danken Trail

7712 DeSiard Street, Monroe
They've been serving their tangy sauce with beef, turkey or sausage for over 30 years. Or try their ribs, that are painted with a sweeter sauce. Step out and try the fried fish in The Corral! Finish your meal with a serving of hot peach cobbler.

Golden Pier Seafood

1114 N. 7th Street, West Monroe
Offering fried fish, gumbo, and seafood, along with po-boys. They mix in an oriental influence with chinese options on the menu. There is a seafood market in back where you can pick up fresh shrimp and fish for a meal at home.

Mane Street Fish House

205 Mane Street, West Monroe
Offering an all you can eat buffet of catfish, seafood, and frog legs on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Located in Mane Street Putt Putt, so finish off your meal with a round of golf with friends!

Mohawk Seafood Tavern Restaurant

704 Louisville Avenue, Monroe
This longtime local favorite is famous for gumbo, fried fish, raw oysters, shrimp po-boys and shrimp delight salad. Looking for something a bit lighter, try some of their grilled fish options. You'll love the casual atmosphere.

Moon Lake Marina

231 Moon Lake Rd., Monroe
Located on the Ouachita River, this bar and grill offers Tuesday steak nights, Friday night is shish-ka-bobs and fish plates. You can always get a good hamburger or hot dog. If you are playing or fishing on the river or just driving up, this is a great casual place to relax. Open April 1st to Halloween.

Scott's Catfish & Seafood

2812 Cypress Street, West Monroe
Locals love the casual atmosphere! The Bond family dish up fried catfish, gumbo, crab cakes, Catfish Louisianne - etouffee over catfish and rice - and the award-winning Orleans Crab Sauce over pasta with shrimp or chicken. Enjoy tasty southern side options like white beans, steamed vegetables, turnip greens, and dirty rice.

The Fish House

8823 Hwy 165 Suite 6, Monroe
A seafood restaurant offering traditional favorites like catfish, frog legs and hamburgers. The french fries are fresh cut, so don’t miss out!

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