Where To Eat

Monroe-West Monroe, Louisiana

Alley Gators Bar & Grill

100 Horselake Road, Monroe
Located inside Bayou Bowl, they offer burgers hot off the grill, chicken strips, fries and more.

Arena Billiards Bar & Grill

1411 Thomas Road, West Monroe
Serving hot dogs, hamburgers, and fish baskets. After you eat, you can rack 'em up on one of their 14 Diamond pool tables.

Best Buy Soul Food

2952 Renwick Street, Monroe
Try the CC Burger with down-home sausage, a fried egg and cheese. Other choices include the King Kong, Godzilla, or Big Daddy burgers along with soul food options like smothered chicken, pork chops, mac n’ cheese, and turnip greens.

Braiz'n Bar & Grill

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

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.

Central Station

5400 Operations Road, Monroe
Slider options include burgers, hot sausage and beef, chicken, and pulled pork with home-style chips or fresh fruit on the side. Also serves breakfast sandwiches.

Coney Island Connection

2635 N. 7th Street, West Monroe
Serving some of the best chili dogs and old-fashioned hamburgers around.

Daq's Wings & Grill

2217 Forsythe Avenue, Monroe
Stop by with friends for wings that are marinated for 24 hours before cooking. They dole them out in a variety of flavors and hotness! Burgers are ½ pound of meat and can be served regular or open faced smothered in gravy with hand battered fries and onion rings.

End Zone Grill & Bar

8950 Hwy 165 N, Sterlington
We think family, friends, great food, and sports are the perfect combination. Check out the awesome sports friendly atmosphere and menu full of delicious sandwiches, burgers, wings, and much more.

Enoch's Pub & Grill

507 Louisville Avenue, Monroe
An Irish pub with a Louisiana attitude! This old world pub in the heart of Monroe is famous for its hamburgers. They have a great selection and on Tuesdays, they're 2 for 1. One of the local favorites is The Blarney Stone Blue Cheese Burger topped with cheese, blue cheese dressing, and bacon. So good it melts in your mouth.

Fay's Fat Burger

2215 DeSiard Street, Monroe
Tasty burgers, hot wings, salads, pork chops, fish plates and more!

Fieldhouse Bar and Grill

1510 Sterlington Rd, Monroe
This local watering hole provides several large screen televisions with a variety of sports. The menu offers choices like a straight from the ballpark Wrigley Hotdog or five specialty half pound burgers. Or try the lighter side menu with salads and quesadillas. Dads and kids can enjoy a booth with their own TV to entertain the kids while Dad can watch his sport of choice. Onion rings, sweet potato fries or Cajun corn can complete any meal. Stop by before or after any of the ULM games as it is conveniently located not far from campus.

Frenchie's Wagons

113 Smith Street, West Monroe
For a great meal on the run, try their delicious ham, beef, or shrimp po-boys, plate lunches and burgers. Don't forget a side of fries or onion rings.

Hoof & Fin Restaurant

301 Highway 80 West, Calhoun
Offering burgers, po-boys, seafood, pasta and steaks, along with daily lunch specials like hamburger steak or fried chicken.

Jo-el's Café

2500 North 7th Street, West Monroe
Located in the bottom floor of the Richland State Bank Building, Jo-el is serving up fresh salads, sandwiches and desserts daily, with a few sides of "y'all" mixed in for fun. Signature dishes include a blueberry salad, strawberry salad, and Panini sandwiches. The Judester Hamburger Float, open-faced with grilled onions, cheese, and fries, will fill up any man.

K-Rady Donut & Cafe

1101 Cypress St, West Monroe

Magic Grill

4331 Sterlington Road, Monroe
Try a Magical Po-Boys with a choice of roast beef, ham, fish, turkey, ribeye, shrimp, philly or hamburger, along with a cup of their famous gravy and fresh cut fries. For the kids, there are chicken strips, hot dogs with chili, malts, shakes, and ice cream. Also, they have plate lunches of pork chops, beef tips, fried fish, or red beans and rice. And don't forget to try the homemade onion rings!

Magic Grill

2500 Arkansas Road Suite 1, West Monroe
Try a Magical Po-Boys with a choice of roast beef, ham, fish, turkey, ribeye, shrimp, philly or hamburger, along with a cup of their famous gravy and fresh cut fries. For the kids, there are chicken strips, hot dogs with chili, malts, shakes, and ice cream. Also, they have plate lunches of pork chops, beef tips, fried fish, or red beans and rice. And don't forget to try the homemade onion rings!

Melvyn's Restaurant

1128 Oliver Road, Monroe
You'll feel like a local in this hometown hangout, famous for award-winning, charbroiled, hand-patted burgers and hamburger steaks stuffed with cheese and onions.

Miletello's Sports City Grill

2105 N. 7th Street, West Monroe
Catch the game and a great meal, too. Try the shrimp salad, with dressing so good you'll ask for seconds, or a hand-cut steak, fresh gulf seafood, homemade Italian dishes, and nightly specials. Also serving po-boys, gumbo, and made from scratch desserts, like their Haskell's Donut Bread Pudding.

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.

Not Just Pie

2117 Forsythe Avenue, Monroe
Southern Living Magazine calls this eatery "a diner's delight" where one can get "hypno-pied" by a variety of fresh pies like banana caramel, coconut and chocolate all topped with whipped cream and meringue. But as the name suggests, they serve sandwiches, chili, soups, and quiche along with a mouth-watering roast beef po-boy.

Ray's PeGe

8209 DeSiard Street, Monroe
A local favorite since its doors opened in the 60s, this grill is famous for its roast beef po-boys with gravy on the side, and kurly-Q fries. Other great items are the ham, ribeye, or philly po-boys. The open-faced burger is another way to enjoy the gravy! Don't forget to order a malt or shake made from ice cream that's so good, you'll swear it's home-made.

Ray's Pege West

1501 Cypress Street, West Monroe
A local favorite since its doors opened in the 60s, this grill is famous for its roast beef po-boys with gravy on the side, Kurly-Q fries, and open-faced burger. Don't forget to order a malt or shake made from ice cream that's so good, you'll swear it's home-made.

River Grille

2538 River Landing, Monroe
On the bayou in the neigborhood, this quaint grill has po-boys, specialty sandwiches and salads. Their steaks, seafood and distincitve cajun dishes are a treat to the palate. Come casual as all their friends do! Get a Bloody Mary with vodka marinated vegetables, it’s a true southern delight!

The Creamery

1121 Forsythe Avenue, Monroe
This retro, 50s-style diner is serving up tasty, hand-patted burgers. Get yours with their grilled onions, some of the best in town. And be sure to ask for a malt or shake served in old timey frosted glass.

The Creamery

112 Blanchard Street, West Monroe
This retro, 50s-style diner is serving up tasty, hand-patted burgers. Get yours with their grilled onions, some of the best in town. And be sure to ask for a malt or shake served in old timey frosted glass.

The Kitchen

202 S. 6th Street, Monroe
Open the screen door and take a whiff of some good ol' Southern cooking. They've been serving this community since 1984, dishes like chicken and dumplings, beef tips, hamburger steak, turnip greens and mashed potatoes. Locals come daily for their welcoming smile, a taste of this wonderful comfort food, and their home-cooked breakfasts.

The Original West Monroe Coney Island

410 Natchitoches Street, West Monroe
Just two words -- chili cheeseburger! It's messy, but it's oh-so-good!

The Pickle Barrel Pub

1827 Avenue of America, Monroe
The menu is good for a laugh, but the food is seriously good. Sample such options as the 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover, Ika and Tina Tuna, or be a Politician and build your own specialty. Choose from their large selection of imported beer. Live music offered on many nights and weekends.

Trapp's

113 South Riverfront Street, West Monroe
Enjoy the view of the Ouachita River while you dine. Begin your meal with Mom Bourque’s Seafood Nachos with fried crawfish, grilled shrimp, and white queso. Choose from po-boys, fresh seafood, crab cakes, Cajun favorites, and more!

Trio's

2219 Forsythe Avenue, Monroe
A popular meeting place among the hip local crowd. Make a selection from the pizza menu or try the Trio's Pasta, alone or add chicken or shrimp. Also on the menu are Crabmeat Musaka, Greek salads, po-boys and burgers. Don't miss their daily special and NOLA style brunch on Saturday and Sunday.

Warehouse No. 1 Restaurant

One Olive Street, Monroe
Relax along the Ouachita River while you dine in this unique building that was once a cotton warehouse. Start your meal with fresh, hot hushpuppies. Choose from unique options like Jalopeno Cheese Grits and Corn & Crab Bisque or try the Peppercorn Steak, Grilled Salmon, Gumbo, or Citrus Grilled Tuna Salad. If you're really hungry, try the Ouachita River Special, a plate piled high with seafood. Finish your meal with an order of homemade key lime pie.

Waterfront Grill

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. For a special occasion, reserve the Dinner Boat on the Bayou for an additional fee. Reservations recommended for Friday or Saturday and for parties of 8 or more.

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