Concerts at Landry Vineyards draw crowds of people from all over the region! Whether you’re visiting from out of town or a local with free time on your hands, we’ve got your whole schedule planned for you. Come in a few hours before the event for lunch and choose from over 100 local restaurants! We've even got plenty to do if you stay the night. Check out our itinerary below to see how to discover more of Monroe-West Monroe:
Trapp’s – With pristine Ouachita River views and airy outdoor seating, you can demolish a pile of seafood nachos in complete serenity.
2Dudes Brew & Que – For the meat lovers out there, this is a great place for savory smoked meats.
Antique Alley – Explore this downtown West Monroe district filled with boutiques, furniture stores, artisan workshops, and, of course, vintage antique markets.
Biedenharn Museum & Gardens – Four museums in one explores the Biedenharn family’s impact on Monroe and the world. From being the first person to bottle Coca-Cola and sitting on the executive board as Delta Airlines began, Joseph Biedenharn was a man of innovation. His daughter Emy-Lou had an expansive Bible collection and loved interior design. She also created a stunning garden, preserved beautifully and just waiting for you to go frolicking.
Chennault Aviation & Military Museum – This museum is for history enthusiasts and aviation lovers. General Claire Chennault led the Flying Tigers in World War II, notably recognized by the shark’s mouth painted on the front of the planes. Learn his story. Bonus: Call ahead and schedule a visit to the restored warplanes to see these machines up close.
Landry Vineyards - This is where you hit the dance floor! Enjoy a glass of their signature wines or order a frozen bellini. Bring a few chairs or a blanket for that perfect hillside view.
Planter’s Gastropub – Another restaurant on the Ouachita River, this place specializes in pizzas, oysters, and mules. So they’ve got all of the essentials covered.
Parish – Fresh, locally sourced fine dining that will leave you in awe every time. Chef Cory Bahr has been featured on Food Network, and he continues to deliver phenomenal seasonal menus with that special Louisiana flare. Reserve your seats as soon as you can!
Miro’s – If outdoor dining is your game, this restaurant offers two decks of fresh air and, you guessed it, Ouachita River views. Offering po boys, wings, pizzas and more, Miro’s is your casual dining destination.
Enoch’s Pub – An Irish-themed pub with a laid-back atmosphere, you can often catch live music here.
Brass Monkey Bar and Grill – From karaoke nights to live music, this downtown bar is a local hotspot.
Flying Tiger Brewery – Our local brewery is inspired by hometown hero General Claire Chennault. Grab one of the local beers or try several with a flight. The casual, cool atmosphere features a large taproom with board games at the tables and an outdoor area with cornhole and ladder ball games.
Stay the night!
Plan a stay at Hamilton House Inn, our local bed and breakfast, or one of our other great hotels.
Latin Food – This restaurant is loved by locals for it’s delicious menu combining Latin flavors and the amazing Cuban coffee.
Lea’s of Lecompte – Hometown diner alert. This place offers up stuffed biscuits and gravy, fluffy pancakes, and more.
Portico – A chill atmosphere, and delicious brunch menu. This restaurant has the classics: chicken and waffles, mimosas, bloody mary’s, and a breakfast burger.
Trio’s – Bottomless mimosas, specialty bloody mary’s, and a wide variety of brunch items, including bananas foster pancakes.
Restaurant Cotton – This is a Louisiana-style brunch with shrimp and grits and eggs benedict with deer steak. They also offer a brunch buffet option, if you just can’t decide on one.
Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge – Rent a kayak and go out on the stunning Black Bayou Lake. Follow the map to the eagle’s nest or wander through the lily pads.
Kiroli Park – This is the perfect place to play for kids, with an inclusive playground and a playground made just for toddlers. You’ll also find walking trails, tennis courts, a gorgeous greenhouse, and an open field.
Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo – Visit our local zoo featuring exhibits on the historical Louisiana Purchase and a wide variety of exciting animals.
Catfish Charlie’s – Sink your teeth into perfectly fried Thin & Crispy catfish filets. This laid-back dining experience offers a menu filled with delicious Louisiana food.
BBQ West – A classic barbecue joint, this location will fill that homestyle-cookin’ hole in your heart.
Kahlo Tapas & Tequila – Authentic Mexican cuisine with tapas options as well as full entrees. Customers enjoy delicious food surrounded by stunning murals of the namesake Frida Kahlo.
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