Dining in Monroe-West Monroe
Our food has been called good for the soul. Try any of our restaurants to see why.
With help from more than 100 local restaurants, Monroe-West Monroe, Louisiana has built a reputation for great-tasting food and one-of-a-kind eateries.
Whether you crave fresh Louisiana seafood or great Southern-style home-cooking, you’ll find a local restaurant to satisfy your taste buds. Grab lunch at one of our mom-and-pop hot spots and enjoy the best burgers and po' boys in the area. Or loosen your belt to enjoy a plate of classic fried chicken with creamy mashed potatoes and gravy, and maybe some butterbeans “like Mama used to cook.” Yum!
Be sure to top it off with a piece of mouthwatering pecan pie or cobbler. If you’re looking for a lovely place to wind down over a nice dinner, consider one of our riverside choices. Waterfront dining here offers more than just that good Louisiana food — it also provides a first-hand taste of our region. Enjoy a view of the beautiful Ouachita River or Bayou Desiard, as you taste dishes like the Ouachita Special or Catfish DeSiard.
Want to try a Louisiana classic? Sample a Cajun dish like jambalaya and hot Gambino bread, or consider a peppercorn steak. You will remember your evening spent relaxing near the water while enjoying good Southern cuisine. Many say our food is simply good for the soul.
Grab a Monroe-West Monroe Visitors Guide and eat like a local, making your way from one mouth-watering restaurant to the next. We guarantee you won’t leave hungry!