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101 North Grand Street, Downtown Monroe, Monroe, LA
3183250818
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Ranked #1 of 189 Restaurants in Monroe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $50
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: DeSiard Street
Transit: The public trolley system makes frequent stops right near the restaurant. There is also a public transit bus station within walking distance.
Description: Located in the heart of downtown Monroe in one of the oldest buildings in the city, Restaurant Cotton has the atmosphere of a simpler, more honest time. Executive chef, Cory Bahr, prides himself in being an innovator of unique and delicious food that exhibits his Louisiana Delta roots and allows his personality to influence every dish. Accompanied by chef de cuisine, Spencer Serrette, and sous chef, Seth Blankenship, Chef Bahr has mastered the art of creative southern cuisine. With nightly food and drink specials, it is guaranteed that there will be something new to try with every trip to Restaurant Cotton. Chef Bahr shows his appreciation and passion for authentic Louisiana cuisine by always using the freshest and most local ingredients in every dish that he prepares. Restaurant Cotton is proud to be a part of the revitalization of downtown Monroe and we invite you to join us as we support our beautiful city and the seasoned talent of our very own Chef Cory Bahr.
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Always love sitting in the bar area at copelands. Their Sunday unlimited mImosa's are great! Food never disappoints

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

In town for a business meeting and laughed at for extending the trip into the weekend, we discovered several reasons why Monroe, LA is not just a flash in the pan and deserves to be explored, beginning with Cotton, a waterfront restaurant in the historic district that features creative southern cuisine. Cotton proved it can handle parties from two to... More

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Scottsdale
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We had brunch at Cotton and were happily surprise! The food was amazing from the pancakes to the burgers to the pork and eggs, everything was delicious! The service was a little smug, but everything that was served to us was perfect. Loved the atmosphere. The signage outside was difficult to see from the car.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Cotton is located in a remodeled historical warehouse on the waterfront and in the historic city center. We visited in a group of seven, and ended up ordering a good cross section of the menu. Everything was well prepared, the drinks and wine of high quality. So if you are traveling in Northern LA, the detour to downtown Monroe might... More

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Taber, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

On a road tip across america. Ended up in Monroe at lunch time and found this place with TA. Beautiful historic building and room. Unknown to us Monroe had just got their power back on after 3 days without and the menu was very short. This was explained by a great waiter. Had an appetizer of bacon wrapped duck loin... More

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Fort Worth deep in the heart of TX
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My daughter and I stopped for dinner on our way to Montgomery, AL for a college tour. My shrimp and grits were the best I had ever eaten. The grits were so creamy. Dessert was over the top good. I had ordered the fried white cheddar apple pie with stout ice cream. This was one of the best desserts I... More

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West Monroe, Louisiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Cotton is a beautiful restaurant. Try to sit upstairs if you can. The Duck Breast Wraps are always excellent and the Shrimp and grits will please you.

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Clinton, IL
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134 reviews 134 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

1ST time at Cotton’s. I came away very impressed. A group went for a birthday celebration. We started with wine and appetizers. They have a huge wine list. We had the duck wraps, smoked trout dip, and the hummus. Duck wraps are outstanding, trout dip very tasty. I had the fish special of the day, which was sheepshead. It was... More

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D. La
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The Muscovy duck wraps are delicious for a appetizer, I had the Miss. Buttermilk fried Quail and it was great.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Don't miss a chance to eat here. Creative and delicious food. Comfortable atmosphere and great service. This place was a real treat.

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Additional Information about Cotton

Address: 101 North Grand Street, Downtown Monroe, Monroe, LA
Phone Number: 3183250818
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Monroe
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 50
Cuisine: American

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