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Waterfront Grill

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Desiard, Monroe, LA 71202
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Food - Bad Sweet Tea

Waterfront Grill is a local institution....food is routinely good to excellent. However, in the South every restaurant has both sweet tea and unsweet tea on menu. The tea (both) here is terrible.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
Nancy A
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Monroe, United States
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Monroe, United States
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Waterfront Grill is a local institution....food is routinely good to excellent. However, in the South every restaurant has both sweet tea and unsweet tea on menu. The tea (both) here is terrible.

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Dallas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This restaurant is right down the street from University of Louisiana at Monroe. It has the perfect location next to the Bayou. The restaurant is a little dated. Could use some updating. We all had Po Boys and they were really good. The view was spectacular and worth the trip to the restaurant.

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Venice, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Found this place in a magazine we picked up at the state visitors bureau. Showed a picture and the recipe for oysters weemo looked relish. We went there for lunch. Lovely place, good food, great gumbo and oysters! Recommend if you are in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This plce is very special. The scenic setting on Bayou Desiard is spectacular. The food is great. No fried foods but who needs it when you eat here. Everything grilled tastes good.

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Monroe, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I liked their pork chops with rack sauce, stuff potate. Its located on the Bayou, across from the motel, and the ULM Campus, they have a great sports bar atmophere there, an the restaurant it self has a rustic feel to it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Amazing seafood had the barbecue shrimp it was delicious with asparagus couldn't be beat. Service was outstanding we had two waiters waiting on us at all times nobody had an empty beer or an empty glass at our table fantastic job. Go! Don't miss this one!

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New Orleans
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Plus column: Beautiful views of Bayou Desiard. Oysters Weemo were plentiful and delicious. Catfish Desiard was delicious. Minus column: Waiter was happy and warm hearted, but completely spasmodic and inattentive. The bar was utterly incompetent, first bringing some ice tea glass full of who knows what, then frantically thumbing through a Bartenders Guide to make a Manhattan. I explained it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Service was fast and pleasant. Lovely view. Servings were generous. If you're having lunch in Monroe, this is the place to go.

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Marco Island, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Excellent food! Beautiful views! Good service. If you want good Cajun style seafood,this is the place. The baked oysters are superb!

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Monroe, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

If you want grilled fish, this is the place to go. The shrimp rakee is also very good. The best is the catfish desiard. The portion are enough and if you come out of there hungry, then it's your fault.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Desiard, Monroe, LA 71202
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Monroe

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?