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111 E Park Ave, Ruston, LA 71270-4453
318-255-8028
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Monroe, Louisiana
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107 reviews 107 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My wife and I visited The Sundown Tavern, listed with Trip Advisor as Sundown West, in December, 2014 for lunch. We each ordered a Reuben sandwich with a side of coleslaw and a pickle. Frankly, we were not impressed. While I presume the meat on our Reubens was in fact corn beef, it had a "hamy" look and taste about... More 

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Atlanta
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78 reviews 78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The service and beer selection is very good. The food is just OK and I would stay away from the fried seafood. My oysters were cremated.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Food was average, nothing to dislike about it, but wasn't great. Not the most comfortable place. Noise from the bar area was very loud.

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Houston
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Ruston is relatively small, so having a local (non-chain) casual eatery with unique character and good quality food is something to brag about! If you're into fried seafood, get the oyster platter. The MJ burger is one of the best I've had, and the aforementioned turkey melt is sensational. They even offer sweet potato fries. If the weather is nice... More 

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Louisiana
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We went to this restaurant this past Saturday night 11/9 after halftime at the Louisiana Tech game. We are Tech alumni and have fond memories of this place. It is the same on one side with a fabulous porch on the other side. The original side is the same and still has character. The new side is great on a... More 

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Ruston, Louisiana
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

good food in an casual atmosphere with live music on the patio on certain nights, great place to sit , have a drink and unwind!

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Mineola, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

This was our first time to Ruston and we didn't know what to expect as far as restaurants. Sundown was within walking distance from where we were staying so we gave it a try. I found out the next day that the turkey melt (on a jalapeno roll) and the chicken nachos are the two best things on the menu.... More 

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Pearl, MS
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

Great food and drinks (MUST try the peach daquari), awesome band, servers treat you like friends. Can't wait to come back!

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Louisiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

I like to eat on the patio at Sundown on pleasant days. When I'm in a hurry, I pick up a sandwich to go. Always good!

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Montgomery, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

Better than average should mean what it means. Better than most, less than some. With all the other places to eat in this town, Sundown West is in my alternate rotation. Decent spread, all your standard whitebread fare, cooked decently served by a decent staff. Since when does everything have to be GREAT!?

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Additional Information about Sundown West

Address: 111 E Park Ave, Ruston, LA 71270-4453
Phone Number: 318-255-8028
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Ruston
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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