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Muscovy Duck Wraps
The original local honey glaze
Deviled Farm Egg
Louisiana caviar housemade b&b pickles dill
Pimento Cheese Beignets
Buttermilk​ pickled green tomato smoked paprika
Stickey Bun
Cinnamon roll caramel pecan
Field Pea Hummus
Tomato cucumber olives, olive oil flatbread
Breakfast Breads
House made corn bread seasonal fruit muffin buttermilk biscuit housemade jam louisiana strawberry butter
Biscuit and Gravy
Buttermilk biscuit sausage cream gravy
Louisiana Strawberry
Spinach ricotta salata spiced pecans shared onion farm egg cane syrup vinaigrette
Fried Oyster
Baby spinach bleu warm bacon mustard dressing mushrooms pressed egg
Pork and Egg
Slow cooked heritage pork farm egg housemade buttermilk biscuit truffled Bordelaise bearnaise
Mississippi Quail and Waffles
Southern fried quail cheddar, bacon waffles braised greens honey
Chicken on a Biscuit
Southern fried chicken buttermilk biscuit pepper jelly
Grits and Grillades
Seared pork chop farm egg corn grits tomato gravy
Creole and Omelette
Andouille sausage trinity mushrooms cheddar cheese herb salad
Veggie Omelette
Braised spinach mushrooms goat cheese herb salad
Bananas Fosters French Toast
Housemade challah bread caramelized bananas powdered sugar candied pecans
Fried egg $+1.00
North Delta Shrimps and Grits
Louisiana shrimp andouille sausage trinity mushrooms tomatoes stone ground grits
Pimento Cheese Burger
Pimento cheese fried green tomato bacon stone ground mustard smoked aioli housemade bun and duck fat fries
Cheese Burger
American cheese onion tomato baby iceberg b&b pickles mustard
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
$15 - $36
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place was AMAZING!!! We ate the Sunday brunch which was some of the best food. I was shocked how warm and fresh it was.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KatiW46
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent fry food. The restaurant symbolizes American history. There’s an actual cotton inside the restaurant.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ijc208
Reviewed December 30, 2018

Small waiting line, but well worth the wait. We waited at the bar maybe 10 minutes and got a drink. Food was excellent., the fish was perfect. Atmosphere was great. Later I read history on the place. Easy place to get to. Gentlemen from desk...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank albany56
Reviewed December 10, 2018

I have dined at Cotton's on several occasions and the shrimp and grits were wonderful! Unfortunately, about a month ago, my friend and I stopped in for a late lunch, ordered shrimp and grits and the duck wraps which tasted a little strange but were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Traveling across the country with adult family members. Dropped in for dinner on Saturday evening. Everything we had was excellent from the Duck Wrap appetizer through the Old Smoky cocktail (what a presentation!), home made rolls with their special butter, fresh Redfish, fried seafood platter,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank awmclemore
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Stopped by for dinner. The waiter was kind and gave excellent recommendations. Excellent Cajun and local food. Had slow-cooked port and great seafood platter. Must try the Boudin.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ALAL789
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Every single thing was top notch! From service to cocktails to appetizers to dinner! The gnocchi appetizer is incredible! 5 star experience for sure! I will definitely be back some day!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank emilyp323
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Passing thru on way back.from Florida. From TripAdvisor, saw this restaurant was open for Sunday brunch. While there was an available brunch menu, the waitress recommended the buffet. This buffet is a great way to try the restaurant's special dishes. The catfish and grits were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hapdsp
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Visiting Monroe, LA and I am so thankful to have found this amazing restaurant. The pear martini was delicious, deviled eggs were unbelievable, and even better our server Amber was awesome!

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank mzywicki
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Visiting our father out St Francis and stopped in for dinner. Food was amazing!! Amber our server was awesome. Martinis were delicious

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank finzup2016
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November 8, 2016|
Response from KimLasschuit | Reviewed this property |
jeans would be fine....laid back but fine dining for sure
August 22, 2015|
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Response from 816ANNM | Reviewed this property |
I am thinking that the restaurant down town and I can remember the name but it was close to the river and the bridge had a brunch that was suppose to be nice
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