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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
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $36
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Cotton last Saturday night while in Monroe for the Dixie League Boys World Series. The waitress gave us a brief history of the building, pointing out the highlights of one of the oldest buildings in Monroe. The specialty cocktails were very interesting....More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

Just went to Sunday brunch at Cotton and it was awesome! We enjoyed the Duck Wraps and Biscuit Beignets for appetizers! The Duck Wraps were amazing and the Beignets were tasty as well, served with cane butter. I enjoyed the brunch buffet which had an...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 27, 2020

Made reservations for dinner Wed. Feb.26, on line. No acknowledgement, so called & connected. Arrived at 7:05 P.M. only about 8 customers there. Waiter tried to help as we wanted to know if they could broil Black Drum instead of blackening it; answer no.Waiter could...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 2, 2020 via mobile

I travel a lot for my job. TripAdvisor Is a godsend to help me not go to an attractive restaurant that’s mediocre. As such, I chose one ranked #2 and was not disappointed. The duck popper appetizer melts in your mouth. I had a blackened...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 30, 2019

The food was HORRIBLE!!! The boudin balls were not seasoned and had no taste that resembles "boudin". Most restaurant would have politely taken it off if you didn't like the item, but not here. I'm glad I'm in a position that it was no big...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 24, 2019

Had a large dinner planned, they didn't pay attention to details. I personally sat at bar for dinner, had to ask for a drink, then a menu, then to put in my order. Food was okay, they need to work on a few things.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 12, 2019 via mobile

Husband and daughter and I are on our way to New Orleans for a week of food extravaganza! Saw the listing for Cotton on Trip Advisor and changed our route to include a stay over in Monroe. We are so happy we did. Dutton was...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 8, 2019

Everything is so good! The Duck Wraps are the best thing on the menu, but the buffet is always wonderful! Sunday brunch was perfect for us. It's no longer on our path, but I'm telling you if it's on your path, make time to go...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed September 22, 2019 via mobile

Brunch was so great. Atmosphere good and great service. Mimosas and Bloody Mary's were good. Didn't hurt that it was my birthday. Free dessert. Banana pudding great.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 5, 2019

I ate at this restaurant about five years ago for lunch. Had to spend the night in Monroe for business. I knew I wanted to go back to this restaurant. Had shrimp and grits. it was outstanding. Hope it is not five more years before...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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519ambern
November 8, 2016|
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Response from KimLasschuit | Reviewed this property |
jeans would be fine....laid back but fine dining for sure
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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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