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Melvyn's Restaurant

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2000 North Eightenth Street, Monroe, LA 71201
318-325-2055
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Middletown, Ohio
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

CONSISTENCY & QUALITY IS THE KEY TO MELVYNS..BEST BURGER IN MONROE !!! One thing that impresses me is there appears to be little or no employee turnover

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Thank gerald396
Monroe, Louisiana
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107 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Melvyn's has been here in there new location now for several years, and is very popular for lunch and dinner.

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Thank enochs
ruston,la
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

I haven't been hear in years and loved the old location. The food was below average, and the staff obviously wasn't concerned about doing their job.. No wonder they were empty at noon on a Saturday!

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Thank Keylargo77
Monroe, Louisiana
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400 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Melvyn's is a part of the dining culture in Monroe. It is not fancy, but it is fun. The food is not great, but it is good. The décor is not classy, but it is homey and comfortable. Recently my wife and I dropped by and grabbed a booth. I had a chile burger and fries and a small pasta... More 

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Thank jrsmith8
Monroe, Louisiana
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Melvyn's is a tradition hangout that has changed little over the years. The hamburgers and fries are great, having that home cooked taste from their grill. They also have daily specials but to me it's the hamburgers that make this place special

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Thank Bellke
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188 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Went in for lunch. Had the Mega burger and was very pleased with the taste, size and bun. I tasted just like I cooked it on my grill at home. Fries are good skin on with sea salt. Tea was ok. It's a bar and grill type location. Nothing outstanding for decor. Server was friendly. I would eat here again... More 

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Thank Ironman91
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60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

Nice atmosphere. The positives stop there. The food was flavorless, the burger was cold, the waiter was inattentive and forgot parts of the order, and worst of all, after the kitchen staff placed our plates on the bar the waiter stacked them, meaning whatever was on the bar was now on three of our four meals. Draft beer machine also... More 

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Thank Nicholas N
Bastrop, Louisiana
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

We go to this little "hole in the wall" restaurant quite often. It is one of the best "super" casual places in the area . I have had the bugers which are really good along with the ribeye steak. But to me the best this place has to offer is the hamburger steak. It is stuffed with onions and cheeses... More 

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Thank Joemil87
Monroe, Louisiana
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

Went there for lunch, got a cheese burger with fries. Food came out quick and was good. Was affordable and I'd recommend this place if you want a quick bite thats better than fast food.

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El Dorado, Arkansas
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I've been eating at Melvyn's since they bought the place in the '80s and ate there for years before then. The charbroiled burgers are the best. I especially like being able to get a whole wheat bun. The French fries are great but I alternate between the homemade onion rings and the sweet potato fries. Poboys are good, too. And... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 North Eightenth Street, Monroe, LA 71201
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: 318-325-2055

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?