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Waterfront Grill

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5201 Desiard St, Monroe, LA 71203-4642
+1 318-345-0064
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The wait staff is always great. The food is consistently good. This place is fabulous! Rarely can you find a place that always meets the mark!

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Monroe, Louisiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have eaten here many times. Get a table by the windows, which are plentiful. There are few tables that don't give you at least a partial view of Bayou Desiard, which winds its way past the nearby University of Louisiana - Monroe, and continues for miles through town. The setting is typical of Louisiana, where the cypress trees are... More 

Thank Lisa E
New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Took a trip down to this restaurant based of hotel staff recommendation. It was a good choice. Didn't take too long for order to come out but food was amazing very tasteful. Great place to eat

Thank Watatrip100
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717 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner at the Waterfront Grill and enjoyed our meal. I really like the pork chops with the loaded baked potato and a salad. My wife likes to eat the different fish entrees. We really like the location on the bayou and the decor of the restaurant. The prices are a bit pricey for Monroe.

Thank French S
McKinney, Texas
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went here for lunch today. Our server was very polite. She was patient and explained the menu. The food didn't take too long to arrive. Needless to say, it was absolutely delicious. We will be adding this one to the rotation. I highly recommend eating here if you're ever visiting Monroe, LA.

Thank Yral R
Dumas, Texas
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

About 7 to 8 yeas ago we were traveling home and were blessed to find this restaurant. We really enjoyed the food then and wanted to go back to see if the food was just as good. It was! We highly recommend the Desiard Catfish. The service was wonderful both times we ate there. During the day we recommend walking... More 

Thank Patsy L
Roswell, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

My second visit while staying in Monroe and the people are friendly, food is always good and the view can't be beat. I'll make this one of my regular stops!

Thank geque75
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

Great food...great service. This restaurant is on the water. Prices are great. It is always busy. A locals favorite.

Thank KimLasschuit
Glens Falls, New York
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

Visiting some local co-workers, this was our lunch spot. A cup of Gumbo and Catfish PoBoy later I was full and it was delicious. All the lunches our table got looked good. Will have to go back next time.

Thank Grant B
Helotes, Texas
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87 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Nothing fried is on the menu but everything is great. Stick with grilled shrimp and avoid the BBQ shrimp would be our recommendation. We had the Shrimp Tak-hee as an appetizer and that was a big hit. It can also be ordered as an entree version. We had shrimp poboys with salads and the remoulade dressing. The BBQ shrimp poboy... More 

Thank Brian B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5201 Desiard St, Monroe, LA 71203-4642
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 318-345-0064

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?