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Waterfront Grill

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$$ - $$$
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5201 Desiard St, Monroe, LA 71203-4642
+1 318-345-0064
11:00 am - 9:00 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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Spring, Texas
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great seafood place on the river in Monroe. Loved the Shrimp Rekke and the baked catfish melts in your mouth. Great service with a spot right on the river and reasonable prices ranging from $10 to $30 or so for entrees. If you time it right you will see the Skiers from the water ski school that is across the... More 

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De Queen, Arkansas
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55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

After hearing from a few people that this place was great, I took my wife for a date. The service was very poor. Our server was too busy flirting with the ladies to pay us attention. Our food was decent. Bananas foster was good. Too many better options in this town to settle on this place.

1 Thank Beau C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 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!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Monroe, Louisiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

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 January 15, 2017 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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740 reviews
369 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 271 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

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.

1 Thank French S
McKinney, Texas
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

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 7 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
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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

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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
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children
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?