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Waterfront Grill

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5201 Desiard St, Monroe, LA 71203-4642
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Dumas, Texas
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
Level Contributor
45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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81 reviews
76 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
Monroe, Louisiana
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Gumbo was average but the catfish Desiard was on point . It was a little pricey but always a quality meal. Went at dinner and sat in the bar area. The place has a fun vibe.

Thank jfoster2016
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

As a warning, I had wanted to eat at the Warehouse restaurant based on a previous trip there. They are closed right now. So I hoped Waterfront would live up to my expectations. First the atmosphere. Here it is more of a relaxed environment, think more sports bar (T-shirts). Warehouse could be casual but also could be more of an... More 

Thank RJanzer
West Monroe, Louisiana
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105 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Had a great lunch on Saturday. The food was fantastic. Red beans and rice were perfect, we also had the tuna grilled to perfection and the shrimp poboy. Waitress was attentive and nice. We had the granddaughter with us and they took good care of her. Thanks for a nice, clean place to have a meal.

Thank Philpot122
Russellville, Alabama
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

While vacationing in the area, we decided on this place for dinner on a Friday evening. The brochure recommended a reservation and we called and easily got one. First, the parking is not good. The restaurant looks like a seedy dive, but when you walk in, it is very nice. We were able to get a table overlooking the lake... More 

Thank Loren256
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have lunch and dinner at the Waterfront at least once a month. The food is always great and service is outstanding. The only thing that detracts from their score is that all the surfaces are hard which makes it loud and hard to have a conversation when several people are at the table.

Thank Randy G

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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, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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: 318-345-0064

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?