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Monjunis Italian Cafe & Grocery

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1315 Louisiana Ave, Shreveport, LA 71101-4623
+1 318-227-0847
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Carthage, Texas
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

This is my favorite location of the 3 in Shreveport/Bossier. Great cheesy Italian decor, plastic grapes and all. I have yet to have anything that was not good, with generous portions. There is outside dining as well as inside.

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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Had the twice baked lasagna. Very good and slot of food. The sauce is sweet which is different for me, but I really liked it. Staff was great and attentive.

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Dallas, Texas
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

My husband and I came thru from Little Rock to return home to dallas. Detoured on a side street and saw this really cute, one of a kind restauran! I had to stop. Atmosphere was great old style Italian including plastic grapes. Plenty of people and great smelling food. My husband has a salt problem so he was unable to... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
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126 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

Based upon multiple visits over the years, the rating is average. This visit, I ordered the Veal Parmesan. There was a thick layer of cheese glopped over the veal, probably to hide the fact that there was so little of the veal. I had to scrape the cheese off. There was more spaghetti than one could possibly eat. On balance,... More 

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Carthage, Texas
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Monjunis is always delicious. This is yet another place I've been going to since I was little. I recommend the lasagna, po boys, chicken parmesan, really everything is good here. It's not the biggest restaurant so try to get there in the early afternoon for a table/booth, before they fill up during the supper crowd. An absolute must, if you... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

If you like eleven layers of pasta in your lasagna - then this is the place for you! Very disappointed. Like most places in Northern Louisiana - the locals don't know that the food is awful!

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Thank Marie C
Shreveport, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

They are not the founder of the Muffaletta, but they are the best in my opinion. Their lasagna is my favorite, but some folks don't care for the sauce because it is a little on the sweet side. It can't be too bad because it is sold in many local grocery stores. The meatballs are tender and flavorful and their... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

My husband and I try to eat here every time we are in from Dallas. The spaghetti sauce and the muffy's are to die for. Great service. Love the small place atmosphere. One of our faves for many years.

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Farmerville, LA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

My first visit to the original Monjuni's. Great service on a fairly busy Saturday night. Very accessible location. Huge plate of spaghetti was more than enough for me

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Victoria, Texas
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

I have been eating here for over 25 years. It is true old-world Italian - sweet sauces, huge flavorful meatballs, amazing salads, and an atmosphere that sets it apart. I recommend the Shrimp Aurora, which is among their house specialties. It is a blend of their sweet red sauce and buttery alfredo sauce over angel hair pasta with shrimp mixed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1315 Louisiana Ave, Shreveport, LA 71101-4623
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Shreveport
  • Phone Number: +1 318-227-0847

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?