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Waterfront Grill

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5201 Desiard St, Monroe, LA 71203-4642
+1 318-345-0064
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you don't care for fried food, this is your place. Nothing fried on the menu! The view off the back dinning area is gorgeous! This is a must stop if you are in the area!

Thank Ronnie P
Monroe, Louisiana
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119 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Celebrating my husband's birthday here with family. Food was good. Granted it was busy on a Saturday night but the service was a bit off. We never had our drinks refilled. It seemed that our original waiter disappeared after taking our order and no one else was assigned to us. All in all a lovely evening and my only wish... More 

Thank Hola624
Southlake, Texas
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped in for an after work bite to eat while here for a business trip. Not sure why there were poor ratings except to say...order steak in Texas....and Shrimp in Louisiana. I decided on small portions to make sure I could taste the specialties. The cup of gumbo was just enough of everything...tender and buttery textured chicken chunks and... More 

Thank DM M
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is probably the most disappointing place that I've been to that had great ratings on Trip Advisor... we went with our family of 4 and our friends and their family of 4. My wife and the other wife ordered a Ribeye and a Filet and they were flat out terrible! They were both covered in Lemon Pepper and they... More 

Thank groundskeeperllc
Houston, Texas
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The catfish Desiard was good but not as tasty as I had hoped for. The shrimp rahkee was delicious!!! Service was friendly and prompt.

Thank mistykristy26
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate lunch here and was seated inside, but next to a window with a great view of the bayou. There is also limited outdoor seating. Wait staff was friendly and efficient. The food was good, but the entrees were pricey, in my opinion, for dishes with catfish and chicken for lunch. We shared a delicious spinach and jalapeño dip with... More 

Thank Paula M
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I'm a gumbo connoisseur -- try it wherever I go. When it's good, you can pretty much bank on everything else! Rich, velvety brown (NOT red) roux, healthy chunks of chicken, okra (not slimy!), a little skimpy on the shrimp but not enough to really complain. The side salad was very fresh. Loved the parmesan peppercorn dressing--tangy and nice parmesan... More 

1 Thank Deborah F
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4 reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Thursday evening traveling through town. The parking lot was packed, and they had several large parties which caused smaller tables to be squeezed in too small of spaces. It was a realitively loud environment, not condusive for a couples dinner. The dinner salad appeared to be bagged lettuce from the grocery store; It was dry and... More 

Thank Jennifer C
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We loved this place! Our server was great and very friendly! Even though they were very busy, we got our food in a short amount of time! The crab cakes are amazing 😉 Everything was so good and large portions. We both had leftovers!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We opted to dine here because of the view after seeing an ad in a travel magazine. We enjoyed everything. The peel and eat shrimp was perfectly flavored. The salad was delicious and the grilled shrimp po' boy was memorable. We will recommend this place!

Thank Karen D

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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, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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Berne, Indiana
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?