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101 N Grand St, Monroe, LA 71201-6745
+1 318-325-0818
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“duck wrap” (56 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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101 N Grand St, Monroe, LA 71201-6745
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Shannon Dahlum, my daughter brought the family to Cotton for Sunday brunch on April 14, 2018. My wife and I live in Burke Virginia and I only wish we had Cotton there. We go with Donna's family every Sunday at 8AM for breakfast in Northern...More

Thank Jack D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth seeking this one out. The staff are great and, more importantly, the menu is excellent and the food really good. They have a great selection of fish from the region including Drum which my wife had and said was delicious

Thank jeremy l
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Even though some of the staff probably needed a bit more experience (try not to serve everything at once at the table), who would really care when the food was so great and the staff was so friendly. Without a doubt, our favorite dish was...More

Thank ffarzley
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We Vermonters rendezvoused with a North Carolina relative here for supper. Two of us had shrimp and grits and the other the fantastic pressed pig with blackeyed peas. The cooking and ambiance gave us an unforgettable family memory. The bill with beer for one, appetizer...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 30 December 2017

I took my parents to dinner at Cotton while in town for Christmas. I had heard great things about the restaurant and was not disappointed! The food was excellent! Fine southern dining in a beautiful, historic location. We had the duck wraps as an appetizer...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Excellent service by Layne, friendly and knowledgeable. The ambiance and decor is top notch. The Louisiana Seafood Platter was tremendous. Very good bread pudding too.

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Based on the TripAdvisor reviews I read, I wondered whether my experience would be good or bad. The short answer: GREAT! My wife, son and I enjoyed a range of menu items and all agreed that every item we ordered was worthy of a reorder....More

Thank TJFair
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Looked on TripAdvisor for about 30 minutes looking for the perfect place for lunch. Thought I found it. Good reviews, the food looked really good from pictures, trip advisor said it was open, cottons own website stated the hours and one would think the restaurant...More

Thank Pattie C
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Dont' waste your free night on this expensive place, trust me. This restaurant can be compared to the 'cool kids' in high school. Everyone wants to be there and say they have been there... But once you actually go there.. you don't really know what...More

1  Thank ARoberts111
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

After hearing of this restaurant, I knew we had to get brunch here. We don’t spend a lot of time in North Louisiana, but we made this our last meal before we headed home this weekend. We got there as they opened for Sunday brunch....More

Thank Ashley S
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Amber N
8 November 2016|
Response from KimLasschuit | Reviewed this property |
jeans would be fine....laid back but fine dining for sure
23 August 2015|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
I am thinking that the restaurant down town and I can remember the name but it was close to the river and the bridge had a brunch that was suppose to be nice
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 36
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 N Grand St, Monroe, LA 71201-6745
    (DeSiard Street)
  • Public Transportation: The public trolley system makes frequent stops right near the restaurant. There is also a public transit bus station within walking distance.
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 318-325-0818
Located in the heart of downtown Monroe in one of the oldest buildings in the city, Restaurant Cotton has the atmosphere of a simpler, more honest time. Executive chef, Cory Bahr, prides himself in being an innovator of unique and delicious food that exhibits his Louisiana Delta roots and allows his personality to influence every dish. Accompanied by chef de cuisine, Spencer Serrette, and sous chef, Seth Blankenship, Chef Bahr has mastered the art of creative southern cuisine. With nightly food and drink specials, it is guaranteed that there will be something new to try with every trip to Restaurant Cotton. Chef Bahr shows his appreciation and passion for authentic Louisiana cuisine by always using the freshest and most local ingredients in every dish that he prepares. Restaurant Cotton is proud to be a part of the revitalization of downtown Monroe and we invite you to join us as we support our beautiful city and the seasoned talent of our very own Chef Cory Bahr.
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