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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” (18 reviews)
“duck wrap” (59 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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101 N Grand St, Monroe, LA 71201-6745
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small waiting line, but well worth the wait. We waited at the bar maybe 10 minutes and got a drink. Food was excellent., the fish was perfect. Atmosphere was great. Later I read history on the place. Easy place to get to. Gentlemen from desk...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank albany56
Reviewed 11 December 2018

I have dined at Cotton's on several occasions and the shrimp and grits were wonderful! Unfortunately, about a month ago, my friend and I stopped in for a late lunch, ordered shrimp and grits and the duck wraps which tasted a little strange but were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank kellyelf1
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Traveling across the country with adult family members. Dropped in for dinner on Saturday evening. Everything we had was excellent from the Duck Wrap appetizer through the Old Smoky cocktail (what a presentation!), home made rolls with their special butter, fresh Redfish, fried seafood platter,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank awmclemore
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Stopped by for dinner. The waiter was kind and gave excellent recommendations. Excellent Cajun and local food. Had slow-cooked port and great seafood platter. Must try the Boudin.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ALAL789
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Every single thing was top notch! From service to cocktails to appetizers to dinner! The gnocchi appetizer is incredible! 5 star experience for sure! I will definitely be back some day!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank emilyp323
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Passing thru on way back.from Florida. From TripAdvisor, saw this restaurant was open for Sunday brunch. While there was an available brunch menu, the waitress recommended the buffet. This buffet is a great way to try the restaurant's special dishes. The catfish and grits were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hapdsp
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Visiting Monroe, LA and I am so thankful to have found this amazing restaurant. The pear martini was delicious, deviled eggs were unbelievable, and even better our server Amber was awesome!

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank mzywicki
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Visiting our father out St Francis and stopped in for dinner. Food was amazing!! Amber our server was awesome. Martinis were delicious

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank finzup2016
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We arrived at 8:15 for dinner on a Saturday, the place was kinda busy, and we had no reservations. However, we were told the bar service was great or that we could go upstairs to Planters. We opted for the bar. Grant was our bartender/server,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bg71291
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We went on our anniversary for a treat and had a memorable experience. The wait staff was friendly and accommodating, the ambiance was classy and chic, and the food was decadent and delicious. They also have a range of beverages that compliment their menu.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Natasha J
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Amber N
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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 816ANNM | 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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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