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Laughing Trout

Certificate of Excellence
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American, Bar
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407 6th St, Monroe, WI 53566-1048
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I took my fiance to Laughing Trout to celebrate his birthday. It was our first time at the restaurant since ownership and venue changed some time ago. The remodeling of the space is beautiful, comfortable, and inviting. A complete transformation has taken place. So, great ambience. The reason we waited so long, and for a special occasion... More 

Thank Laurie A
Maineville, Ohio
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We were staying at the AmericInn in Monroe (for the third time) and decided to try the restaurant just across the parking lot. They had a reunion coming in the same night so we had early reservations. A delightful surprise! The service was wonderful, the food excellent, and even though they were going to be swamped later we did Not... More 

Thank Julie K
Northern Illinois
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138 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had a lovely meal here. I had steak kabobs and my husband had the macaroni and cheese. We both enjoyed our meal. We were able to top it off with a local craft beer.

Thank treesprite07
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Just a short walk from our motel and we found ourselves at a great choice for dining in Monroe. When we arrived the lunch menu was being served. Good selection, good prices and friendly service. Will consider dining there again.

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46 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

It is An over priced restaurant . The food was good . Portions adequate . Just not much of A selection

1 Thank Vancemabear
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

My husband and I arrived at 7pm on a Saturday evening and could see by the parking lot that they were busy and anticipated a wait time since we didn't have reservations. We were happy to hear the wait time was only 25-30 minutes and asked to sit at the bar for a drink while we waited. At the bar,... More 

Thank dakota207
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We visited this restaurant based on its good Trip Advisor ratings and were not disappointed. Three of us shared a huge sandwich, 2 soups and cheese curds. We had plenty to eat and lots of variety. The loaded potato soup was full of nice chunks of potato and green onion with plenty of cheese and bacon. I really enjoyed the... More 

Thank MLH828
Freeport, Il
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

A friend and I decided to try a new restaurant in Monroe. Laughing Trout interested us. I had a huge Reuben sandwich. LOTS of meat, sauerkraut etc. I brought half the sandwich home. Also home-made fries and chips. Those were amazing. My friend had a hamburger that she also brought half home for her dinner. Will definitely go back and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Being from New England I tried the seafood pasta. It was an over reach. Not sure what the lobster was but it wasn't good. Bar was nice and service was good. I will try something a little simpler next time like steak or sandwich.

1 Thank Nicholas L
Chicago, Illinois
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68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

It felt like a supper club with the bar on one side of the building and the restaurant on the other. The five cheese mac & cheese was fabulous! Ditto on the fish and chips! Our waitress was very helpful in making menu and drink choices.

1 Thank Elizabeth B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 6th St, Monroe, WI 53566-1048
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Monroe

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?