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Things to do in West Monroe

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Home Goods Store
“Great places to find antiques and unique items. An entire street full of antique and thrift stores. There's even a costume shop located on the strip.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Museum
“These gardens cannot be beat. Take a tour of the coca-cola bottling museum and drink a coke in glass bottles for just 5 cents!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“The park offers 150 acres of playgrounds, a conservatory, tennis courts, gardens, picnic areas, fishing ponds, and hiking trails. It is our favorite park. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Factory
“Duck Dynasty was filmed in and around the Monroe, LA area, located 32 miles to the east along I-20. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Everything on the Menu = Delicious! From steak to fish to hardy salads and everything in between. Live piano music. A reputation that never disappoints.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Doe’s Eat Place of Monroe was voted Best of the Delta (2015) for Best Steak. They have the BEST steak in town. Dress up and go enjoy a beautiful meal.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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“Although many rave about the yummy food, we often just go to enjoy the live music. It is a locals favorite. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Comfort Food Restaurant
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“You’ll find everything from Roasted Oysters and Deviled Farm Eggs to North Delta Shrimp and Grits and a Louisiana Seafood Platter on our diverse dinner menu. They're also renowned for our brunch on the weekends and for their signature handcrafted cocktail selection. When you want the most creative cuisine the Southern Delta has to offer in Monroe, you can’t go wrong with a visit to Cotton!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Incredible Local Beers. Cool atmosphere. Everyone always welcome. Live music. Entertainment.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“The Masur Museum of Art is the largest collecting and exhibiting visual arts museum in Northeast Louisiana. offers educational programs for children and adults such as artist talks, academic lectures, summer art camps, winter workshops, drop-in activities, the My Mini Masur program, and art classes including digital photography, painting, collage, printmaking, stained glass, book making, and more. Admission is always free.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
  • 1 local recommends
Cinema
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“Miss Kay’s Sweets and Eats has become a staple stop for Antique Alley guests to enjoy coffee, espresso, sweets and great food made using Miss Kay Roberton’s recipes. Their facility fits a any style with intimate table settings, comfy couches and armchairs, and the beautiful, breezy patio.”
  • 2 locals recommend
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Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“Everything on the Menu = Delicious! From steak to fish to hardy salads and everything in between. Live piano music. A reputation that never disappoints.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Although many rave about the yummy food, we often just go to enjoy the live music. It is a locals favorite. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Comfort Food Restaurant
“You’ll find everything from Roasted Oysters and Deviled Farm Eggs to North Delta Shrimp and Grits and a Louisiana Seafood Platter on our diverse dinner menu. They're also renowned for our brunch on the weekends and for their signature handcrafted cocktail selection. When you want the most creative cuisine the Southern Delta has to offer in Monroe, you can’t go wrong with a visit to Cotton!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“Doe’s Eat Place of Monroe was voted Best of the Delta (2015) for Best Steak. They have the BEST steak in town. Dress up and go enjoy a beautiful meal.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
“Cajun food restaurant located on the beautiful Ouachita River. Enjoy the scenery, the best Cajun cooking, lunch specials, and weekly live music.”
  • 1 local recommends
American Restaurant
“Home made cooking and always - the PIES! Spoil yourself and be sure to take one home with you!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“"Nothing Fancy, Just great Italian Food" - Roma's Stop by for some Delicious Fresh Italian Cuisine!!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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