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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” (57 reviews)
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4:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Hours
Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 N Grand St, Monroe, LA 71201-6745
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank awmclemore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank ALAL789
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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!

Thank emilyp323
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

Thank hapdsp
Reviewed October 6, 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!

1  Thank mzywicki
Reviewed October 6, 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

Thank finzup2016
Reviewed October 2, 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

Thank Bg71291
Reviewed August 26, 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.

Thank Natasha J
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere was a little weird because they had pictures of slaves on the wall. I quizzed the waitress about it and she replied that they were sharecroppers, I said semantics? The food however was great! The biscuits were incredible to start things off, scratch...More

Thank Shanks76
Reviewed July 18, 2018

We hosted our son's rehearsal dinner at Cotton in the exchange room. The food was excellent. It was plentiful and flavorful. The prices were very reasonable, especially since we were hosting 35 people. The servers were very kind and helpful. We also really appreciated that...More

Thank Ciara C
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Amber N
November 8, 2016|
Response from KimLasschuit | Reviewed this property |
jeans would be fine....laid back but fine dining for sure
August 22, 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, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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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