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Sam's Southern Eatery

300 Layton Ave, Monroe, LA 71201-8503
+1 318-855-4042
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
9 Jun 2018
“Nice portions!”
27 Sep 2017
“Really really good”
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Seafood, Fast food
300 Layton Ave, Monroe, LA 71201-8503
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

The fountain diet coke tasted so bad that it was undrinkable. It had a very strange Dr. Pepper taste. I had to get a bottle drink. The manager on duty knew the drinks are bad and admitted to people complaining. We ordered a fish taco...More

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 10 June 2018

I brought home supper from Sam's. Our only problem was we couldn't eat it all! Next time, we'll share some dishes. The fish pieces are almost twice as big as most places. This has been true when I've eaten at Sam's in El Dorado and...More

Thank Todd T
Reviewed 11 January 2018

I love the fish and the Philly sandwiches are excellent too. I usually go to their West Monroe location but they are all the same as far as quality.

Thank Dale B
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We were traveling through Monroe and needed a convenient place off I20 to eat. We choose Sam's and I can tell you we were not disappointed. The fried shrimp po boy and onion rings were amazing. My husband had the grilled shrimp and loved them....More

Thank nana0208
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Had seen Sam's many time from I-20 but it never seemed to be meal time. This trip we stopped for lunch. The food portions were large and the price reasonable. The wife had a shrimp plate which included very good shrimp rolls and huge fried...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 18 May 2017

a lot of people love the fried fish here. I can honestly say I can't go without getting the chicken philly so good. the shrimp is huge and really good also. Call in if you can it stays really busy and you can get your...More

Thank latechgirl13
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The facility is a little older but it is clean and kept up. We wanted a combination plate that was not on the menu but it was no problem for these folks. The oysters my husband had were the biggest he had seen in quite...More

Thank Charlene_Smith42
Reviewed 16 March 2017

So many good reviews...however, me and my wife weren't impressed. We live 100 miles south of Monroe and our seafood shacks down here beat SAMs 10 to 1. If you guys like it, ok, but real seafood is S O U T H about a...More

Thank floydlong
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Don't let the looks of this place turn you off. The food is great. The shrimp and onion rings are very good. The staff is very friendly. Building just needs to be remodeled.

Thank Tupelotraveler2015
Reviewed 30 August 2016

You'll receive a large portion of good food for the fair price. The grilled catfish is wonderful. Didn't care for there fried green tomatoes, they were sliced to big and seemed not quality tomatoes. Everything else I have ever eaten here was good.

Thank Derrrick007
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Layton Ave, Monroe, LA 71201-8503
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 318-855-4042
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