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Genusa's Italian Restaurant

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815 Park Ave, Monroe, LA 71201-4033
+1 318-387-3083
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
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Plaquemine, Louisiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I had dinner at this restaurant. The food was delicious. The waitress was very friendly and personable.

Thank sandyr586
West Monroe, Louisiana
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a lunch date here and the atmosphere and food were both great. The staff is also really good.

Thank wildwires
Pensacola, Florida
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351 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

People this is great Italian Food - like are you kidding me great! It's an upscale place, it's a bit more formal and of course the prices go with it, but this is a great spot in Monroe!!! Terrific Place!

Thank Cary and Kelly R
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160 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We were visiting New Orleans and headed northwest to see family. Genusa's was chosen as it had a varied menu for our group with mixed dietary needs. Every single dish was absolutely delicious and they even prepared on amazing vegan option. The service was impeccable.

Thank TravelConnoisseurs
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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276 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Genusa's has been around for many years for a reason. The food is incredible. We have dined there twice recently while visiting Monroe. Both times, we had a very large group of us dining. We all loved everything that we tried. They gave us our own private room, which was great. Our waiter had the best personality. We are still... More 

Thank Julesfromlc
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

This restaurant is off the beaten path! Once we found it, we weren't even sure if they were open, because there were not many cars in the parking lot. We were a group of 6, and we were seated almost immediately. The atmosphere is very nice! Cozy and intimate. It was great for our family and my parents to enjoy... More 

Thank TnWootens
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Genusa's is the hidden gem of Monroe! Wonderful service and the best genuine Italian food I've ever had! I've been going for many years and it keeps getting better. Great people,great atmosphere and even better food! You will not be disappointed.

Thank Jason K
Ruston, Louisiana
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

Attended a seminar/dinner event last night at Genusa's. This was my first trip to this restaurant. The atmosphere was pleasant, had good meeting room space in the back, the servers were very pleasant and attentive, and the food / drinks were very good.

Thank sherryl67
Kansas City, Missouri
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

We are from KC and are visiting KC in family over holidays. We got a night out and chose this place and were not disappointed. The sommelier was very knowledgable and friendly and the setting is nice but comfortable. The service was attentive but not hurried and the food was amazing! I had the Italian house salad, rosemary halibut and... More 

Thank Karen R
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690 reviews
333 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

We went to dinner at Genusa's on Saturday night. My wife ordered the chicken piccatta and I ordered the spaghetti with meat sauce. My wife ordered a side of sautéed spinach which was fresh and delicious. Our food was very good and the service was exceptional.

Thank French S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 815 Park Ave, Monroe, LA 71201-4033
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 318-387-3083

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