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Geno's Italian Restaurant

) #58 of 180 Restaurants in Monroe €€ - €€€ Italian
705 N 8th St, Monroe, LA 71201-6357
+1 318-325-5098
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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705 N 8th St, Monroe, LA 71201-6357
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This place is fantastic. Wonderful food, servers, hostess and atmosphere. You simply could not ask for a nicer place. Patio, courtyard or inside (we highly recommend the patio) you can hear the Rat Pack and enjoy the time. Fabulous.

Thank Sean P
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The 3 of us went to Geno's for lunch. One had breakfast (at 1pm), another had the Greek Salad, and the third had a bacon burger. The breakfast was prepared perfectly (eggs) and was good. The one who had the Greek salad said it was...More

Thank Neal S
Reviewed 10 November 2016

By far our favorite Italian restaurant in Monroe, I really like the spaghetti with meat sauce and my wife likes the Minestrone soup or the chef salad. The rigatoni and lasagna is also delicious. Its family owned so we are supporting our local community. Its...More

1  Thank French S
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We came to Monroe to get away for the day. We finished up the day at Geno's, my wife's favorite restaurant. Normally excellent meal was just so-so today. I had the catfish rosalia and the wife had lasagna. My 3-yr old wanted pizza so we...More

Thank tomhogfan
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Visited here based on reviews. Poor decision on my part! Not sure what Italian food the people that have reviewed have eaten but this is not what the majority of reviews claim it to be at all. I chose the Italian salad and lasagna both...More

Thank Bryan G
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I absolute love Geno's!! Sit out on the patio if you can. The building itself is old and a little musty, but I feel like I'm back in time listening to Frank Sinatra and enjoying the good ole days. I always get the shrimp salad,...More

Thank Leslie D
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Real Italian gravy not just tomato sauce on the spaghetti! The Vegetarian lasagna was also very good. Nice portion size and we were made to feel like the family.

Thank Ladypugh
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Probably first ones there for supper. Prompt courteous service. Ample portions, and we did not need dessert.

Thank WayneMcPherson
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

This place is the best secret in Monroe. I went twice while in Monroe. Great lasagna and Alfredo. Everything is fresh and may take a few extra minutes for service. Well worth the wait! This place is off the beaten path a little but worth...More

Thank Miles M
Reviewed 17 October 2015

There is something to be said about tradition. Geno's is not glamorous, but my wife and I do not go for glamor. We go for good friends, for old familiar recipes and a reminder of simpler times. We also go for the food and great...More

Thank jrsmith8
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 705 N 8th St, Monroe, LA 71201-6357
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 318-325-5098
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