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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
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
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Church Point, Louisiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted to eat at a local place. Getting in and seeing a hostess to be seated was a little strange. But after getting seated, the service was good and the food was great. Someone had suggested we try the Goat Cheese salad...it was EXCELLENT!

Thank lyndanscot
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I laugh that this is all Monroe has to offer for upscale Italian eating. Looks like a place that has stayed in business from the "old money" clients. Located in a run down area of the garden district. Food was alright, service had a lot to be desired, if you want to come across as an upscale restaurant, the staff... More 

Thank Walt R
Plaquemine, Louisiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

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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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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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380 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 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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298 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 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
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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

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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
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, 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?