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Sam's Southern Eatery

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216 Well Rd, West Monroe, LA 71291-9087
10:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Hampton, Georgia
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146 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Stop in on our way back to GA. We wanted some really good Seafood & read the reviews and turn out wonderful!!!They give you enough food for your buck! Must stop by if in the area.....

Thank KimmieS32
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Ordered lunch. Shrimp was good and fries were hot. I also ordered a separate tray of onion rings. The tray was large enough for 2. Wait for food was about 18 minutes, because they cook to order. I didn't mind because at least the food is not sitting under a heat lamp to be given to you. They also have... More 

Thank Angela B
Mount Pleasant, Texas
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The lady behind the counter acted as if she'd rather be anywhere but there but maybe she was having a bad day. Thankfully, our waitress was attentive and nice. The food was...average. Our party of 3 ordered a grilled shrimp sandwich, fried shrimp plate and whole Catfish. It was all hot and looked fresh. This is more like fast food,... More 

Thank Sheila J
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Worse dining experience of my life. I ordered chicken strips. The meat was yellow, had a weird texture and tasted "funny'. When I asked the person working why they were yellow, he said it was just food coloring.

Thank gadrock
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Terrible will never step foot in place again! They were rude, food was bad, they acted put out if asked for condiments and treated you like they were mad to even have to bring you your meal. The oysters were bad and we got sick. Horrible they should be ashamed to even have a place so bad

Thank Joni W
Rocky Mount, Virginia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Never in my life have I been charged for hot sauce,service was terrible I was the first person there,took forever to get the fish when I did it was cold also beans were also,but never told me they were going to charge me for hot sauce,will NEVER GO BACK AGAIN

Thank Jerry J
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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87 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

This place is fantastic. The food is great - the portions huge. We split a sampler platter and had some left over. They have great seafood. Everyone was friendly and helpful in answering our questions.

Thank Dawnelle L
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

I have been a patron of this restaurant for a while now and always called in to order on my way home from work. Usually everything goes without a hitch if Destiny is working however tonight the cashier ask me if I minded being put on hold to which I responded no problem. Well she put the phone down without... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Found this place on TA and, typically opting for local eateries, decided to give it a shot. Not much to look at from the road, but inside we were welcomed by friendly servers and tasty food. Portions are huge and prices are good. My table got fried jumbo shrimp, oysters, fish, chicken strips, and grilled shrimp and fish. Seasoning was... More 

Thank Walaka
Diamond Bar, California
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354 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

This place has great food, prepared to order, and at great prices. You always get a "bit" more than you ordered. For example, I ordered the 6-piece fried catfish plate (less than $10.00) and got eight pieces. They were perfectly prepared: fresh, hot, tasty, not greasy. Friendly people. We were there about 2ish, and the place was still doing a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Well Rd, West Monroe, LA 71291-9087
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  West Monroe
They have a variety of fried and grilled seafood. They also have a location in Monroe, LA at 300 Laton Avenue

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