For an engaging culinary experience, head to Parish Restaurant & Bar in Monroe. With the menu helmed by the chef Cory Bahr, delectable New American cuisine is offered to the guests in a warm and refined atmosphere. The place has a tasteful decor with rich wooden tables, artistic murals on the wall and floor to ceiling windows that allow ample light to flood the room. The chef-driven menu also includes a few seasonal specials that are best savored with a glass of wine or two.
For your dose of Irish drinks, Enoch's Irish Pub & Cafe is a perfect fix. This Irish pub located in Monroe, started in 1980 and then it went on to become an iconic pub of the city. As far as drinks are concerned, it serves a wide variety ranging from Irish whiskeys, beers and specialties like Erin Island Iced Tea, Traditional Hot Toddy and Dirty Shirley. And, with the chilled drinks, enjoy piping hot pub grub that includes Corned Beef and gourmet burgers. If we are talking about an Irish pub, music is imperative and Enoch's is no exception to that. It hosts live music concerts throughout the week, with focus on Scottish bands/artists. For details call ahead.
At Fieldhouse Bar & Grill, you can have an elevated experience on a game night with each booth equipped with its own TV. You can change the channel and watch what you like. The atmosphere is chilled out and you can indulge in delectable cocktails and delicious side orders here.
Hawk's Nest is named so after the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Warhawks. This bar is dedicated to the college students of ULM, serving them wholeheartedly, making them feel at home. It features some brilliant shows of local as well as national musical acts.
Though The Trial Bar is a bar, it is more of an underground music space. This musical spot is frequented by musicians and music enthusiasts. From karaoke to live music nights, there is something for everyone. Some of their previous listings are Ian Quiet Band, Viva Le Vox, Bloody Diamonds, Hot Pocket and All But Brave.