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Geno's Italian Restaurant

705 N 8th St, Monroe, LA 71201-6357
+1 318-325-5098
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (10 reviews)
“chef salad” (2 reviews)
“frank sinatra” (3 reviews)
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705 N 8th St, Monroe, LA 71201-6357
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visiting Geno’s is like stepping into Italy with the beautiful patio and cozy, inviting ambiance. The food is perfection and the people are just as wonderful. Try the eggplant parmesan and side salad with olive salad!

Thank SaltyVeruca
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Love this place!! The BEST Italian food in the area!! The Lasgane is perfect, spinach/cheese ravioli are amazing as well at the spinach and artichoke dip! Atmosphere is quaint and romantic 💙

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Geno’s is definitely our favorite place in town. Definitely one of the best places in town to sit outside on a beautiful night, sipping on a glass of wine and listening to Frank Sinatra. An authentic, quaint, old school Italian spot owned and operated by...More

Thank Matt I
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is our favorite date night restaurant. The lasagna and eggplant appetizer with a glass of Chianti - yum. This is the real deal mom and pop Italian restaurant.

Thank rtlcpa
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Nice servers, great food. I love the Sinatra music playing in the restaurant. I am already planning a couple of trips back when it is cooler so I can sit on the patio. The service at lunch is very efficient.

Thank lewbank
Reviewed 21 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 18 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 11 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 21 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 17 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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