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Danken Trail B-B-Q

7702 Desiard St, Monroe, LA 71203-4946
+1 318-343-0773
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“potato salad” (7 reviews)
“brisket” (9 reviews)
“dirty rice” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
7702 Desiard St, Monroe, LA 71203-4946
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I moved to Monroe 35 years ago, we'd eat at Danken Trail pretty regularly. Always great flavor. I moved away from the area for a few years and upon returning hit Danken Trail again. As always, great flavor. They have added lots more veggies...More

Thank Todd T
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The best food I have ever had. Don't let the atmosphere scare you away, it is almost like a cafeteria, and you go down the line with a tray. Once you sit down to eat, it is heaven!!

Thank msnmaine
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Arrived before lunch rush, 11:15 or so. Ordered a poboy sandwich to go with fries. Sat at a table in front of the cash register with my ticket facing her. Waited 40 minutes for my order. Cashier looking at me and my number, a man...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 12 March 2017

From the friendly service to the Great food this restaurant is a must if you are in the area. You get your moneys worth and the prices are very reasonable. O AND DON'T FORGET TO GET CRACKLES AND PORK SKINS AS YOU LEAVE Trust me...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

After leaving the movies we planned on getting something to eat. Choice one was closed as was choice two. So I put my mind to work and thought of Dankens. It was closer for my mom to get home from and as I had never...More

Thank Vickie60_22
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We were planning to get lunch with our kids who live in Monroe and had planned to go to Dickey's BBQ. Our DIL drove by a day or two before we were to go and noticed they had closed. I'm pretty sure I now know...More

Thank Singer4Him
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The food used to be wonderful, but the new owners have not stuck to the recipes or the quality of the food. It is a hit or a miss when eating there. They very much need to get the old owners back in there and...More

Thank Gary L
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I grew up in Monroe, but not live in Georgia. I have enjoyed Danken Trail my whole life, and make sure to visit whenever I'm in town. Their slow-smoked bbq is some of the best I've ever had. And their baked beans are excellent -...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Great little restaurant....really clean...super friendly....great prices. Everything on the menu is great!! You will not be disappointed!!!!

Thank KimLasschuit
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I was in town on business, and several people recommended this for lunch, so I stopped by for lunch. You order your BBQ and sides in line cafeteria-style. I thought the BBQ was good, but was disappointed in the sides. I got there around 11:30,...More

Thank golferperry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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: 7702 Desiard St, Monroe, LA 71203-4946
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 318-343-0773
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