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Sundown Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar, Pub
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111 E Park Ave, Ruston, LA 71270-4453
+1 318-255-8028
11:00 - 00:00
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All hours
Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The owner of this Ruston staple is one of the rudest individuals in the service industry that I have ever encountered. Myself and others were sitting at a reserved table, signified by my actual name, when this man wanders over, peering at the tables, and proceeds to berate us for sitting at a table he believed to be reserved for... More 

1 Thank Tim M
West Monroe, Louisiana
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Ate lunch here on a recommendation. Took over 45 minutes to get our food. I ordered a buffalo chicken sandwich. The sauce was sweet and spicy more than buffalo style. The chicken was over cooked to the point the crust on the edges was too hard to eat. Wife had turkey melt and it was good. Also the restrooms are... More 

Thank briankinley2004
Shreveport, Louisiana
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Service was slow to acknowledge us. 2 out of 4 of us were really pleased with the food, unfortunately, I was not one of them. The muffaletta was good, as was the Reuben. However, my oyster poboy was stingy, cold (after waiting 45 minutes) and just yucky. The coleslaw that came with it taste a little off. Another friend's Buffalo... More 

Thank FSTriptych
Jackson, Mississippi
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Local bar and restaurant. Lots of downtown lunch business. Food was OK, but not anything to brag about. Ordered the hot roast beef sandwich. Bread was fabulous, but the meat was disappointing.

Thank Ken H
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for dinner and was very disappointed. Sat outside in the patio area, had to wait 25 mins just to get a menu. Servers basically ignored us and it took over 45 mins for them to make just a salad and Reuben sandwich. Had to wait another 25 mins for the check. Food was nothing special and service was... More 

Thank Roxanne B
Fort Worth, Texas
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109 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a great out door patio seating. The food was great and the service was quick. When your hungry for a burger don't miss this place.

Thank Jeremy S
Ruston, Louisiana, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Sundown has always been one of my favorite places to eat. Best burgers, hands down. Locally owned, wait staff is ALWAYS friendly! Get the loaded fries!

Thank Amy M
Ruston, Louisiana
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Lived in Ruston for 15 years and never knew that this restaurant even existed. I always thought it was just a sign on the front window and that it was attached to Ponchatoulas another restaurant next door never did I imagine it was a separate entity. The food was super delicious so if you are in the neighborhood and want... More 

Thank givingback3
Palm Bay, Florida
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662 reviews
479 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Five of us had lunch here today. The food was excellent at good prices. The server was friendly, but the service was slow. I am sure that the server had too many tables. The menu had a good variety.

Thank JackofPBFL
Dallas, Texas
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123 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to hangout with the "good old boys". Classic old wooden bar with tables inside and outside. Try some of the new micro brew beers or just the usual. Liquor pours clean and cheap. Come for a quick brew after work or hang for the night. It's all good. Just don't lean too hard on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 E Park Ave, Ruston, LA 71270-4453
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Ruston
  • Phone Number: +1 318-255-8028

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