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Rivershack Tavern

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
3449 River Rd, Jefferson, LA 70121-4140
+1 504-834-4938
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Pub, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
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3449 River Rd, Jefferson, LA 70121-4140
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Reviewed 5 days ago

On the coldest day of the current century in Jefferson, I and a companion enjoyed fried pickles and a fried shrimp poor boy at Rivershack, along with a couple of beers. The food was very good, the beers cold. The only thing colder was the...More

Thank aferry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the shrimp po boy. Perhaps the most tender and moist fried shrimp I have ever eaten. Try the spicy mayo on the po boy.

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a late meal with fantastic onion rings for a start good po boy and a great roast beef sandwich prices are about average for the area service was outstanding

Thank Gwinginit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here last night and enjoyed the meal. I had the half and half seafood platter which included a ton of fried shrimp and catfish over a mountain of fries with a salad for under 15 bucks. I ended up taking half home with...More

Thank Yankeebaseball
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Eclectic decor .. terrific food ... Great choices on the menu Beer choices are plentiful Great staff Reasonable prices

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We saw this place twice in one day during our trip from the campground the St. Charles st and had to go back for dinner the next day! It is really cool from the outside and even cooler once you are inside. Waitress was great....More

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 18 October 2017

I usually have the Reuben (Trudy Years) at Rivershack, and I should have had one this time too. I asked my pleasant waitress her favorite; she suggested The Usual Suspects where the pastrami, corned beef, and roast beef were good quality and plentiful, but their...More

Thank aferry
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Had dinner with friends here, food is great but service could be better. Live band was setting up when we left, I would have enjoyed watching them perform. Place is an old hole in the wall type place and I appreciated the decor inside. Only...More

Thank Amber L
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

River Shack is a great place to eat. If the weather is nice, sit upstairs; no matter the weather, sit outside. The river breeze is always nice.

Thank ShawnLandrum
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here for the first time. Had a burger and fries. You get a nice portion of fries, and the burger was pretty tasty. I hope to return and try something else. Food on others plates look good. Nice atmosphere. Waitresses where very nice....More

Thank Camper4ever
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3449 River Rd, Jefferson, LA 70121-4140
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Jefferson
  • Phone Number: +1 504-834-4938
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