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Rivershack Tavern

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3449 River Rd, Jefferson, LA 70121-4140
504-834-4938
Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Good for:
Doing business
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Meandering down the Mississippi

Meandering down the Mississippi levee I came across the perfect dive to watch the Superbowl game. I chanced upon one of New Orleans’ most unique establishments, the RiverShack. You will find cold drinks and live music with all the sass and pomp you would expect from a down-home Shack along River... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
Michelle M
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West End, Honduras
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
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59 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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West End, Honduras
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Meandering down the Mississippi levee I came across the perfect dive to watch the Superbowl game. I chanced upon one of New Orleans’ most unique establishments, the RiverShack. You will find cold drinks and live music with all the sass and pomp you would expect from a down-home Shack along River Road! You will also find authentic NOLA cuisine whipped... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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105 reviews 105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I eat here every trip to New Orleans. The trout is excellent as well as the rice and beans with sausage. This is not fine dining, but good down home cooking. Place is always packed and that's a testament to the food. Don't miss this place

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Henderson, Nevada
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154 reviews 154 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We were there on a friday and the band that was playing was a ton of fun! Beer is cold and they have a great menu…always something interesting on special and the old favorites are always delicious!

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bfleb433
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86 reviews 86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This is closer to a honky tonk than a restaurant in that it is noisy and hopping. It is also a bar and they do have bands on occasions. Check ahead to see what is going on there before you go. It can be quite crowded.

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Oakdale, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Great fun place to go. Only wish I was younger to enjoy to it's fullest. Will be going back. I had the Oyster po boy, love the fried pickles. My wife had the Shrimp. Friendly staff.

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Always visit when in New Orleans. I always get the Rustys Chicken sandwich and ask for sweet potato fries. The sandwich is huge and they pile the fries on the plate. They pile lots of cheese ranch and the usual veggies on. Come hungry if your getting the sandwich. Had onion rings appetizer and it was also a large serving.... More 

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Top Contributor
319 reviews 319 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Nestled in next to the river is this little gem. It has a fun atmosphere, good beer selection and a nice menu. It has the feel of a towny bar but has cleaned up nice to be a great stop.

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Parkwood
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We went early in a Saturday night, so the venue wasn't crowded by any means. There are three sets of double doors at the front, so the entry can be deceiving (left set). We weren't sure whether we could seat ourselves, but couldn't see any menus so we waited several minutes at the bar to request them. The service was... More 

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Went there for lunch and very much enjoyed my shrimp and oyster po boy. The best part was adding the Shack Sauce! Prices were reasonable and the atmosphere was relaxed and fun.

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McFarland, Wisconsin
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81 reviews 81 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Went there for lunch and sat outside on the patio as the seating inside was packed. Good place to eat, had the alligator po-boy and my wife had a chicken tender salad and all around it was good food and good service, and we had fun listening to the yuppies from downtown sitting next to us complaining about their problems,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3449 River Rd, Jefferson, LA 70121-4140
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Jefferson
  • Phone Number: 504-834-4938

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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