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Sam's Southern Eatery

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1324 N Market St, Shreveport, LA 71107-6556
318-222-2012
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Lorena, Texas
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this place..very yummy..the catfish, chicken & shrimp is very good! Eat there every time we are in the area! Very friendly & prices are very reasonable.

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Thank Rene G
Shreveport, Louisiana
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some of the best chicken you can get on North Market, and I say this because I've tried the competition. The food is fresher, tastier and maybe a bit cheaper. The staff is friendly. It's my 'go to' chicken place.

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Thank okwriting
Lake Dallas, United States
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

We went in at 7:30 p.m. and wanted coffee to drink. Sorry, they don't serve coffee after 2:00 p.m. Weird but OK. Order fried pickles as an appetizer. Got them after my meal. My friend ordered onion rings with her hamburger and got French fries. Another friend asked if they were out of fried green tomato's because she thought she... More 

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Thank Loretta V
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

My wife loved her baked catfish. Red beans & rice were tasty. The fried shrimp was a little overcooked and the batter was much too heavy. It tasted as though it had been cooked an hour earlier. I will not go back.

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Thank Jeff S
Shreveport
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

great place to get fish. The sides are great, too. They also give you more fish than what you ordered. Coleslaw was just right!

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Thank acampingwewillgo1
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

I went here with my family a while back and it hasn't changed in years. It's always offered HUGE plates of catfish fresh out of the fryer. The price is also fantastic. The only thing that's keeping it from a 5 star review is the drab decor. It's not exactly a sit down and eat kinda eatery unless your expectations... More 

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Thank Kaycee S
Green Valley
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

In the last 4 years that I have been in Shreveport twice, the first time I happened on to Sam's quite by accident. As I was staying at a hotel nearby, and was too tired to drive anywhere. I had so much great seafood and for a very reasonable price, I ordered their jumbo shrimp and when she brought the... More 

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Thank Bob B
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

3 people. 2 meals below average. Fried shrimp were undercooked and bland. Chicken wings had no flavor. Fried oysters were ok. Fish filets on the menu weren't catfish. You only get catfish if you order the whole fish so be careful. Fried okra was cold. Expected something better

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Thank Rick H
Waco, Texas, United States
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

The food is quite good and served piping hot. There seems to be a ton of food served for what is ordered. It looks like a budget strip mall on the outside, but the food is wonderful. Not a place to eat on a daily basis, but much better than most of the other places nearby.

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Thank CH772013
Roswell
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

This is an absolutely must try restaurant. Don't let the outside stop you from trying some of the best seafood in town! I had the fried shrimp and the sauce was the best I have had in a long time. Family run and a great job they do!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1324 N Market St, Shreveport, LA 71107-6556
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Shreveport
  • Phone Number: 318-222-2012

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