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Jan's River Restaurant

7675 W 70th St, Shreveport, LA 71129-2203
+1 318-938-5026
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (25 reviews)
“fried catfish” (11 reviews)
“coleslaw” (7 reviews)
Open Now
16:30 - 21:00 Hours
American, Seafood
££ - £££
7675 W 70th St, Shreveport, LA 71129-2203
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It doesn't look like much from the outside, kinda industrial-metal-warehouse in appearance, and the inside has plain wood siding and a very worn and tired carpet....but the FOOD! The catfish is hot and crunchy, deep-fried in cornmeal, and served with tasty family-style sides...pinto beans, cole...More

Thank yojimbo56003
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We ate Catfish, fries, hush puppies, beans and slaw. Fish was good, hush puppies borderline burnt, beans very good, slaw was watered down no flavor. Our server was awesome!! Nice informed and on top of his job!! He deserves a 10! As we were walking...More

Thank Connie B
Reviewed 15 December 2017

The restaurant offers some great fried catfish. It's flavorful and well seasoned. The staff is friendly and responsive to your needs.

Thank Aggiedirtdoc
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This place is awesome. I used to eat here from time to time when I lived in Louisiana. After moving to East Texas five years ago, I stopped going...until last month. We went back and it was still just as good as ever. My son...More

Thank WCP1973
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

It holds a lot of people so don’t be disappointed if there are a lot of cars there. We were immediately seated, quickly took our drink order and we had beans, hush puppies, onions and Cole slaw to get us started. The whole fish had...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Food and service was excellent. The Bloody Mary was too spicy, but staff corrected that. The location is good and I enjoy eating there. This was my first time to eat in the bar, but everything was good. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone;...More

Thank Sylvia H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Jan's River Restaurant is a mainstay in west Shreveport. The dining room is open. They have side rooms that can be reserved for groups, and a bar for those who choose to go there. The food is fresh cooked and always DELICIOUS! The servers are...More

Thank BJ903
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Once you get in it's a whole different story! Many tables with many satisfied patrons sitting around them. Nice menu from all you can eat to a Senior Citizens menu to many other choices. Immediately, cole slaw, green tomato relish and a delicious pinto bean...More

Thank hotmama36
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We go to Jan's 5/6 time a year & always have the best whole catfish. Perfect size & cooked just right to have that little bit of sweet taste I like in the whole catfish. Plenty of sides, pickled tomato's, hush puppies & coleslaw. Bean...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

A very casual and VERY busy catfish eatery on a Friday night - even early! We arrived around 5:45 and the restaurant was teeming. WOW. In spite of the crowd, we were seated immediately and got our drinks promptly. Our waiter was quick and efficient;...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7675 W 70th St, Shreveport, LA 71129-2203
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Shreveport
  • Phone Number: +1 318-938-5026
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