Home of the Tastiest Seafood in the Bayou State

Discover why out-of-state residents flock to our local restaurant in Shreveport, LA

Have you ever enjoyed such spectacular homestyle food that you'd be willing to travel over an hour to enjoy it again? Many customers of Jan's River Restaurant have - that's why they come to our local restaurant in Shreveport, LA from their homes in Texas and Arkansas.

Bring your date or the entire family - there's something for everyone on our menu. We recommend...

Any fish or salad entrée for customers who want gluten-free options | The seafood platter for first-time customers | Kids' menu items for picky eaters

While we are known for our catfish dinners, we offer a variety of seafood platters, delicious appetizers, and a even sandwich and salad entrees. Visit the Menu page now to explore all your options.

Try all our fan favorites

Wondering what to order at our local restaurant? If you love Southern comfort food, then you'll love our...

  • Fried or baked American catfish
  • Crispy hushpuppies
  • Flavorful bean soup

We serve American farm-raised catfish, so you know you'll enjoy every bite. We also serve shrimp, chicken and steak.

Can't decide what to order? Ask your friendly server for recommendations.

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Making memories at Jan's River Restaurant

Not much has changed at Jan's River Restaurant since our grand opening - wood paneling still lines the walls and familiar faces fill the restaurant. However, our client base has grown up, and they've introduced their loved ones to a favorite restaurant from their childhood.

We're honored to serve the finest homestyle food to generations of families in Shreveport, LA and surrounding areas. Whether you're planning to dine in or carry out, we look forward to serving you.