Rivershack Tavern

Cuisine: American, Crawfish, Creole, Regional, Seafood

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Rivershack Tavern is a neighborhood watering hole and eatery located adjacent to the Mississippi River (on River Road). The big "Dixie Beer" sign out front invites passersby to come in for a pitcher of local beer and boiled seafood. The neighborhood/sports/live music bar has indoor and outdoor seating. The bar inside has at least 20 beers on tap and a variety of import and domestic bottles. For food, seafood po-boys are amazing here, and if you come in-season, you can be treated to an authentic Louisiana crawfish boil. Live music is popping off at least four nights a week, with blues, classic rock and funk/jazz being the genres of choice.


3449 River Road
Jefferson, LA 70121

Map / Directions
(504) 834-4938


Expert Tips by Beth D'Addono

New Orleans Local Expert

Crawfish: "Enjoy your messy mudbugs on the outdoor patio if the weather is fine."

Best for Crawfish Because: Corn, potatoes and deliciously seasoned crawfish are featured Friday and Sunday in season, three pounds per order.

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