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Sam's Southern Eatery

1324 N Market St, Shreveport, LA 71107-6556
+1 318-222-2012
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (31 reviews)
“shrimp” (39 reviews)
“combo platter” (3 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
1324 N Market St, Shreveport, LA 71107-6556
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Great inexpensive food. Good service no frills. Had the grilled seafood Ann fried seafood. Both were delicious.

Thank donbrack1
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This place has several stores in the area. The staff is nice and helpful, the food is pretty good especially the fried green tomatoes and grilled shrimp. these two are the best for me, but hey the fried fish and shrimp aren't bad either. They...More

Thank Combatmedic91
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

They have some of the best fried jumbo shrimp and fish I have ever eaten! They are just a simple, no frills place to get a good southern meal. The portions are huge, so come hungry but save some room, or take some with you...More

Thank Leilani F
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

This was my second time trying this restaurant. I ordered fried green tomatoes as an appetizer. We both ordered the combo platter of catfish,shrimp and chicken. Everything was nice and crispy and wasn’t greasy. This is definitely a combo that can be shared. Definitely worth...More

Thank pauljN9913VF
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Had a little trouble first finding this place. It sits partway in front of a casino. We thought they were open till 9 on Sunday (per TripAdvisor) but were only opened till 6. We got there at 5:45, so we took our food to go....More

Thank Kathy A
Reviewed 13 July 2018

My friend's and I found this by accident. It is a true gem in the total sense of the word. The catfish is to perfection. By no means is this place fancy, but the food is fabulous and the amount of catfish (even on the...More

Thank 835naa
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I love this restaurant. The food is always so fresh and good. The price is awesome also. I enjoyed the fish and shrimp. The sides are delicious also. My Mom lives in Shreveport and we turned her onto Sam's, she and her husband enjoy Sam's...More

Thank Lavetta J
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

We go here everytime we go to Shreveport we have to stop here for the fish and dirty rice. Their food is just that good. Oh and don't forget the deserts

Thank Mrsyogibear
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Have come to Sam's multiple times and every time it is great. The food here is consistently excellent, served hot and tasty. Portions are very generous...you will usually get more fillets or shrimp then what is listed on the menu. They have a nice selection...More

Thank pjg55
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise. The atmosphere in this restaurant was clean and friendly. It seemed to be a local favorite. The staff was helpful informative and friendly. The prices were extremely affordable. The portions were very generous. Cooked to order. Would stop there any time...More

Thank texas75056
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Debbie B
7 February 2017|
Response from Rene G | Reviewed this property |
I do not think they offer a gluten free menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1324 N Market St, Shreveport, LA 71107-6556
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Shreveport
  • Phone Number: +1 318-222-2012
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