The Rivershack Tavern 504-834-4938

Welcome to the Rivershack Tavern. Home of the tacky ashtray!!!!!!!

Located on Historic River Road, adjacent to the Mississippi River, the Rivershack has been described as a cross between a neighborhood tavern, a live music club, a sports bar and a small town restaurant. Along with interesting memorabilia, the Shack is known for its collection of tacky ashtrays and famous bar legs. Bring us your best try at a tacky ashtray and we will trade you a cocktail of our choice. While youre drinking it, dont look down but you are probably sitting on a pair of unusual legs! All our barstools are hand made from different characters such as the Golfer to the Shrimper or even the Biker.

We frequently write up articles on our menu, specials and drinks on our blog. Come visit us for New Orleans Lunch or Metairie Lunch

The Rivershack Tavern serves only the freshest meats, cheese, vegetables and breads available. The kitchen opens at 11 a.m. and stays open late seven days a week. Call 834-4938 to place orders for carry-out. (May not be available during busy lunch hours) “to go” orders welcome, please add 50¢ each item.

FOLLOW US AT: FACEBOOK or TWITTER Separate checks are not a problem before you order!!!!!!!! (18% gratuity will be added to parties of 6 or more)


  • Alligator Sausage
  • Buffalo Wings
  • Buffalo Shwimps
  • Buffalo Oysters
  • Catfish Fingers
  • Chicken Fingers
  • Dee - Luxe Nachos*
  • Meat pies (2)
  • 6.00
  • 7.25
  • 9.75
  • 9.75
  • 8.25
  • 8.25
  • 10.75
  • 7.50
  • Fried Veggie Platter*
  • Fried Pickles
  • Sweet Taters
  • Fried Mushrooms
  • Fried Green Tomatoes
  • Onion Rings
  • French Fries
  • Cheese Fries
  • 10.75
  • 5.75
  • 4.75
  • 6.75
  • 6.75
  • 6.75
  • 3.50
  • 4.75

* These two items served only after 2 p.m.

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Greens & More

  • Leaf Me Alone (chef salad) - Lettuce, tomatoes, mozzarella & cheddar cheeses, ham and turkey breasts...9.25
  • Seizure Salad - Romaine tossed with our own homemade Caesar dressing & croutons, topped with grilled chicken...9.25
  • Sticky Chicky - Grilled chicken breast on top of a combo of greens with tomatoes, ‘shrooms, green pepper and onions, topped with Swiss cheese with honey mustard dressing...9.25
  • Buffalo Chicken Tender Salad - Fried chicken tenders tossed on our famous Buffalo Sauce on top of a bed of romaine and tomatoes, topped with Swiss cheese served with blue cheese or ranch dressing...9.25
  • Get the Gaff - Grilled Tuna filet served on our house or caesar salad ....10.75

... add grilled/fried shwimps, fried oysters or fried catfish for $2.00

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  • Classic ½ Pounder - 8 ounces of fresh beef grilled to your taste...8.75
  • Wimpy - little brother to the Classic ½ Pounder...6.50
  • Tex-Mex - Classic with bacon, pepper jack, sauteed onions & ‘shrooms...10.25
  • Shank You - Juicy combo of fresh beef and Louisiana hot sausage...10.25
  • Turkey Boiger - Dressed to your likin’...8.50

All boigers on white or wheat bun dressed with: mayo, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles & served with french fries or substitute sweet potato fries for $1.00

...add cheese or bacon for $1.00

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Chicken Choices

  • Caesar Po’Boy - grilled chicken topped w/ romaine, parmesan and our homemade caesar dressing...9.75
  • Rusty’s Chicken Ranch - big ole chicken breast fried in italian bread crumbs til crispy, then topped with swiss, cheddar, bacon and ranch dressing...12.00
  • Grilled Chicken - Dressed the way you like it....9.75

...add $1.50 for cheese and $1.00 for bacon, Wheat Buns Available

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  • We serve fried oysters, shwimps and catfish daily!!!
  • See-Food Platter - Massive combo of our favorite seafood dee-lites such as oysters, catfish, shwimps, gator sausage & fries & salad...16.75
  • Just 1 or 2 - of shwimp, catfish or oysters , fries & salad...14.75
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Po’ Boys

  • Alligator - a spicy blend of pork and alligator...10.25
  • Hot Sausasess - You know, sausage...9.50
  • River Road Roast Beef - debris style in its own au-jus...9.75
  • Ham or Turkey Po’Boy or both together (hot or cold)...9.75
  • Alligator Sausage Po’Boy...8.75
  • Catfish Po’Boy...10.25
  • Shrimp or Oyster Po’Boy - (can’t dee-cide? Try our ½ & ½)...12.75
  • Soft-Shell Cwab...half (1Cwab)8.00...whole (2Cwab)14.00
  • Garbage Fry ...fries, roastbeef, cheese, onions, shrooms & jalopenos)9.75

All sandwiches come with fries or substitute sweet tater fries for 1.00

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Deli Style

  • BLT (Bud Lite Time!) - If you dont know already...8.75
  • Anita Flicks - roast beef, pastrami, swiss cheese, a dash of horseradish and creole mustard on toasted rye...9.75
  • The Usual Suspects - cornered beef, pastrami, roast beef, with a line up of the chefs choice of cheese (or yours)...9.75
  • Trudy Ages - corned beef, sauerkraut, swiss and 1000 island dressing REUBENS FAVORITE...9.75
  • Ben D. Rules - pastrami, pepper jack, sauerkraut and creole mustard on toasted rye...9.75
  • Club Samich - ham, turkey, bacon, lettuce tomato and topped off w/ mayo & cheese...9.75
  • Off the Hook - grilled tuna w/ all your favorite fix-ins....12.75
  • Fresh Catch - Pan seared Mahi with all your favorite fixins....10.50

Sandwiches come w/ fries; subs. sweet potato fries add $1.00, veggies $2.00 or cole slaw $2.00

...add cheese or bacon for $1.00

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Stake Yo’ Claim or Claim Yo’ Steak

12 oz. Grilled Ribeye steak w/ potatoes & salad...14.00

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