The Eddie’s Story

Eparentsddie’s Seafood Restaurant is unique to Shreveport, Louisiana. The restaurant will have a menu that features authentic Louisiana Cajun cuisine, coupled with an atmosphere friendly to family and intimate dining. Clientele will enjoy a relaxing yet lively setting, with a courteous, amiable and friendly staff.

The atmosphere caters to a wide variety of clientele. This is a family restaurant, yet we cater to a diverse clientele. Those who are seeking a couples night out, a family outing, or a robust group celebrating a victory of the favorite sports team will be equally at home. In total, the restaurant will provide seating for 110 patrons.

When Eddie Hughes left the Freeman and Harris family in 1978 and his wife Lois Bryant Hughes and Children opened Eddies Restaurant, they had no idea that at some point, Eddies Restaurant would become the oldest continuously operated African-American restaurant in Northwest Louisiana.

E0225341_page_1ddie’s Restaurant was featured in the October edition of the Southern Living Magazine as the South’s Best Soul Food in Louisiana and is also recognized by Louisiana Cooking Magazine May-June 20416 edition as one of Louisiana’s 7th Best Shrimp Eaters for the State of Louisiana. Eddie’s family appeared on the Public Broadcast Radio with Poppy Tooker, food journalist host and executive producer of Louisiana Eats to speak about the long history of southern food and our Stuffed Shrimp.

We made a special appearance on the Food Network show with the Chef Jeff. We were also noted in the Shreveport Times. We have been recognized by the City Council, City Commissioners and the Shreveport Tourism Bureau. A SHORT FILM was produced by the Shreveport-Bossier Tourism Convention in honor of Eddie Hughes and his Stuffed Shrimp also featured in this November edition of the Shreveport/Bossier Magazine.

Our products can be found in most of the local grocery stores in the Shreveport area. Patrons are able to purchase the original Stuffed Shrimp and Eddie’s tartar sauce to enjoy at home.

Check out our Mobile Food Trailer “The EddieMobile” we can now be seen all over town.

We ship these delicious Stuffed Shrimp and Tartar Sauce from Coast to Coast. Call us today for your Order 318-631-9082 or 318-470-4323