East Bank brings a taste of NOLA to the SBC

The East Bank District is an exciting and electrifying line of restaurants and things to do in Bossier City, right across the river from Shreveport! Most weekends you can find live music, axes being thrown, delicious dishes, and drinks galore.

Game Day Nachos appetizer

The East Bank District gives the Shreveport-Bossier area a taste of New Orleans with cajun cuisine and an atmosphere unlike any other in the SBC. They also are the only open container district in Shreveport-Bossier, meaning you can walk from one restaurant or shop, with your drinks to the next.

As you enter the district you be greeted by Beaujax Crafthouse, a local cajun restaurant that is sure to satisfy your taste buds. With humble beginnings as a food truck, they’ve become one of the premier staples of our region. Their bourbon street po boys, gumbo, and crawfish mac and cheese are must try favorites! You can view their full menu on their website.

Crawfish Mac and Cheese, Sausage & Cheese Tray appetizer

From there, you can walk next door and try your hand at axe throwing at Bayou Axe Co! With friends, drinks, and food, Bayou Axe Company is sure to be an extraordinary night of entertainment! Prices start at Just $22 per person and you can book beforehand to ensure you have a spot. The venue also serves as a unique experience for gender reveal parties, corporate gatherings, and more!

The fun doesn’t stop there! We continue on to Frozen Pirogue, known for their daiquiris and mouth-watering oysters! They bring the gulf coast cajun experience to the SBC! While weekends present live music, they also have an amazing brunch menu and $20 bottomless mimosas on Saturdays and Sundays from 11am until 3pm.

Bacon Glazed Chicken Wrap

Beauxjax, Bayou Axe Co., and Frozen Pirogue all connect into an amazing outdoor seated area with a jumbo TV for watching the big games, stage for some of the top talent from around the nation, and fire pits for staying warm during the festivities. You can visit the East Bank Mafia website for more information on the latest performances and events.

That’s not all! The East Bank also houses Hoot & Holler Archery, L’Italiano, Flying Heart Brewing Pub, East Bank Theatre, and more! If you want a truly special evening, you need to visit the East Bank! You won’t regret it and your taste buds will thank us later!

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Paul Savage, Jr.

Paul Savage, Jr. is a graduate of Centenary College of Louisiana and is the owner, founder, & designer of Savage Creative Solutions. Savage Creative Solutions is a full-service, integrated marketing agency headquartered in Shreveport, LA with a growing national footprint across multiple industries. Savage is a local marketing and communication professional, entrepreneur, and accomplished author. His debut memoir, "Diary of A Testicular Cancer Survivor," has been featured on Amazon's best-seller list.

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