For more than 35 years, Ralph and Kacoo’s has been a part of the Shreveport-Bossier food scene. Renowned for its top-tier seafood offerings, this beloved establishment holds a cherished spot in the hearts of countless locals. From their unique interior to their friendly and attentive staff, Ralph and Kacoo’s is an experience that cannot be missed.

Ralph and Kacoo’s

At Ralph and Kacoo’s, visitors can discover timeless seafood favorites such as crispy fried catfish, hearty seafood gumbo, and, of course, freshly shucked oysters. They also have some innovative seafood menu items such as seafood nachos, their Pontchartrain entrée, featuring the catch of the day with jumbo lump crab meat and gulf shrimp, and the irresistible Ralph’s platter!

Brisket tacos, Ralph and Kacoo's

They have daily specials including:

  • Happy Hour Monday-Friday in the Laughing Gator Bar 1-6p
  • A Chargrilled Oyster Bar!
  • 25 Lunch items all under $15, served M-F, 11-3
  • Ralph’s catering services
  • Wedding packages available

Catfish at Ralph and Kacoo's

Ralph and Kacoo’s is located at 1700 Old Minden Rd. They are one of the many local restaurants in Shreveport-Bossier located near the I-20 construction set to last two years. Ralph and Kacoo’s, like many others, has seen a decline in their attendance since the construction project began. A simple and impactful way the Shreveport-Bossier community can show their support is by opting to take the route through downtown Bossier instead of bypassing it via I-220. It only takes a few extra minutes to go through town, but the payoff to local businesses and their families is worth it.

ralph and kacoos gift shop

Local restaurants play an important role in the tourism industry. They are more than just economic drivers; they represent that genuine Shreveport-Bossier connection that tourists can’t get anywhere else.

ralph and kacoos oyster sign

So, take the time to visit the many local restaurants and businesses along the I-20 construction that need community support!



DOTD advises that the safety of our locals, travelers, and construction workers are a top priority during this time of rebuilding our roads in Shreveport-Bossier. Drivers should pay attention to signs and be prepared to encounter work zones, stopped vehicles, and make smart decisions while they are behind the wheel. For more information on this project, visit DOTD’s website.

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