Welcome to Barrow’s Catfish, home to our signature catfish and seafood platters, we’re always creating new and exciting dishes that will keep you coming back for more.

At Barrow’s we strive to make sure that you always have an incredible meal in our casual fine dining atmosphere, whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, grabbing lunch with family and friends, or just looking for a new favorite dinner or happy hour spot.

Visit any of our New Orleans area locations today or order to go and experience it for yourself. At Barrow’s you’ll always find great food, great friends, and great times!

Started in 1943, the restaurant originally called Barrow's Shady Inn on Mistletoe Street in the Carrollton - Hollygrove neighbor in New Orleans, made a name for itself with its signature fried catfish plates.

With a reputation built on melt in your mouth, fresh, flaky and slightly crispy fish and seafood plates they dished out they quickly grew into a city-wide favorite growing into a full-scale restaurant. Now with multiple locations around the city and more on the way, Barrow's has become famous for more than just it's signature catfish. Visit one of their locations today and try one of these amazing dishes for yourself!


This place was awesome. I could not believe how authentic the food was. I had the lamb chops, which was special for that day. They were so delicious [...] I can’t wait to return back to New Orleans just to eat here.

Janice J.

...From the atmosphere, to the service, down to the food. We also ordered a cup of the seafood gumbo which was heavenly. Most definitely a 10/10 restaurant that I would drive all the way to New Orleans to experience again.

Akeiba M.

I had a fantastic meal here. Saw this restaurant on a list from Eater and decided to try it while in town for work. Had a wonderful experience and was certainly the best food I had while I stayed in New Orleans. The owner came to greet us after our meal and was incredibly friendly and kind. [...] HIGHLY recommend.

Amanda F.