The Pearl Shreveport opens to the public

Robert and Trudie Shaver, the previous proprietors of Shaver’s Crawfish & Catering, have decided to end their retirement and embark on a new culinary venture in Shreveport called The Pearl. This fresh establishment is set to occupy the former La Madeleine restaurant located at 6871 Fern Ave.

History of The Pearl Shreveport

Having dedicated nearly three decades to Shaver’s Crawfish & Catering, the Shaver’s eventually handed over the reins to Robert’s brother and business partner a few years back. Now, Robert’s lifelong dream of owning a seafood restaurant is becoming a reality with the inception of The Pearl Shreveport.

Be the first to know!

Be the first to know when 31Ate™ is released in the app stores. Get special discounts, promotions, and latest openings for local restaurants.

Experience the all-new menu

The Pearl will be more than just a seafood haven. It aims to be a versatile dining destination, offering a diverse range of delectable entrees catering to a wide spectrum of tastes. The Shavers have also hinted at the introduction of a special Sunday Brunch menu.

Robert and Trudie are committed to maintaining a hands-on approach, ensuring they are on-site as much as possible. They will collaborate closely with Benn, their general manager, and Val, their accomplished executive chef.

The Pearl Shreveport is now open to the public. You can book a reservation by visiting www.thepearlshreveport.com/reservations.

Want to be a beta tester?

Help us make the 31Ate™ app the best it can be! As a 31Ate™ beta tester, you can get an early look at the app by test-driving a pre-release version and letting us know what you think.


A limited number of beta testers will chosen for each operating system. Unfortunately, we cannot accept all beta sign ups submitted. Those chosen will be contacted via the email address you provide when the app goes into the beta testing phase.

Are you a restaurant owner?

Submit your restaurant’s information to ensure it’s included in the app’s database at launch.