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Southside Cafe

) #1 of 171 Restaurants in Slidell $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
3154 Pontchartrain Dr, Slidell, LA 70458-4644
+1 985-643-6133
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3154 Pontchartrain Dr, Slidell, LA 70458-4644
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1 - 10 of 502 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

After a swamp tour we went here for lunch. Lots of people but we were seated right away. We had the seafood gumbo and it was so good! Really filling and tasty. Good fast service, a small misunderstanding resolved very quickly. Thanks!

Thank Wheelchair_dad
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I'm a local and i absolutely love this place ! the food, staff, and atmosphere is incredible !! Madi, was a very good waitress and gave us everything quickly. love this place and coming back soon !

Thank raaaeeeeee
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the local love! I'm glad you're such a fan of all we do, and I'll be sure to pass your compliments along to Madi and the rest of the team. See you again next time. Best, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As slidell residence this is our go to restaurant for get to gathers. They are always busy for a reason.

Thank VeraFromSedona
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and service! The place was packed & we were greeted immediately. Our food was delivered fast and was so good.

Thank travelingkate2017
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Kate, thank you! I'm glad you enjoyed everything from the speed of the service to the flavors of the food. I'll be sure to pass your compliments along, and I hope to see you again soon. Until next time, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extensive menu includes seafood, Cajun, salads and burgers but start with the onion strings. Made fresh every day. Sooo good. Entree comes with a side salad. My advice is go for the beet salad. I loved it and I don't usually like beets! This is...More

Thank churchladyAIL
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you! I'm glad you fell in love with the beet salad, especially considering beets haven't always been a favorite of yours, and it's great to know you got to check a few items this visit. Hope to see you again soon. Until then, Chris,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food. Waitress was awesome. Will definitely go there again when we are back in the area. Had a shrimp po boy and it was good.More

Thank Gina L D
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Gina, you rock! Thanks so much for stopping by for that shrimp po'boy. I'm glad you enjoyed it so much, and I appreciate you reaching out here with your support. Hope to see you again next time you're in the area. All the best, Chris,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner. Great. Had the Muffaletta salad over the Spinach Strawberry salad, excellent and very filling, a lot of meat. Calamari and Vegetable Beef Soup was great. Good Service. See y'all on the next go around.

1  Thank DaBigG
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming out! I'm glad you enjoyed the food so much, and I appreciate you reaching out here with your support. Hope to see you again for another great meal soon. Until next time, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely awesome. Entire family loved the food here. Will definitely have anothet dinner here before we leave for home.

Thank andrew m
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much, Andrew! I'm glad you had such an awesome experience with us, and I look forward to seeing you again. Next time you're in the area, don't hesitate to drop by for another meal. Best, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very crowded place on a Tuesday night. No wait though. There was a very large selection from seafood to burgers. I had steamed veggies and bean soup. It was very good. The staff was very good and kind. A very good place if you...More

Thank Debra A
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Debra, thanks for coming to see us! I'm glad you enjoyed yourself so much this past Tuesday night, and I appreciate you reaching out here with your support. Hope to see you again soon. All the best, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visited for dinner on a Sunday night and the place was packed. Our waitress was very attentive, kind and quick to take our order. The onion rings are a must-have appetizer fresh and Incredibly good. Even though the place was very...More

Thank Chris-Food-Critic
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for coming to check us out. I'm glad you and the family enjoyed your visit so much, and I appreciate you reaching out here with your support. Hope to see you all again soon. Until next time, Chris, Managing Partner

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George H
Are you on the right just after getting off the bridge from NO?
14 February 2016|
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Response from Mary H | Reviewed this property |
Not quite sure which bridge you are speaking of. However the restaurant is in Slidell. I stated at the Hampton Inn just off the interstate. It is a mile or so west of the Hampton Inn. You will turn left at the last red light... More
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George H
Is it just over the bridge from New Orleans? On the right?
14 February 2016|
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Are you on the right just after coming over the bridge from NO?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3154 Pontchartrain Dr, Slidell, LA 70458-4644
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Slidell
  • Phone Number: +1 985-643-6133
  • E-mail
Description
Experience Southern Louisiana cooking at its finest here at Southside Cafe where you'll find a casual, family owned establishment that dishes out delicious food and drink. We love to cook like we had it when we grew up, just like our mom & dad taught us. Stop on in for a traditional PoBoy sandwich on French bread - always a Louisiana staple. Some of everyone's other favorite things here are the Peacemaker Sandwich, Yellow Fin Tuna, and the Build Your Own Burger. Have it your way at Southside Cafe, starting with your choice of meat, bun, toppings, and condiments. Looking for a new place to get brunch? We serve it all day long on Sunday. Come on down for Nawlins classics as well as Southside originals. It's always a good time at Southside Cafe, the taps are always flowing and the beer is always cold. Happy hour is Monday - Friday from 3pm to 7pm and all day on Sunday! Order your favorite drink with your best friends or stay around for a while and meet some new ones. We have plenty of room for large gatherings, and many folks come out for banquets, anniversaries, birthdays, and many other occasions. We offer a whole range of catering options for your event, so feel free to see how we can help make your event a success. What are you waiting for? Get the best meals, drinks, and all around Louisiana experience here at Southside Cafe in Slidell.
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