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Southside Cafe

3154 Pontchartrain Dr, Slidell, LA 70458-4644
+1 985-643-6133
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (37 reviews)
Opens in 2 min
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3154 Pontchartrain Dr, Slidell, LA 70458-4644
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were in town for one night before catching a cruise out of New Orleans. This was the number one place on trip advisor so we decided to check it out. All four of us got something different and it was all good. The service...More

Thank ERIC W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here twice since last time. Brunch - great Bloody Marys and you can't beat the Peacemaker for any meal. Great French toast. Night time - Great po-boys. Forgot how great the hamburger po-boy was. Great cocktails and service.

Thank DaBigG
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're so glad that you're a fan of our place! The peacemaker and hamburger po' boy are definitely delicious choices. Also, thanks for loving our drinks and service. We can't wait for you to stop by again soon! Have a nice day, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate lunch here on a whim. The service and the food were outstanding. This looks like a really cool spot to watch the game on Saturday or Sunday, have drinks with friends, do brunch, have a nice dinner or just hang out. We had the...More

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

Hey there, Calvin. Thanks for everything you shared in your review. I'm glad you recommend so much from our menu, and we look forward to the next time you stop by. Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If your looking for a restaurant that offers a variety to meet everyone's needs in a fun casual setting then this is your place. We found it to be reasonable priced, great friendly service and good food. My husband loved the fried oysters. Salads were...More

Thank dragonfly15
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

This was so nice of you to share. Thanks for stopping by, and I hope we'll see you back again soon. Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My brother-in-law came to visit from Nevada. He wanted to eat local food with good portion size servings. We decided to take him to Southside Cafe since he was not sure what he wanted to eat, if seafood, pasta or something else. We were very...More

Thank chaparrita76
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

You're great, Rita! Thanks for showing your brother some great examples of the local cuisine. Happy to know you think so much of us, and I know we look forward to your next visit. Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Both the service and food was mediocre. I had the stuffed artichoke as an appetizer, which I wouldn't recommend, and a cup of seafood gumbo and New Orleans muffuletta for my main course, both were ok but not noteworthy.More

Thank Ohiohuff
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I'm glad you dropped in to spend some time with us. It sounds like the menu items you tried just weren't what you were hoping for. We have a lot to choose from, and hopefully, we'll have a chance to welcome you back and recommend...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just got into town and took a tour around Slidell and discovered this gem!! From the road it looks like a lively place, and that it is!! The exterior is bright and easy to spot and parking is a breeze!! Going in is a feast...More

Thank Amanda S
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We were happy to welcome you to Slidell, Amanda! It's nice to know that our atmosphere and dishes were a big hit, and I hope we'll get to see you join us for another meal again soon! Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place, with a nice menu, and it seems to be popular with the locals. The staff/waitress was very friendly and the food was good.

Thank 411glennr
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Couldn't be happier to have you stop in and see what we had to offer, Glenn. Thanks for sharing a meal with us, and I hope you get a chance to dine with us again. Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

It’s just a good place to hangout and have a meal. We stopped by for lunch and watch some of the football game. The service was friendly and the food was very good. Surprising how hard it is just find a nice simple restaurant that...More

Thank Csat-NOLA
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

This is really great of you to share. Thanks for coming by to grab a bite to eat and catch the game. I hope we'll be seeing more of you. Take care until next time. Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 29 October 2017

We saw an ad for the restaurant at our campground and decided to try it. We had supper and saw where they had a dish we wanted to try for brunch the next day so we went back and then went back again for supper!...More

Thank Pat N
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thanks for taking a few breaks from camping to come by and dine with us, Pat. It seems like you all found some items on our menu that you were really passionate about, and that means a lot to us. Hope you will come by...More

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George H
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
George H
14 February 2016|
Response from George H |
Are you on the right just after coming over the bridge from NO?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3154 Pontchartrain Dr, Slidell, LA 70458-4644
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Slidell
  • Phone Number: +1 985-643-6133
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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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