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Southside Cafe

3154 Pontchartrain Dr, Slidell, LA 70458-4644
+1 985-643-6133
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (37 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
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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71 - 80 of 567 reviews

Reviewed 18 June 2017 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 20 June 2017

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 13 June 2017

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.

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Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

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 7 June 2017 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 9 June 2017

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 7 June 2017 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 9 June 2017

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 5 June 2017 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 8 June 2017

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

Reviewed 25 May 2017

Stayed in Slidell on a Sunday night and found most restaurants around the hotel were closed. Southside Cafe was open, so gave it a shot. Was not disappointed! Was seated immediately. The menu provided a huge selection of food with options for everyone. The server...More

Thank Brian D
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Brian, thanks for giving us a shot! I'm so glad you enjoyed the spinach dip and crawfish po'boy, and I appreciate you reaching out here with your support. Hope to see you again for another wonderful meal. Best, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Everything is good. The steak burger is the best burger in town. The steak "special" is exceptional on Saturday nite.

Thank willieds
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank so much! I'm glad you enjoyed everything, and it's great to see you're such a fan of our steak burger. Hope to see you again soon. Best, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Eat here all the time. My favorite is the Pontchartrain Pig pulled port sandwich. They also have great burgers and other local fare. The decor is aviation based and is interesting.

Thank Paul W
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Paul, thanks for coming by time and again. I appreciate your longtime support, and I'm glad you're such a fan of the Pontchartrain Pig. Hope to see you back by for another one soon. Best, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This was one of the few places in town that was open on a Sunday evening and we were thrilled. Food a service was really good. A large variety on menu.More

Thank Beverly F
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Beverly, I'm thrilled you came by to dine with us on Sunday evening, and I appreciate you reaching out here with your support. If you ever find yourself back in the area craving some delicious Southern Louisiana specialties, don't hesitate to drop by for another...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Good menu (steak night is wonderful) The beer is cold and the chicken wigs are VERY juicy. Soup can be a little salty but delicious.

Thank Dkazooman
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thanks for the shout! I'm glad you could join us for steak night, and I'm even happier you're such a fan of all we do. Hope to see you again soon. Best, Chris, Managing Partner

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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Meals
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
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
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
  • 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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