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Southside Cafe

) #1 of 168 Restaurants in Slidell ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
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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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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3154 Pontchartrain Dr, Slidell, LA 70458-4644
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

After reading all of the reviews on TripAdvisor, I had my heart set on trying this restaurant. We did not leave disappointed, or hungry (portions are huge!) Definitely a solid place to eat!More

Thank Ashlie L
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Thanks for stopping in to see us, Ashlie! I'm thrilled you were such a fan of everything, and I hope to see you again. Next time you take a trip to Slidell, don't hesitate to drop in for another bite. Until next time, Chris, Managing...More

Reviewed 11 March 2017

Our server was Bobby (sp?). There was a small confusion with one of the items we ordered. Bobby was VERY APOLOGETIC and made sure we were accommodated for the delay. The food was plenteous and delicious!

Thank jdkittrell
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Thanks for coming to dine with us! I'm so glad you enjoyed everything, and though there was a bit of confusion, I'm glad Bobby took such great care of you. Hope to see you again. Best, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Great food great service. Staff was very friendly. The big move jamma is the bomb. The fried eggplant sticks are a wonderful appetizer as well

Thank roostero
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Thanks! I'm so glad you enjoyed everything, and I appreciate you reaching out here with the shoutout! Hope to see you again soon for another wonderful meal. Until then, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 6 March 2017

The food was great and it was a loud, family friendly environment. It was easy to find and I noticed they have signs posted from the interstate to help guide you. We stopped here to eat before getting into busy NOLA. Glad that we did,...More

Thank alibamy
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Thanks for dropping by on your way to New Orleans. I'm so glad you came by, and it's wonderful to read you were such a fan of our Rueben and gumbo. If you ever find yourself driving back through, we'd love to have you back...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I decided to have lunch in Slidell after leaving New Orleans last weekend. Found Southside Cafe on TripAdvisor and SO GLAD we did!! Best meal we had in Louisiana. I had the shrimp poboy and the hubby had the seafood mufalatta. The seafood...More

Thank fsugirl24
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Thanks for coming to check us out after your trip to New Orleans! I'm honored the shrimp po'boy and the seafood muffuletta were the best dishes you had in Louisiana, and I really appreciate you reaching out here with your support. If you ever find...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017

We had lunch on a Wednesday, and the place was packed. My wife had the spinach and artichoke dip with chips and onion strings. All delicious. I had seafood gumbo and fried catfish with sweet potato fries. The gumbo was great... not too spicy. The...More

Thank huskiesfan2015
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Thanks for dropping in for lunch on Wednesday! I'm glad you and your wife were such fans of the gumbo, sweet potato fries, and the spinach and artichoke dip, and I appreciate you reaching out here with your feedback. It's a bit disappointing you found...More

Reviewed 1 March 2017

Sorry, I believe if you are enjoying you company no matter how bad the service is you'll have the best time. I have a problem when the server doesn't smile or at least look like they enjoy their job. i did not feel that on...More

Thank Charley M
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Thanks, Charley! I'm glad you had such a great time. We love what we do, so you won't ever have to worry about a lack of smiles around here. Hope to see you again for another great dining experience. Until next time, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This is a busy place. We were seated within 10 minutes so not bad at all. The menu is Southern comfort with lots of items to pick from. I had the fried chicken, husband had the Southern fried steak with taters and gravy. Both meals...More

Thank Oregontraveler477
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Hey there! Thanks for coming to see us while you were in town. Though it's disappointing you had to wait a bit for your check, I'm glad you enjoyed everything, and I hope you'll come back in see us next time you're in the area....More

Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Good Roast beef poboy's ! Great place for gathering together--- Love Onion Soup!! Best Bacon too -- always enjoy everything!

Thank Jeanne V
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Thanks for the love, Jeanne! I'm glad you always enjoy everything, especially the onion soup and roast beef Po' boys. Hope to see you again soon for another wonderful meal. Until next time, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

The food here is always delicious. Service is usually very good. We also had a company lunch here one time and it was awesome. The only negative thing I could ever say about this place is sometimes it can be a little loud in there....More

Thank Steve R
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Thanks for the shoutout, Steve! Though things can get a bit loud when we're busy, I'm thrilled to know you've always had wonderful times here, and I appreciate your support. Hope to see you again soon for another great dining experience. Until next time, Chris,...More

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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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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
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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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