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Palmettos on the Bayou

1901 Bayou Ln, Slidell, LA 70458-3227
+1 985-643-0050
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (21 reviews)
“grillades” (4 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1901 Bayou Ln, Slidell, LA 70458-3227
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as a combination Father's Day/1st Anniversary dinner. Maybe it was just this one visit; whatever it was, we won't be going back. The venue is a hodgepodge. On the surface, at the entrance, it's very picturesque. Once inside, though, I was thrown off...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was Very good! The debris on anything, grits, eggs Benedict, wow! Our server Georgette was awesome! I even dropped my phone under the table and they got in touch with us 10 minutes after we left. Just a great dining experience!

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this restrauant on trip advisor several months ago and wanted to go there for a family reunion, the but the restaurant was booked for a wedding and we could not go. This time on a trip to Nashville we decided to give the...More

Thank jameslT7934EF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant in in the middle of a small cypress swamp. It has an amazing porch and a walkway to a dock. It is a wonderful place to eat. If only the food were better. The food is not bad, it is just not inspiring....More

Thank Derrick C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a nice lunch on pretty spring day. As the name says, the restaurant is located on the bayou in a very picturesque setting. We sat at an outdoor table, which seemed to be the choice of most people there that day. Service was very...More

Thank Nelson T
Scott C, General Manager at Palmettos on the Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Nelson, Thank you for your review! Thank you for stopping by, we will have to work on the Gumbo... It is usually excellent! Hope to see you again soon. Scott

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went to dinner on Friday evening and had the Duck Crackling which was amazing served on creamed spinach! The duck was so tender with tiny pieces of duck fat crackling on top. I will be going back to get this again. The desert was a...More

Thank bridgetteb22
Reviewed 20 May 2017

On my friends recommendation I had dinner here. The restaurant was set up beautifully with an outdoor deck that is BIG. I had the baked duck gumbo, first time ever for me, and it was EXCELLENT. I followed it with the Shrimp and Grits. It...More

Thank DannyN73
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We met friends here for lunch and none of us were disappointed. I don't remember what everyone had, but I had amberjack which was simply wonderful. They have a full wine list and a full bar. Service was fast and professional. We were not rushed...More

Thank Resident70094
Scott C, General Manager at Palmettos on the Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

So glad to hear you enjoyed yourselves! We appreciate your business! We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We went for the jazz brunch. This place is so authentic and a fantastic location. The food won't knock your socks off but it's not bad either. Come here for the ambiance and the jazz.

Thank Buenospot
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

You will find everything from seafood to steak here. The food is great and they give you a nice serving size. This is a great place to spend with family or a romantic night out. The backroom area overlooks the swamp and provides a very...More

Thank John F
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is casual attire acceptable for lunch?
1 May 2017|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from Scott C | Property representative |
Ken B
Are they open on Monday
13 February 2017|
Response from Brittany M | Property representative |
No we are closed on mondays we open Tuesday thru Sunday please check our website for hours of operation.
Jill C
Do you need reservations for lunch on Friday?
29 January 2017|
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Response from JoniB223 | Reviewed this property |
it's always best to call if you have more than 4 in your party
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1901 Bayou Ln, Slidell, LA 70458-3227
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Slidell
  • Phone Number: +1 985-643-0050
  • E-mail
Truly Louisiana, you will find our fresh cuisine, lush foliage and decks overlooking Bayou Bonfouca, an experience that is second to none!
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