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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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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you like Muffaletta you must try this salad. The only thing missing was the bun. It was very good with fresh ingredients. I really enjoyed it. Very filling. Great job guys and gals.

Thank MichaelFussell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great lunch place with great food with large portions. Highly recommend! However, at night expect it to be more of a bar than a restaurant and it's EXTREMELY loud... to the point where you can't hear the person talk next to you....More

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

Thanks for enjoying lunch at our place! It's great to hear that you thought the portions were large and that you enjoyed the food. As for our later hours, we do tend to get a larger crowd! Hopefully you can visit us again soon! Cheers,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever I plan to be out of town, I always consult TripAdvisor for the best place to eat. Since Southside Café received the #1 rating in Slidell, there was no question about where we were having dinner. But WOW, did the Café ever deserve the...More

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

This is awesome! We're honored to be the #1 spot to eat in Slidell and even more so that you think we deserve it. The french onion soup, steak, and honey island chicken were excellent choices! We can't wait until the next time you're back...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently visited Southside for lunch and had a great meal. The server was very pleasant and efficient. The food was freshly prepared and very good. Even though they were fairly busy, our meal came in a reasonable amount of time and the server checked on...More

Thank Lafalot985
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for joining us for lunch -- I'm glad it was a hit! You can always count on us for great service and a plate that can't be beat. Hope you can join us again soon. Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seemed busy to me for 3pm on Saturday. Service was quick. French onion soup was excellent. Loved the flavor. Plenty of shrimp in the gumbo. Chicken parmesan was very good. Chicken was well cooked and not dry. Red sauce was food but just a hair...More

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

Jeff, thanks for checking us out Saturday! We're glad that you enjoyed our attentive service, soup, gumbo, and chicken Parmesan. As for the sauce, we'll take your thoughts into consideration. Hope you can come back, and try more soon! Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were out shopping and decided to wander into Southside Cafe for lunch. The service was speedy, efficent and friendly. Our meals were very large my small shrimp meal was large enough to feed 3 people. It was delicious and slightly spicy. The string onion...More

Thank RWB20152015
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so glad that you decided to stop by for a meal! We always work hard to serve you quickly, so it's great that you noticed. As for the food -- the shrimp was a great choice. We can't wait to see you all again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stoped by as I had some waiting time, typical American food from the south - I had fried Chicken and it was good, good place to wait for your buddies over a beer.

Thank Magnus G
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for checking us out! We're glad that you enjoyed the fried chicken. Come to visit us again soon, so you can try even more! Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We all know there are many coices in the area to get great food. Even our local restaurant critic on his redio show said it much harder to find a bad restaurant in New Orleans than a good one. But if your in Slidell or...More

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

This review is amazing! Thank you for loving our place so much -- it means the world to us. We're thrilled that you're a fan of our seafood, poboys, and beer. Those are all great choices! We recommend giving our gumbo a try too if...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is very good. And the USMC theme is right by me. Good southern/ Cajun fair. Service is just as good. Prices are especially easy on the wallet. Wine selection could be better but......

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

We're so glad that you're a fan of our food! We love serving a variety of Southern Louisiana specialties. As for the wine -- we'll take your thoughts into consideration. Hope you can stop by again soon! Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful seafood and friendly, accommodating service. All varieties of beer to go with the fantastic cuisine.

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

David, thanks for loving what we do! We're glad to hear that you're a fan of our beer, seafood, and wonderful staff. Also, thanks for noticing our wide selection. Hope to see you again soon, so you can try even more! Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

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