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Southside Cafe

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
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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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3154 Pontchartrain Dr, Slidell, LA 70458-4644
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had the cheese steak sandwich. It was awesome! Highly recommend. I have never had anything but great service and food.

Thank Jodiridley
Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful food, atmosphere, and great prices. We will be visiting again soon! The shrimp po-boy was fabulous!

Thank Kelli J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is great, the ambience is homely and the takeout line is long. All great characteristics of a local haunt. Binged on a bunch of fried sea food options and nothing was heavy or greasy. The place runs a special on crawfish, which unfortunately...More

Thank Ravi Kiran N
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Ravi, we're glad to hear that you love our food and ambiance! We're always happy to serve up delicious sea food, so we're thrilled that you enjoyed it. As for our other items, we hope you'll give some other ones a try because there are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I decided to come here after our swamp tour in Slidell, LA. We waited for about 15-20 minutes. However, the hostess was friendly and kept us informed of our table status. Once our table was ready, we were seated and greeted by...More

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

Rachell, thanks for giving our server a shout out! We're so glad that we were able to get you seated quickly and that you loved the mac and cheese and chicken and sausage gumbo. Those are some of our most popular items here. Also, it's...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband had the philly steak sandwich and liked it. I got the stuffed artichoke and it was disgusting. It was a flattened artichoke loaded with an greasy breadcrumb and too much cheese "stuffing". Now I'm a person who can pretty much eat anything, but...More

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

Thanks for letting us know about your visit. We're glad that the Philly steak sandwich was just right, but we're sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy the stuffed artichoke. We want everything you order to be delicious, so we apologize for this. Hopefully you...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Delicious food and nice atmosphere! The best French Onion soup this side of the globe! The hamburger steak is amazing too!

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

Jai, it's great that you love our food and atmosphere so much! Our French onion soup and hamburger steak are two great choices. Hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 12 May 2018

South side has one of the best shrimp po-boy sandwiches in town and the Big Mo-Jamma has no comparable anywhere. I can highly recommend this restaurant!More

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

We appreciate your recommendation! Thanks for loving our shrimp po boys so much. Our gumbo is worth a try, too, if you haven't had it yet. We can't wait until the next time you're in Slidell so you can visit us again! Cheers, Chris, Managing...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018

We had some finicky family members meet us there for a Sunday lunch. Thought between the Brunch Menu and the extensive regular menu they would find something they could enjoy. We kicked off with some Onion Rings. We loved them. The batter was light but...More

Thank Joel M
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Joel, thanks for coming in for lunch Sunday! We're happy to hear that you loved your meal with us and that the onion rings were excellent. As for the panned veal, we appreciate your feedback and will take it into consideration. Also, we're glad that...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped on recommendation of TripAdvisor. Big selection on menu. Large portions. We enjoyed the country fried steak/cream potatoes & grilled tuna salad. Friendly Staff. Very busy when we stopped. I would eat there again.More

Thank Debra R
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Debra, we're so glad that you decided to check us out! Thanks for being a fan of our selection, food, and friendly staff. We're so glad that the country fried steak, cream potatoes, and grilled tuna salad were excellent. Come back to see us again...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped back in Slidell to eat before heading back home. We had spent the day at the Infinity Space Center at a homeschool event. We saw such good reviews about the Southside Cafe that we specifically went out of our way to eat there....More

Thank Erin A
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Erin, it means a lot that you went out of your way to come and see us -- thank you! We're so happy to hear that it was worth the trip. Our po' boys are classic dishes here, so it's nice to know that you...More

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George H
13 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
13 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
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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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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