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Southside Cafe

) #1 of 169 Restaurants in Slidell €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
3154 Pontchartrain Dr, Slidell, LA 70458-4644
+1 985-643-6133
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“gumbo” (53 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All 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 520 reviews

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We NEVER can pass this area without stopping here for the catfish. It's always the best. Great smiling service!!

Thank JayMan1811
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Thanks! I'm glad you're such a fan of our catfish and the fast and friendly service. Next time you're passing through, don't hesitate to drop back in. We can't wait to see you again. Best, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 23 February 2017

The restaurant was recommended to us by a friend who came upon it when transiting thru Slidell. The food was great...had the rueben special. Service was excellent and the photos and other military items were interesting.More

Thank Chuck1963
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Thanks for dropping by to see us, Chuck! I'm glad your friend passed the word along, and it's wonderful to hear you were such a fan of the flavors of the Rueben and the speed and friendliness of the service. If you ever find yourself...More

Reviewed 17 February 2017

Real southern style food great family place. Good special drinks. The bar tender or great very attended

Thank r0naldle0n
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

Thanks for coming to see us! I'm glad you enjoyed everything from the flavors of the food and drinks to the speed and friendliness of the service. Hope to see you again for another wonderful meal soon. Until next time, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I'm not one to usually eat any kind of sandwich but that all changed after going here. I got the chicken sandwich with a side of onion rings thinking I may not like it since I was going out of my comfort zone

Thank Mags boy S
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2017

Thanks for the shoutout. Since you don't typically order sandwiches, I'm glad you went for it this time, and it's awesome to see you enjoyed it so much. Hope to see you again soon for another delicious meal. Until next time, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Highest quality food, service, atmosphere time after time. Food is hot, clients are never rushed, wait staff of the highest caliber of service.

Thank scase2017
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

Thank you! It means the world to know you're such a fan, and I can't wait to share your compliments with the rest of the team. Hope to see you again soon for another wonderful dining experience. Until next time, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 14 February 2017

We will definitely be back! Great food, friendly service and a great price. They have all sorts of different food. It was seat yourself which was different, but it works. They were very busy, but nothing was lacking.

Thank ratchel12345
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

Thanks so much! I'm glad you had such a wonderful visit with us, and it's awesome to know you appreciated the food so much. Hope to see you again for another great meal soon. All the best, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 14 February 2017

It really is one of my favorite places to eat. I can't say I've ever had a bad meal there. Most of their food is as good as it gets. The killa fries are just that...killa!

Thank Cliff C
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

Cliff, thank you! We're honored to be one of your favorite places to eat, and it's great to know you're such a fan of the "Killa" fries. Hope to see you again soon for another wonderful meal. Until then, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This place is great ... the food was amazing. The staff and servers were really helpful.... the atmosphere is inviting

Thank 736kristia
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Thanks for the love, Kristia! I'm glad you're such a fan of the food and friendly service, and I hope to have you back for another great meal soon. Until next time, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 13 February 2017

I am a local and we frequent Southside Cafe..come hungry! Superb hamburgers, po-boys and specialty sandwiches ...always crowded with Slidellians. They know the good restaurants!

Thank chende11
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Thanks for the shoutout. I'm glad you're such a fan of all we do here, and I can't wait to see you again for another great meal. Until next time, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 8 February 2017

If you are looking for a good deal in a cozy atmosphere, this is the place for you. Great sandwiches, great meals, great service & a variety of beverages. Prices are very reasonable. Just an overall great place to go to!

Thank septembergirl54
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2017

Thank you! I'm glad you're such a fan of our sandwiches and the cozy atmosphere. Hope to see you again for another great meal 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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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
  • 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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