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Palmettos on the Bayou

1901 Bayou Ln, Slidell, LA 70458-3227
+1 985-643-0050
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • 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 yesterday

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 3 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 review

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Warm and inviting atmosphere plus excellent food and service - wonderful ! We will definitely return.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great food, quiet enough for good conversation, and reasonable prices. The outside rear has a lovely view of Bayou Bonfouca framed with old cypress trees.

Thank rcaill41
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Out for a Sunday drive, we decided to stop at Palmetto's for their Sunday Jazz Brunch Buffet. We had to wait at a small bar for about 10 minutes for an outside table, which is THE PLACE to dine. Our waitress, Pam, arrived and gave...More

Thank NOLACajunQueen
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Jazz brunch was excellent. Although it was a bit cold outside they did supply outdoor heaters but this is what I get for not making a reservation (lol). Highly recommend making a reservation in the future however they were very accommodating. Can't wait to go...More

Thank roc4634
Reviewed 9 April 2017

It was very crowded. We were thankful that we had reservations. But the food was excellent and the service was great

Thank SlyMouse
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is casual attire acceptable for lunch?
2 May 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Scott C | Property representative |
Ken B
Are they open on Monday
14 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?
30 January 2017|
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Response from Tanya C | Reviewed this property |
We have never made reservations but it's always better to be safe than sorry.
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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
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
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!