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Southside Cafe

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3154 Pontchartrain Dr, Slidell, LA 70458-4644
+1 985-643-6133
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11:00 - 22:00
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Pearl River, Louisiana
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food as always but very noisy Service was excellent and food good with large portions Tat tat tat tat ditto ditto ditto Go you will like it

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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431 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stumbled on this place - and glad we did. Killa Fries are exactly that. Famous Rueben is rightly named. Great Po Boys too. Excellent lunch and will return

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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726 reviews
500 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in Slidell on a Monday night, and the serious seafood restaurants that we would have wanted to try were all closed that night. We selected Southside based on pix and reviews. The restaurant sits in a shopping center parking lot on a busy street.....looks like a waterfront dive, but it is not. The menu has something for... More 

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Thank Gatorgolfer
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this review

Hey, thanks for coming to check us out. We don't typically serve boiled seafood, but I'm glad you found some great seafood dishes to try instead. That being said, I'm sorry if there was an off-taste. I can assure you we use the freshest ingredients and are careful with how we prepare them, so we'll be looking more into what... More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveling through and tried this for dinner. It was steak night so had a ribeye and it was very good and reasonably priced. Recommend the white roumelade dressing. Very different and very good. My wife had the muffuletta and it was both huge and outstanding. She got the half and we could have shared for a complete meal. Out sever... More 

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Thank Cysmyguy
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for dropping by for steak night! I'm glad you enjoyed the rib eye and the white remoulade dressing so much. I'll be sure to pass your compliments along to Sophia and the rest of the team, and I hope to see you and your wife again soon. Best, Chris, Managing Partner More 

Slidell, United States
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sandwich I had was a little greasy but, the sweet potatoes fries were perfect. Our waitress gave us excellent service. The prices on the menu is adequate.

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Thank Deborah B
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this review

Deborah, thanks for coming to see us and for taking the time to reach out here with your feedback. While it's disappointing the sandwich you got came out a bit greasy for your taste, I'm glad the sweet potato fries were just right, and I appreciate you reaching out here with your support. Hope to see you again. All the... More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a trip through Slidell we googled best places to eat and the number one spot was Southside Cafe! The place was a little loud, but if you can handle the noise, the food is great! I had the shrimp and corn soup and the peace maker poboy. Both were absolutely delish! So yummy! We will definately be stopping back... More 

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Thank Angie M
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this review

Angie, thanks for coming to see us! Though things can get a bit loud in here, I'm glad you had such a wonderful visit, and it's great to see you enjoyed the Peacemaker po'boy so much. Can't wait to see you again soon. Best, Chris, Managing Partner More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was on my own for dinner and looked at the top choices in Trip Advisor while on travel for work. I saw Southside as the number one out of ten establishments, looked at the menu and finally noticed the owner was prior military (in the how the restaurant got started). Being a retired Veteran, I was drawn to this... More 

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Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to see us! I'm glad you did your research and picked us, and it's wonderful to know hat you had such a wonderful experience. I'll be sure to pass your compliments along about the Bayou Chicken sandwich and service, and I hope to see you again. Best, Chris, Managing Partner More 

Slidell, Louisiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great lunch menu. Awesome staff, coldest beer in town. Hardest thing about coming here is finding a table, always packed, and deservingly so.

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Thank Bob N
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this review

Bob, thanks for the shout! I'm glad to have you as a loyal customer, and I appreciate you taking the time to reach out here with your support. Hope to see you again soon for another cold one. All the best, Chris, Managing Partner More 

Louisiana
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a favorite among locals. It gets crowded at night, but the food is good and the service is good.

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Thank SlyMouse
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for the shout! I'm glad you're such a fan of all we do, and I appreciate you taking the time to reach out here. Can't wait to see you again. Best, Chris, Managing Partner More 

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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although this says gluten free options on their listing.... it is not gluten-friendly and they DO NOT have a gluten-free meal or gluten free options!!!! Please remove this from the listing!!!!

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Thank Courtney142
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this review

Hey, Courtney! I'm sorry to see you missed all the gluten-free options on our menu. That being said, we do have a number of them, so if you need help identifying them next time, don't hesitate to ask your server. They'd be more than happy to help you. Sincerely, Chris, Managing Partner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids
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
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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