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Palmettos on the Bayou

1901 Bayou Ln, Slidell, LA 70458-3227
985-643-0050
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Ranked #1 of 170 Restaurants in Slidell
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Ate lunch at this small town jewel. Great atmosphere and the food was outstanding. One of the best meals we have had and we have been to many 4 star restaurants on this trip including all the great ones in Charleston SC. It's on the way to New Orleans. Make reservations if going after 5PM

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Daytona Beach, FL
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My husband and I love to try new restaurants and new dishes when in a new area. We stopped at Palmettos on the Bayou today for lunch after finding it on Trip Advisor. The atmosphere was very nice with a sax player by the main door. The brunch buffet looked great. We opted to order from their menu. I ordered... More

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Mississippi
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68 reviews 68 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Rated the #1 Restaurant in Slidell leaves me wondering how it made it. Must be fore the outdoor dining and view of the bayou. The waitress warned us that there were too many flies to sit outdoors. The place was not busy for a Wednesday evening at 5:30 so we were seated immediately and the wait staff was attentive and... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Had dinner there on a Friday and lunch on a Sunday, were on our boat so took advantage of the fact that you can tie up at their dock on Bayou Bonfouca. Drinks and service were good to excellent, and food was very good. Basic grilled chicken and rice pilaf was excellent, pasta dishes and grilled fish were all very... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The event planning team was extremely helpful and made the experience easy and relaxing. Everyone enjoyed the back porch and gorgeous outdoor setting. 100% recommended for large get togethers!

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Slidell, Louisiana
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I've been to Palmettos not only for a gathering with friends for supper, but also for a business Christmas party. Both visits provided a place to relax, visit and eat excellent food. Be sure and try the crab cakes. They are my favorite. You have a choice of eating indoors or sitting on the large covered patio in the back... More

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pleasanton ca
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My husband and I were just killing time while our kids spent sometime at the Slidell Rocks rock wall. We tried to go antiquing, but very few shops were open. We noticed the packed parking lot at Palmetto's and decided we should give it a shot. Eddie, the bartender, took great care of us. There was a nice duo playing... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I went here for the first time and will without a doubt go back. The atmosphere was and the staff even better. Our server, Kiara and Chef Daniel were outstanding. We very highly recommend this wonderful paradise on the bayou.

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Southeast Louisiana
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Palmetto's is a lovely charming restaurant. It has a great atmosphere and great food. The Trout Almondine is wonderful! No other place in Slidell can beat it. It also makes for an awesome place to throw a wedding or party!

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Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Only been here once and it was for a bridal shower. Food was delicious, inside and outside were beautiful. I can't say much about the service just because it was a party so a lot going on. From what I can tell it was good. Everyone always had full glasses of drink.

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