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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 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here on a toad trip...i recommend the seafood gumbo. It was awesome!!!! I wish i could've had a bigger bowl.

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Thank Rebecca C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good food. We ate here every night we were in town. Gumbo was great, fried green tomatoes were good too. My son really enjoyed the buffalo shrimp. I had spagetti one night with gigantic meatballs. Cant complain really about the food or service. We we left fat and happy.

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

Thanks for coming by every night you were in town! I'm glad you had a chance to try so many dishes, and I'm even more glad you enjoyed every bite. If you ever find yourself back in the Slidell area, we'd love to have you back for another filling and delicious meal. Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They only have corn beef and cabbage once a month wish it was weekly it is the best in Slidell! Keep up the great work Chris!!!!

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

Thanks Marisa! The best corn beef and cabbage in Slidell? That's so kind. Though we only serve it once per month, I'm glad you've made a point to get it, and it's wonderful to know you're such a fan. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner More 

Lower Keys, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food. Typical sportsbar atmosphere. Waitress did not get my order correct but did fix with some waiting. Unfortunately they did not comp anything which I think would have gotten them a better rating. If you get a customer's order completely wrong (not the right food) I think you should offer compensation

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Thank mkoi56
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for the coming to check us out. I apologize for the mix-up with your order and for the wait. My team is typically on top of things, so though this is a rare occurrence, I appreciate you bringing it up in the moment so we could take care of it then and there. Hope to see you around for... More 

Covington, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've eaten here off and on add long as I can remember. I think it's been over 13 years, but I forget. I haven't ever had a bad meal. Service is consistently great as well. I'd always recommend this place for a meal.

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

Scott, thanks for the recommendation and for coming by time and again over the years. 13 years is about half the time we've been open so we really appreciate the long-time support and look forward to having you back again for another great meal soon. -Chris, Managing Partner More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This spot is always a treat. We've now eaten here four or five times. We plan on going back. A diverse menu, reasonable pricing and a welcoming, sit down environment with very courteous and attentive staff. You can not go wrong here.

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

Thanks for the support, Linda! It's always a treat having you in, and I'm glad you've always had such wonderful experiences here. Hope to see you again soon for another delicious meal. Until next time, Chris, Managing Partner More 

Mandeville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been going to the Southside Cafe since their grand opening many moons ago. Dan, Sharon and Chris have been cooking and serving the East St. Tammany crowds the same great food and with the same love for their customers, their food and their "home" since day one. Their south Louisiana menu and their specials are second to none. Do... More 

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

Thank you, Ted! I'll be sure to pass your compliments along to the rest of the team, but first, I just have to say that we're so glad you've been with us since the beginning. Thank you for your loyalty and for taking the time to reach out here. It's truly an honor getting to serve the Slidell community our... More 

Picayune, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visited Southside on Sunday of this week for lunch. This was the first time in awhile that we've been, but the food and service is always good. I've tried a different dish every visit and I've not been disappointed yet.

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Thank cyoung2003
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for coming by with the family. Though it's been a little while since you've last dropped by, I'm glad this visit was just as great as all the others. Hope to see you again soon for another delicious meal. Until next time, Chris, Managing Partner More 

Slidell, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My go to spot for seafood gumbo., fried seafood, and fried bread pudding! Always friendly service no matter the time of day and ice cold beer. Wish Sunday Brunch started earlier.

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Thank The2ofUsontheMove
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for the love. I'm glad you enjoy the seafood gumbo and everything so much. Hope to see you again soon! Best, Chris, Managing Partner More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best steak sandwich in the south! Can't forget the shoestring onion rings. The service is exceptional as well. Great place for a great meal.

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

Shirley, the best steak sandwich in the south? Now, that means a lot. Thank you so much for coming by and for reaching out here to let us know about your visit. I'm glad my team took such exceptional care of you, and I hope you'll come back and see us again soon. All the best, 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
$10 - $25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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