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APPETIZERS
Yellowfin Tuna Remoulade
1/2 lb tuna filet paneed, grilled or blackened to medium rare and served with our homemade white remoulade sauce
USD 13.99
Fried Oyster Remoulade
Fresh oyster fried to golden perfection and served with our homemade white remoulade
1/2 Doz USD 9.99
Doz USD 19.99
Grilled Salmon Remoulade
Fresh grilled salmon served with our homemade white remoulade.
USD 14.99
Spinach & Artichoke Dip
a creamy blend of spinach , artichoke hearts & monterey jack served with herb crusted tortilla chips. add sour cream or salsa $0.50 each
USD 8.99
Crawfish Balls
crawfish stuffing rolled into 4 balls & fried to golden brown and served with our homemade white remoulade
USD 8.99
Crabmeat Stuffed Mushrooms
4 fresh mushroom caps filled with sour cream & crabmeat stuffing topped with parmesan cheese & butter baked golden brown
USD 10.99
Buffalo Shrimp
Breaded and golden fried shrimp tossed in your choice of one of our signature wing sauces served over a bed of lettuce with ranch or blue cheese dressing. Southside's Original Wing Sauces: • Traditional Buffalo • Swamp Burner Buffalo 1) Regular 2) Hot 3) Atomic 4) Nuclear 5) Cajun Fire
USD 9.99
Onion Rings Or String Rings
hand battered and fried to golden brown and served with our homemade majo sauce
Small USD 3.99
Large USD 7.99
Mozzarella Stix (8)
USD 8.99
Fried Calamari
USD 9.99
FRESH HOMEMADE SOUPS
Add A Grilled Cheese Or House Salad To Any Soup Only$1.99
Seafood Gumbo
seafood and okra, roux based and cajun seasonings " a local favorite better then your mamma makes
Bowl USD 8.99
Cup USD 4.99
Chicken & Sausage Gumbo
Our take on the traditional New Orleans recipe with chicken and the best local sausage.
Bowl USD 7.99
Cup USD 3.99
Soup Of The Day
Southside's homemade favorites!
Bowl USD 6.99
Cup USD 3.99
4 Bean & Turkey Soup
Hearty and healthy!
Bowl USD 6.99
Cup USD 3.99
French Onion
Traditional favorite with onions simmered in a beef broth , topped with croutons and melted provolone cheese crock
Crock USD 4.99
Irish Channel Gumbo
A levee of our homemade potato salad with Chicken & Sausage gumbo on one side and Seafood gumbo on the other.
Bowl USD 12.99
SALADS
DRESSINGS: Honey Mustard, Bleu Cheese, Ranch, 1000 Island, Italian Vinaigrette, Light Italian, Caesar, Oil & Vinegar, Strawberry Vinaigrette & White Remoulade. All dressings (except Caesar & Light Italian) made fresh daily.
Chef Salad
Choice of Tossed, Spinach or Strawberry salad piled high with turkey, ham, American & Swiss cheese.
USD 13.99
Salmon Salad
6oz, wild-caught Pacific salmon fillet (grilled or blackened) with fresh mixed veggies served over Tossed, Spinach or Strawberry salad.
USD 17.99
Yellowfin Tuna Salad
1/2 lb. of Yellowfin Tuna (grilled, paneed or blackened) with fresh mixed veggies served over Tossed, Spinach or Strawberry salad.
USD 16.99
Southside Muffaletta Salad
Choce of tossed or spinach topped with ham, mortadella, genoa salamin, provolone cheese and finished with our own olive salad
USD 14.99
Tossed Salad
with red onions, cherry tomatoes, croutons & eggs
USD 7.99
Chicken Breast USD 5.99
Shrimp USD 6.99
Softshell Crab USD 12.99
Boneless Pork Ribeye USD 6.99
Spinach Salad
with red onions, mushrooms, croutons, eggs & chopped applewood bacon
USD 8.99
Chicken USD 5.99
Shrimp USD 6.99
Softshell Crab USD 12.99
Boneless Pork Ribeye USD 6.99
Strawberry Spinach Salad
Strawberries layered over a bed of spinach leaves with Bleu cheese crumbles, chopped applewood bacon, egg, red onions, pecans & croutons.
USD 9.99
Chicken USD 5.99
Shrimp USD 6.99
Softshell Crab USD 12.99
Boneless Pork Ribeye USD 6.99
House Salad
USD 2.99
Open Face Tuna Melt
tuna salad on texas toast, grilled tomato, melted swiss
1 Scoop USD 6.99
2 Scoops USD 9.99
GRILLED MELTS
Patty Melt
5oz Certified Angus Beef® burger topped with grilled onion & melted American cheese on grilled wheat bread.
USD 7.99
Chicken Melt
A half pound grilled chicken breast smothered with grilled onion & mushrooms, topped with melted Swiss cheese on grilled wheat bread.
USD 8.99
Roast Beef Melt
Savory roast beef smothered with grilled onion & topped with melted Swiss cheese on grilled wheat bread, with gravy on the side for dipping.
USD 8.99
Open Face Tuna Melt
Homemade tuna salad topped with grilled tomato & melted Swiss cheese, piled on grilled Texas toast.
One Scoop USD 6.99
Two Scoops USD 9.99
Ultimate Bacon Melt
Grilled cheese with crispy smoked Applewood bacon & grilled tomato slices on Texas Toast.
USD 8.99
BUILD IT YOUR WAY
To "Build Your Own", choose a PROTEIN (grilled to order), choose a BUN, and any ADDITIONAL TOPPINGS. • Includes lettuce, tomato, mayo & pickle PICK YOUR BUN: Sesame Seed • Whole Wheat • Sourdough • Pretzel Roll • Jalapeno Cheddar • Hotdog Bun PICK YOUR TOPPINGS: • .99¢ TOPPINGS: Sauteed Mushrooms • Jalapenos • Chili • Fried Egg • Sauteed Onion • Sauerkraut • Green Pepper CHEESES: American • Swiss • Bleu • Cheddar • Provolone • Monterey Jack • Pepper Jack • 1.99 TOPPINGS: Smoked Applewood Bacon
Sirloin Burger
1/2 lb. certified angus beef, grilled to order
USD 9.99
Brisket Burger
10 oz. Blend of certified angus beef Brisket, Chuck and Short Rib.
USD 12.99
Turkey Burger
1/2 lb grilled lean ground turkey
USD 8.99
Chicken Breast
1/2 lb chicken breast Grilled, Blackened, Paneed Or Fried
USD 7.99
Southside Double Stack
2-5oz. Patties of Certified Angus Beef ground chuck.
USD 12.99
Quarter Pound All Beef Hot Dog
USD 6.99
NAWLIN'S MUFFALETTAS
A classic Italian-style sandwich, invented in New Orleans.
New Orleans Muffaletta
Classic New Orleans sandwich with ham, mortadella, Genoa salami, & melted Provolone cheese topped with our own olive salad on traditional muffaletta bread.
Half USD 9.99
Whole USD 18.99
Seafood Muffaletta
Our classic muffaletta bread served with your choice of: Fried Shrimp, Oyster, Fish or any Combo of all three.
Half USD 14.99
Whole USD 26.99
SOUTHSIDE CLASSICS
Pontchartrain Pig
center cut pork loin thinly sliced and grilled to perfection with bbq sauce & swiss cheese, topped with homemade coleslaw and served on grilled texas toast
USD 7.99
Southside's Famous Reuben
grilled corned beef, sauerkraut, melted swiss with homemade
USD 7.99
Grilled Tuna Steak Sandwich
grilled or blackened 1/4lb yellow fin steak, topped with our homemade white remoulade sauce served on sesame seed bun
USD 8.99
1/4 lb. Killa Dog
Our all beef hotdog topped with chili, onion, melted cheddar cheese & jalapenos.
USD 8.99
Classic B.L.T.
Crispy, smoked applewood bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayo on toast.
USD 7.99
Classic Club
Ham, turkey, Swiss cheese, smoked applewood bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayo on toast.
USD 11.99
Salmon Sandwich
6oz, wild-caught Pacific salmon fillet (grilled or blackened) topped with our homemade white remoulade sauce on a wheat bun.
USD 14.99
WHO DAT CHICKEN
All our best chicken sandwiches in one section!
"Front Street" Mesquite Chicken
Smothered with grilled onion, jalapenos, melted Swiss cheese & BBQ sauce on a sesame seed bun.
USD 9.99
Bayou Bird
Blackened, mesquite-style topped with grilled onion, melted Swiss cheese & our homemade white remoulade sauce on toasted French bread.
USD 9.99
Honey Island Chicken
With grilled onion, melted Swiss cheese & our famous Honey Mustard dressing on toasted French bread.
USD 9.99
Fried or Grilled Buffalo Chicken
Chicken breast covered in your choice of one of our signature wing sauces, then topped with melted Provolone cheese on a sesame seed bun. Southside's Original Wing Sauces: • Traditional Buffalo • Swamp Burner Buffalo 1) Regular 2) Hot 3) Atomic 4) Nuclear 5) Cajun Fire
USD 9.99
Chicken Parmesan
Paneed, golden fried, then slathered with zesty marinara & melted Provolone cheese on a sesame seed bun.
USD 9.99
Fried or Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu
Topped with grilled ham & melted Swiss cheese on a sesame seed bun.
USD 9.99
STEAK LOVERS
All Steak Lovers sandwiches made with our tender, Certified Angus Beef® ribeye!
Bonfuca French Dip
1/2 lb. of shredded ribeye & pepper jack cheese on toasted French bread, with warm au jus for dipping.
USD 12.99
Black & Bleu Poboy
1/2 lb. of shredded ribeye steak with bleu cheese & raw red onion on toasted French bread.
USD 12.99
Ribeye Philly
1/2 lb. of shredded ribeye, sauteed onion, pepper, mushrooms & Provolone cheese on toasted French bread.
USD 13.99
"PEAUX" BOYS
Poboys served on toasted Leidenheimer French bread. Half sandwiches can be served on French bread, toast or bun. Poboys includes lettuce, tomato, mayo & pickle.
Hot Roast Beef
Whole USD 11.99
Half USD 10.99
Southern Fried Steak
With your choice of white or brown gravy
Whole USD 10.99
Hamburger
Whole USD 12.99
Half USD 10.99
add Cheese USD 0.99
Veal Parmesan
Whole USD 9.49
Veal Cutlet
Whole USD 10.99
Hot Corned Beef
Whole USD 9.99
Hlaf USD 8.99
All Beef Hot Dog
Whole USD 9.99
Half USD 6.99
French Fry
Whole USD 8.99
Half USD 7.99
Chicken
Grilled, Blackened, Fried or Paneed
Whole USD 8.99
Turkey Breast
grilled or cold
Whole USD 8.99
Half USD 7.99
About
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.
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Cajun & Creole
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I was briefly in Slidell and sought something quick to eat on my way back home. After glancing at the menu, I decided to try Southside Cafe. DELICIOUS. I got the turkey burger and a small cheese fry. Normally, I'm not too pleased with quick...More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

It's always a good idea to fuel up for the journey ahead, and I'm proud that you thought of our place to grab a bite before hitting the road. Awesome to hear that turkey burger surpassed expectations for something quick -- we can't wait to...More

Reviewed April 17, 2020

You always wait to get in, so you know the food is great. Unique and classic dishes, large portions. Usually crowded and a little noisy.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2020

Whether you're in the mood for a classic favorite or a delicious dish unique to our place, you can always count on a big plate of tasty food when you sit down at one of our tables. We can't wait to welcome you back for...More

Reviewed March 16, 2020 via mobile

The food service was very good. The food was a pleasant experience. The portions were huge. I would probably recommend it to everyone who goes through Slidel

Date of visit: March 2020
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Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2020

Great to hear you stop at our place was a pleasant one with plenty of tasty food and friendly service to go around. We'd love to welcome you back whenever possible, and I appreciate seeing your support. Cheers! -Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed March 12, 2020 via mobile

have been here many times as a couple and with groups. The food is consistently excellent. The way staff very friendly. Even if you just want the belly up to the bar and have a few drinks with friends I highly recommend it!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2020

It really means a lot that you'd think of our place when the time comes to round up the group for a delicious meal, and it means even more that you can expect some friendly service when you're around. Hoping you'll get everyone together for...More

Reviewed March 5, 2020

Great menu, superbly cooked, just exactly what we were looking for in the New Orleans area. Nobody in our group wanted Cajun cuisine on the day we were there and we found a wide variety of non seafood selections at this restaurant. We will be...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2020

No matter what you're in the mood for, you can count on a perfectly cooked meal when you head to our place. Glad you and your group could swing by our place to check out these options -- we'll see you the next time you're...More

Reviewed February 7, 2020

It’s been hit or miss lately... I think it’s time to move on... Food is usually good...but lately it’s been inconsistent... seafood isn’t served fresh all the time... I’m tired of waiting all week to finally go out to dinner with my husband and when...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2020

A fresh, delicious meal is something you should always be able to count on when you head out at the end of the week, and it goes without saying that tasty dishes are our goal every time, Lisa. If those seafood options have been a...More

Reviewed January 5, 2020

Everything is great! Friendly staff and great food at a great value - come hungry you'll get a lot! Wish we had eaten every meal here and nothing else came close to being this good. Nice, casual local spot.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2020

Sounds like we were a real favorite in the area -- that really means a lot! I'm proud our team made such a terrific impression while you were around and that you can count on a big plate of delicious food at our place. Be...More

Reviewed December 24, 2019

In town for the night and wanted something local - we definitely found it! Two burgers, a reuben and a bowl of gumbo plus a side of hush puppies. The kids thought the pups were too onion-y but they are picky and difficult. Loved their...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2019

Julie, I'm really grateful that you and the family sought out something local and found our place! Terrific to hear that your burger was the highlight of your meal and that our take on sauerkraut was a perfect fit for your needs. If you and...More

Reviewed December 8, 2019

There are so many great food choices on the menu that I had to go back a few times to give them all a try. Fun atmosphere and freindly staff. Can get a little crowded at times, but this only reenforces the fact that many...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2019

I'm really grateful you made a few trips in to see us and enjoy a few of those menu options. It's great to hear that our fun, lively atmosphere was a terrific fit for your needs, and we'd definitely love to welcome you back for...More

Reviewed November 11, 2019 via mobile

First of all, it's an honor to get to eat with so many service women and men...thank you. We will always drive out of our way for the food and service for such a great place. It's the best of comfort food and served with...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2019

We always appreciate you making the drive out to come see us for some great food and unforgettable memories! I'm so grateful for you taking the time to write this review, and I'm even happier than you indulged in our bread pudding on your last...More

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George H
February 13, 2016|
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Response from B3779VWmaryh | Reviewed this property |
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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Are you on the right just after coming over the bridge from NO?
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