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Southside Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
USD 10 - USD 25
CUISINES
Cajun & Creole
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

APPETIZERS
Happy Hour: Mon-fri 3-7pm! All Night On Wednesdays & 11-9pm On Sundays! $4.00 Select Appetizers!
$12.99
Yellowfin Tuna Remoulade
1/2 lb tuna filet paneed, grilled or blackened to medium rare and served with our homemade white remoulade sauce
$8.99
Fried Crawfish Remoulade
fresh crawfish tails, fried to golden perfection and served with our homemade white remoulade
1/2 Doz $8.99
Doz $14.99
Fried Oyster Remoulade
Fresh oyster fried to golden perfection and served with our homemade white remoulade
$12.99
Grilled Salmon Remoulade
Fresh grilled salmon served with our homemade white remoulade.
$8.99
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
$8.99
Crawfish Balls
crawfish stuffing rolled into 4 balls & fried to golden brown and served with our homemade white remoulade
$9.99
Stuffed Artichoke
a large artichoke prepared by hand with italian bread crumbs, imported romano cheese, italian olive oil, fresh garlic, onions & spices
$8.99
Crabmeat Stuffed Mushrooms
4 fresh mushroom caps filled with sour cream & crabmeat stuffing topped with parmesan cheese & butter baked golden brown
$9.99
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
Small $3.99
Large $7.99
Onion Rings Or String Rings
hand battered and fried to golden brown and served with our homemade majo sauce
FRESH HOMEMADE SOUPS
Add A Grilled Cheese Or House Salad To Any Soup Only$1.99
Bowl $8.99
Cup $4.99
Seafood Gumbo
seafood and okra, roux based and cajun seasonings " a local favorite better then your mamma makes
Bowl $6.99
Cup $3.99
Chicken & Sausage Gumbo
Our take on the traditional New Orleans recipe with chicken and the best local sausage.
Bowl $6.99
Cup $3.99
Soup Of The Day
southside's homemade favorites
Bowl $6.99
Cup $3.99
4 Bean & Turkey Soup
hearty and healthy
Crock $4.99
French Onion
traditional favorite with onions simmered in a beef broth , topped with croutons and melted provolone cheese crock
Bowl $9.99
Irish Channel Gumbo
A levee of our homemade potato salad with Chicken & Sausage gumbo on one side and Seafood gumbo on the other.
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.
$12.99
Chef Salad
Choice of Tossed, Spinach or Strawberry salad piled high with turkey, ham, American & Swiss cheese.
$16.99
Salmon Salad
6oz, wild-caught Pacific salmon fillet (grilled or blackened) with fresh mixed veggies served over Tossed, Spinach or Strawberry salad.
$14.99
Yellowfin Tuna Salad
1/2 lb. of Yellowfin Tuna (grilled, paneed or blackened) with fresh mixed veggies served over Tossed, Spinach or Strawberry salad.
$13.99
Southside Muffaletta Salad
Choce of tossed or spinach topped with ham, mortadella, genoa salamin, provolone cheese and finished with our own olive salad
$6.99
Tossed Salad
with red onions, cherry tomatoes, croutons & eggs
$7.99
Spinach Salad
with red onions, mushrooms, croutons, eggs & chopped applewood bacon
$8.99
Strawberry Spinach Salad
Strawberries layered over a bed of spinach leaves with Bleu cheese crumbles, chopped applewood bacon, egg, red onions, pecans & croutons.
$2.99
House Salad
1 Scoop $6.99
2 Scoops $9.99
Open Face Tuna Melt
tuna salad on texas toast, grilled tomato, melted swiss
SALAD ADD ONS
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.
$11.99
With Fried, Grilled or Blackened Chicken Breast
$12.99
With Fried, Blackened or Grilled Shrimp
$12.99
With Fried Crawfish Tails
(6) $14.99
(12) $19.99
With Fried Oysters
$17.99
With Fried Softshell Crab
$11.99
Tuna Salad Stuffed Tomato
GRILLED MELTS
Ooey-gooey and melted on our flat top grill, these sandwiches pair perfectly with a cup of soup!
$6.99
Patty Melt
5oz Certified Angus Beef® burger topped with grilled onion & melted American cheese on grilled wheat bread.
$7.99
Chicken Melt
A half pound grilled chicken breast smothered with grilled onion & mushrooms, topped with melted Swiss cheese on grilled wheat bread.
$7.99
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.
One Scoop $6.99
Two Scoops $9.99
Open Face Tuna Melt
Homemade tuna salad topped with grilled tomato & melted Swiss cheese, piled on grilled Texas toast.
$7.99
Ultimate Bacon Melt
Grilled cheese with crispy smoked Applewood bacon & grilled tomato slices on Texas Toast.
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
$7.49
Sirloin Burger
1/2 lb. certified angus beef, grilled to order
$9.49
Brisket Burger
10 oz. certified angus beef brisket ground in house
$7.49
Turkey Burger
1/2 lb grilled lean ground turkey
$7.49
Chicken Breast
1/2 lb chicken breast Grilled, Blackened, Paneed Or Fried
1/2 lb. $9.49
1/4 lb. $6.49
All Beef Hot Dog
NAWLIN'S MUFFALETTAS
A classic Italian-style sandwich, invented in New Orleans.
Half $9.99
Whole $17.99
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 $14.99
Whole $24.99
Seafood Muffaletta
Our classic muffaletta bread served with your choice of: Fried Shrimp, Oyster, Fish or any Combo of all three.
SOUTHSIDE CLASSICS
Over the years, these have become some of our customer's favorite sandwiches!
$7.99
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
$7.99
Southside's Famous Reuben
grilled corned beef, sauerkraut, melted swiss with homemade
$8.49
Grilled Tuna Steak Sandwich
grilled or blackened 1/4lb yellow fin steak, topped with our homemade white remoulade sauce served on sesame seed bun
$8.99
1/4 lb. Killa Dog
Our all beef hotdog topped with chili, onion, melted cheddar cheese & jalapenos.
$7.99
Classic B.L.T.
Crispy, smoked applewood bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayo on toast.
$9.99
Classic Club
Ham, turkey, Swiss cheese, smoked applewood bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayo on toast.
$12.99
Salmon Sandwich
6oz, wild-caught Pacific salmon fillet (grilled or blackened) topped with our homemade white remoulade sauce on a wheat bun.
WHO DAT CHICKEN
All our best chicken sandwiches in one section!
$8.99
"Front Street" Mesquite Chicken
Smothered with grilled onion, jalapenos, melted Swiss cheese & BBQ sauce on a sesame seed bun.
$8.99
Bayou Bird
Blackened, mesquite-style topped with grilled onion, melted Swiss cheese & our homemade white remoulade sauce on toasted French bread.
$8.99
Honey Island Chicken
With grilled onion, melted Swiss cheese & our famous Honey Mustard dressing on toasted French bread.
$8.99
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
$8.99
Chicken Parmesan
Paneed, golden fried, then slathered with zesty marinara & melted Provolone cheese on a sesame seed bun.
$8.99
Fried or Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu
Topped with grilled ham & melted Swiss cheese on a sesame seed bun.
STEAK LOVERS
All Steak Lovers sandwiches made with our tender, Certified Angus Beef® ribeye!
$12.99
Bonfuca French Dip
1/2 lb. of shredded ribeye & pepper jack cheese on toasted French bread, with warm au jus for dipping.
$12.99
Black & Bleu Poboy
1/2 lb. of shredded ribeye steak with bleu cheese & raw red onion on toasted French bread.
$12.99
Ribeye Philly
1/2 lb. of shredded ribeye, sauteed onion, pepper, mushrooms & Provolone cheese on toasted French bread.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The restaurant has an air of a retired Marine. Must be the memoberila hanging everywhere. The food is great and the prices are reasonable. They inside and out side dining. In inclement weather they have curtains. They can accommodate young and old alike. Highly recomend...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank ericjH2027LN
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

The memorabilia that lines the walls of our place is our small way of honoring and paying respect to those who have made sacrifices for us. Thanks so much for showing your support. Happy to hear you enjoyed the seating options and that we accommodate...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tried SouthSide Cafe for the first time on a Thursday night when they have a steak night special. I was less than impressed with the steak (or should I say gristle & fat). Maybe I’ll try them again because the atmosphere was terrific. I’m sure...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 1Nana1Jayne
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I'm happy you could enjoy the atmosphere here, but I know that's not exactly what makes our steak night so special. While there are plenty of tasty options on our menu, I'd like to apologize if the steak you ordered was a bit too fatty...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Not many recommended places were open this Fat Tuesday. I really wanted some genuine N.O. style food and this cafe did not disappoint. The half muffuletta was huge and could have been shared—it was beyond delicious. Wanting the typical Hurricane, I asked the waiter for...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank PamK1301
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Happy that we could lend a hand and serve up some New Orleans style food to help you celebrate. Terrific to hear you loved the muffuletta and the drink we recommended, but I'm especially proud to hear that you received prompt, friendly service while you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you happen to be in the area, this is a great place to have a bite to eat. The service is excellent. The food is tasty as well. The regular sized Killa' fries are enough for two to enjoy. Their chicken sandwiches were good...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank rodneyandalicia
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

There's not much that's better than a Chicken Sandwich that's been grilled to perfection, but we're glad you received some excellent service to top it off too. Thanks so much for your recommendation. We'd love to have you back if you're ever in the area...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there just after lunch & the parking lot was crowded, which was almost a deterrent. I’m glad we stayed. The staff seated us, took our order, & delivered our food in a timely manner. Our waitress was attentive to our tea glasses &...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank AdventureUs9367
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

You should always be able to expect terrific service while you're here, even if we seem a bit busy when you arrive. I'm happy to hear your were seated quickly and enjoyed a delicious meal and some attentive, friendly service. We'd love to have you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were hungry after watching two parades all morning in NOLA on Mardi Gras. We were satisfied when we left Southside Cafe. The chicken and sausage gumbo I had as a starter was very good. I haven't been able to find good gumbo outside the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank pattelbert
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm not surprised to hear all that Mardi Gras celebrating worked up a big appetite! Thanks for thinking of us when it came time to keep the party going with some gumbo and sandwiches. Happy to hear our service was up to par and that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very good steak and great service, great atmosphere, this is a must stop when in Slidell LouisianaMore

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JeffC1954
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're proud to live and work in this area, so it's definitely quite the honor to hear that we're a favorite in Slidell. While I'm happy you can count on a good steak here, it's terrific that you can expect some great service while you're...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family, fun and delicious food. What more do you want from a restaurant? This little gem will not disappoint any palate and can wet your whistle if that's your pleasure! Always bustling with locals but a great place for tourists to experience home-town LA and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Marybo42
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Pro tip: Following up Saturday steak night with a Sunday brunch might just be the perfect way to treat yourself this weekend. Great to hear our Louisiana take on things was right up your alley. Here's hoping you'll be back by to taste some excellent...More

Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

We had a late lunch and enjoyed the food and atmosphere. This is truly a locals place. The combination gumbo plate has a wall of potato salad separating the chicken and sausage gumbo from the seafood gumbo, both were well done. The muffuletta was also...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank smervin
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

It's fantastic to hear your first experience here was a great one. Thanks for sharing your new favorite menu items with us! We're looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 13 February 2019

This place is absolutely great for the staff are wonderful people. Very friendly and helpful. The place is just overall great.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Catherine A
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much, Catherine! We love having you here. Hoping to see you back soon for another great experience. Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

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George H
14 February 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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