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Southside Cafe

3154 Pontchartrain Dr, Slidell, LA 70458-4644
+1 985-643-6133
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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3154 Pontchartrain Dr, Slidell, LA 70458-4644
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1 - 10 of 662 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This place has a great atmosphere and the service was great. There wa# a football game on as we ate our po boy lunch so a good time.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ross B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on the recommendation of a friend and found the food and extended hours to be quite agreeable. Southside offers an extensive menu. A pleasant surprise was the inclusion of the Irish Channel Gumbo--which offers two types of gumbo separated by a levee of potato...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Pamela Cazes T
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Pamela, we're so glad that you decided to visit! It's also awesome to hear that you were impressed with our extensive menu and that our gumbo impressed you. We love offering two different styles of it in one dish. Hope you'll come back to try...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner on 11/30, along with a couple of more times since my last review. Food and service still great. Great cold beer and there is a Holiday drink, with egg nog in it, that my wife and daughter loved. Can't go wrong with the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Great southern food and service are what we're all about! Thanks for enjoying our cold beer as well as our holiday Jinglewacker. Can't wait for you to stop in again the next time you're in Slidell for another Peacemaker and po' boy. Cheers, Chris, Managing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit produced "I can't wait to go back." Crowded, busy during lunch. Understandably so. The food is delicious.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 552jimmyc
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We can't wait to have you back again! Thanks for coming to check us out and for loving your meal here. We recommend having our gumbo or po' boy if you haven't yet. Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The chicken and sausage gumbo with seafood gumbo divided by a levee of potato salad was delicious and filling. The menu is very affordable. Service was great.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 754tommys
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're so glad that you loved the Irish channel gumbo! It definitely gives you a taste of what we have to offer here. Hope you'll be back our way again soon to try some of our po' boys! Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food is alway good and the staff are friendly. Don’t hesitate to walk in if it looks busy. The wait is worth it.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank diree
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad to know that you enjoyed the food and service when you stopped in! We appreciate you waiting for a spot, too. We always do our best to get you seated and served right away. Hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Their food is great, Sunday Brunch is a must. Try the Pontchartrain Pig Sandwich, you will crave it afterwards!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank fujkoh
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We'll always be here for you when you're craving our Pontchartrain Pig Sandwich! Thanks for the kind words about our place, too. See you again soon. Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

My family and I were in Slidell for a football tournament and we were done for the night and ready to eat. We went to Red Robin and after being there almost 15 minutes without ANYONE offering to help us we walked out. Another family...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank brains06
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

We're so glad that you decided to check us out after the football tournament! Thanks for being such a big fan of our attentive service and large portions. We always want to make sure you're fed and taken care of here. Also, it was our...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Last night my husband and I had a wonderful dinner at the Southside Cafe. This was my first trip, and my husband wanted me to taste "The Best Muffeletta" ever. It was! The only problem we had was deciding what we will have the next...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kacooper62
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

This is so awesome! Thanks for loving our food so much and for coming in to give our muffuletta a try. It's one of our most popular items. We definitely recommend our Irish channel gumbo, too, though. Can't wait to hear about what you choose...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

They offer a variety of food. Their seafood gumbo was as good as any I had in New Orleans. Generous portions.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Quest442806
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thanks for loving our variety and seafood gumbo so much! We're all about big portions here, too, so we're glad you noticed. Hope to have you back for another meal soon! Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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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