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Southside Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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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.
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
USD 10 - USD 25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Cajun & Creole
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

The food every time we eat there is excellent and the servings are usually enough to take home for another meal. The feeling is very much like a bunch of friends eating together. One of the best restaurants in Slidell. If you haven't been there,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank BruceMarcy
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Wow! Thanks for this great review. We’re proud of our neighborhood atmosphere and look forward to seeing you again soon! Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Awesome food. Seafood platter big enough to feed two. Try the Irish Channel Gumbo-- seafood and chicken gumbos separated by potato salad. Also, check out all the military memorabilia on the walls and hanging from the ceilingMore

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank biloxichef
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thanks for loving our food so much! It's awesome that you tried out our gumbo and that you're a fan. Our gumbo is a big hit here. Also, thanks for appreciating our decor. Hope to see you again the next time you're in the area!...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018

too big to be "hole in the wall" but wow is this something. great local spot with an amazing menu. just about anything you might want is on the menu. casual, low key and super friendly. service is quick and food is tasy. chicken and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jon s
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Jon, we're always here to serve up delicious food to locals and visitors alike. Thanks for enjoying our variety and delicious sausage gumbo! That was a great choice. Hope to see you again soon so you can try something else! Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 31 July 2018

Seafood gumbo was like mommas. Plenty shrimp in gumbo. Lots of fine sliced beef steak on French bread with aujus sauce, also creamy cheese. Only problem was they have tables that seat 6, but your cramped and can’t raise you arms for the drink.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank hopeful1949
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Saying our gumbo was as good as your momma's means the world to us -- thank you! I hope to welcome you back soon. Cheers. -Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

The food-amazing, drinks great, atmosphere very patriotic.... will definitely visit again!!! The waitress was very great!! So many food choices!!More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Emt301
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

We always want everything to be amazing for you! Thanks for loving our atmosphere, food, and drinks. Hopefully, you tried a po' boy and some of our gumbo. We have so many great choices, so we can't wait to recommend more of them to you...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018

The food was amazing even thought the place was packed with locals on their lunch hour. We had good service at the bar and the food arrived quickly. It is noisy and boisterous, so be prepared for that. Loved the military memorablia.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Natalie S
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Natalie, thanks for checking us out! As they say, you know a place is great if it has all the locals in it. We're glad that you loved everything, and we can't wait 'til you're back in the area so you can try more of...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018

I had a ruben sandwich, which was alright. Nothing to bragg about, but the poor boy was hugh and looked like it could have been shared.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thanks for trying out a few of our sandwiches! We make each and every one huge and full of flavor. We'll keep working on making the Reuben sandwich amazing, though. Come back to try more of our po' boys or our muffuletta, soon! Have a...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018

Awesome food and service. This restaurant was supposed to close but was so busy they stayed open to serve the customers.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ShawnR725
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Shawn, thanks for loving our food and service so much! We're always happy to go above and beyond for our guests. Hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Chris, Managing Partner

Reviewed 12 July 2018

I and three others just had lunch at Southside Cafe. We have been many times in the past and the food has always been good. I got the sirloin burger with grilled onions and American cheese. A friend had the patty melt, another the wings,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Herbert V
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Herbert, you made some great choices! Thanks for coming to see us and for enjoying every item you ordered. We make everything here large enough for leftovers and full of flavor. Anytime you're looking for a great meal out, we'll be here for you! Cheers,...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Very good food at a good price. Got there about 5:35 and got a table quick. We come here about once every other week.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Patricia P
Chris L, Owner at Southside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Patricia, great food at a great price is what we're here for! Thanks for loving it so much -- we love having you so often. Come in again soon to say hi. We always have something new for you to try! 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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Are you on the right just after coming over the bridge from NO?
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