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Johnnie Mae's

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106 Carter St, Vidalia, LA 71373-3302
+1 318-336-5173
11:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I know this has been in the area for a while and the food was ok but I think updates need to be made to this restaurant.

Thank Brenda P
Louisville, Kentucky
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our favorite restaurant when we visited Natchez, just across the river. Prices were very moderate, but the food was fantastic😊

Thank srahensley
Monroe, Louisiana
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51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Up until about 20-years ago, I spent about half of my time in Natchez, just across the river from Vidalia. My favorite place in the area to have lunch was the Sandbar. They had the best catfish basket I've ever had, and there were a lot of my associates who agreed. We decided to spend a couple of days retracing... More 

Thank woscar
Conroe, Texas, United States
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105 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a late lunch here. Not busy, so seated immediately. I had combo seafood and husband had fried shrimp. Everything was so good. Wish I had tried that peach bread pudding! Next time for sure.

Thank Brenda V
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Just what we needed after a long road trip. Simple & comforting food done brilliantly. This was the food highlight of my holiday!

Thank Sophiet1867
SlickRicksFoods, Manager at Johnnie Mae's, responded to this review

WOW! Thanks so much for taking the time to let everyone know how much you enjoyed it here. Come back on your next trip! More 

San Antonio, Texas
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had an incredible lunch at Johnnie Mae's in January 2017. We love the eclectic look of the restaurant! We were seated immediately and treated with great care - I think that folks in the Miss-Lou are the nicest people we've ever met! We asked our server for suggestions and she came through with flying colors. This will be a... More 

Thank 1CrazyShortLady
SlickRicksFoods, Manager at Johnnie Mae's, responded to this review

Thanks so much for leaving some kind words for us on TripAdvisor. So glad you enjoyed it, let us know who your server was so we can also give them kudos ! See you again soon hopefully!!! More 

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Good food, but if you get carry out, make sure you check your order before you leave. Ive eaten here A LOT and they ALWAYS leave something out of my order. But it works, cause they will give me free desert.

Thank Jessica W
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158 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Get ready to wait awhile for ur food. The food was ok but took forever to get our food. The waiter didn't keep our drinks filled either.

Thank 335nedm
Madison, Mississippi
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211 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I've eaten a lot of fried seafood platters but this was the worst that I can remember. Normally I can find something good to say about a restaurant but unfortunately not this one. Except that the waitress was very nice and attentive. Oysters were burned. Popcorn shrimp were similar to frozen box shrimp. The catfish was not good. Not sure... More 

1 Thank CPARebel
SlickRicksFoods, Manager at Johnnie Mae's, responded to this review

I am sorry you didn't enjoy your meal, I hope we have gotten to the bottom of this problem by now... but if you could tell us around what time you dined with us we could see who was frying the seafood. However, we can assure that we spend good money to get farm raised catfish from Heartland Catfish, MS... More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We have visited the Natchez area several times in the last few years. From our first visit when it was the SD, this authentic Southern restaurant has not disappointed. Keep up the great work JM and especially the great desserts! Our favorite is the bread pudding. We will look forward to dining again whenever nearby. Blessings for a very Merry... More 

Thank Dan G
SlickRicksFoods, Manager at Johnnie Mae's, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a great review, we hope to see you again soon on your next visit! Come try some of the new soul food we've added to our menu in January. Thanks for the warm wishes. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Carter St, Vidalia, LA 71373-3302
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Vidalia
  • Phone Number: +1 318-336-5173
Johnnie Mae's Seafood & Grille is the sister restaurant to Slick Rick's Cafe located in Natchez, MS. If you like the bold flavors that come from Slick Rick's kitchen, you definitely should try the sophisticated tastes that are only found at Johnnie Mae's! Seafood, pasta, sandwiches, burgers, and salads are all found at the foot of the bridge. But, steaks are our specialty! You won't find a better one around! Come hungry! See you tomorrow.

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