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“you have been warned”
1 of 5 bubbles Review of Southside Cafe

Southside Cafe
Ranked #1 of 220 Restaurants in Slidell
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$25
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Brunch, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Biloxi, Mississippi
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5 reviews
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“you have been warned”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2013

we were in slidell buying lottery tix and my husband had the idea to eat in slidell before we went home to Biloxi ,ms. he had this spot picked out from when he used to go there years ago, when he lived in slidell. he raved about it. so we walked in at 430pm on a sat afternoon ,lsu football on every tv and a lot of people at bar and in front restaurant. we sat in the empty dining room since there was more room. well after about 20 mins or more no one came to table ...finally a waitress working in the inner dining area noticed us came over and took our order . the food was horrible , the staff is worse poor waitress staff . our bill was 30 bucks . we will never eat here again and I suggest you don't either....they don't want business and don't seem to care about customers.
if I could give it less than terrible I would,.... lesson learned

  • Visited September 2013
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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Seafood Plus”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2013

We had some real good gumbo followed by terrific soft shelled crabs and great French fries..from a previous visit we had really really good Reuben sandwiches..we sometimes forget to head that way to eat but we need to jog our memory more as this place is consistently very good.

  • Visited September 2013
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San Diego, California
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Looking for a real southern restaurant?”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

While on a swamp tour, we asked our very Cajun captain, "where do the locals eat?". We told him we would like some real, southern cookin. He told us the best place in town was Southside Café. As soon as we walked in, we could tell we were exactly where we wanted to be. The friendly local atmosphere was very inviting. There were many menu selections to choose from including southern dishes such as crawfish, gumbo, catfish, country fried steak and many other dishes. They also serve salads, sandwiches, burgers. The portions are large but the prices are not. They also have a buffalo sauce that ranges from a 1 to 5 in heat. Most people opt for the 3, I however like very hot so I took the 5. It was very hot, but not the hottest I have had, but it did have a good taste. If you are looking for an authentic southern restaurant popular with locals and unknown by most tourist, then this restaurant is for you.

  • Visited September 2013
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Pearl River, Louisiana
1 review
“Feels like you belong”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013

You know those places where you walk in and you can see this is the local gathering spot. Well this is one of those places. A feel good place where friends gather to talk about their day, week, the big fish - well you catch my drift. Just a couple other things about the atmosphere, if you are a military fan you may like to roam around the place. The only downside of this place is the acoustics, when the place is packed it is noisy.
Now for the food. Good variety on the menu - we like the chef salad - with killer blue cheese dressing, speg w. meatballs (huge) and roast beef po'boys. Wed. is bike night and Thurs/Sat are steak nights.

  • Visited June 2013
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Slidell, Louisiana
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“Steaks, Ahi Tuna, Good Game”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2013

Great place for Veterans, for Family, for Saints Fans, WHO DAT! Sometimes too much fat on the steaks, but little else to complain about. EXCEPT FOR THE NOISE IF YOU WANT TO HEAR THE PERSON NEXT TO YOU at busy times. And forget that back room, the noise level will make you nauseous. Greta sandwiches, great mixed drinks, great service.

Visited June 2013
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