Assunta's Fine Italian Cuisine
2631 Highway 190 West, Slidell, (985) 649-9768; www.assuntas.com
Veal Assunta tops breaded and fried veal with shrimp and bechamel and is served with fettuccine. Frutti di mare features shrimp, crawfish, oysters, calamari, mussels, clams and bay scallops sauteed with diced tomatoes, olive oil, marinara and garlic. Reservations accepted for large parties. Dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards and checks. $$
525 Highway 190 West, Slidell, (985) 649-6211; www.thecamelliacafe.com
Eggplant Napoleon is fried eggplant medallions layered with crabmeat dressing and crawfish etouffee and served with salad. The Camellia appetizer sampler includes chicken wings, onion rings, Southwest egg rolls and fried mushrooms. Reservations accepted. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $
137 Taos St., Slidell, (985) 847-0020; www.carretasgrill- restaurant.com
See Metairie section for restaurant description.
176 Town Center Parkway, Slidell, (985) 288-1210; www.felipestaqueria.com
See French Quarter section for restaurant description.
Five Guys Burgers and Fries
116 N. Town Center Blvd., Slidell, (985) 707-1003; www.fiveguys.com
See Harahan/Jefferson/River Ridge section for restaurant description.
K.Y.'s Olde Towne Bicycle Shop Restaurant
2267 Carey St., Slidell, (985) 641-1911; www.kysoldetowne.com
Oysters bordelaise features fried oysters over spaghettini with olive oil, herbs and Parmesan. Roast beef is slow-cooked in house, sliced thin and served with house-made gravy on Leidenheimer bread. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$
36440 Old Bayou Liberty Road, Slidell, (985) 643-0443; www.nathansrestaurant.net
Char-broiled oysters are offered by the half or full dozen. Blackened tuna comes with Creole honey-butter and sweet potato and tasso hash. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$
Palmettos on the Bayou
1901 Bayou Lane, Slidell, (985) 643-0050; www.palmettosrestaurant.com
Catch Pontchartrain is the daily fish special topped with beurre blanc and served with vegetables. Jumbo lump crabmeat is an optional addition. Louisiana shrimp and tasso are served with a crispy grit cake. Reservations accepted. Lunch Tue.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sun., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$
3154 Pontchartrain Drive, Slidell, (985) 643-6133; www.southsidecafe.net
The French dip features thinly shaved grilled rib-eye steak with Swiss cheese on po-boy bread with a cup of jus for dipping. Killa fries are topped with chili, melted cheddar cheese, chopped onions and jalapenos. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$
1827 Front St., Suite 1, Slidell, (985) 639-3335; www.timesgrill.com
See Northshore — Mandeville section for restaurant description.
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