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Olde Tyme Grocery

218 W Saint Mary Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70506-4636
+1 337-235-8165
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp poboy” (82 reviews)
“po boy” (196 reviews)
“sandwich” (87 reviews)
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American, Seafood
218 W Saint Mary Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70506-4636
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Skip the roast beef po-boy. They use deli style roast beef that you can get at Wal Mart instead of cooking an actual beef roast with gravy, etc. like you would find in most New Orleans po-boy shops. Go with any of their fried seafood...More

Thank Lessleyf124
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best shrimp po-boys in town, hands down. I've tried po-boys at a dozen different places in Lafayette and no one else comes close. Old Tyme does not except credit card payments but they do have an ATM machine in the store though. Here's my reason...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

amazing place and even better food!!! Everyone should have a poboy. And the fries are irresistible. A must go!!!

Thank C6210NTkennethb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and service were exceptional. Good place to go for lunch! Could be bigger place but it’s definitely better than any other in town. Spicy, fresh oyster po boys!

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very popular poboy place, so the attendants try to rush it through. The shrimp poboy was very good, but I was left wondering about the reason for this being the #1 restaurant recommendation of tripadvisor

Thank vini00
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to admit the po-boys were good but the service was slow. They got one of our orders wrong and the other two people finished their meals before I started mine. No lemon to squeeze on the shrimp po-boy. After waiting 5+ minutes at...More

Thank Seagator48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to find if you’re not a local. After we found it we new it must be good by the line out the door. While in town we eat there twice because it was that good.

Thank William B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hype is over the top but the food is no better than other places in town. Unless you're in the area, there are options. For me it's not a destination.

Thank R L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It does not matter what PO boy you get they are all good. The meatball is great if you can stand the mess.

Thank jts965
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

They have a vast variety of poboys to choose from and make them up fresh as soon as you order. The environment has an old school feel and the staff is friendly.

Thank Joanna B
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Response from Risc | Reviewed this property |
Soft Drinks, Beer etc. can be picked up from coolers located in the front area of restaurant (self service only)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 W Saint Mary Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70506-4636
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-235-8165
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