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Johnny's Po-Boys

) #109 of 1,517 Restaurants in New Orleans $, American, Seafood, Fast food
511 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2117
+1 504-524-8129
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“po boy” (1,101 reviews)
“sandwich” (302 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Fast food, Cajun & Creole
511 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2117
Neighbourhood: French Quarter
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lots of food, good prices. A definite place for breakfast! And for a platter of shrimp and fries, of course.

Thank tjgeorge13000
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place has the best wet roast beef poboys you're going to find. The place is tiny. Maybe 8 tables. Only cash accepted. But it is real New Orleans. Go up to the counter and tell them what you want. Pay and wait until order...More

Thank Buddy A
Reviewed 3 days ago

Johnnys came highly recommended and it did not disappoint. I had an oyster-shrimp combo. The bread was clearly fresh, the seasoning was just right. Overall an outstanding sandwich. I rate it above Mothers, another favorite spot for lunch, po-boys.

Thank Andre G
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the place to go for a po'boy when in the French quarter. It seemed like we where always seeing a Johnny's delivery guys bringing take out lunch to places. So why not give it a try if this is where the locals order...More

Thank happygilmore10
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband, son and I visited here on the recommendation of a local business owner. The food was good--I had the shrimp po-boy which was very large and good. The chicken finger plate that my son had was a lot of food. There was a...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 5 days ago

The sandwiches are huge, and so delicious, it's an experience not to be missed. The Johnny's special, which is a hot roast beef and fried shrimp sandwich is awesome. As is the fried oyster.

Thank NoraLongIsland
Reviewed 6 days ago

Always crowded, just wait your turn, great Po-Boys many different types, prices not too bad. It's worth the wait

Thank dsbru
Reviewed 6 days ago

Shrimp po boy - yum! Also had the alligator sausage po boy which was very adventurous for my husband but he said it was very good

Thank wendy f
Reviewed 6 days ago

My Wife and I had lunch here, we shared a Shrimp Po' Boy, which came with fries and we each had a soda. The Po' Boy was Very Good, the Bread looked thick, but was very airy and it tasted very fresh. There was a...More

Thank 338Concerned
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We heard this place, and have always wanted to go, but every time we tried the line was super long and there appeared to be no available seats. Yesterday we showed up around 11:15 and we were finally able to get in and get a...More

Thank Mark S
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Rochelle G
Do you still use styrofoam bowls???
12 March 2017|
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Response from Rochelle G |
Ugg. They need to get rid of the styrofoam in their restaurant. Not environmentally friendly. 😟
how long in business and was the name ever Johnny Ray's?
6 December 2016|
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Response from cjcksn302 | Reviewed this property |
I've only known it as Johnny's PO Boys.
Jennifer K
Do you offer an AAA discount?
3 March 2016|
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Response from Sydneycruiser | Reviewed this property |
Never seen any discounts, yes there is always a line out the door, but worth the wait
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2117
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-524-8129
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