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Short Stop Po-Boys

119 Transcontinental Dr, Metairie, LA 70001-4471
+1 504-885-4572
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“roast beef” (34 reviews)
“bread” (21 reviews)
“sandwich” (10 reviews)
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119 Transcontinental Dr, Metairie, LA 70001-4471
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Reviews (96)
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Great fried shrimp Po-boy.. plenty of shrimp ... did I mention plenty Shrimp...Daughter had the Roast beef which they are known for... it was a hard choice for me to get shrimp or beef.. either are Excellent

Thank donmc1950
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We had the shrimp po-boys. Staff was friendly. I would go back if I happened to be in the area but would not make a special trip. The shrimp were bland and needed more seasoning. The bread crust was chewy and lacked the crispy outside...More

Thank km5179
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Short stop is a must do staple for the average Joe working man on his lunch hour. I remember going here with my dad 20 years ago, and it hasn't changed. Great food, quick service and good prices.

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Shrimp poboy. The bread was EXTREMELY hard to the point where I couldn't even eat half of my 9 inch....so we left hungry and disappointed

Thank Alexis D
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Okay - I'm not a native but I do eat a LOT of po-boys. My favorite by far is Short Stop. The staff is always super friendly, the line moves fast (there is always a line), the tables are comfortable and the food is awesome....More

Thank TravelGalBT
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Definitely THE place for a poboy. Watch them "dress" your sandwich and wrap it up in white butcher paper the old fashioned way. This is where the blue collar and white collar and grandma and the kiddies come for comfort food. My favorite is the...More

Thank Nolafan2164
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Can't go wrong here. Shrimp Po-boy GREAT. Oyster GREAT. Hot Sausage GREAT. Roast Beef GREAT GREAT GREAT. Get a bag of Zapp's and a drink and you are set for a good meal.

Thank Chad J
Reviewed 17 November 2016

It's just a quick trip from the airport and sooooo worth the stop. Your first oyster po' boy be sure to get extra mayo and pickles and fully dressed, and if they have soft shell crab, go for it! Yum yum yum yum on french...More

Thank vinayafalcon
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Try the shrimp. Wide selection, great bread, would like to try more when in the area. Will definitely go again.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This place was packed at lunch. My sandwich was pretty good, but lacked a bit of seasoning. I had it to-go and wished later on that I some hot sauce or something.

Thank halekido
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Transcontinental Dr, Metairie, LA 70001-4471
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: +1 504-885-4572
  • E-mail