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Guy's Po-Boys

5259 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-1851
+1 504-891-5025
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“po boy” (75 reviews)
“poboy” (23 reviews)
“fried shrimp” (12 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
5259 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-1851
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Small place. Guy makes the po boys himself and they are delicious. Walk to Audabon park afterwards to see the tree of life and the labyrinth

Thank Murray Z
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Allow me to begin with the cons: 1) long wait to get the food ( I was there at 2 and I still waited for about 10-15 minutes); 2) lack of seating and they don't clean the tables, I had to do the latter; 3)...More

Thank ProfessorOnzaga
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

This place charges $11 for a 'small' shrimp sandwich the size of my arm. I would have happily paid $6 for a sandwich half the size. The bread was fresh, as was the lettuce. The shrimp was pretty average and tasted kind of low quality...More

Thank GrumpyTravelGuy
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Each visit to New Orleans always includes a visit to Guy's. We usually order 2 Po boys to go. Each one is large enough to share! The shrimp Po boy (fully dressed) is our favorite--overflowing with perfectly fried shrimp. There are a few tables inside...More

Thank VaKaye17
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Huge sandwiches. Don't believe it when the menu says "small". It is, though, a small space with only a couple of tables so don't expect to linger. It's a take out joint. As mentioned by others, it's cash only and they close at 4PM. We...More

Thank ttd111
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

I have been going to Guy’s for 18 years and they have never disappointed. I keep trying shrimp po boys around the globe. Nothing has ever come close to Guy’s. The shrimp are large, perfectly seasoned and fried to a golden crust of thin cornflour....More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We highly recommend this place. The food is delicious and portions are very generous. The chicken po boy with Canadian bacon was excellent! Prices are very reasonable and the place is immaculate. Servers very friendly. Be advised - cash only.

Thank karen b
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Guy's was great - good food, fast, and a neighborhood spot. I only wish they took credit cards and it wasn't cash only!

Thank andrewcarey14
Reviewed 13 July 2017

If you are looking for a great sandwich and takeout place I strongly recommend Verti Marte on Royal street. But, if you want the best PoBoy in New Orleans you need to travel out to Magazine street for Guy's Poboys. The bread is Leidenmeister of...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Been to more than a few po-boy places and this one takes the lead! The bread and mixture of spices makes for a fantastic party of flavor which is only made better by the welcoming customer service provided by the very friendly staff! Thanks Guy,...More

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Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the
greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down
the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate
feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the
students living in the area ensure that Uptown and
Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly
fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5259 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-1851
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-891-5025
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