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Guy's Po-Boys

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5259 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-1851
+1 504-891-5025
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11:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 16:00
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Oceanside,Ca
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In my week long visit I tried shrimp po-boys at 3 different locations and Guy's was just behind Parkway as the best. It was recommended by our tour guide. It's small, only a few tables, but mid-afternoon wasn't busy. The people seemed nice and the large really is large. There was a good selection of soft drinks to choose from.

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Thank HugoHackenbush
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Waited 45 min for 1 damn sandwich. 5 tables in the whole restaurant so it's mostly a to go place. No alcohol.

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Thank valleylily
Portland, Oregon
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

There isn't much to say except get the heck over here and have a great PoBoy! Marv owns the place and he's the guy making your PoBoy in the kitchen. Not only a fantastic fellow, but always friendly, smiling and making the best PoBoys in New Orleans. When the bread runs out, he locks the door so get a move... More 

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Lawrence Ks
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

I was pretty excited to try my first po-boy in New Orleans. I ordered the fried shrimp, it's the first thing on the menu and I love seafood. It seems to be made fresh and it was a generous size. Overall, it was very plain. I am not a po-boy expert, but I guess I was hoping for some kind... More 

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Birmingham
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Was looking for a muffuletta on Magazine street, which I couldn't find, ended up hungry and settling on this place. Tried the hot sausage po-boy. Very good, delicious surprise. Wife had shrimp po-boy. Huge. Order the small and you will still be full. Cash only.

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Thank KBGAub
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing po-boys and service with a smile! I had the fried shrimp and is was so delicious and HUGE! I ordered the 11" but should have ordered the 8". It was packed full of shrimp and I could only eat half! Another person in my party had the catfish po-boy and another had the chicken and they enjoyed them just... More 

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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80 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

This is a neighborhood eatery on Magazine - nothing fancy and it always seems to take awhile to get your food, but no one seems to mind. Have a po boy and a Barq's and relax. The food is delicious and the portions very generous.

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Thank Nolafan2164
Mobile, Alabama
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had the shrimp po boy and were totally blown away. If you're there with someone, split a fry and make sure to get the Barq's in a glass bottle.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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109 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I finally had the chance to stop by Guy's for lunch and glad I did. We ordered the small fried shrimp po boy and a small roast beef po boy. Good thing we ordered the small, because they were big. I have never had so many shrimp in a po boy! Two po boys, two soft drinks, $24. Cash only.... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Found this little local sandwich shop on our bike ride around the Garden District. What a lucky find it was. The cod Po-Boy was so delicious! The chewy roll was the perfect vehicle for the crispy fish.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 16:00
Thursday
11:00 - 16:00
Friday
11:00 - 16:00
Saturday
11:00 - 16:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Uptown / Carrollton

Neighbourhood Profile
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 and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s outstandingly good food and live music) are Oak Street and Maple Street. For a truly wild time, the expansive acreage of Audubon Park, with its zoo, golf course, and actual patches of swampy wetlands, means peace and quiet are never too far away.
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