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Johnny's Po-Boys

511 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2117
+1 504-524-8129
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“po boy” (943 reviews)
“sandwich” (330 reviews)
“poboy” (174 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Fast food, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
511 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2117
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our carriage driver sent us there and he was so right. Kind of small and crowded so we took our lunch to Jackson Square and it was fantastic. Thanks Ed.

Thank Snppobo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to Johnny’s Po-Boys because of its legendary reputation as THE place for Po-Boys. It was packed with people, so I eagerly awaited my oyster Po-Boy, thinking that the food must be awesome due to the crowd. I got my sandwich, and after eating...More

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The name is misleading, either get the seafood gumbo which is incredibly tasty or get breakfast. Maybe something other than the seafood po-boys which have no flavor. I mean none. It tastes like a lot of bread, something fried and lettuce. People were getting the...More

Thank KJK_Denver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was right around the corner from our hotel. It was great for a fast and reasonable breakfast in the Quarter/

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a place recommended by a local. My husband had rhe surf and turf and I had 1/2 shrimp po-boy and cup of gumbo. The food was good and the staff friendly. The place is very small on the inside, but we were able...More

Thank Faustin2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not sure what the attraction is for Po-Boys. While it is a large sandwich you really have to like the various sauces. For me the blackened chicken was really tasty but the sauces ruined the taste. Will probably try another dish next time as I...More

Thank billandwendy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went about 10. Several in our party had bayou breakfast and others had poboys. They were all fantastic. Crisp seafood, fantastic bread, great sausage and all very friendly. Thanks Johnny's!

Thank Ckkoelzer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a catfish and a shrimp po-boy. The sandwiches are large (one is big enough for 2 people). Each was around $15. Also, be prepared with cash since credit cards are not accepted (as in several places in the area). ATM machines are scattered...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch and the place was packed. The line moves quickly. Limited seating in the front but extra seating offered behind the kitchen. Upstairs seating is open at sometimes but not others, it is accessed by stairs just to the right as you walk...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here our second day in New Orleans. Yum. This is a good spot to come for an inexpensive breakfast that will fill you up. Great place to come for local food. My wife and I ate for under $15 and were full when we...More

1  Thank Rusty M
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31 October 2017|
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Response from Jackie K | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure. i don't think so, but I know you could add the gravies/drippings if you wanted.
Rochelle G
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. 😟
6 December 2016|
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Response from cjcksn302 | Reviewed this property |
I've only known it as Johnny's PO Boys.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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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