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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” (1,133 reviews)
“sandwich” (314 reviews)
“shrimp” (261 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Fast food, Cajun & Creole
511 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2117
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The bread is spectacular and you could probably put a rock on it and it be good--I got the shrimp, my husband got the oyster and by kids got the chicken tender--all were good, but the shrimp had a different breading and was by far...More

Thank LORA T
Reviewed 2 days ago

cash only - crowded and good! Fairly priced fresh Po-Boys of all types. Recommend the Shrimp or Roast Beef. Don't let the crowded table in front room scare you away. After you order walk to the back and there are more table, cooler area and...More

Thank weearnedourtravel
Reviewed 5 days ago

Every time I asked a local for a recommendation for a place to get a po-boy the answer came back "Go to Johnny's!". I am so glad I listened to them. Absolutely get yours "dressed" and go for the extras! I walked for hours everyday...More

Thank Dmcdknf
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped by here for lunch and we shared a shrimp poboy. It as overflowing with wonderfully fried shrimp. When we walked by this place earlier in the day, there was a line out the door but when we returned the line had gone down....More

Thank Beachbum6208
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in here for lunch on our first day in New Orleans. We knew we wanted to try a po-boy and found that Johnny's had one of the best in New Orleans. We split the Surf and Turf po-boy. It was roast beef and...More

Thank Casey P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely the place to go for any po-boy you can imagine! The menu is endless, great prices and huge portions.. we just needed a quick bite to keep moving along this hot July 4th day!! So glad we split the Cajun chicken po-boy! It was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the selection of over 50 Po-Boys. I had the muffuletta and loved it. Certainly large enough to share with my wife and had some leftover. Service was nice and quick. Small establishment with limited seating, but that's part of the charm. Would highly recommend...More

Thank rxboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vegetarian omelette and coffee done well and taste delicious at a very reasonable price. Not far from all the action, this small place has what you need when you are hungry.

Thank TarekGad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this place to get an infamous Po' boy based on a recommendation from a tour guide. It's a small, busy place with lots of Po' boy options. You may have a hard time finding a seat out front, there is more seating around...More

1  Thank davidiap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed they close so early. Only cash so leave credit cards at home because they don't want plastic. Was not clean very dirty.

1  Thank Arthur L
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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.
Jennifer K
2 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
US$ 20
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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