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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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American, Seafood, Fast food, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
511 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2117
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are from Sweden and look forward to good breakfasts. We were very happy with our food and service and the location was right around the corner from our hotel and near Riverwalk.

Thank Avendaro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite this being a very simple eatery, this was probably one of my favorite meals in New Orleans. I went with the classic roast beef po-boy (which was wonderful) and my boyfriend got the fried shrimp (which was fantastic). Perfect to take to-go, but there...More

Thank Stephanie T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I grew up South of N. O. in a small town. This is how poboys were meant to be. Get the roast beef "dressed" - meaning with lettuce tomatoes etc. The meat melts in your mouth and is sloppy wet and gets all over your...More

Thank jabawaki
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here earlier this month and it was soooooo good. The Surf & Turf poboy is to die for and can not be missed.

Thank h6p8gv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff and massive po-boys. Good location. Lots of options. Make sure to try the roast beef. It was awesome!

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether its any of their famous po-boy sub sandwiches or a local plate like red beans, rice and smoked sausage, you get your money's worth. Dine in or take out. If you go during regular hours you'll hit big lines. So early or later is...More

Thank wayneeh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is small but well worth the wait. There are tables in the back so check it out before waiting on front table. We had Johnny's Special and Shrimp Po-boy. Both were great. They are huge! I shared one with my 12 year old...More

Thank Laurie P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our carriage tour guide said this is the place all the guides come for breakfast so we decided to check them out. So glad we did! The food is really good and their prices are way cheaper than most of the places in the French...More

Thank Ravenito
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! We just got to town and looking for a place to eat...too early for burger, too late for breakfast? We came across Johnny’s and after spending 10 minutes deciding (the menu includes an eclectic mix and is very large), I decided on the Bayou...More

Thank Gregory T
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

The shrimp and oyster po boys were decent. The seafood was good but sandwiches could have used more dressing. The air conditioner leaked on our table. No atmosphere but it’s just a lunch place. Getting a table is hit or miss.

Thank David G
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, 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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