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Dempsey's Poboys

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13580 Coursey Blvd Ste F, Baton Rouge, LA 70817-1335
+1 225-752-1199
11:00 - 21:00
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Livingston, Louisiana
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited yesterday. 01/03/2017, for lunch. I was sort of in a hurry, so I just ordered a cheeseburger, fries and a coke. The bun was so hard on the burger I could barely cut it in half. And the fries were just okay. They may have been closed the day before as a lot of other businesses were the... More 

Thank Sean C
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Great food! Authentic food of Louisiana. Great mix and match options in the menu. Huge quantity of food relative to the menu prices.

Thank HamedB
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The daily special of jambalaya and fried catfish was really good and enough for two people to share. They have different specials during the week. Service was very good too.

Thank Doggieinwindow
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69 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

One of the best Poboy places in Baton Rouge!! Great food good family atmosphere and nice people!! Parking a problem and the place is too small and is usually crowded so be ready to wait !! It is worth it!!

Thank Gregory D
Prairieville, Louisiana
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I very much enjoyed lunch there! I chose their #1 best seller listed under specialties of the house: cup & a half. This consisted of a cup of any soup plus a half po-boy for $10.99. My selection was chicken/andouille gumbo w/ a fried shrimp half po-boy. When the food arrived, I was amazed that the "cup" of gumbo was... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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80 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Dempsey's is super casual with simple/good food. The food is filling and nicely seasoned. The waitress was very attentive. The menu is full of options from poboys, fried seafood and gumbo. Food selection: - Catfish (very nice crust, would prefer slightly thinner) - Stuffed potato (very good!) - hush puppies (very nice)

Thank Michelle_MMS
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

After numerous attempts at seeking out chicken fried steak in Baton Rouge I had just about given up. Don't get me wrong, their take may be good for the locals and I am not saying it's bad it's just I am from Texas and used to the way Texas chicken-fried steak is made. There is no Cajun seasoning in it... More 

Thank TexasKev79
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

First time there 8/10/16 Becka with the dimples was our server. Gumbo seasoned to perfection. Shrimp & Oster poboy delicious, bread so fresh. Twiced baked potato was good, couldve been less spicey, but with crushed bacon bits it was delicious. Will definitely visit them the next time im in that area! We all left there smiling!

Thank Karen D
Irvine, California
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133 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

The poboys are very good. We got small fries to share and that is still too much. The service is very good also.

Thank Ray H
Houston, Texas
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

On my way to New Orleans to the Jazz Fest I stayed overnight in BR. I wanted to try some local fare. My girlfriend who lived in Baton Rouge recommended Dempsey's. I really enjoyed the hush puppies and the catfish Po boy. The gumbo was good but not he best. I also tried the seafood platter but it wasn't seasoned... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13580 Coursey Blvd Ste F, Baton Rouge, LA 70817-1335
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
  • Phone Number: +1 225-752-1199

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?