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Short Stop Po-Boys

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119 Transcontinental Dr, Metairie, LA 70001-4471
+1 504-885-4572
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08:00 - 19:30
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 19:30
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Aldie, Virginia
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Can't go wrong here. Shrimp Po-boy GREAT. Oyster GREAT. Hot Sausage GREAT. Roast Beef GREAT GREAT GREAT. Get a bag of Zapp's and a drink and you are set for a good meal.

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Thank Chad J
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's just a quick trip from the airport and sooooo worth the stop. Your first oyster po' boy be sure to get extra mayo and pickles and fully dressed, and if they have soft shell crab, go for it! Yum yum yum yum on french bread. Eat in or take out. Delicious and I am a native of this city... More 

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Thank vinayafalcon
Holland, AR
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Try the shrimp. Wide selection, great bread, would like to try more when in the area. Will definitely go again.

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Thank Tom M
Renton, Washington
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This place was packed at lunch. My sandwich was pretty good, but lacked a bit of seasoning. I had it to-go and wished later on that I some hot sauce or something.

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Thank halekido
Sparks, Nevada
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91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Just do yourself a favor and come here for all your po' boy needs. Seriously, no other po' boy compares to these amazing sandwiches. I had the shrimp, my husband had crawfish tails and my sister had the chicken salad and they were ALL AMAZING. It isn't even that expensive!!

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Thank u2fan1977
Montgomery
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

For as many years as I can remember, every trip we made to New Orleans included a stop at the Parkway Bakery for a po'boy. During a recent visit, a friend took me to the Short Stop Po-Boys and I was impressed. I had the dressed roast beef and it was superb. Even though I also had one at the... More 

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Thank Clockdoctor
Louisville, Kentucky
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Every time I visit home I have to stop if not once but twice at Short Stop! This is the best, messiest (and that is a good thing!) roast beef po-boy!

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Thank Michelle R
Saratoga Springs, New York
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and eat here! Seriously, Short Stop has the BEST roast beef po-boys. I live out of state but have family in Metairie and Short Stop is a required stop every time I come back to town. Nobody does it better.

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Thank BBWK1129
Metairie, Louisiana
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We ordered the King size Soft Shell Crab Poboy it was huge and loaded with crabs. It was very busy because it was lunch hour so there was no place to sit so we brought it home to eat . It was a bit pricy but worth it !

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Thank Brenda F
Kansas City, Missouri
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56 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I had the roast beef one night and the shrimp the next. Both were perfect. Also had the jambalaya side once and enjoyed it. Great Po Boys.

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Thank Field T

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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, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 19:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 19:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 19:30
Thursday
08:00 - 19:30
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Transcontinental Dr, Metairie, LA 70001-4471
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: +1 504-885-4572

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