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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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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“sandwich” (348 reviews)
“bread” (307 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 3 days ago via mobile

I got the roast beef po-boy from Johnny’s on a business trip. Oh my goodness. It was huge, but it was absolutely one of the best things I ate while on the trip. Bring your appetite, and just go ahead and do yourself a favor...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank marliel2016
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We wanted to experience a great Po’ Boy and we were not disappointed! Many selections and large portions! We actually all split each order by 2 and added fries. Fries were excellent with good seasoning as was the shrimp Po’ Boy. Fun atmosphere and friendly...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank drwillie78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every place in the French Quarter sells po’boys. Not every po’boy is created equal though. This small lunch counter style place does them right. I can see why they’ve been in business as long as they have been. Every type of po’boy served on the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DavJendcmd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Try the roast beef. If you don't eat that, chances are anything would be excellent there. An old, real NOLA experience

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank paulbfbird
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in around 11. Husband got the breakfast for 6.95 and it came with 2 sausage patties, 2 eggs, hashbrowns, and a biscuit. The biscuit was def worth everyone’s reviews!! Don’t miss out on them! Husband couldn’t finish all of it. I ordered the 1/2...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MeganM500
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was packed with lines out the door... and for good reason! We had the most delicious po-boys and gumbo! I would recommend getting a half order or splitting with someone because they are quite large! They only negative thing about this place is...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ella_mcwilliams_
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place for classic NOLA sandwiches. They are large, with lots of stuff inside at a very fair price. Come hungry!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Wayne D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We’d meant to eat here several times but didn’t want to wait in line. This time, I’m so glad I did! It’s worth the wait. We went make more than once for the surf n turf po’boy. Fantastic combo of succulent roast beef and deep-fried...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mollie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Casual, no-frills place with great food. Was recommended to me by several folks. I tried the muffuletta, which was gigantic and delicious! Hubby had roast beef po boy. Extremely messy but also very good, he said. I would like to go back and try more...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank heyladyDallas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was told this was the place to go for po boys. Fresh bread nice staff. Must see in NOLA. Old school charm to it as well.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AndyCRichmond
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Questions & Answers
30 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.
12 March 2017|
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Response from rochelleg828 |
Ugg. They need to get rid of the styrofoam in their restaurant. Not environmentally friendly. 😟
5 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
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, 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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