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Johnny's Po-Boys

French Quarter
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511 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2117
+1 504-524-8129
08:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sun 08:00 - 16:30
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Wheat Ridge, Colorado
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Johnny's is no frills for sure, but there were 4 of us and we each got Po-Boys and were quite happy with our selections. The food was quick and delicious.

Thank jjareske
Arizona City, Arizona
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154 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The soft shell crab and shrimp poboy's were very good. However, the gumbo was not very good (no one came close to eating it all). The poboys were large and all eaten. The place was very busy. Hard to get your drinks at the machine. I would avoid core times and go during any other time.

Thank Jim W
Melbourne, Florida
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117 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I and po-boys for lunch during a recent visit to New Orleans. Both the fried shrimp and roast beef po-boys were excellent and portions are HUGE! You must order at the counter and bus your own table. There is no ambiance here but the food is tremendous and the price is reasonable. several lunch specials are available... More 

Thank Lppinky
Shokan, New York
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

best sandwich I had on my visit, place was packed but we didn't have to wait too long, definitely try it again

Thank Netta1981
San Diego, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've had many a po boy in new Orleans and this is the best. While others use au jus, Johnny's uses homestyle gravy like mom's Sunday dinner cooking. The Johnny's special is the best po boy, roast beef and baked ham! Cash only!

Thank Glen C
Lancaster, Kentucky
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69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife always gets the roast beef sandwich which comes with the beef soaked in gravy. I had the crawfish poboy. All was delicious

Thank scott s
Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got a tip from the carriage tour guide, and it was great. The shrimp and crab po-boys were fresh and good. They have more seating than it looks like from the street (upstairs in in the back). Once again the price was good for the Quarter.

Thank Bill M
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch the muffaletta from here was recommended by a friend. It was very good and big. I got one half warmed and the other cold both were great.

Thank Linda P
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109 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found by accident on a previous trip to NOLA this place is low on atmosphere and big on flavor. The menu caters to pretty much any taste and is just full of interesting choices from alligator to crawfish to chicken, pork, or beef...and everything in between. I make a point to stop in here any time I"m in town. Super... More 

Thank jd_three
Columbus, Indiana
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our carriage driver recommend this place to us. We stopped for lunch the next day. The place was bustling. Nice to see so busy! We ordered a local favorite, a Muffaletto, that a tour guide had suggested. We enjoyed it. Nicely different! You should stop in.

Thank Amy O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Seafood, Fast food, Cajun & Creole
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port of call for folks in search of a good time and a great story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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