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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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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“sandwich” (302 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Fast food, Cajun & Creole
511 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2117
Neighbourhood: French Quarter
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Reviewed 24 April 2015

I've been to Johnny's in the past and was excited to take my sister's family there. We waited 20 minutes in the sun which we were fine with but then it went south. The place was packed with people waiting for food and hot as...More

Thank Marykatesmom
Reviewed 23 April 2015

With a line trailing out the door you'd think the food was good but No. Ordered the fried shrimp platter and what arrived but a plate of overcooked fried popcorn shrimp, fries, a piece of bread and a "salad" of shredded lettuce with two dill...More

Thank louise225
Reviewed 23 April 2015

I went to eat at a lot of fancy places, but this seemed like the most authentic, and just downright delicious place. The alligator sausage po-boy is superb! I suppose not everyone wants the super filling stuff like this, or the atmosphere and nature of...More

Thank MusikAnimal
Reviewed 22 April 2015

They are busy apparently all day! We went in late afternoon thinking it may not be as busy, but they were packed. My roast beef PO Boy was out of this world yummy!! My friend had a hamburger and they didn't make it the way...More

Thank karnlowe
Reviewed 21 April 2015

If you are in the french quarter and want a cheap and awesome place for lunch this is your place. The Po-boys were amazing. Breakfast is also very reasonably priced.

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Our first day we decided to try a po boy. Both of ours were delicious surprisingly favorable. The place is frequented by a mixture of tourists and locals. Not much on atmosphere, but great on taste.

Thank MEBesq
Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

We had read about Johnny's and it was on our list to try. Worth the time to visit but be prepared to wait to order. You order at the cash register. Cash or travelers checks! Limited seating inside and on back patio but was packed....More

Thank 042143
Reviewed 20 April 2015

All the reviews were RIGHT. Po-Boys very large and I should have opted for their Combo's of 1/2 with Gumbo or other

Thank aekjk
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We had an excellent breakfast here! Located in the French Quarter and close to all the attractions and hotels. The cost was reasonable and portions were huge! We had the two egg special and egg muffin which was so delicious. We planned to come back...More

Thank tattersall_12
Reviewed 17 April 2015

This is a fun, funky, local established, seeped in layers and layers of good times and dicey times. In other words, if you are looking for a pristine experience, go elsewhere. But if you are looking for good local fare, laden with more calories and...More

Thank Samantha t
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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
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Rochelle G
Do you still use styrofoam bowls???
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. 😟
how long in business and was the name ever Johnny Ray's?
6 December 2016|
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Response from cjcksn302 | Reviewed this property |
I've only known it as Johnny's PO Boys.
Jennifer K
Do you offer an AAA discount?
3 March 2016|
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Response from Sydneycruiser | Reviewed this property |
Never seen any discounts, yes there is always a line out the door, but worth the wait
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, 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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