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Olde Tyme Grocery

218 West Saint Mary Boulevard, Lafayette, LA 70506
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Ranked #2 of 466 restaurants in Lafayette
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Sandwiches
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Dallas, Texas
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

This grocery makes the best shrimp po-boy that cannot be made anywhere else in the world. This place also has an excellent ambiance.

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Seacrest Beach, Florida
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114 reviews 114 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I am shocked at the reviews of this place or we just had a really bad day. The pictures here on Tripadvisor do not look anything like the shrimp po boys we had yesterday. The bread was not near crusty on the outside which we normally have. The bread was soft and squishy like Subway(which I do not like). And... More

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West Monroe
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107 reviews 107 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Lazy afternoon killing some time. Small neighborhood Grocery near University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Small and personal, people are friendly, food is great and with plenty of imagination. Stop by and relax, Oh and have some lunch. Good Value!

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Amery, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a great place to get a seafood poboy (or you might consider their special). The location is very close to the university so parking can be an issue at certain times. The counter is located in a convenience store setting so you can choose a root beer or an adult beer to go with your sandwich. There is... More

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Elk Grove, California
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112 reviews 112 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

If you're driving I-10 through Lafayette time your lunch or dinner to stop in here. The half sandwich is plenty. I had the sausage and my mate had the shrimp Po-boy. Mine was great and she said the shrimp was perfect.

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Louisiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

definitely the best fried shrimp poboy.....anywhere!! small place with great flavor. theres a reason its one of the oldest restaurants in town

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Sterling, Virginia, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Went down to Lafayette for business and had to stop in. Poboys were excellent as always, the staff super friendly, and the atmosphere as genuine as possible. I even got one of the staff to mess with my boss by insisting that he get his sandwich "dressed". This is the reason why I miss south Louisiana - northern VA has... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely great Shrimp Po Boys! The best we had on our vacation. Atmosphere and service were second to none. A "must do" in Lafayette.

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Lafayette
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The food is great, the atmosphere is fun and the staff is very friendly. If you are in Lafayette you must catch a meal here.

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Scott
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Good service, always happy and professional service. They make the best Po boys I've ever had. Always long lines during lunch, but they handle it well and it's all worth it. You can call and order ahead and cut the waiting time. It's sometimes hard to find a seat, but you can get it to go also.

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