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English first
Louisiana
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This place has the best PoBoys I have ever had. Every time I am in NewOrleans I make a special trip out here for the most mouth watering Roast Beef PoBoy. Even though the line is often out the door at lunchtime they are very fast. Our favorites are Roast Beef with mayo & Swisd, Fried Oyster, & Shrimp.

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Short Stop P, Owner at Short Stop Po-Boys, responded to this review

Thank you! I truly appreciate the compliment and so glad the roast beef is your favorite. We love being your Number 1! Look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is about 7 miles from downtown but always worth the trip. Po Boys are like hamburgers, it's not a matter of if its good but your preference at the time. The roast beef here is like no other, they chop the meats opposed to slices and the flavor and unique bread make it an original, in a town where... More 

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Short Stop P, Owner at Short Stop Po-Boys, responded to this review

We appreciate you making the trip from the CBD when you are in New Orleans. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip here. Thanks for the review. More 

Fayetteville, Arkansas
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The best shrimp po boy around! Always busy and a little hectic so be prepared for a possible wait. It will be worth it. Husband gets the oyster and others in our party have gotten the crayfish and meatball poboys. No one was disappointed!

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

I had to wait for a while to place my order in a place where lines are expected. Except for the fact that the employees taking the orders were playing around and joking amoung themselves. My roast beef po boy was at best ok and I was very disappointed. I normally enjoy going here. They must have had a off... More 

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

As we left my favorite city to eat, we followed the Jefferson Parish oyster trail to this shop. Had the oyster, but roast beef appeared to be the preferred order, and was told by a regular that once you try the BBQ you'll never order anything else.

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Short Stop P, Owner at Short Stop Po-Boys, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping in on your way out of town Janet. We're always happy to see a new face come in the door and a smile leave afterwards! Our roast beef IS the most popular and we recommend you try it next time you come back to Metairie. Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback because... More 

Houston, Texas
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

tasty french bread .... only in New Orleans tasty and drippy roast beef poboy dressed ham and swiss cheese w/ mayo and yellow mustard YUm YUM took home 9 feet of French bread ( 3 loaves)

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Short Stop P, Owner at Short Stop Po-Boys, responded to this review

Charles, We greatly appreciate your feedback from your visit. Glad you enjoyed the roast beef and ham/swiss po-boys! Hope you were able to make some delicious ones at home with all that french bread! We look forward to seeing you again next time you're in New Orleans. More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Pages and pages are written about food in New Orleans. Most places that tourists hear about and go to are tourist traps, that are about as authentic as a Cajun restaurant in Topeka. Short Stop is a genuine New Orleans style restaurant. It has most of the New Orleans classics, at great prices. It is the real deal, and I've... More 

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Short Stop P, Owner at Short Stop Po-Boys, responded to this review

Bucktown-yat, Thank you for being such a loyal customer throughout the years. We greatly appreciate your business and we really appreciate you log on to share your experience and opinions with everyone. We always love to hear how we're doing from our customers and we're glad that we have continued to meet/surpass your expectations throughout the years. More 

Orange, CA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

I have been coming here since I was a child! Great food run by a fantastic family. My favorites are the shrimp poboy and the roast beef, but their catfish plate is wonderful!

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Short Stop P, Owner at Short Stop Po-Boys, responded to this review

OC_Belle We thank you so much for your loyalty and long term commitment to our business. It is guests such as yourself that make what we do worth while! We always aim to meet and/or exceed our guests expectations and we hope to continue to do that for years to come! We will see you soon and it's always a... More 

Baton Rouge
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

While our daughter and her family were in town earlier this week from Kansas, we got some poboys from Short Stop Poboys on Transcontinental (a block from Airline Hwy.). I got my usual Oyster Poboy and Maria, my wife, got her Shrimp Poboy (which both were great), but our Son-in-Law and Daughter split a Roast Beef Poboy. How surprised we... More 

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Short Stop P, Owner at Short Stop Po-Boys, responded to this review

ThereseLittleFlower, Thank you so much for the glowing review! We're glad you found another poboy you enjoyed as much, if not more than, your usual! We always aim to create the best poboys around, no matter which one you choose! We hope you will come back soon and try another soon to be "favorite"! More 

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I've been wanting to try a poboy from Russels for about 4 years. I finally got a chance today. I ordered a king (14 inches) shrimp with all the fixins. Fries with a side of roast beef debris. You gotta get that and put on the fries. Hell, I even put the debris on my shrimp! It was tasty to... More 

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Short Stop P, Owner at Short Stop Po-Boys, responded to this review

1Scarface, Thank you for finally making it over there to visit us!! We appreciate the tasty review and are glad you enjoyed our debris gravy! We can’t wait for you to come back and try some of our other mouth-watering po-boys. More 

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Additional Information about Short Stop Po-Boys

Address: 119 Transcontinental Dr, Metairie, LA 70001-4471
Phone Number: 504-885-4572
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Soups

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