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Short Stop Po-Boys

119 Transcontinental Dr, Metairie, LA 70001-4471
504-885-4572
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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
39 helpful votes 39 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
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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

Hammond, Louisiana
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Russell's Short Stop Poboys at 119 Transcontinental, Metairie, LA is and has been a very popular source of good poboys. Having not been there for a year or two, we stopped in yesterday for a good old roast beef and a shrimp poboy. We were surprised that there wasn't the usual long line waiting to order, at around 1:00 p.m.... More

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

Papacandle, Thank you for the feedback. We are glad that service was great but we are disappointed that you were not satisfied with your meal. Please come back to visit us the next time you are in the area. We appreciate your loyalty. More

Ohio
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I was in the area and wanted a shrimp po-boy, this place was highly recommended. I ordered jambalaya and gumbo with my sandwich. I wasn't blown away, the bread was a little tough for a po-boy, but overall the food was good and my craving for a po-boy was quenched.

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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

Lake Charles, Louisiana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I used to live in New Orleans and this was one of my favorite places to go for lunch so just had to stop in and bring my sister for her first PoBoy. Love their roast beef, crunchy French bread, well seasoned tender and just enough gravy to soften the bread, yumm!

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Bayfield, Wisconsin
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

We took our three young grandsons for lunch one busy day. Sandwiches were made quickly and we all enjoyed (turkey and roast beef). They are delicious and very filling (the small ones are plenty). Staff was friendly and the experience was great - we will definitely return!

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Plymouth, Minnesota, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Roast Beef, Sausage and Oyster Po-boys are excellent; bread is amazing; fast, quick and a great price!

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