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8209 Desiard St, Monroe, LA 71203-4943
(318) 343-0710
Today
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 11
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 2
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Better than most Nawlin's PoBoys !!

This is a Good Old Fashioned PoBoy, the kind that's rare, even in New Orleans, these days. I rate PoBoys by napkins, 1 to 10, and this PoBoys is definately a 9 1/2 napkin PoBoys !! My favorite is the Roast Beef PoBoy. My son's favorite is the Ribeye PoBoy. We eat here every time we pass... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2014
Wesley W
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Mount Pleasant, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We stopped here on our way to Alabama. I had a friend that used to live in Monroe and he told me they had good poboys and he was right! I got the shrimp poboy and it was spot on what you want from a poboy. The bread was incredible. I also got the curly fries, I think they were... More 

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Monroe, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I've been to Ray's Pe Ge many times over the years. While it lacks the charm and excitement of earlier years, it still packs a powerful punch. Recently, my wife and I dropped by on a leisurely Sunday afternoon. While she opted for a beef Po Boy and curly cue potatoes, I tried the luncheon plate (entre and two sides).... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have given up. Not sure what happened, But it was horrible. Hair in my burger. Twice. Was on a great restaurant. Lost it's touch.

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Mount Pleasant, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This is a Good Old Fashioned PoBoy, the kind that's rare, even in New Orleans, these days. I rate PoBoys by napkins, 1 to 10, and this PoBoys is definately a 9 1/2 napkin PoBoys !! My favorite is the Roast Beef PoBoy. My son's favorite is the Ribeye PoBoy. We eat here every time we pass through Monroe. We... More 

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Orlando, FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Ray's Pege is famous for their poboys but since I didn't want bread I opted for the fried catfish plate. This was some of the best fried fish I've ever had in a restaurant. The seasoning was just perfect and was absolutely delicious. The green beans were seasoned great as well and were wonderful. The only thing that wasn't good... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

The decor appears to be from the 60s but they have great food and the staff is awesome. I travel to Monroe for business and make sure I stop in several times

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Crossett
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Even if the food is delicious, it loses its appeal when the restaurant is not neat and tables are not cleaned. I have been going to Ray's for decades and love the po-boys!! The fries are great....taste homemade but staff needs to pay attention to details and service.

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Bastrop, Louisiana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

question is---when did i not visit??? anyone who likes po-boy's loves Rays--and the gravy is tops--you wanna just order gravy to go---best by far, anywhere

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012 via mobile

We were driving through Monroe and decided to see if Ray's was still here. The roast beef Po Boys were great, fries were still as we remembered, delicious! We had fun, liked the restaurant and will stop by again.

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West Monroe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

The food is OUTSTANDING so was the service.You will not find A better PO-Boy in the state of Louisiana! Friendly people fast service & A please come again real soon remark ! Thanks again I will be going back soon.

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Additional Information about Ray's PE GE

Address: 8209 Desiard St, Monroe, LA 71203-4943
Phone Number: (318) 343-0710
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Monroe
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8209 Desiard St, Monroe, LA 71203-4943
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: (318) 343-0710
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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