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Domilise's Po-Boys

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Cajun & Creole, Sandwiches
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5240 Annunciation Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
504-899-9126
Today
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 96
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The best po-boys

The best po-boys we've ever had! Ordered oysters and shrimp, very fresh and cooked after you order. Small hole in the wall, but worth it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Kay S
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
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155 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Charlotte, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The best po-boys we've ever had! Ordered oysters and shrimp, very fresh and cooked after you order. Small hole in the wall, but worth it!

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United States
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

Love, love, love Domilise's. Been coming here for decades. May not live there anymore but always a must on any trip to Nola. Great fried shrimp, oyster, and roast beef po-boys. Atmosphere screams local. Big time local joint but also heavily populated by Tulanians. Time it just right or the wait can be a while. Nonetheless worth the wait once... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My last visit was when I was a student at Tulane. It is still the same in decor. The only thing that has changed are the prices and the staff. Still the best Shrimp Po-boy dressed in the city.

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Birmingham, AL
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

This is my standard go to for Po Boys in New Orleans. I have had them all: Shrimp, Debris, Oyster, etc. You can not go wrong with this hole in the wall joint. From the ultra friendly cook staff to the ever grouchy bartender, I could not love this place more. Hint: get there as soon as it opens. Small... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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65 reviews 65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Perfect. Authentic. Grimey and divey. Highlife served happily. Goddam this is why I woke up at 4 am and flew to New Orleans for 2 days in March - such a needed escape from hellish nyc neverending winter!!! I rode a bike straight to Domilise's and thanked the sweet lord that it existed. The shrimp poboy, with beef gravy, sounded... More 

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Channel Islands National Park, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Perfect dive bar, which serves expensive, but filling po' boys. Got the large shrimp po 'boy and the bread, the shrimp, everything was perfect. Yeah, I get that the place is expensive, but you're in New Orleans, to eat a po' boy. Live a little. Ray tending bar was also neat. Luckily we got there right when they were about... More 

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I'm so glad we finally got a chance to go to Domilise's, the poboys were definitely fantastic, as is the ambiance. However, for a fried oyster & fried shrimp poboy (6 in.), we paid $29. No regrets, just shocked at the price. Get there early, the line goes out the door and seating is quite limited!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I was in New Orleans for a week and ate at every Po Boy place I could. Johnny's, Parkway, Mother's, etc. and I must say I went to Domilise's twice in that week. There is just something about their Po Boy. A complex flavor in a shrimp Po Boy I haven't experienced elsewhere. It's a nice, quaint little place. not... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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56 reviews 56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Perfect dive bar with astounding Po-Boys. A little difficult to find parking nearby. The bread was perfect, the shrimp was freshly fried, the po-boy was wonderful. We will definitely go again the next time we are in NOLA.

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San Antonio, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

What can I say...the BEST fried shrimp po-boy I've ever had. It's out of the way and a total hole in the wall place, but I would eat there daily if I could!! As a Verti Marte devotee, this was amazing in comparison. The wait can be long at lunchtime, but completely worth it!! Each sandwich is made up fresh... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5240 Annunciation Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
  • Phone Number: 504-899-9126

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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