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Guy's Po-Boys

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5259 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
504 891 5025
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Po' Boys

Family lunch for four during a walk along Magazine Street. Loved the Po'Boys. Place was crowded and took a little while to get our sandwiches, but it was worth it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
Mike46077
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Zionsville, Indiana
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  • Local cuisine
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Zionsville, Indiana
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82 reviews 82 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Family lunch for four during a walk along Magazine Street. Loved the Po'Boys. Place was crowded and took a little while to get our sandwiches, but it was worth it.

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Ottawa, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Everything recent reviews have said is true. It is just that a po-boy is nothing but a sandwich on a half baguette with mayo, lettuce, tomato, and stuffed with whatever meat or fish you order and hot sauce if you want it. OK, Guy's are very, very fresh---made to order right in front of you. But it still just a... More 

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Ok, we only had po'boys 3 times, and they were all good, but Guy's was the best. The decor is lacking, and there aren't very many seats, but the food comes fast and it's very tasty.

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Huntington, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Shrimp po' boy, and The Bomber. Amazing sandwiches, best lunch ever! I can't wait to go back.. after I've jogged a few hundred miles!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Don't get me wrong Johnny's had a pretty good Po-Boy. I waited in line for one the day before I had one at Guy's. It's just that Guys was even better. He gives the option of grilled shrimp or catfish instead of fried and the shrimp kept falling off the bread, there were so many of them! The alligator sausage... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Friendly staff, great food and right off the St charles streetcar line. Tiny little corner place with neighborhood character! We would go back again!

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Brazil
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This is the first place we ate during our vacation and it really gave us a taste of what New Orleans is all about. We didn't test out a lot of Po' Boy places but this was the best one. I got the chicken special because I'm really picky about my seafood. It was really good but my wife got... More 

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Eden, Utah
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

If you are in New orleans NO ONE has a po-boy that is anywhere close to Guy's! It is worth a trek (take a cab, streetcar, or drive) if you are in the French Quarter. You have to venture out to Magazine Street for this to die for experience. Trust me. No one can match it! Guy's is a dive.... More 

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Cruso, North Carolina, United States
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130 reviews 130 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We've eaten here several times and have not been disappointed. They have daily specials as well as several varieties of po' boys. Their shrimp po' boys are delicious and loaded with shrimp. Good value. The surroundings are very spare; after all it's a neighborhood diner so...It's 8 blocks off the St Charles streetcar line (and 8 blocks back!) so you... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Walking down Magazine Street in the Garden District, we happened to go by Guy's on the back end of lunchtime. Looked good from the outside, so we went in. Only a half a dozen tables, lots of people lined up at the counter in this little space. The menu had a lot of options to offer, and we decided on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5259 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown
  • Neighborhood: Uptown
  • Phone Number: 504 891 5025

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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