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Poor Boy Lloyd's

201 Florida St, Baton Rouge, LA 70801-1719
+1 225-387-2271
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
201 Florida St, Baton Rouge, LA 70801-1719
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely Restaurant and great atmosphere. Jazz band playing The food was great, very tasty. The problem was our waitress was very poor, very bad customer service. She was rude and would not even clear table. Got apologies from owner and son. Left feeling taken for...More

Thank MikeLough
Reviewed August 10, 2018

I ate at Poor Boy Lloyd's whilst passing through Baton Rouge and the family was very friendly. The father sat at the cashier and the son walked the tables. They were helpful with suggestions about the places I should see during the 1 hour that...More

Thank Traveleator
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We found this restaurant on TripAdvisor and decided to take a chance. All I have to say is WOW! We had the hot roast beef, a shrimp plate, boiudin balls, and the peach crunch and Mississippi mud for dessert. The food and service were fabulous....More

1  Thank Billy M
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Really good variety of food and everything was delicious. I didn't have one but some in our group said it was the coldest beer they ever had!

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Staff very friendly and accommodating Late lunch and good , setting outside Fair prices and food quality good portion

Thank M C
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Great food and service! Everyone was so nice that worked here! We sat on the patio with our dog and they were very accommodating! Had the crawfish po’boy and onion rings! So good!

Thank Amanda D
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Love the food and atmosphere. The gumbo is outstanding as are the po boys. My wife had the fried shrimp and it was delicious.

Thank CRMemphis
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Poor Boy Lloyd's is a downtown Baton Rouge institution featuring a wide variety of authentic Louisiana foods at very reasonable prices. Any time you walk into a restaurant displaying a hand-written menu board featuring alligator, boudin balls, crawfish, softshell crabs, catfish, rabbit, shrimp, and bread...More

Thank Dean L
Reviewed April 8, 2018

The restaurant was recommended. I tried the alligator sausage po' boy. It was okay. Next time I would ask the server for a suggestion of what they like best. Not bad, but not great. Service was fine. A little crowded with the seating.

Thank Brian C
Reviewed April 3, 2018

I have always seen this Baton Rouge staple, but went for the first time on St. Patrick's day. We ordered the fried pickles for an app, which were great! I ordered the seafood gumbo, which was just ok! The shrimp seemed like they were frozen...More

1  Thank lindsey t
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Florida St, Baton Rouge, LA 70801-1719
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
  • Phone Number: +1 225-387-2271
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