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Short Stop Po-Boys

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119 Transcontinental Dr, Metairie, LA 70001-4471
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Louisville, Kentucky
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Every time I visit home I have to stop if not once but twice at Short Stop! This is the best, messiest (and that is a good thing!) roast beef po-boy!

Thank Michelle R
Saratoga Springs, New York
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Do yourself a favor and eat here! Seriously, Short Stop has the BEST roast beef po-boys. I live out of state but have family in Metairie and Short Stop is a required stop every time I come back to town. Nobody does it better.

Thank BBWK1129
Metairie, Louisiana
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We ordered the King size Soft Shell Crab Poboy it was huge and loaded with crabs. It was very busy because it was lunch hour so there was no place to sit so we brought it home to eat . It was a bit pricy but worth it !

Thank Brenda F
Kansas City, Missouri
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51 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

I had the roast beef one night and the shrimp the next. Both were perfect. Also had the jambalaya side once and enjoyed it. Great Po Boys.

Thank Field T
New Orleans, Louisiana
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

If you like messy delicious Po-Boys you should go here. We typically get the 18" and split it 3 ways. It's located in a strange place Airline and Transcontinental but it's worth the time. The restaurant is VERY casual and always crowded. Great for lunch or dinner.

Thank D G
Maurepas, Louisiana, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Needed a place close to Zephyr Park. Perfect location. And oh so good. Very reasonably priced. Quick service. Yummy. Very informal. Comfortable in shorts.

Thank Vicki B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Best roast beef poboy in Metairie and competes with the best in New Orleans. It's a local favorite. The seafood poboys have begun to go downhill. Hopefully this local icon can remedy that.

Thank Michaelcmire
San Antonio, Texas
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

"Dressed" means lettuce, tomatoes and mayo. The person who takes your order will be the person who gives you your order - so stand back and wait. You order your drinks at the cashier.

Thank Pete C
Niceville, Florida
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I consider myself a roast beef po-boy connoisseur. They have by far the best roast beef Po-Boys around. In fact this is the only place I will get a roast beef po-boy. I live in Florida, but whenever I an close by, I will drive out of my way for this po-boy.

Thank Shelley K
Metairie, Louisiana
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Poboy was good, but nothing I hadn't had before. Awesome service, awesome sides, fast and hot, but the wow factor was just slightly gone for me. Not horrible at all, was actually good, but not a wow like I was hoping it would have been.

Thank RestaurantMgrBrian

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Transcontinental Dr, Metairie, LA 70001-4471
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: 504-885-4572

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?