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Guy's Po-Boys

Uptown / Carrollton
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5259 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-1851
504 891 5025
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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New York
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156 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While I'm not an actual fan of Po'boys, I really enjoyed the shrimp poboy I had at guy's. Bring cash as it's cash-only. Order the half sandwich because it's huge huge huge. The lady at the counter is amazing! It was fascinating watching her take customer orders, work with the chefs, answer phone calls and deliver food ( and I'm... More 

Thank Taylor G
New Orleans, Louisiana
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Newly renovated and the food is still great! My son loves the chicken sandwich, I like the daily specials!

Thank lsa1802
Sherwood, Arkansas
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

The roast beef was excellent. Very juicy and messy, as a po-boy should be. My husband is from New Orleans and we can't wait to get a po-boy every time we come to visit. This is our new favorite and we will be back.

Thank A D
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Had the roast beef po'boy, was very tasty, in all fairness I am not a huge fan of po'boys (learned this after having a couple) but the bread and meat are top shelf here. If i had to give best po'boy of NOLA it would be here, I had them at 3 other places and this was the best of... More 

Thank John H
Toronto, Canada
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143 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

So good. The place is definitely a local dive type restaurant. But the po boys are to die for. You must go check it out when in Nola. We tried 3 different ones and they were all amazing.

Thank Zane V
Surrey, Canada
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

One of my favorite po-boy in NOLA. I love their shrimp po-boy where they use fresh shrimps, lightly breaded and fried just enough to stay tender and juicy. The sandwiches are seriously loaded with shrimp and the shrimps are amazing! Don't go there for the decor, go there to pick a po-boy to go!

Thank Bruno T
Buford, Georgia
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119 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

This little corner restaurant has only a few tables but we got our Po-Boys to go. We ordered the grilled shrimp Po-Boys and they were delicious! The 6-inch sandwiches are big :) and filling! There was a bit of a wait for our sandwiches but it was worth the wait!

Thank cathshungry
Navarre, Florida
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

This is what po boys are supposed to be. Let the tourists eat in the quarter. Guy's is on point! This was my first time here, but not my last.

Thank FLfyrguy
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Excellent po boy lunch. Try the fried chicken. They serve 6 or 11 inch sandwiches, and a 6 inch could probably feed two, unless you're really hungry.

Thank Seth W
New York City, New York
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120 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We heard about this place through some nice folks at a recent visit to Tipitina's, who said it was the place they went when craving a "real po-boy", so we went. As we arrived we overheard someone say "I'm so sorry about this, but if you want a REAL NOLA po-boy..."so we learned a valuable lesson. Everyone has their own... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5259 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-1851
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighborhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: 504 891 5025

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

Staying in Uptown / Carrollton

Neighborhood Profile
Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the students living in the area ensure that Uptown and Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s outstandingly good food and live music) are Oak Street and Maple Street. For a truly wild time, the expansive acreage of Audubon Park, with its zoo, golf course, and actual patches of swampy wetlands, means peace and quiet are never too far away.