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Johnny's Po-Boys

511 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2117
+1 504-524-8129
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“po boy” (1,017 reviews)
“sandwich” (343 reviews)
“bread” (304 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Fast Food, Cajun & Creole
511 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2117
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’m so happy to know that this place exists. I is really that good! If someone has never had a poboy before ~ BRING them HERE!!! Bring cash (but it’s not expensive).Bring an appetite (you’re still gonna be full). Bring someone,in front on of whom...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank clbmann56
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This review is long overdue.. Johnny's is a little mom and pop place off Decatur and St Louis. Went here 3 times during my 4-night visit and for good reason. Lawd have mercy they made THE best shrimp po'boy sandwich I've ever had!! Place was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lacina30
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The sandwich was amazing the staff were incredibly nice and friendly. No need for fries or anything else the sandwich alone is super filling. Just add the hot sauce and your good to go! Must go place in NOLA

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 566yasamins
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in New Orleans and want to pick up an authentic Po-Boy look no further than Johnny’s. Eat great food with the locals. I recommend trying the Surf N Turf app Boy- it was goooood! Highly recommended

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 347tomv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A Po-Boy is simply a roll filled with whatever is available. Johnny's is the original and many claim the best. Look up its history. Very interesting. The shop is small and has some tables at front with additional seating at the rear. Don't expect 5...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RichardT652
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not fancy but bring cash. Eat where the locals eat, definitely not a tourist trap but really good food for a fair price.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Chris L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small restaurant nothing fancy just good food. Eat where the locals eat! Just off of Decatur easy to walk to

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cbs10582018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You know we love EVERYTHING about New Orleans but their Hoagie Bread..Really? Johnny's is very popular but frankly, I recommend Mother's and Domalise's. To those coming from NY and NJ, their hoagies cannot compare with your Italian Subs but do try one of these sandwich...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a rainy cold day of walking the Quarter we slid into Johnny’s just before their 4:30 closing. They were gracious and welcoming even though they were about to go home. The two of us split Johnny’s Special, a messy mountain of beef, grilled ham...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sunshine_traveler57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is probably my husbands favorite place. We have to stop there at least twice each trip. We even went for breakfast this time. Everything is so authentic. You need cash though. And don't be swayed by the fact that it looks kind of like...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank chrissybenjamin79
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Questions & Answers
October 30, 2017|
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Response from Jackie K | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure. i don't think so, but I know you could add the gravies/drippings if you wanted.
Rochelle G
March 12, 2017|
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Response from Rochelle G |
Ugg. They need to get rid of the styrofoam in their restaurant. Not environmentally friendly. 😟
December 5, 2016|
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Response from cjcksn302 | Reviewed this property |
I've only known it as Johnny's PO Boys.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2117
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-524-8129
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