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Olde Tyme Grocery

218 W Saint Mary Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70506-4636
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp poboy” (68 reviews)
“po boy” (480 reviews)
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218 W Saint Mary Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70506-4636
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Great poboy whole is very large. First time here. Definitely will be back. No debit cards. Cash or check. They do have an ATM.

Thank 368tori
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Just moved here and had several people suggest Olde Tyme for a poboy. Stopped by and ordered and within a few minutes I got my shrimp poboy along with a few things from the grocery. I got mine to go but noticed a little side...More

Thank JLGlenn
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Visited at lunch. I ordered the 12" shrimp po-boy. Probably the best shrimp po-boy I have ever eaten. Very crowded but service was quick. Every time I'm in Lafayette I will eat here.

Thank CoachSC
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

It's an adorable grocery store/restaurant right by the university. The people who work there are really nice and the seating area is really cute. The food was unbelievable. I got the half shrimp half oyster po boy. It was AMAZING! You could tell the food...More

Thank Elizabethazh
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Makes the best sandwiches in Lafayette, LA. I like the shrimp and oysters the best. I hope you will enjoy them as much as me.

Thank William B
Reviewed 4 January 2017

If you have the opportunity to get to Olde Tyme Grocery while in Lafayette, get there! Be prepared for a bit of chaos ordering and waiting for your poboy but the rewards will be plenty! You'll be amazed at the amount of fried shrimp you...More

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Hard to find a place to sit, but that's a good thing. The place is ALWAYS busy and crowded, letting first time visitors know there are good things going on here. The Oyster, shrimp or catfish poboys on wonderful bread are scrumptious... a half poboy...More

Thank MarNune
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Stopped by here while passing thru town based on reviews. It's a good place to get a Po-boy. Don't look for much else, it's mostly a sandwich shop. The place can get really crowded so I'd go at an odd time if you can. It's...More

Thank SDDC11
Reviewed 28 December 2016

There is something about old staple simple menu of sandwiches and salads. Located just a minute walk from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, this 35 year old restaurant is what you would expect to see near any university campus in the US. You see...More

Thank Beepopalula
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Po Boys are delicious and filled with plenty of shrimp/oysters. Staff will take great care of you in the perfect Louisiana tradition. Would go back in a heartbeat

Thank Benoit M
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Soft Drinks, Beer etc. can be picked up from coolers located in the front area of restaurant (self service only)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 W Saint Mary Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70506-4636
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
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