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Guy's Po-Boys

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5259 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-1851
+1 504-891-5025
Today
11:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 16:00
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Waited 45 min for 1 damn sandwich. 5 tables in the whole restaurant so it's mostly a to go place. No alcohol.

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Thank valleylily
Portland, Oregon
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There isn't much to say except get the heck over here and have a great PoBoy! Marv owns the place and he's the guy making your PoBoy in the kitchen. Not only a fantastic fellow, but always friendly, smiling and making the best PoBoys in New Orleans. When the bread runs out, he locks the door so get a move... More 

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Thank ARoz5967
Lawrence Ks
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was pretty excited to try my first po-boy in New Orleans. I ordered the fried shrimp, it's the first thing on the menu and I love seafood. It seems to be made fresh and it was a generous size. Overall, it was very plain. I am not a po-boy expert, but I guess I was hoping for some kind... More 

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Thank John K
Birmingham
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking for a muffuletta on Magazine street, which I couldn't find, ended up hungry and settling on this place. Tried the hot sausage po-boy. Very good, delicious surprise. Wife had shrimp po-boy. Huge. Order the small and you will still be full. Cash only.

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Thank KBGAub
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing po-boys and service with a smile! I had the fried shrimp and is was so delicious and HUGE! I ordered the 11" but should have ordered the 8". It was packed full of shrimp and I could only eat half! Another person in my party had the catfish po-boy and another had the chicken and they enjoyed them just... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Gulfport, Mississippi
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a neighborhood eatery on Magazine - nothing fancy and it always seems to take awhile to get your food, but no one seems to mind. Have a po boy and a Barq's and relax. The food is delicious and the portions very generous.

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Thank Nolafan2164
Mobile, Alabama
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had the shrimp po boy and were totally blown away. If you're there with someone, split a fry and make sure to get the Barq's in a glass bottle.

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Thank bravesguy
New Orleans, Louisiana
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105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I finally had the chance to stop by Guy's for lunch and glad I did. We ordered the small fried shrimp po boy and a small roast beef po boy. Good thing we ordered the small, because they were big. I have never had so many shrimp in a po boy! Two po boys, two soft drinks, $24. Cash only.... More 

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Thank Parker W
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Found this little local sandwich shop on our bike ride around the Garden District. What a lucky find it was. The cod Po-Boy was so delicious! The chewy roll was the perfect vehicle for the crispy fish.

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Thank Beth/Steven G
New Orleans, Louisiana
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

This sandwich shop is located on Magazine Street is in the hood but it had the best poorboy sandwich day is the owner of the place is a real nice guy and he makes wonderful sandwich

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 16:00
Thursday
11:00 - 16:00
Friday
11:00 - 16:00
Saturday
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5259 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-1851
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-891-5025

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

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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.
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