7 New Orleans Po-Boy Shops That Are Worth Every Calorie

There's something serious about the allegiance to this good old New Orleans classic sandwich. You can't miss out on the greatness at these tasty po-boy spots.

Parkway Bakery & Tavern

This nostalgic neighborhood landmark in Mid-City ends up on many tourists’ New Orleans bucket lists and keeps locals coming back. We’re pretty sure this is po-boy heaven. Parkway’s top-notch reputation even got the attention of President Obama, who stopped by for a visit. Try these po-boys: Golden Fried Shrimp, Home-Cooked Hot Roast Beef with Gravy, and the Parkway Surf & Turf.

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Domilise's Po-Boy & Bar

Lines of customers flow at this Uptown gem, and you should probably join them. This family-owned cornerstone has been in business for nearly 100 years. Fresh, cooked-to-order po-boy goodness makes them a New Orleans favorite. Try this po-boy: Half & Half Fried Shrimp/Oyster (Photo courtesy: Domilise’s Po-Boy & Bar)

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Gene's Po-Boys

Get your po-boy fix around the clock at this 24-hour spot in the Marigny. You can’t miss this loud pink building where Gene’s hot sausage po-boy is definitely the star of the show. Plus, pop icons Jay Z and Beyonce ate here…the end. Try this po-boy: Hot Sausage.

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Killer PoBoys

Starting as a French Quarter pop-up shop at the back of Erin Rose Bar, Killer PoBoys drummed up some serial customers over the years. Check out how this shop puts a unique spin on the traditional po-boy with internationally-inspired renditions of the beloved sandwich. Try these po-boys: “Dark & Stormy” Pork Belly and Seared Gulf Shrimp. (Photo courtesy: Killer PoBoys)

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Short Stop Po-Boys

This sandwich shop in Metairie has been churning out po-boys for 50 years. From the “French Fry” to the “BBQ Smoke Sausage,” there’s a menu full of goodies fit to satisfy any po-boy craving. Plus, this spot makes a mean and messy hot roast beef po-boy you have to get your hands on. Make sure to also grab extra napkins. Try this po-boy: Hot Roast Beef (Photo courtesy: Short Stop Po-Boys)

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NOLA Poboys

If you find yourself stuck on Bourbon Street with a late night po-boy craving, you’re in luck. The place offers a slew of po-boys, whether you’re in the mood for hot, cold or something special. Try these po-boys: Fried Soft Shell Crab,
Da-Bris Pot Roast, Da Yat Fried Shrimp Smothered in Gumbo. (Photo Courtesy: NOLA Poboys)

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Parasol's Bar and Restaurant

This St. Patrick’s Day hot spot in the Irish Channel is also a neighborhood favorite for po-boys. Hit up the Irish pub for a mean roast beef po-boy. Try this po-boy: Roast beef (Photo courtesy: Parasol’s via Facebook)

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