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

Anybody can make a sandwich, but a po-boy is a sandwich belonging to New Orleans.

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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(Photo courtesy: Killer PoBoys)

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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(Photo courtesy: Short Stop Po-Boys)

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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(Photo courtesy: Nola Poboys)

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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