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.
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)
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)
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)
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)