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Winter Restaurant Guide 2016: Sandwiches & Po-boys 

click to enlarge A fried shrimp po-boy is served with house-made chips at St. Lawrence.

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A fried shrimp po-boy is served with house-made chips at St. Lawrence.

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517 Frenchmen St., (504) 942-1345; www.13monaghan.com
Tator tachos are topped with cheddar, black bean chili, jalapenos, salsa and sour cream. The crawfish boudin banh mi is dressed with pickled carrots, red onions, jalapenos, cucumbers, cilantro, soy sauce and Sriracha mayonnaise. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Avery's on Tulane
2510 Tulane Ave., (504) 821-4110; www.averysontulane.com
The Pearl River features fried Gulf oysters, roast beef gravy, bacon, lettuce and mayonnaise. Cajun shrimp are served with Alfredo pasta. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Bear's Poboys at Gennaro's
3206 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 833-9226; www.bearspoboys.com
The roast beef po-boy is dressed with lettuce, tomatoes, pickles and mayonnaise. The NOLA burger is topped with roast beef debris and melted Swiss cheese. No reservations. Lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

The Big Cheezy
422 S. Broad St., (504) 302-2598; 3232 Williams Blvd., Kenner, 504-305-5349; Dragon's Den, 435 Esplanade Ave., (504) 259-9160; www.thebigcheezy.com
The Mac N'Cheezy is a grilled cheese sandwich made with four-cheese macaroni and cheese. The Juice is a grilled cheese sandwich with roast beef debris, caramelized onions and grilled green peppers. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Blue Line Sandwich Co.
2023 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 309-3773; www.bluelinesandwichco.com
The Duck-Duck-Goose waffle is a Belgian waffle topped with confit duck and sweet potato hash, foie gras butter, a fried duck egg, powdered sugar and cane syrup. The St. Patty's Day Massacre is a sandwich combining house-made corned beef, duck pastrami, Abita beer-braised cabbage and remoulade on marbled rye. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $

Central Grocery
923 Decatur St., (504) 523-1620; www.centralgroceryneworleans.com
This Italian grocery is known for its muffulettas, available on whole or half loaves. No reservations. Lunch Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Chap's Chicken Restaurant and Catering
203 W. Harrison Ave., (504) 371- 5546; www.chaps-chicken.com
Chicken is fried to order and served with a side such as macaroni and cheese, potato salad, fries, mashed potatoes, red beans, coleslaw or jambalaya. The City Park features hot roast beef topped with macaroni and cheese and gravy. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $

Cochon Butcher
930 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 588-7675; www.cochonbutcher.com
The charcuterie plate features house-made sausages and cured meats such as Genoa salami, spicy fennel sausage and hog's head cheese and comes with house-made crackers and accoutrements. The pork belly sandwich includes braised pork, cucumbers, mint and chili-lime aioli on white bread. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Continental Provisions
French Market, 1100 N. Peters St., Stall 23, (504) 407-3437; www.cpnola.com
The C.P. sandwich features salami cotto, capicola, provolone, basil mayonnaise, mixed greens and pickled red onions on Bellegarde Bakery ciabatta. The pimiento cheese sandwich includes house-made Hook's cheddar pimiento cheese, Granny Smith apples, jalapenos and arugula on Bellegarde ciabatta and Edwards country ham is an optional addition. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Crabby Jack's
428 Jefferson Highway, (504) 833-2722; nwww.crabbyjacksnola.com
Jacques-Imo's chef/owner Jacques Leonardi's lunch counter serves a Fleur de Bree po-boy filled with house-baked ham, roast beef debris and gravy. Fried chicken made with the same recipe served at Jacques-Imo's comes on a platter with red beans, dirty rice, fries, coleslaw, potato salad or jambalaya. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Dat Dog
601 Frenchmen St., (504) 309-3362; 3336 Magazine St., (504) 324-2226; 5030 Freret St., (504) 899-6883; Lakeside Shopping Center, 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie; www.datdognola.com
The Bacon Werewolf features a Slovenian sausage made of lightly smoked pork topped with sauerkraut, dill relish, grilled onions, tomatoes, bacon and Creole mustard. "White trash" fries are topped with chili, cheese, guacamole, onions, jalapeno, tomatoes and sour cream. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

DiMartino's Famous New Orleans Muffulettas
700 S. Tyler St., Covington, (985) 276-6460; 1788 Carol Sue Ave., Gretna, (504) 392-7589; 3900 Gen. De Gaulle Drive, (504) 367-0227; 6641 Westbank Expressway, Suite A, Marrero, (504) 341-4096; www.dimartinos.com
The namesake muffuletta features cold cuts, cheese and house-made olive salad. Chicken parmigiana features fried chicken breast topped with cheese and red sauce served over pasta. No reservations. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $$

Domilise's Po-Boys & Bar
5240 Annunciation St., (504) 899-9126; www.domilises-poboys.com
The half-and-half seafood po-boy features fried shrimp and oysters, lettuce, pickles, mayonnaise, hot sauce and ketchup. The roast beef po-boy is made with house-cooked roast beef and gravy and can be dressed with mayonnaise, lettuce, pickles, mustard and Swiss cheese. No reservations. Lunch and early dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Il Posto Cafe
4607 Dryades St., (504) 895-2620; www.ilpostocafenola.com
The prosciutto panino is made with house-made pesto and fresh mozzarella on Bellegarde Bakery ciabatta. Shaved Brussels sprouts salad includes toasted almonds, Parmesan, Gala apples and lemon-herb vinaigrette. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Joey Jeanfreau's Grill
2324 Paris Road, Chalmette, (504) 271-8216; www.jeanfreausmeats.com
Roast beef po-boys feature top round beef slow cooked in-house daily. House-made Italian sausage also is available in a po-boy. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Johnny's Po-Boys
511 St. Louis St., (504) 524-8129; www.johnnyspoboys.com
The roast beef po-boy features house-cooked beef dressed with lettuce, tomato and pickles on Leidenheimer bread. The muffuletta includes ham, imported salami, mozzarella and house-made olive salad on a seeded bun. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Cash only. $

Kebab
2315 St. Claude Ave., (504) 383-4328; www.kebabnola.com
The German doner kebab features free-range dark-meat chicken, garlic aioli and tangy mustard on house-made bread. Thick Belgian-style fries are fried twice and served with a choice of sauces. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night Fri.-Mon. Credit cards. $

Killer Poboys
219 Dauphine St., (504) 462-2731; Erin Rose Bar, 811 Conti St., (504) 252-6745; www.killerpoboys.com
An aged cheddar yard egg omelet is served with herbed aioli, caramelized bell peppers and onions and ham, bacon or roasted sweet potato. The po-boy counter at the back of the Erin Rose bar serves a seared Gulf shrimp po-boy with Sriracha aioli, pickled vegetables and herbs. No reservations. Hours vary by location. Cash only at Conti Street. $

Liberty Cheesesteaks
5031 Freret St., (504) 875-4447; www.libertycheesesteaks.com
The Original is a Philadelphia-style cheese steak filled with chopped New York strip steak, caramelized onions and melted provolone. Buffalo chicken steak features chicken breast dressed with wing sauce and American and blue cheeses and ranch dressing is optional. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Magazine Po-Boy and Sandwich Shop
2368 Magazine St., (504) 522-3107
Daily specials include an eggplant Parmesan po-boy with provolone cheese and red gravy. The roast beef po-boy is topped with gravy and Swiss cheese on Ledenheimer bread. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Mahony's Po-Boy Shop
3454 Magazine St., (504) 899-3374; www.mahonyspoboys.com
The slow-roasted lamb po-boy is dressed with arugula, tomato and feta salad and lemon mayonnaise. The short rib po-boy features Abita-braised short ribs, fried onion rings, garlic mayonnaise, arugula and tomato. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Mano's Po-Boys
6943 Saints Drive, Metairie, (504) 734-0922; www.manospoboys.com
Mano's special po-boy features Cajun-seasoned turkey breast, Chisesi ham, roast beef and Swiss and American cheeses on Leidenheimer French bread and is served hot. Grilled shrimp are tossed with house-made remoulade and served atop fried green tomatoes on Leidenheimer French bread. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Mike Serio's Po-Boys & Deli
133 St. Charles Ave., (504) 523-2668
Slow-cooked roast beef is served dressed on Binder's French bread. The muffuletta features ham, Genoa salami, mortadella, Swiss and provolone cheeses and house-made olive salad. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

The Milk Bar
710 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 309-3310; 1514 Delachaise St., (504) 891-9361
The Thai chili roasted lamb sandwich is dressed with mozzarella, tomatoes, red onion, Thai sweet chili sauce and sour cream. Roasted sweet potato and blue cheese salad includes baby spinach, red onion, sun-dried tomatoes, Kalamata olives, fresh basil and balsamic dressing. No reservations. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $

Mr. Poor Boy Restaurant
10202 Jefferson Highway, River Ridge, (504) 737-1170
Grilled or fried catfish comes with garlic or regular potato salad and a vegetable. The roast beef po-boy features slow-cooked roast beef on Leidenheimer French bread and is dressed to order. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Monster Po-Boys
1814 N. Causeway Blvd., Suite 9, Mandeville, (985) 626-9183
Grilled shrimp rotini is served with garlic butter sauce. Roast beef po-boys are filled with house-cooked roast beef. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Parkway Bakery & Tavern
538 Hagan Ave., (504) 482-3047; www.parkwaypoorboys.com
The po-boy shop offers sandwiches filled with fried shrimp, oysters, hot sausage, corned beef, roast beef in gravy and more. The Surf-and-Turf po-boy tops fried shrimp with roast beef gravy. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Mon. Credit cards. $

Parran's Po-Boys & Restaurant
3939 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 885-3416; 2321 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, (504) 305-6422; www.parranspoboys.com
The Seafood muffuletta includes fried shrimp, catfish and oysters dressed with Cajun mayonnaise. House-cooked roast beef fills a po-boy on French bread. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Pita Pit
5800 Magazine St., (504) 899-4141; www.pitapitnola.com
The jerk chicken pita wrap includes chicken marinated with Caribbean spices, onions, bell peppers and pineapple. The gyro features lamb, lettuce, tomato, cucumber, onions, feta and tzatziki. Delivery available. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

The Poboy Company
1817 N. Causeway Blvd., Mandeville, (985) 778-2460; www.facebook.com/poboyco
The Surf & Turf po-boy is made with roast beef debris and fried Gulf shrimp. The fried oyster po-boy is dressed with mayonnaise, lettuce, tomatoes and ketchup. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Thu.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Radosta's Restaurant & Deli
249 Aris Ave., Metairie, (504) 831-1537
Don's special sandwich features house-made Italian sausage dressed with olive salad and melted provolone cheese. The shrimp Parmesan po-boy includes fried shrimp and red gravy. Reservations accepted. Lunch and early dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Reuben's Soup & Sandwich Co.
920 Gravier St., (504) 373-6687; www.reubenssandwich.com
The Reuben features house-made pastrami, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and Russian dressing on rye bread. The muffuletta includes Chisesi ham, mortadella, salami, capicola, provolone, Pecorino Romano and olive salad. Delivery available. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

Roly Poly
1640 Hickory Ave., Harahan, (504) 305-5065; One Shell Square, 701 Poydras St., Suite 121, (504) 561-9800; www.rolypoly.com
The California turkey roll includes bacon, cheddar cheese, avocado, lettuce, plum tomatoes, alfalfa sprouts, scallions, mango chutney and ranch dressing. Walnut and spinach salad features blue cheese, bacon, avocado, mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes and spicy honey mustard dressing. Delivery available. No reservations. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $

Sammy's Po-boys & Catering
901 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 835-0916; www.sammys-poboys.com
The Flickaletta is a muffuletta made with ham, salami, Swiss cheese and olive salad on French bread. The menu includes chicken and andouille gumbo, salads, roast beef and fried seafood po-boys, wraps and more. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Short Stop Po-Boys
119 Transcontinental Drive, Metairie, (504) 885-4572; www.shortstoppoboysno.com
The roast beef po-boy features beef slow-cooked in its own juices and served on French bread. Seafood gumbo is made with shrimp, crabmeat and okra. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

The Store
814 Gravier St., (504) 322-2446; www.thestoreneworleans.com
The Pork-N-Gravy po-boy includes slow-roasted pork shoulder, brown gravy, lettuce, pickles and mayonnaise on French bread. Friday's special is fried Des Allemands catfish with tasso crawfish sauce over rice. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

Tracey's
2604 Magazine St., (504) 899-2054; www.facebook.com/traceysbarnola
The tavern's menu offers Buffalo shrimp tossed in Crystal wing sauce and served with blue cheese. Po-boy options include roast beef, fried seafood and more. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Wayfare
4510 Freret St., (504) 309-0069; www.wayfarenola.com
The Media Dia features ham, orange mojo pork, salami, Swiss cheese, house-cured pickles, jalapenos, charred onions, yellow mustard, guasacaca and spicy mayonnaise on pan de agua (Puerto Rican water bread). Seared salmon salad features caper pesto, arugula, grape tomatoes, cucumbers and pickled vinaigrette. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$




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Italian | Japanese/Sushi | Juice Bar | Korean | Latin American
Louisiana Contemporary | Mediterranean/Middle Eastern | Mexican/Southwestern
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Seafood | Soul Food | Steakhouse | Tapas/Spanish | Thai | Vietnamese


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