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Gene's Po-Boys

1040 Elysian Fields Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117-8402
+1 504-943-3861
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“late night” (7 reviews)
“poboy” (15 reviews)
“po boy” (40 reviews)
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00:00 - 23:59All hours
1040 Elysian Fields Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117-8402
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The pink building stands out on the corner. Hard to miss. This aint fancy but they make a good poboy. I ordered a oyster loaf and it was a loaffffff. Large, crispy bread filled with fried oysters. This aint the little "poboy" that killer poboy...More

Thank brianinboca
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to try this place when in NOLA, the hot sausage Po Boy was incredible. It's a little hole in the wall off of the quarter but worth getting to.

Thank michaelmC8905EK
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Not fancy, but delicious and cheap! Staff was nice and helpful. Had great coffee and the best biscuit, egg, bacon or sausage & cheese sandwich ever!

Thank Catherine D
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We were heading out to tour two plantations on a Sunday and knew restaurants in the Vacherie area would be closed. Walked up to Genes from our vacation rental and had the friendly staff make us two Philly roast beef po'boys to take with us...More

Thank Laurel M
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We were hungry and many restaurants in the area were closed or closing. Could not get anyone to answer the phone at Gene's, which was near our VRBO rental. We walked over. They had all the business they could handle. Totally understood why they weren't...More

Thank beachcruzer365
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We went on a late night. It's good. Fattening. On a side of town tourist don't know about. They give you a lot of what you came there for.

Thank Ebony S
Reviewed 22 September 2017

this is another one of my favorite local spots. the parking is crazy, the interior is simple but food is delicious. A must try local favorite.

Thank Mia W
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Don't waste your time going here. They don't want to serve you. There are many more poboy places to eat in NOLA

Thank evellis79
Reviewed 31 July 2017

You'll get a good sandwich here, but the neighborhood is just a little sketchy if you are unfamiliar with New Orleans. Now that the Rampart streetcar line extends to here (and deadends here), it's a bit more accessible--and it's hard to miss with the bright...More

Thank kgilbert78
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We loved the food here. The sandwiches are big and the bread used was soft. I ate the whole thing because I knew later on it might not taste as fresh. There's no place to eat here really except for 2 tables so we took...More

Thank CRamos904
Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Nestled between the French Quarter and the Ninth Ward,
the Faubourg Marigny & Bywater environs are largely
residential. Of course, folks around here love to go
out and have a good time as much as they do anywhere
in NOLA. And if out-of-towners want to join in the
festivities, well then so much the better! Home to
some of the most revered live music venues in New
Orleans, an eclectic gaggle of gourmand dining
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1040 Elysian Fields Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117-8402
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Neighbourhood: Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Phone Number: +1 504-943-3861
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