Where to Get a Po' Boy In Philadelphia

Where to Get a Po' Boy In Philadelphia

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Po'boys in PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PA - Po'Boy, Poh Boy, or Poor Boy? Whatever you want to call it, it comes stuffed with either oysters, catfish, shrimp with fried green tomatoes, soft-shelled crab, roast beef, or sausage. This New Orleans sandwich, traditionally described as packed with either fried seafood or perhaps roasted meats, is no doubt delicious.

Who Has The Best Po'Boy Sandwich in Philly

Gibbens Bakery and Specialty Sandwich Shop

Fantastic customer service and significant portions. Po'Boys are some of the best outside of NOLA and made fresh. With twenty different Po'Boys to choose from, you can't go wrong at Gilben's. Located at 7405 Stenton Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19150

Beck's Cajun Cafe

A bustling counter-serve spot in the Reading Terminal Market. This place dishes up traditional Cajun and Creole comfort food to the farmer's-market crowd. The Alligator po boy is out of this world! Alligator sausage with peppers and onions on a baguette. Located in: Reading Terminal Market at 51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Woodrow's Sandwich Shop

Intimate urban sandwich bar serving hearty subs, brunches, and salads, plus outdoor seating. The must-try here is the Shrimp Po'Boy- made with cajun grilled shrimp, remoulade, tomato, lettuce, pickles, chive. Located at 630 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Bistro Southeast

A small restaurant serving modern takes on classic Southeast Asian dishes, with a focus on seafood. Solid po boys with fresh Ingredients. The must-try is the Fish Po'Boy, sweet Thai chicken, and sweet potato fries. Located at 1824 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Khyber Pass Pub

Cozy bar with Southern BBQ as well as a variety of vegan options. Great Po'Boys, open late, and an excellent beer selection. Shrimp po boy is delicious, and the portions are big. A short walk from the Museum of the American Revolution. Located at 56 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

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