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oyster po boys

chuck98 Jan 29, 2011 09:10 AM

Anyone know where I can get a decent oyster po boy within reasonable driving distance from New Brunswick? Thanks.

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    Watsop99 May 20, 2011 10:23 AM

    7 Spring Street
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901

    They have an amazing Shrimp Po Boy and many other excellent Cajin dishes and gourmet sandwiches made to order. Highly reccommended as you will not be sorry!

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    1. re: Watsop99
      MarlboroMan May 20, 2011 11:58 AM

      Not sure if this place is new, but the APP has a "get $40 for $20" deal today for it. It's in Belmar. No Po Boys, though, that I can see.


      1. re: MarlboroMan
        equal_Mark May 20, 2011 06:57 PM

        Place has featured some good live music for over a decade, but the food is MEH at best...


        Late August. AC was not working; windows & doors open. Seriously had a NO vibe. This was the day before Katrina hit New Orleans...

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      chuck98 Feb 5, 2011 05:21 PM

      update - after buying oysters and doing it myself, it turns out Doll's Place in New Brunswick has them.

      Doll's Place
      101 Paterson St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

      1. JessKidden Feb 1, 2011 04:19 AM

        Triumph Brewery in Princeton has them on their menu occasionally, but they weren't there IIRC last time I visited. Instead I opted for a scallops po' boy, which was a big mistake. World's smallest scallops (less than 1/2" diameter) and the "tomatoes" on the sandwich were some sort of stewed tomatoes or re-constituted sun-dried tomatoes and turned the entire sandwich into a tomato-y sauce mess with no detectable scallop (or any other) flavor.

        I've found the food at Triumph to greatly vary in quality from visit to visit, unfortunately. I've had the oyster po' boys that were great, and other times just so-so. Once, it was served as a large sort of "patty" of breaded oyster meat. Their fish 'n' chips is another "variable" choice and getting very expensive, as well. I see they're back to serving those horrible "batter dipped" french fries, as well.

        I'm there for the beer, and often skip food for a few months after a poor meal.

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          roro1831 Jan 31, 2011 02:20 PM

          Unless theyt are shipping bread up from New Orleans daily it just won't be the same.

          1. menton1 Jan 31, 2011 12:55 PM


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