In 1986, the Jerry and John Amato bought
Mother’s from the Landry’s sons Jacques and Eddie. Now traditional
New Orleans dishes like jambalaya and Shrimp Creole line-up next
to the po’ boys that Mother’s made famous, such as the Ferdi
Special and the debris po-boy (for a history of these and other
sandwiches on the Fun Facts page). Breakfast, lunch and dinner
items are cooked with fresh ingredients and bold, delicious
All of the Po Boys here are great. My latest
try was the Roast Beef, which was great! And yes, it got a little
soggy - if you get a Roast Beef Po Boy and it isn't a little
soggy, you are eating in the wrong place!!
isn't the fanciest place and the employees aren't the friendliest,
but man do they make a nice sandwich!