Reviews of R & O Restaurant and Catering (Catering)

216 Metairie-Hammond Hwy, Metairie, LA 70005, United States

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At the present this business receives a rating of 4.4 out of 5 and that rating is based on 851 reviews.

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This Catering is included in the category of Pizza restaurant.

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REVIEWS OF R & O Restaurant and Catering IN Louisiana

Tony Standefer

Best poboys in New Orleans

William Stein III

A nice lakefront seafood restaurant. Mainly locals and serves local seafood including oysters and shrimp. Parking on side and in back. Easy to find and see from road. Fried shrimp, oysters, soft shell crabs a specialty. The salads are large and really good. Service can be a little slow around lunch but relax!

Meredith Enzone

Have always loved this place. Their portions are gigantic but their Muffaletta on French bread & Italian salad are crave worthy. Service is good & restaurant is clean.

Francisco Companioni

Food was amazing as well as the service. Some of the best seafood I've had in the big easy hands down. Make sure you try the fried crab claws as well as the shrimp po boy, the best! We also enjoyed a muffaletta sandwich for the first time and it was delicious! Make sure you're hungry when you come here!

Crazy Cody's Creatures

Food was the best we have had in Louisiana. Staff was incredibly friendly and with a packed restaurant our food came out fast. This will be the only place I eat at when I'm in town.

Kimberly Triano

The food service and prices are great.

Colleen Kelly

Best.Roastbeef Poboys. Ever.

Robert Malouse

My family has been going to R&O's for years. They have the best onion rings (perfectly crispy and the onion doesn't slide out the crust). I have yet to order a plate of food I don't enjoy, and the waiters/waitresses aren't always the best, but I'm never unsatisfied with the service.

Elwood Donahue

Food is always great plus good service You may have to wait for a table bUt it's worth it

Noah Dehaan

Absolutely outstanding food, great atmosphere, and very friendly staff. Best garlic bread I have ever eaten in my life. Everyone loved their food in my food in my group

matt begley

If you get a server named deedee just walk out it's not worth it, also they pay for fake reviews dont trust the 5 stars

Mike Palmer

Any/all visitors to New Orleans should eat here!!! Get the R & O Special and fries with "BR" (brown gravy). You won't be disappointed!!! Great food, friendly staff!!!

Kyle Davis

Roast beef poboy!! Best in nation

Debbie Maddox

Everytime we go to Metairie we pass through Buck Town so we can eat at R&O. What a treat ! Exceptional food.

H Marie

Good place to eat and watch a Saint's game!

Diana Lynne Clotter-Castillo

Well , I had heard that this restaurant was great for muffulettas! Unfortunately, we tried it on Mother’s Day! I wish that we hadn’t! We maybe waited 20 minutes before someone actually came and took our order! So smooth she came right over! She was so sweet and worked pretty quickly with us. We ordered appetizer and then our food! It wasn’t so good! Nothing special! I wish we never went there! After we paid for it I had hootenanny a to go box! Then I forgot it! When I sent my husband back in they had tossed it! Really damn!

Lurline Schillaci

One of the best seafood restaurants

Kathie Clinton

From the gumbo to the decide platter, everything was delicious

Cindy Armand

Seafood Platter on point

David Mason

Delicious po boy and gumbo, wish we were in Nola longer so we could eat the whole menu. Shrimpies are the GOAT

Herb Lacassagne

Emily is the best waiter in the New Orleans area and the Poboys are great too

Jake Otis

Best roast beef poboy in the metro New Orleans area. The gravy is beefier and thicker than most.

Captain Tom Straus

Place was awesome, great service very nice people and the roast beef/ham pooh no was the best sandwich ever, also the gumbo was perfect, will always go back here!

Jacqueline Bush

Great family restaurant food is hearty and staff is friendly

John Perez

Food was great! staff was rude. I'm guessing that they were in a hurry I felt rushed.

Jennifer Burns

I had the R & O Special poboy. Ham and roast beef and gravy with melted swiss cheeses. The 5"(half) size was way more than what I could eat because has a lot of meat on it. It was delicious!! The sweet potato fries are great too! Our server was great, very attentive.

James Ballantyne

A place to eat at a reasonable price

Lloyd Blanchard

YumE! Waz 1stX in a while. Staff & food didn't Disappoint. Shall return.

Priscilla Haynes

Delicious Shrimp Parmesan Po'boy sandwich, and the fries with gravy and cheese are yummy!

Teresa Merlenbach

Great waitress and food was very good. Try the homemade tamales. Yummy

Lynn McDaniel-Isbell

This used to be one of my favorite places, but after last night I may have to reconsider. There was 5 of us in our party, so we know the gratuity is already factored in. The waitress we had could've cared less about us, it was almost like she knew she was getting that tip so she just let us sit. We waited 15 mins to order an appetizer, then we had the hostess bring us a high chair, she also refilled our drinks, got our boxes, and then I had to go get the ticket put through. If anyone deserves that tip it should've been the hostess!! Atmosphere as always was great, food was good, but waitress just made the whole thing it terrible.

Lisa Gilardi

Awesome food and service!

Christine Newman

Great food, great service and a great family atmosphere.

Deb Nola

Delicious food. Great Gumbo, Fried Crab Claws, Fried Onion Rings, Roast Beef PoBoy, Eggplant Parmesan over Angel Hair Pasta, Tamales, Italian House Salad and the Best French Bread. Friendly staff. Fast service. Relaxed atmosphere. We Love R & O's !

Helena Martin

Service was great .... Food delicious.

Aaron Hanz

Not fancy but really solid New Orleans' favorites...

Dustin Presley

Get the Fries with all 4 cheeses and Roast Beef Debris. You are welcome!

Tim Kilbride

Been going here since I was a kid. Hands down one of the best seafood gumbos in NOLA. Roast beef poboys and crawfish pasta are must try dishes. Salads, fried seafood platters and pizzas are good choices as well.

Dennis Patrick

Awesome Out of the tourist area restaurant. Family owned for DECADES.

Quianna Glapion

I will forever be grateful to my tax preparer for informing me about this establishment. I visited today, for the first time, and I will definitely return. The shrimp PO boy was huge and delicious; service was excellent. Lastly, they were very busy, but they did not take long with my order. Keep up the good work!

zlyb JB

BBQ shrimp is cold and not cooked as fresh. Sea food plates are salty. Sea food gumbo is fine.

Jo Spino

Hidden gem, fair prices amazing food

Susan Baker

Great New Orleans food

Brandon Benitez

Pretty chill place with friendly staff and plenty of seating. Based on the waiting area this place gets super busy during peak hours. No wait after 1pm so get seated immediately. The roast beef Po Boy is the item to order. Delicious Italian bread with the fixing on top making one hell of a sandwich. The fried sweet potatoes were excellent, fried to perfection and crispy. I’m sure the other Po boys are excellent as well but the roast beef is what I came for and was not disappointed. Enjoy my foodie connoisseurs.

James Cullifer

Great location in Bucktown to get a traditional PoBoy in a very home style environment. Very friendly Wait Staff, and haven’t had a bad thing to eat here! While I wished I could have grabbed a picture of the “Debris Fries”, unfortunately they didn’t last long enough. Certainly one of our favorite things on the menu. Highly recommend to anyone visiting the city, as right after eating, you can take a nice stroll down Lakeshore or head over to City Park.

forest1965 .

I had the one of the best shrimp salad at this place!!!

Annette Heredia

I haven't had the pleasure of visiting your amazing restaurant living in CA. But I just saw a rerun on Mystery Diners about your great food and location. I was more than thrilled seeing you fire that discussting DD! She was one for the books! Also, the way she spoke to Charles Stiles? Pathetic! It's obvious that you really care for your patrons and make the right decision as far as what family can get away with! That's why I'm giving you five stars....

Senor Martinez

Very good. Great, loud, affordable place for poor-boys an anything else

Shane Fisher

For real one of the best roast beef poboys in the city

Art Battle

Greasy place to eat. Very friendly atmosphere.

T Hawxhurst

Always Excellent food, and service!!!

Raoul Duke

Placed order for pick up. Was overcharged for Full size po boys when 1/2 was ordered. Asked for itemized receipt, was given unreadable photo copy of handwritten ticket. Been going here for 20 years as it is so close to my home. Don't go here. Shady servers trying to take advantage of locals. WEAK.

Charles Wusthoff

Grew up eating here before and after Katrina destroyed my house on Bellaire Dr. Hands down the best seafood and restaurant in New Orleans...and thier roast beef poboys are the best in the world, ya heard me!!!

Nicholas DiGerolamo

Good living and fun loving

Shannon Schritter

It's good New Orleans seafood from a local restaurant. We got a server that was not patient with us when we went. We enjoyed the food though and it was quick.

Sahar Khan

Great po boys.

Dmann Florida

Always a great place to get a muffalata. Yummy! Great seafood too.

David Jones

Amazing seafood!! Been there two times in as many days. Soft shell crab po boy, fried oyster po boy, fries with brown gravy . OMG! The people are super friendly. This is a MUST when you are in NOLA area.

Jim Bower

Family and locals eat here right on the other side of the dike containing Lake Ponchartrain. The food is good, and quickly served. We had the roast beef Pork Boy with gravy, a shrimp Po Boy, and onion rings. All were wonderful. We had too much to finish it all. No room for dessert, but they are good.

Christine Rice

Delicious food. My husband and I drove 3 hours today just to eat here. Poboys are amazing. Fast service. Friendly atmosphere. Will definitely make the drive again soon.

Noah Arthur

The ham poboy was on point. Gravy fries. Gumbo. You name it, it was all good.

Glen Henley

Great food and reasonable pricing. Service was great too. Can't find a thing wrong with R&O. Exceeded our expectations. Just add ranch dressing as an option for salad dressing.

victor avalos

Local comfort food always a very satisfying experience. Very gold seafood and Italian favorites.


Very busy, but yummy as usual


Roast beef poboy was excellent. Best bread ever! Fast and friendly service. Highly recommend.

Norman Loustalot

Great food and great service.

Paul Schulz

Food is absolutely incredible. Place was packed but they get you in quick. The Dixie Beer and 4 cheese fries with roast beef gravy was dessert and the hot sausage po-boy was awesome.

Michael Maloney

Italian Roast Beef should be spices not just slopping red gravey on the sandwich. This ruined the RB po boy

Ivy Lee

I don't hate it, just never been there

Stephen Simmerly

Absolutely the best roast beef po-boy ! Great friendly staff! And the hidden gem is the pizza!

Sebastian Merrell

Everything here is delicious and the portions are massive; great family atmosphere. get the shrimp salad to start

jeff Weber

Can't go wrong with this Bucktown staple! I have been a customer for a long time and have had most of thier menu over the last couple decades. They are constantly good always busy and the only thing I have been disappointed with that I have order was the salad. Avoid the salad and R&O has something on the menu that will satisfy everyone in your group. Not cheap but reasonably price for the quality and quantity of food you get. Odds are you will leave with lunch for the next day. Atmosphere is loud and usually cramped but the food is worth it!

Renee' Aucoin

Sadly a little disappointed for the second time. Still a great roast beef but a little dry.

Danforth Fleak

Roast beef. Holy moly. Get a half and a small fry with gravy. Just. Simply. Amazing.

mc26 playsminecraft

Archetecher is awsome service is incredible food is above average. No five star souly bc they gave us plastic straws without us asking

Wayne Dolese

Good food and good service

Michael Rea

The roast beef and cheese fries with gravy is too die for

Andrea F

Small parking lot, popular restaurant. Great po-boys and debris fries. Close to the lake.

David Smith

The R&O Special was delicious. Plenty of roast beef and ham. First visit here and will be back again.

Greg Flick

Damn good food

Charles Riley

Wow!! Even before you enter the place, the smells drifting across the car park are insanely good. As a guest from out of town, three of us had a pound of crawfish to start, then a shrimp, an oyster and a beef po boy. The waiter instantly recognised we would want to try/share each other's and suggested they all be cut into thirds. A side of fried onions to share, and dinner was done. Proper New Orleans hospitality. Lurve it!!!! :)

Eliot kamenitz

Best damn shrimp po boy in the metro area bar none. Perfectly fried and firm not flake off batter. Fresh French bread. The 1/2 sandwich is plenty.

Mike Logan

Came here after seeing it on The Layover w/Anthony Bourdain. Ordered the half roast beef and it was AAAMMMMZZZIIINNNG. Side order of onion rings and hush puppies, because, why not? Everything was great. The waiter "Eric" was extremely nice and helpful. Just a very down to earth place away from all the tourists (even though I'm one).

Kevin Bergeron

Great the best food great service

Renee George

R & O Special Dressed with Cheese Fries and side of gravy....


One of my favorite places to eat when I'm in the Lakeview area! Their french fries poboy is the best!

Bobby Campbell

A Bucktown institution for almost 40 years. Wonderful - sloppy! - roast beef po-boy.

Sarah Nelson

The best Muffalette on the planet.

Sherry Burlette

Great food. Service could have been better

Bill Leake

Delicious! The veal parmesan was great and we were seated right away.

Amanda Kadinger

R&O is a favorite among locals, and for good reason! They have the absolute best roast beef poboy in the NOLA area, among other great items on their menu like the soft shell crab. No tourist trap here, just amazing food and friendly service.

This Dude Here

Another place with awesome roast beef

Richard Carapezza

Great food friendly service The muffeletta is divine

Lara Frohnapfel

In my opinion, this place has the best gumbo in the city. Always make a point of stopping when I visit NOLA.


Great place to eat, If you never been there you should go and check it out. You won't be disappointed.

David Campbell

A local favorite... lights out New Orleans seafood and Italian specialties.

Fishing with Falgoust

Authentic New Orleans style Poboys that are good to the last bite.-Nathan Falgoust

Thomas Verseput

Great food fast service

Rodney Schoemann

Best shrimp salad and onion rings.

Shewanna Hunter

I had the roast beef poboy, I was delicious!

YB Husain

Very casual. Good comfort food. Lots of options. Good, efficient service.

Mitri Chaiban

Best roast beef sandwiches I've ever had.

Carolyn McCollum

It was ok .. chicken parmesan was not..gumbo was ok...not up to the standard you would hope for in New Orleans...

Helen Vigil

This is an old neighborhood joint. It is very noisy cause is an old building so it's hard to have a conversation.

Melissa Decker

Best roast beef poboy in the city.

Doug Martens

Great po boy. Excellent service. I am going back

Steviec Clackler

My wife and I really enjoyed the specialty sandwich the rno with the roast beef and Ham and all the fixings would be gravy the only setback of the greasy onion rings they were not really edible but everything else was great the service atmosphere and the specialty sandwich will be coming back will not get the onion rings

mad zax

The sandwiches aka Po Boys are made with an authentic french bread rolls that is difficult to find anywhere. My stuffed crab sandwich was great, my guest had a combination seafood plate that was overwhelming in size. Everything cooked perfect. Also had to sample the onion rings which were crispy on the outside, soft and flavorful on the inside. The order was very large and none of our table of 4 were able to eat all the food making a take home in order for later. Price fair, service great.

James Richards

Classic New Orleans neighborhood restaurant. Poboys great . Seafood great. Italian great. Pizza is too. I had the soft shell poboy excellent

Kirsten Kearney

Great food. Great service. Door to the ladies room needs some help. It is heavy and tends to slam on your arm.

Lynda Blasini

Very good food,very busy bustling place. Great prices!

Jamie Accomando

Great service by Gretchen. Doesn't do split checks, wish they had told us that upon arriving. But food was great and so was service

Rhonda Jones

Great place with good food Bring the whole family

Amy Goodin

Truly the best food you will find anywhere in New Orleans. It’s my go to place every single time in town. It’s one of the highlights of my trip and it’s where I take ever New Orleans newbie. It is NOT an upscale place. It is homey, comfortable, welcoming, and absolutely incredible food served with a friendly smile!! Give it a try. You will LOVE it!!

alaine slater

Good crawfish. R and O special is still good. Service is always good.

Hugh Coleman

My Grandfather loved this place and now we have a great time there as the British Motoring Club of New Orleans. Good food.

kayla kimball

Been going here all my life. Great poboys and italian food. The stuffed artichokes are not to be missed.

Jeff Childers

Great local restaurant. Had a great time and good food.

Joel Alford

Good little neighborhood seafood italian restaurant in bucktown. Not pricey

Jacob Lindsay

Awesome poboys, salads, and sandwiches. I love the Italian combo, it is to amazing!

HoustonPrince .

A good place with a local to go. Give it a try

Ib Jensen

Nice sandwich

MrsRay Positive

Love the food consistently delicious always Friendly service!

terri pritchett

It took a long time to get our food

Robert Battiste

Best muffaletta in town

Jim Perrien

Great restaurant. Everything good. Try the shrimp salad

Crystal Batey

Busy place place with quick friendly service. Had lunch with a large party and everyone enjoyed their food.

Suzanne Pike

Want a real New Orleans experience? Eat at R & O's. Been around forever, everything on the menu is great. Good mix of locals and tourists. Always busy, may have to wait at peak hours....but it's worth it. Dress however you like; not a fancy place, but a good one.


I cannot express enough how good the food is and how great the service was. The family and I went when they were their busiest and were quickly taken care and served our food within a reasonable time. The parking was the only downside to the experience.

Dodie Dupre

Best pony I've ever had!

Benjamin Leff

Always a classic! Been going for over 25 years now and it still feels feels like home. I hope to keep visiting for another 25 years!

Eleanor Onstott

Best crab claws and rear beef poboys hands down

Rob Lemen

The bomb, everything, classic

Sara Case

Love R & O's!

Brett Rettman

I love this place! Excellent food excellent prices in enormous portions. Best deal around!

Susanne Duplantis

A good old stand-by! A must for locals & out of towners! All done well. From tamales to pizza, to overstuffed poboys, especially my absolute favorite: Soft Shell Crab Parmesan Poboy & split Italian salad with a friend!

Ronnie Oldham

Best roast beef poboy. Wonderful part of town.

Anon Omus

Love the debris roast beef po-boy! One of the best in NOLA!

Kris Clulee

Great food and service. Love the chicken parmesan and roast beef poboy. Great selection of pizza, seafood, poboys and pasta. Can get very busy and loud. Parking can be a problem but lots of parking on the streets.

whitehead61 .

It's okay I guess. Crawfish fettuccini turned out to be angel hair and WAY too pricey to be no better than it was.

Terri Gregory

I love this place for the food and I feel like I'm going back in time.

Michael Brown

Best roast beef poor boy in the city. Gumbo is terrific. Best wait staff and ownership for any truly original restaurant in New Orleans. Beer is cold and the price is right.

Arthur Terry

Great menu! The staff is very attentive for the most part and they dont skimp on the portions!

Jay Meyer

Awesome place! Great service. I haven't eaten there in 20 years. The food was great. Same as I remember from way back. Can't wait to go again

Roy Michel

Basically an Italian restaurant, R&Os is a bit pricey, but the food is excellent. And most times you can eat half and take half home, so that mitigates the prices. I had the artichoke hearts and lettuce salad with Italian dressing ( the small portion) and I had trouble finishing that. The lasagna is wonderful, and even the spaghetti and meatballs are very tasty. The place was very crowded for lunch, but this is basically status quo for this restaurant. I recommend it highly.

S. R. G.

Roast Beef Poboy is worth the drive. The only problem is that I can't try other items on the menu because I always get the same thing. Great service and location.

Barry Edwards

Great local place. Love the roast beef poboy and Italian salad

Michelle Thiel

Incredible experience.....for the first time in my life I enjoyed onion rings

Rae Lam

The food is consistently good. Had the pizza for the first time in a long time. The crust is really good and Italian sausage tastes homemade.

Jon Meagher

Had the Lent Special Crawfish Fettuccine. It was out of this world

Tracy J. Kelly

Had the hot tamale balls as an appetizer. Unique, like the meat and masa of a hot tamale rolled up in a ball and swimming in a mexican brown gravy! Yum. Then had the R&O Special po-boy - ham, roast beef, swiss cheese, debris gravy, and dressed - lettuce, tomato, pickle, & mayo. GREAT po-boy. On a seeded leidenheimer french loaf. Yum-Yum!

Joey Dauphine

I didn't hate the food. But the crawfish was not spicy. Just could've been better.

Michelle McClendon

My grandmother loved this place and now I know why!!! Tamale balls were awesome. Love the pepperoni pizza. They put their toppings underneath the cheese. You can tell it's real cheese.. just awesome. Veal parmesan was pretty great too!!! I was more worried about taking leftovers than my own purse which I had to go back and get. Lol

Lenny Crist

Very nice portions of delicious Italian food. Great lakefront location. Servers are friendly but a little over worked and hurried. Decent atmosphere but a little too bright.

Kathleen Ramsey

Long wait to sit and for food but delicious as always

Sandra Capriati

This is where I bring my mom when she’s in town visiting with me. It’s really authentic and popular with the locals although it is becoming more and more popular with tourists it feels. I believe this is where you get the best debris po’boys in town. The bread they use, the mayo and the texture and flavour of the shredded beef are all awesome. I’ve not been able to finish a full-sized one yet but I’m gonna keep going back and trying! 

e b

Perfect local spot for great food!

Joel Laneri

Amazing seafood po boys...

Business Hours of R & O Restaurant and Catering in Louisiana

11AM–3PM 5–9PM
11AM–3PM 5–9PM
11AM–3PM 5–10PM


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