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Johnny's Po-Boys Restaurant Review: Those wondering if a restaurant that has served the same fare unaltered for more than a half century can still thrive need to visit Johnny’s, opened by Johnny and Betty De Grusha in 1950. French Quarter workers and visitors alike feast on its cornucopia of classics. Choices include lean boiled ham, well-done roast beef in garlicky gravy, and crisply fried oysters or shrimp among a wide variety of fillings enclosed in soft-crusted French bread. The chili may not float in San Antonio, but the red beans and rice are respectable. Hearty, bounteous breakfasts focus on egg dishes, biscuits and muffins. Wash down lunch or breakfast with a cold beer. For dessert, try the true 1950s-style banana split with everything imaginable on top, including gummy bears. Signature red-and-white checked tablecloths and a long line of hungry diners becoming fast friends in the small, brightly lit storefront signal that you're in the right spot.