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Submarine Tender

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200 Des Plaines Ave, Forest Park, IL 60130-1202
708-366-4690
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10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 am

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Just what we wanted.

Good subs and hamburgers. Fries were crispy. Service is very fast and friendly. Hard to find good subs.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 21, 2015
Gary L
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Brenham, Tx
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Brenham, Tx
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Good subs and hamburgers. Fries were crispy. Service is very fast and friendly. Hard to find good subs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

That's all you need to know...gyros and BG fries! When we're back in the area this is one of the first stops we have to make. It doesn't look like much and the parking sucks but it's totally worth it!

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Thank Julie D
Cuernavaca, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

These subs are the best around. Fresh ingredients piled by heavy-handed staff. The pastrami is delicious. You can choose a few sizes, and the subs range in price (about $5-7). I've ordered a few super subs to slice up for parties, and they're always a big hit. I really like the buttery garlic fries. One heaping portion is enough for... More 

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Auburn, United States
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The subs and salads were great. Make sure you try their Cheesy/Garlic fries! They are fantastic right out of the fryer. Fast and efficient service.

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Thank Leon J
Bolingbrook, IL
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Heard about these guys on Chicago's Best a few years ago. Everybody was raving about their fries, so I had to try them. Keep in mind they do have a lot of other items like the typical fast food place (burgers, chicken sandwiches, beef sandwiches, and of course Sub sandwiches. Was only in the mood to try the BG (Butter... More 

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Kingston, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Could not get food anywhere one night because we did not have a car, so no drive thoughs. Finally ended up here. Service was...okay. The food was good though and the prices were very agreeable. Open til 4am on the weekend. Would definitely keep this in mind for late night food runs...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2008

There is no scene... But there is "THE WORLD"S BEST CHEESE FRIES!" Open till 3:00-4:00 good sub sandwiches served hot or cold, and a great gyros.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 200 Des Plaines Ave, Forest Park, IL 60130-1202
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Forest Park
  • Phone Number: 708-366-4690
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 4:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 4:00 am

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