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Sub Arena Sandwich Shop

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2805 Avenue L, Fort Madison, IA 52627
319-372-5001
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10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mom and Pop Subway

Decent subs. Kind of like subway, but better service, not the "Subway smell" and quick service. Hours are good for lunch and easy to take out. Seating inside can be an issue as the place is always crowded. Also, sandwiches are made to order with no substituting of ingredients, as there is a set... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
Ian C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Decent subs. Kind of like subway, but better service, not the "Subway smell" and quick service. Hours are good for lunch and easy to take out. Seating inside can be an issue as the place is always crowded. Also, sandwiches are made to order with no substituting of ingredients, as there is a set list of subs they make. Good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is another must visit place for me when I visit my home town. It isn't fancy, but the subs are good and the service is good.

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Fort Madison, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you like subs and want something aside from Subway, try here! Not fancy, just a comfortable, quiet place to eat some good food.

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Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My husband and I have lived in the area for a few years but somehow only discovered Sub Arena a few months ago. The meat and cheese are thinly sliced, veggies plentiful and the bread...it's all about the bread, it's delicious! You can have a quarter, half or whole sandwich, hot or cold. They have a nice selection of chips,... More 

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Mount Pleasant, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

This is a 'Mom and Pop' sub shop. The food is average, the parking could be a little better, but if you want something other than Subway, you can't go wrong going here!

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Farmington, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

I've been eating there since I was a kid, and I'm here to tell you, no matter where I go I will always make time to come back to Fort Madison and get a Whole #1 Cold on White. With a Vanilla Mountain Dew no less. By far the best, quality sandwiches you'll find around. Real Cheese, real meat, real... More 

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Burlington, IA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Sub Arena is a local sub shop that has really fresh soft bread for the subs. There is a lot of subs to choose from when you eat here. It is so much better than Subway. It is a little more expensive than Subway but tastes so much better.

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Fort Madison, IA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

Some of my old friends and I met here to have lunch and catch up. It was wonderful, food was great and the service was wonderful!

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Fort Madison, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

Good food... Wish it served Coke products............

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Canton, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2011

It is a sub shop, but they offer alot more options and than Subway. Just a nice small town sandwhich shop

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Additional Information about Sub Arena Sandwich Shop

Address: 2805 Avenue L, Fort Madison, IA 52627
Phone Number: 319-372-5001
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Fort Madison
Open Hours:
Monday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Address: 2805 Avenue L, Fort Madison, IA 52627
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Fort Madison
  • Phone Number: 319-372-5001
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm

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