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Carl's Steak Subs

55 Prospect St, Waltham, MA 02453-8522
(781) 893-9313
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Ranked #5 of 159 restaurants in Waltham
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Soups
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- Aug 20, 2014
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English first
Waltham, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

I got an Italian sub about a year ago and it was awesome. Last week I ordered a mushroom cheesesteak and was disappointed. The steak was an odd texture, not shaved like Philly or Chicago, rather it was in little pellets that were tough and spilled everywhere. The mushrooms were not cooked enough for me.

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129 reviews 129 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Wow is what both me and my husband said after one bite of the Cajun cheese steak sub from here! You can add whatever you want to it even sausage and bacon for no up charge! Awesome! And the footling sub is only one buck more and trust me you want to get it!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Dare you to order (and finish) any large Carl's cheese steak sub. Out of this world for decadent delight!

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I was recommended to check this place out when I moved to the area and I must say I am glad I gave ti a try. The subs are massive and stuffed to the brim with whatever you would like. The chipotle cheese steak is amazing. What is unique is it is not just subs. They have all types of... More

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

The best burrito for miles around. Parking can be a bit tricky but I usually just park in the gas station across the street and quickly duck in and out. Call in advance to have your order ready when you get there.

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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66 reviews 66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Best sub in the world - sorry Philly, this place has you beat. Try the cherry bomb or kamakazi subs and you won't be disappointed. Only 20 minutes from Logan Airport - worth the trip. Seating is outside, by the gas station but you can always eat in the car... See you next trip!

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Tomball, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We were reluctant at first when we saw the place but we were definitely pleasantly surprised. Great subs, we ended up going back two days later. The 'chipotle steak' is excellent. Be warned, sandwiches are huge, two people can easily share a large.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

I work less than a half mile from this place, and it is amazing that I've never been here before for lunch. It is by far the best Steak and Cheese sub I've ever eaten. And the subs are massive! It's a small place, and very busy, so try to get here before the lunch-time rush. They have a few... More

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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62 reviews 62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

A hole in the wall with the best steak subs in Waltham! Try the Firecracker. Pizzas are good as well.

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Carls is not the kind of place you go for a health-minded meal, in fact, it's best that you just leave any sort of calorie/cholesterol counting out of your entire trip or you'll ruin the experience. They have every possible combination of steak and cheese sub you can imagine, and they are huge -- filling an italian loaf -- huge.... More

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