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DiBella's Old Fashioned Submarines

620 Jefferson Rd, Rochester, NY 14623-3260
585-475-1831
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Ranked #7 of 1,096 Restaurants in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Sandwiches
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

Nice place - wonderful place to pick up a well-made sandwich on homemade breads! The "Everything" bread was my favorite!

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I didn't know them until a couple of weeks ago. I had the Chicken Parmisan Panini and my husband had the Bufallo Chicken Sub. We both liked it very much. I recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

I'm a middle aged short fat guy. Suffix it to say I've eaten my share of subs ( and then some). These are as good as any I've ever had. I even loved the soup!!!

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Lexington, South Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Best subs I have ever had. The bread is amazing. The meats and cheeses are of good quality. The employees handled a situation with a customer with very strong allergies very well. The manager and employee ensured that there was something for her to eat. Friendly quick service for great food!

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The 1920's atmosphere with black white tile and the tim ceiling the best. The best subs made to order too.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

First time trying Dibella's for subs - since reviews were very positive. Now they have ruined me for other "chain" sub shops. The bread is out of this world! My son ordered a large (3 sizes -S, M, L) Meatball (hot) sub while I tried the Dagwood (cold). Menu was very simply laid out with a wide variety. Can try... More

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Rochester, New York
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1,309 reviews 1,309 reviews
854 restaurant reviews
392 helpful votes 392 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I am always surprised when I stop into the East Avenue branch of DiBellas subs. The product that they serve is always good; they make great subs on the best sub rolls in Rochester. (Wegmans got their rolls from DiBellas). However, the service ALWAYS does things that get my steam going, even when they are trying to be nice. Today,... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Yeah, their sandwiches and grinders are what they are known for but don't let that fool you! The chocolate chip cookies are amazing! I'm not even a sandwich guy but these mini chocolate chip cookies are a great, savory end to a scrumptious lunch meal on 2 pieces of bread!

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Bombay
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

By far the best subs you will have. The bread is incredibly fresh and the ingredients used are top notch. It is far better than any of the corporate chains. It thoroughly deserves its reputation and popularity.

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Hong Kong, China
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445 reviews 445 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Sub sandwiches in Rochester are incredibly delicious and much better than anywhere else in the world. No one understands that until they try it but it is very true. The bread is perfectly crunchy on the outside and doughy on the inside with the perfect amount of meat, cheese, veggies and dressing (YUMM!). There are many choices in Rochester and... More

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