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1541 North Howe Street, Southport, NC
(910) 457-5143 ‎
Today
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Wow......gotta try the calzone with homemade marinara sauce

Visiting the area and saw this restaurant. What a find! Very, very plain atmosphere but excellent menu and very attentive servers. You will love this place!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Glenn M
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Visiting the area and saw this restaurant. What a find! Very, very plain atmosphere but excellent menu and very attentive servers. You will love this place!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We have been coming to this place for many years. The chicken is delicious and the spaghetti is very good. My most favorite is the pizza. The pizza is perfect ! Great place to go for great food !

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

When you just want a sub or pizza in Southport, Famous Subs & Pizza is what you are looking for, don't look elsewhere

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Richmond, Virginia
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We had large cheese steak subs and salad. They offer all the fixings you could choose for a sub and they come with a few chips. Fries and onion rings were extra sides. Salad choices included Greek which includes feta cheese, olives,etc. All served promptly at correct temperature with ample portions. Delicious. Recommended for lunch or dinner.

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Holly Springs, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I discovered this place in 1990. Every Time I come to southport, it is a must visit. I love their pizza. My friend's favorite is the fried chicken. The restaurant is showing some age, but the pizza is great. I will continue my tradition, hopefully for another 25 years!

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Point Pleasant, West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We have stopped here the last couple years. We went last night and the pizza was great. My manicotti was burnt so they took it off the bill. It was okay since the pizza was great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Love this place. My favorite pizza in the area. Clearly a hand tossed pizza with tasty toppings. Beside pizza they have good burgers, excellent subs, nice salads, Italian entrees and fried chicken. All of it is good. The place is casual and pretty crowded at times. Ambiance is not fancy but very clean ( looks like it used to be... More 

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Southport, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The only reason we eat here from time to time is their chicken...they deep fry it (without breading) so it's super crispy outside while tender inside. It is pretty pricey though but that's why it's a treat.

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Salem, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

I recently moved to Southport. I had a craving for fried chicken. Looked up online and it seemed Famous Subs was the place. They do make it fresh, I'll give them that. The chicken did have a non greasy, crispy coating but no flavor. The fries were limp. And again, no flavor. Very bland. Guess next time I'll try Bo... More 

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Homestead, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Great Fried Chicken, some of the best I have ever eaten. The subs are really good to. Fresh, fast and delicious. The fried chicken is crisp and juicy.

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Additional Information about Famous Subs & Pizza

Address: 1541 North Howe Street, Southport, NC
Phone Number: (910) 457-5143 ‎
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1541 North Howe Street, Southport, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: (910) 457-5143 ‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pizza
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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