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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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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good Subs and Salads

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
J_David_E
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Richmond, Virginia
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Montreal, Canada
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123 reviews 123 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

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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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

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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101 reviews 101 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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Taylorsville, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

I went inside to place a to go order. The staff was talking amongst themselves about paying their bills and boyfriend drama. The girl that took my order didn't seem to mind that I was waiting while she was cursing about how lousy her boyfriend is. The building is a bit run down, but the food was great. I will... More 

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Greenville, North Carolina
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67 reviews 67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Everything here is very good. Sandwiches, pizza, and salads. Be warned this is not white table cloth dining, but good good nonetheless. Always crowded at peak time, which lends credence to my opinion. Also, I would suggest take-out and eat at home.

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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?