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1000 Herr St, Harrisburg, PA 17103-1316
(717) 412-7128
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fast, friendly & tasty!

Good thin-crust pizza and friendly staff who manage to be accommodating and efficient. It's clearly one of those places that attracts long-term clientele, but you don't have to know the folks there to be pleased. I lived in New Haven CT for years, which claims to be the birthplace of U.S. pizza, so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2014
TomInPenn
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Pennsylvania
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  • Local cuisine
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Greenville, South Carolina
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172 reviews 172 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

The place is definitely not what I expected. It's a small corner bar that advertises pizza and spaghetti as their specialties. My wife got a cheese pizza and just didn't like it. Crust appeared to be from outside/frozen. The cheese appeared to be cheddar. Sauce was not to her liking. I tried a piece...it was different...ok, but not the best... More 

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Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Good thin-crust pizza and friendly staff who manage to be accommodating and efficient. It's clearly one of those places that attracts long-term clientele, but you don't have to know the folks there to be pleased. I lived in New Haven CT for years, which claims to be the birthplace of U.S. pizza, so I won't rave about Subway's, but it's... More 

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Duncannon, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews 61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

For years my boss has been telling me about the Subway Cafe, best pizza ever. About a month ago, he stopped there for lunch and brought me a single serve Pizza back. I took it home and reheated it in the oven, OMG. It didn't look really good, but once I re-heated, it was out-of-this-world! You have got to try... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

I've been eating at Subway cafe for 50 years. Always the same exceptional pizza that is personal size, thin cracker crust and delicious. I always start off with their awesome antipasto salad. The service is warm and welcoming and above all, very efficient which is hard to find in many restaurants. It is family owned, but the patrons are always... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We liked the unique interior and its history. We enjoyed the soup, salad and thin crust pizza. My husband particularly enjoyed the peanut butter pie. On the way out of the restaurant we met an older man who had been dining there with his daughter. His daughter shared that they regularly ate there and always enjoyed the food. She also... More 

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Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Been going to the Subway for 40 years and it never changes, in the best way possible. No wonder it won best pizza in the local paper's recent contest. Also love the lasagna and chicken park.

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Fair Oaks, California
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139 reviews 139 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Many, many years ago the Subway Cafe was THE place to go for pizza. Our foursome had lunch here yesterday and we were disappointed. Our two friends had personal pizzas. The crust was far too thin and burned around the edges. The sauce had a sweet taste and the additional topping portions for which you pay extra were not generous.... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This place has been around almost forever. Tiny and kind of shabby looking but once inside you will enter a world that seems to be the same as it was years ago. Scott behind the bar will say hello when you enter and the food will surprise you. The pizza is the star here.....outstanding crisp crust..great sauce and decent toppings.... More 

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Central PA
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87 reviews 87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Was new to this place this year and have been there twice in the past month. It's small but a great local watering hole with good food. The pizza is different due to the cracker type crust but the sauce and cheese really make up for it. Happened to hit it on a Friday night and got the lasagna special... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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80 reviews 80 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Based on all of the rave reviews we have read in our local paper (they won the Hbg pizza contest), my husband and I were anxious to try this little restaurant. It is a small, neighborhood style bar/restaurant. Friendly staff. The pizza is a bit unique but neither of us thought it was great. I had the spaghetti - it... More 

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Address: 1000 Herr St, Harrisburg, PA 17103-1316
Phone Number: (717) 412-7128
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1000 Herr St, Harrisburg, PA 17103-1316
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: (717) 412-7128

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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