We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 151 Johnstown Restaurants

Em's Original Sub Shop

1111 Scalp Ave, Johnstown, PA 15904
814-269-3493
Website
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
Ranked #47 of 151 Restaurants in Johnstown
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Restaurant details
Write a Review

7 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    4
    0
    2
    0
    1
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
pennsylvania
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Average at best. It depends on which Em's you go to as far as the quality of the subs. Mostly run by teenagers (Goucher St.) and they can be rude and ignore you. The food is mediocre at best.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Windber, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If you have a chance to stop into an Em's Sub shop, try a super Original Grinder or if you are really hungry get the Torpedoe. Fabulous!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bedford, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Their subs are great! The bread is delicious and the meats and cheeses are good quality making just a delicious sub. This is a small store that has. The personality found back in the 50's and 60's making it a great little stop. There are no tables, so plan on eating your sub at home or on the road. The... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
pennsylvania
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Ordered a grilled chicken sub plain. Repeated the plain twice only person in store 4 employees working and still waited 15 min for a sub loaded with everything whoops was asked if I wanted a new one but I needed to move on with my life....maybe the 3 employees just hanging out watching the one person working could help out... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Em's is still good if you plan to eat it right away. I used to purchase subs to take camping or to friends out of state and they were still good. Now the bread gets soggy quick,can't even store for a few hours without getting soggy. Bring back the good bread please. Em's also has great gobs,and good soups.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

A Johnstown tradition. Best sub sandwich you'll ever eat. Huge sandwich, loaded with meat, cheese, and veggies and great sub bread. When we return home, always on the list of places to eat and we always make sure we take some back home with us. Live in Virginia Beach and can't find anything to match.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dumfries, Virginia, USA
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Being from a big city - I am always amazed at the lower prices and quality of food...especially at Em's. We don't leave Johnstown without getting a sub to go. And they carry Hanover chips, orange "pop" and homemade "gobs". It don't get much betta!!!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Em's Original Sub Shop also viewed

 

Been to Em's Original Sub Shop? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Em's Original Sub Shop

Address: 1111 Scalp Ave, Johnstown, PA 15904
Phone Number: 814-269-3493
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Johnstown
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Em's Original Sub Shop staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?