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“Better than subway” 5 of 5 stars
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Firehouse Subs
1201 N Main St Ste 700, Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 923-5400
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Ranked #31 of 127 Restaurants in Suffolk
Cuisines: Delicatessen
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Better than subway”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

I moved here from Texas and my parents took me to firehouse. He had said this was better than subway. I didn't believe him till I had the BBQ sub. Oh it was so good. The decor is just awesome. I love little delis like this. Living in Texas you see a lot of these. I don't always want a hug meal and soup and salad or a nice delish sandwich is what I need. The staff are polite and welcome you as you come in. I will be going back.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Clemmons, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Tried for first time, never again”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

When I walked in there was only 2 people ahead of me so I ordered and waited for a to go order. I only ordered one sub. It took 15 minutes. Staff never smiled and you could tell they were working as slowly as possible. My sub was very small for the price it was and tasteless. I'll stick with Subway!!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Troy, MI
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Prepare to get the wrong food”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

Been to Firehouse before in Ohio and they had decent food. Tried this one while on vacation with the family in VA and it was horrible! The staff never smiled, and the cashier was abrupt and rude to us. We had to wait about 10 minutes for our food to be prepared, and when it was brought to the table, 3 of the 4 meals were incorrect. How can you mess up subs that badly?!?

The entire staff was scary looking and never smiled and frankly I was scared to ask them to honor their "If this is not the best sub..." commitment. Saw other guests getting incorrect orders as well. Definitely not better than Jersey Mike's subs.

And on top of that, their Coke machine was out of multiple flavors. On a Saturday? Come on, is there even a manager there to see what is going on?

  • Visited June 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Suffolk, Va.
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Hook and Ladder, WOW!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

Great service, great taste and always clean. Super value for a warm lunch.

Visited May 2012
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Good subs, good service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

Fast and efficient. Plenty of seating. Try some of the specialty subs.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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