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Giamela's Submarine Sandwiches

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216 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91502-1724
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Simi Valley, California
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been going to Giamela's for over 30 years. The place is a hole in the wall with about 7 booths and tables set up inside, pick nick style tables outside on the patio. You can order a small or large sandwich. My favorite is the hot pastrami. The pastrami is shredded and stews in juices while waiting for... More 

Thank Barry K
North Hills
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522 reviews
425 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

It's been a long time since I had a Giamela's Sub, so I decided to see if it was still as good as it used to be. The answer is "YES". Big, soft rolls, plenty of cold cuts and tons of tomato, onion, pickle and seasoning. It sure brought back some fond memories of my younger days growing up in... More 

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Burbank, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

These are the best subs in Burbank; my favorite, pepper steak, but the meatball subs are equally delish! Get them with "everything" for the full experience. The small is truly big enough for two unless you're extra hungry. There's usually a line, but even then you're in and out the door in just a few minutes. There are tables inside... More 

Thank Gwinnie18
Seattle, Washington
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Fresh ingredients and great meatballs always sum up my visits. The pickles are great and this has become a must stop after stumbling across is 7 years ago. The service is quick and friendly and the soup is a must on a gray day.

Thank DBuksh
Los Angeles, California
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110 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great sandwiches awesome value big meaty turkey sandwiches. Diced pickles tomato onion mayo sesame seed roll. Tasty meaty. Steak and cheese is mouth watery. Very resonable prices. Sell great pizza too. One in sunland sells beer just a heads up. One in Atwater doesn't and Atwater is cash only. Cards accepted in sunland. Very fast service. Great meal everything.

Thank tinalouise63
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Small hole in the wall with a small kitchen with a stove and a pot sitting on it, but out of that pot comes some of the best pepper steak, they put it on a roll and the load the pepper steak on then the have large serving spoons and load the chopped tomatoes, pickles and onions at your choosing,... More 

Los Angeles
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63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I LOVE this place, I have been going here for 40+ years. The same guys have been working there forever. It's all cash but they have an ATM located inside in case you don't have cash on you. They will even put your toppings on the side if you want. Don't forget to tip them a buck or two :... More 

Thank Zepinky
Los Angeles
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I have been eating at this restaurant since I was a small kid. Being raised in nearby Atwater, it was one of the first restaurants there. Basically, the sandwiches made them famous and the pizza keeps people coming back. The pepper steak sandwiches have always been my favorite, the steak is chopped up and comes with bell peppers (cooked) and... More 

Thank HawaiianChick
Burbank, California
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

It's a great sandwich...I had the turkey with mustard and toppings. I have driven by this place for almost 5 years and finally had an opportunity to try it. It's exactly what I thought it was going to be. A delicious huge simple sandwich. Next time I want to try to meatball sub.

Thank AmyFatimah
Glendale, California
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

The tuna sandwich here cannot be beat! I order it with the works, which means chopped onions, peppers and tomatoes. They offer cheese, which I pass on. The roll is perfect and the price is right. They also have at least 5-6 other kinds of meat sandwiches, but I can't give up the tuna. They have chips and soda. Simple... More 

Thank Frances M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91502-1724
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burbank
  • Phone Number: 818-845-6611

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