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Giamela's Submarine Sandwiches

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216 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91502-1724
818-845-6611
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Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Best in Burbank

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 1, 2015
Gwinnie18
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Burbank, California
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Burbank, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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 

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Thank Gwinnie18
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 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.

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Thank DBuksh
Los Angeles, California
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108 reviews
81 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.

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Thank tinalouise63
APPLE VALLEY
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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 

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Thank CHARLES S
Los Angeles
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 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 

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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 

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Thank HawaiianChick
Burbank, California
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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.

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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 

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Thank Frances M
Santa Clarita, California
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

This is a dive of dives. For many years it didn't even have a sign, it was a broken frame of a sign with nothing in it, and all of their business came from word of mouth. Looks like a little red house with a couple picnic tables on the patio. Even though it's now quite a drive for me... More 

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Thank Tom T
burbank, ca
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224 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

It's been a long time since I last visited Giamela's. Their pepper steak sub was a standout. I just tried it again. Nothing has changed...it's still the best. It's not fancy, just sauted steak heaped in a soft loaf the size of a submarine and loaded with chopped tomatoes, onions and pickles. Tempted to try the pastrami sub, which has... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 216 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91502-1724
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burbank
  • Phone Number: 818-845-6611

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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