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Darleen's Sub & Pizza

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697 Islington St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4227
603-431-5445
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Newmarket, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

OK, so I love these sandwiches; a vietnamese/french concoction that is probably my favorite lunch option of all time. They do it very well here. You can spice it up with extra chili garlic sauce or just have it as is, which is the perfect combination of cucumbers, cilantro, carrots, mayo some sort of meat option (usually pork) all perfected... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

This place keeps getting better every time. The phat Si Ew is amazing. If you have never had it than you need to try it. The friendly staff and great food keeps making me coming back.

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Rye, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

Darleen's has always had a good reputation for subs, and since they added bahn mi sandwiches, it's gotten even better. I had the steak bahn mi and it was delicious. The roll was fresh and crisp. I usually get take-out because the place is small and there's not much seating. If they moved closer to the downtown area, they'd probably... More 

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Thank NHjo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

Everything about this sandwich was great. Super hot BBQ with the carrots and cucumbers with cilantro and spicy sauce. The people were friendly and it was clean. I will be having more soon.

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Hampton, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

This place is a classic hidden gem. I tried the bahn mi and it was super tasty, different, fresh, spicy, hot and it's very fairly priced. It's basically a Vietnamese style sub on French bread, toasted nicely, with toppings like shredded carrots, cucumber and lots of cilantro. The trick is, all their ingredients are fresh. I ordered fries and they... More 

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Thank Christopher L
Hampton, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

This sub shop changed hands several months ago and that's a good thing. The usual subs are good but go for the bahn mi subs or the pho when it's available. All home made by the owner and delicious. She even makes those delicious French style macarons for desert. This place is now one of those best kept secrets in... More 

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Thank Wolfman
South Berwick, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Mediocre food, run down building, and not worth the cost. I would not recommend this sandwich shop at all.

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

We ordered a couple pizzas from Darleen's, a Hawaiian and a pepperoni, bacon and mushroom. These were probably two of the best pizzas we've ever had. Darleen is a pizza goddess. If you're looking for pizza in Portsmouth you need to go here.

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Thank Mark M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2008

Great place, owner usually there, home cooking! Prices fair, portions big. The American Chop Suey(macaroni,ground beef,tomato sauce) is enough for two, and comes with garlic bread.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2007

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Vietnamese, Pizza
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 697 Islington St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4227
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: 603-431-5445

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