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Subway Cafe

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1000 Herr St, Harrisburg, PA 17103-1316
(717) 412-7128
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Been going here for years. The pizza is just amazing, can't be beat. The lasagna is also very good....I think it sells out. It's nothing fancy inside, but the service is good. Definitely charming in its own way.

Thank melissa a
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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207 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

This restaurant doesn't do any advertising, is word of mouth, and was busy when we were there on a Monday night. The restaurant doesn't offer items for people with restricted diets and the only reason they did not get 5 stars. We do not have any issues, but out daughter does and that would eliminate Subway Cafe from our rotation... More 

Thank pitt_twins
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Love Love this Place! Fish bowl beers and Pizza are the best! Nothing fancy just real old school charm:)

Thank Kathy S
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Crappy beer, dank (in a bad way) atmosphere and over priced (but tasty) pizza. You can do better. Both, "you", as in "you the reader" and "you, Subway Cafe" could do better. Is it is currently you, the ready, could pick a better option. And you, Subway Cafe, the once cult-like dear of Harrisburg, you could up your game. Spruce... More 

Thank Thundergrass
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Outside is not welcoming, but once you're inside, you know you are an appreciated guest. Home made lasagne dinner for under $10!!! The Pizza is to die for! I've been enjoying it for nearly 50 years!

Thank robin s
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

First trip back in almost 2 years to this Harrisburg landmark. Got in on a Friday morning right before the lunch crowd hit. Service was prompt and accurate. My pizza with anchovies and onions was exactly what I expected, and I devoured it in no time flat. However, my guest was not impressed with her rigatoni and meatballs. She said... More 

Thank Fease
York Haven, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Wonderful pizza and great desserts. Interesting beer and cocktail selection. Nice, friendly atmosphere.

Thank Patti F
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

My friends and I have been dining here almost every Friday evening for the past 15 years. Classic Italian menu with reasonable prices. Their signature item is the individual thin crust pizza which was voted "The Best Pizza in Central Pizza" by PennLive Magazine. The best pizza "go-with" is the unique "fishbowl" of your favorite beverage. The desserts are not... More 

Thank Judoir
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Traditionally a local neighborhood bar that specializes in outstanding, homemade Italian food. Uniqu "upside down" pizza has not changed in 50 years. took date here in 1960's now take grandkids there for unique pizza experience. Pizza and beer night out does not get any better.

Thank Tom S
Greenville, South Carolina
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308 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

The place is definitely not what I expected. It's a small corner bar that advertises pizza and spaghetti as their specialties. My wife got a cheese pizza and just didn't like it. Crust appeared to be from outside/frozen. The cheese appeared to be cheddar. Sauce was not to her liking. I tried a piece...it was different...ok, but not the best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Herr St, Harrisburg, PA 17103-1316
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: (717) 412-7128

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