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The Yellow Submarine

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503 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122-2513
+1 415-681-5652
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“sandwiches” (11 reviews)
“pepper steak” (2 reviews)
“pastrami” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
American, Deli
503 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122-2513
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

Really good sandwiches! It was a good price as well. I loved my meatball sub and my husband liked the Italian sub.

1  Thank Amy H
Reviewed October 14, 2017

twelve bucks (cash) which starts as a hassle. Add soda for a couple bucks. When is paying fourteen bucks for one person for s sandwich good. Roast beef doesn't completely cover the bread, so the ends are lacking meat. Tastes good. But for 14 bucks,...More

Thank LasVegasGoodstuff
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

This place may not look like much,but it's fantastic! Italian combo and pepper steak were so so good! The potato salad was also really yummy.

Thank Sierra R
Reviewed August 16, 2017

We found this place by accident and we are glad that we did. The chicken sub was really good and different than your standard sub places. They do only accept cash at this location. I would definitely recommend to friends.

Thank rapitch
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

They only accept cash, which was ok, but something to plan for. Sandwiches were good. Garlic Fries were not. The were potato slices that were heavily seasoned with garlic, but many of them were not done all the way through. Atmosphere was dirty and there...More

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed June 25, 2017

This place has been around a long time. My brothers and father love it. Lots of yummy combos. You can smell onions from 2 blocks away at lunchtime. Has a loyal following and new all the time.

Thank IrishGermanSwedish
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Perfect lunch sandwich, but even the medium sandwich was huge, so share! We headed to Golden Gate Park after and later wished we had gotten the lunch to go and ate in the park.

Thank Sidney B
Reviewed April 18, 2017

I used to live 2 blocks from this place and the sandwiches were really good. Hubby was nostalgic and decided to get a couple of their sandwiches whereas I went down the block to get a poke salad fix. When we got home later, the...More

Thank Chartreuse
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

We used to come here in the 80s when we were in school at UCSF. The same ladies are still here and the sandwiches bring back great memories. If you are in the area you need to stop in for a great sandwich.

Thank NCSoccerDad
Reviewed April 6, 2017

I first went to the Yellow Sub back in high school, 20+ years ago. It was a rite of passage to eat an entire sandwich (always a large steak & cheese) in one sitting. Nowadays I eat half of it and save half for later....More

Thank Matt C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $8
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 503 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122-2513
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Sunset
  • Neighborhood: Sunset
  • Phone Number: +1 415-681-5652
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