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Sub Arena Sandwich Shop

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2805 Avenue L, Fort Madison, IA 52627-3739
+1 319-372-5001
10:30 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 10:30 - 20:00
Sat 10:30 - 15:00
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Fort Madison, Iowa
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

great subs and friendly service! The owner has lived here her whole life and knows people by name. great place for baby showers or birthday parties

Thank raescar1
Burlington, Iowa
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Always fresh and fast service. The bread is soft meet and vegetables fresh. Sides include chips, deserts, potato salad. A foot long sandwich is too much so order a half or quarter. I haven't tried the soups yet but will as weather gets colder. Great alternative to fries and burgers.

Thank redlexus79
Burlington, Iowa
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83 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

They have a good sub Sandwich. They alos have soups and desserts. Does not have long enough hours for most people.

Thank babysmama
Fort Madison, Iowa, United States
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

Better than any of the chains. Fresh bread, awesome variety of sandwiches, flavored sodas, yummy desserts, good soup. Great staff.

Thank Christina H
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117 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Decent subs. Kind of like subway, but better service, not the "Subway smell" and quick service. Hours are good for lunch and easy to take out. Seating inside can be an issue as the place is always crowded. Also, sandwiches are made to order with no substituting of ingredients, as there is a set list of subs they make. Good... More 

Thank Ian C
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

This is another must visit place for me when I visit my home town. It isn't fancy, but the subs are good and the service is good.

Thank Molly E W
Fort Madison, Iowa
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77 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

If you like subs and want something aside from Subway, try here! Not fancy, just a comfortable, quiet place to eat some good food.

Thank Letha A
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68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

My husband and I have lived in the area for a few years but somehow only discovered Sub Arena a few months ago. The meat and cheese are thinly sliced, veggies plentiful and the bread...it's all about the bread, it's delicious! You can have a quarter, half or whole sandwich, hot or cold. They have a nice selection of chips,... More 

Thank gingertoo
Mount Pleasant, Iowa
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94 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2013

This is a 'Mom and Pop' sub shop. The food is average, the parking could be a little better, but if you want something other than Subway, you can't go wrong going here!

Thank WeLuvCollegeFootball
Farmington, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2012

I've been eating there since I was a kid, and I'm here to tell you, no matter where I go I will always make time to come back to Fort Madison and get a Whole #1 Cold on White. With a Vanilla Mountain Dew no less. By far the best, quality sandwiches you'll find around. Real Cheese, real meat, real... More 

Thank Barry C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2805 Avenue L, Fort Madison, IA 52627-3739
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Fort Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 319-372-5001

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