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Marina Submarine

Marina District
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2299 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123-3901
+1 415-921-3990
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:30
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 11:00 - 16:30
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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The owner takes pride in making your sandwich. Tons of high quality meats, cheese and toppings, and special sauce( on the Italiano) Excellent!

Thank ABQresident87114
Montague, Michigan
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Stopped here for lunch after reading TA. Place is basic as basic gets which is a relief as I am not wowed by the "gourmet" places. As stated in many reviews, this is a one man show and he does a great job. Very short and to the point. He uses standard deli meats (think Jennie-O) but piles the subs... More 

Thank Robert K
Dijon, France
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

What a great discovery . The subs are so good , fresh and tasty . Be careful the medium size is huge . The place to eat. You need to try this old school sub joint

Thank Denisdesae
Hong Kong, China
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60 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

The "soup Nazi" comparison below is accurate. Get in line, have your order ready, and watch the master do his thing. Oh..and have cash (only) ready. The whole place looks like it's stuck in the 1970s; the owner is clearly putting all his focus into product quality. Undeniably the best sandwiches in this neighborhood - perhaps the best in the... More 

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San Francisco
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Excellent. Many have compared place to the famous "soup Nazi" of Seinfeld fame. And for good reason! Excellent food, served in a no-nonsense manner. There's a reason for the lines on the weekends!

1 Thank DLX812
Newport, Rhode Island
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Grew up in San Francisco and didn't find this little gem until high school. First off, the guy who makes the sandwiches is an absolute legendary sandwich artist. Just watching him put together one of his sandwiches is worth going to see. He's an extremely awesome friendly guy as well and goes by the name "Q!" Secondly, the sandwiches are... More 

1 Thank TonyBass1987
ann arbor michigan
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145 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 498 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2013

We stayed in a hotel nearby and were looking for a quick lunch. We found Marina Submarines and were so happy we did. Just fantastic sandwiches!

1 Thank robd
Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2011

Whatever you do, make sure you get avocado and the sauce. It can change your life. The sandwiches are huge. The dude behind the counter is the man, and the sandwiches are soooo good. I've been probably 45 times and its consistently great. Also great to just grab and go eat in a nearby park.

1 Thank kahnjoey
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2010

While sightseeing one day, my husband and I stumbled upon Marina Submarine (2299 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123-3901 (415) 921-3990). Since it was our first time, we were a little confused and thankfully it wasn’t too crowded so we didn’t feel overly embarrassed. We tried placing our order with the cashier, but were told we ordered directly with the... More 

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Reviewed 8 July 2008

Yummy, toasted, hearty! Sure the line is horrible, yet if you think to call for your sandwich in advance you won't have to wait long.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Fast food, Delicatessen, Soups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:30
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2299 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123-3901
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Marina District
  • Neighbourhood: Marina District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-921-3990

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

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Marina District
Beautiful homes, beautiful people, and a beautiful backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge welcome visitors to the Marina. Originally the location for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 (whose remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city. With the picturesque bay setting as its backdrop, it’s no surprise that the area has hosted numerous movie productions. Daytime activities focus on café culture and boutique shopping, while the evenings turn this neighbourhood into a party-going hotspot.
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