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Jul 24, 2007 04:55 AM

Best sub shop in Miami?

Is there such a thing? Nothing stands out in my mind. Let me hear your suggestions.

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  1. I'm a fan of the Salami Provolone at Le Sandwicherie. Don't forget the toppings and their sauce.

    Not a sub place but the fancy albacore tuna at Epicure (Miami Beach) is a must.

    Meatball Parm at Macaluso's Market too(MBeach)

    La Sandwicherie
    229 14th St, Miami Beach, FL 33139

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    1. re: Sobe

      Salami provolone is my favorite there too. I just found a new sandwich gem---Fresh on Fifth--the corner of Fifth and get a check list and check off whatever you want..they use Boars Head products and have very very fresh ingredients, thus deserving of their name...

      1. re: Sobe

        I second La Sandwicherie - their Turkey & Brie sub is to die for at any time of the day / night

      2. I'm no expert on subs, but a friend of mine is - and he's extremely picky about it. And he has told me that the best Subs place he has had so far in Miami was on the first floor of the Dominion tower in the medical center.

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        1. re: mialebven

          I used to go to the sub shop in the Dominion Tower when I had to go to recertification school at JMH. The hot subs quite good, with a large variety available. I liked to jerk chicken sub a lot.

          La Sandwicherie was always mobbed at lunchtime and my time limited, so I rarely ate there. When I did it was quite good, but with San Loco so close by....
          I refuse to go to Miami Beach unless absolutely necessary. After working on the Beach for 27 years, it is one of the last places on Earth I want to be.

          1. re: keysrat

            "I liked to jerk chicken sub a lot."

            Uh, that sounds like a personal issue haha.

            I think Sandwicherie is overhyped. Sure, their subs are pretty good but they dont "wow" me.

            The best sub shop in my opinion is Sub Serious in the Gables. The bread is awesome and the subs are stacked and not too expensive either. Best steak n' cheese or chicken n' cheese outside of the Northeast US, hands down.

            Sub Serious
            262 Andalusia Ave, Coral Gables, FL. 33134

            1. re: Blind Mind

              Bit of an oversell on Sub Serious IMO - I get from there every so often b/c it's convenient to my office, and it's good, but I don't think I'd ever go out of my way for it (i.e. get in a car and drive there, or walk more than, say, 4 blocks unless it's a particularly nice day). My fave is the steak "bomb" w/ peppers, mushrooms, onions, bacon & cheese.

              1. re: Frodnesor

                I agree. I used to work across the street from SS. I would easily put Blimpie before them. At least the Blimpie on Alton.

        2. La Sandwicherie
          Best Time Wine
          Frankie's Big City
          Enriquetas Pollo Especial
          La Spada (Broward)

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          1. re: netmover

            Does anyone know what is up with Frankie's? I drove by last night around 8:30 and it was closed with the lights off. There is a sign on the building stating, "full restaurant for lease."

            1. re: herbage

              ole Frankie can be found managing Andiamo these days. The BB construction put him out of biz. 5k/month triple net lease and the place is yours lock stock and barrel!

              1. re: netmover

                Darn, guess I will never get to try their recommended cheese steak.

                1. re: herbage

                  Herbage, Frankie's Philly was so-so at want a Top Notch Philly head to Sonny's in Hollywood. Well worth the trip from the MIA...stop for a frozen custard at Sicilianos afterwards and before catching the FLA Pike South to the muthaland.

            2. re: netmover

              La Spada's has the best subs in broward county in my opinion. Even the dolphin player's eat there. Subs are fresh and huge cant be beat

            3. Prosciutto & Fresh Mozz at Le Sandwicherie.

              Does anyone miss the UM sub shop with all the memorabilia that used to be on US-1? The subs were not fantastic by any stretch, but I miss it for some reason. Did they re-open somewhere?

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              1. re: JonasBrand

                Do you remember the name of the place? I used to go to UM and I vaguely remember a sub shop, but I can't think of the name for the life of me!

                1. re: anikahangel

                  Subrageous is what I think you were talking about. used to be next to a comic book store where the new whole foods building is now on red road. They have another location down by fiu thats still serving subs- in a strip mall on 16 street and 107 ave.

              2. While not necessarily a traditional sub shop, the sandwiches at Gardner's Markets are always phenomenal. Great ingedients, tons of options, huge sandwiches and a relative steal at $6.50.

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                1. re: mikek

                  Hiya Keys>

                  If yo do not mind driving a bit north of "Miami" on 441 and taking a left on Taft - hit Sonny's Famous Steak Hogies, 1857 Nw 66th Ave in a completely non-descript strip mall.

                  It's the real Philly deal...


                  1. re: advisor_Girl

                    Sorry AG, but the Philly cheesesteak is way overrated in my opinion. Im in Philly now actually. Tried Pats and Ginos and both are disgusting. Those are the tourist traps though, so Im gonna try some others on Sat/Sun to check out the cheesesteaks that locals go for.

                    1. re: Blind Mind

                      Don't like cheesesteaks?? That should result in instant revocation of your chowhound ID...

                      1. re: Blind Mind

                        When you call Pat's and Geno's disgusting, are you referring to the food you ate there? Or was it the atmosphere? Or something else?

                        1. re: Miami Danny

                          The food. I LOVE cheesesteaks, but the ones Ive had at Pats and Genos are way overrated. The meat is gross, cold, and has no flavor. Thank god they had plenty of hot sauce. Honestly, I bet 5 years ago they were great. Now, the prices are insane and they just slop the crap on a bun and throw it at you. It sucks IMO. I had a cheesesteak at Jim's Steaks today that was 100x better than Pats or Genos.

                        2. re: Blind Mind

                          blind mind-try john's roast pork in south philly nearby the ikea store.Only open for breakfast and lunch.Great cheesteaks,and even better roast pork sandwich.I'm from philly originally and grew up on lee's hoagies at 19th and cheltenham.

                        3. re: advisor_Girl

                          AG glad to hear you made it! Sonny's is the best I've ever had...

                          1. re: netmover


                            Made it?!

                            My MOM used to take us to Sonny's... I am a chip off the hound block 3 or 4 generations over. Real hounds are BORN this way.

                            : )


                            Note to Blind Mind (who's CRaaAzY):

                            Best Cheese Steaks in the PA Zone are Leo's 1403 Chester Pike (worth the drive) or Campos on Market Street or Dalessandro's or Tony Luke's... Steve's on Bustleton, Pudge's in BlueBell

                            You may be getting freaked out by the Cheez-whiz they ladle on in Philly but you CAN ask for provolone and it's all good. On South Street, try Jim's. The IDEA you think cheesesteaks are "disgusting" makes this shoe bee cry a little...

                            1. re: advisor_Girl


                              See above... I hit up Jims and their cheesesteak was the bomb diggity. Oh, and I get it provolone "wit out" as you would be forced to say at Pats.

                              I dont get why people think that because I said the cheesesteaks at Pats/Genos were disgusting that that somehow translates into me thinking all cheesesteaks are disgusting, because that couldnt be further from the truth. Thinking such is reverse foodcism haha. I love cheesesteaks. I ate at least 2/week in college (steak, provolone, mushrooms, bbq, and mayo is the bomb) and I also love the chicken cheesesteak as well.

                              So, get off my case already!!!! Hahaha ;)

                              1. re: Blind Mind


                                BCause you said, "Sorry AG, but the Philly cheesesteak is way overrated in my opinion..."


                                You dissed the whole cheese steak nation when I guess you only meant the last 2 belly bombs you ate. Grilled beef bigotry indeed! I, for one, forgave you until I read that you put bbq and mayo on your's.

                                CRaaAzY indeed!

                                : )


                                Try Sonny's...

                                1. re: advisor_Girl

                                  I guess I did blanket the cheesesteak community with that statement...

                                  Youre CRaAzY....CRaAzY haha :)

                          2. re: advisor_Girl

                            As long as we're creeping north, has anyone been to Famous Phil's on the NW corner of Broward and 441? Looks like a cheesesteak joint; I just noticed it today as I was doing a quick inventory of businesses in that plaza.