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Meatball subs in the San Fernando Valley

Filmfreaketta Aug 31, 2003 03:18 AM

Any recommendations?

  1. ozzygee Jan 8, 2008 11:32 AM

    If you're in Burbank, try Dino's meatball sub. They bake it in their pizza oven so it comes out crisp & gooey.

    Dino's Pizza
    3520 W Burbank Blvd, Burbank, CA 91505

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      cdub Jan 8, 2008 08:40 AM

      i've always been kinda partial to the one at Joe Peep's in North Hollywood.

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        BBQ101 Jan 8, 2008 06:05 AM

        Matt & Tonys on the corner of Chatsworth and Sepulveda has a great meatball sub. Italia is good also.

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          SauceSupreme Jan 8, 2008 11:16 AM

          I like Matt & Tony's also. Great little sammich shop up there. Is that North Hills or Granada Hills, I can never really tell.

        2. wyatt3290 Jan 5, 2008 11:16 AM

          I don't think the Tony's @ Alameda & Glenoaks is related to the other store. Is it good?

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            Das Ubergeek Jan 5, 2008 06:49 PM

            It's pretty tasty. A little garlic powder on their red sauce fixes it.

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            pinpei Jan 5, 2008 10:16 AM

            And I'll 4th Cavaretta's. It's been excellent for more than two decades.

            1. wyatt3290 Jan 5, 2008 09:07 AM

              Milano's on Brand Blvd. had a very good meatball sandwich, I think Tony's deli in Burbank is the best now (was even when Milano's was open) Tony's is on Magnolia a little west of Victory.

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                Das Ubergeek Jan 5, 2008 10:43 AM

                There's another Tony's with good meatball sandwiches on Alameda and Glenoaks. Related? That I don't know.

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                  Billow Fair Feb 28, 2008 08:17 PM

                  I've been eating at Tony's for over 20 years. The original is on Magnolia and still run by original owner (I believe). They opened a second on Glenoaks at Allen and the owner's son ran it. A few years later they moved that one to Glenoaks and Alameda. That location is now owned by an ex-employee who didn't change a thing. Great meatball subs and they sell their fabulous sauce by the quart.

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                Mr.Ramen Mar 17, 2007 06:24 PM

                I went to DiFranco's on Woodley...terrible. The bread was hard, the toppings ice cold, and the service awful.

                Taste Chicago on Hollywood Way has a great, packed in meatball sub, but a little more expensive than most places. Giamela's on Magnolia has the same style as DiFranco's, except good.

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                  boogiebaby Mar 18, 2007 09:46 AM

                  DiFranco's has both hard and soft rolls available. If you don't specify, they put it on a hard roll.

                2. wizardx Mar 17, 2007 11:58 AM

                  Head over to Italia Bakery & Deli on San fernando Mission and Balboa. The bread is made fresh, you won't regret it.The best subs in the valley and their meatballs are so tasty with great sauce!
                  11134 Balboa Blvd
                  Granada Hills, CA 91344
                  (818) 360-2913

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                    Scott Dukes Mar 17, 2007 11:20 AM

                    i 3rd cavarettas. i used to work next door at the camera shop. definitely was one of my top lunch spots. their canollis are equally superb. besides that, i say dan's sub on ventura and shoup(ish), and mo's is pretty good too.

                    1. therealbigtasty Mar 16, 2007 11:35 AM

                      YES for Cricca's! I love all their sandwiches.

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                        ozhead Mar 16, 2007 11:27 AM

                        Try Cricca's -- Topanga Cyn. Blvd., maybe half a mile south of Ventura Blvd. on the east side of the street.

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                          nancyc4fun Mar 16, 2007 11:19 AM

                          I 2nd the vote for Cavaretta's.

                          1. katkoupai Mar 15, 2007 08:23 PM

                            My favorite subs of all time...

                            Big MO Sub Shop
                            22720 Roscoe Blvd (Cross Street: Sale Avenue)
                            Canoga Park, CA 91304
                            (818) 884-5131

                            I've been eating their subs since I was a kid. I always go for the hot roast beef with provolone, but they also do meatball, I believe. Yummy!

                            1. Das Ubergeek Mar 15, 2007 08:14 PM

                              Milano's on Brand in Glendale.

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                                estone888 Mar 15, 2007 05:42 PM

                                As a kid I always liked Santoro's on Burbank Blvd. in Burbank. I haven't been there for years, and I recall that their other sandwiches weren't much to write home about.

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                                  GVDub Mar 15, 2007 05:40 PM

                                  Roma Deli on Lankershim just north of Victory in North Hollywood.

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                                    Noclue Mar 15, 2007 05:03 PM

                                    San Carlo Italian Deli
                                    10178 Mason Ave
                                    Chatsworth, CA

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                                      Mandy Sep 2, 2003 06:33 PM

                                      Italia Deli in Granada Hills. San Fernando Mission and Balboa. I worked there in high school...they bake their own bread and meatballs are yummy.

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                                        markn Sep 2, 2003 12:42 PM

                                        Cavaretta's Italian Deli on Sherman Way just west of Topanga. Best Italian subs, my favorite is ham & cheese (no mustard), meatball is great as well.

                                        If you don't want to trek out to Cavaretta's, DiFranko's is good. Never had their meatball sub have had the ham & cheese and tuna, both very good.

                                        Also Dan's Super Subs on Ventura Blvd. in Woodland Hills, between Topanga & Fallbrook.

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                                          Shirley Aug 31, 2003 02:58 PM


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