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Leone's Subs

Swankalicious Dec 11, 2012 04:50 PM

Passed this place in Somerville today and the garish sign intrigued me. Is it any good?

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    gracenote RE: Swankalicious Dec 11, 2012 06:21 PM

    so where did you end up for the wakefield/stoneham/melrose soiree?
    just curious.

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      Swankalicious RE: gracenote Dec 12, 2012 05:31 AM

      We went to Malden and ate at Massimo's!!

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      alsaman RE: Swankalicious Dec 11, 2012 07:59 PM

      I've only had their Sicilian pizzas which are very good. Very cheesy slices on a thick, slow-raised crust. It's hard to find a good Sicilian slice in this town. I haven't tried their subs. Friendly owner and it's cash only. Certainly worth a try in my opinion. If you're looking to feed a group of people cheaply, this is a good option. They sell their pizzas by the whole and half-sheet.

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        kimfair1 RE: alsaman Dec 13, 2012 08:09 AM

        Try Imperial in Brighton. Their regular pizza is only so-so, but they have my favorite Sicilian slice in town.

      2. Mr. Mack RE: Swankalicious Dec 11, 2012 11:24 PM

        Leone's has excellent subs, the best eggplant sub I've ever had in fact. They have a bunch of weird combos with it like eggplant/italian cold cuts, eggplant/sausage, and eggplant/steak, the first two being my favorite. This was my favorite sandwich in the world for a couple of years. The eggplant is home made as are the meatballs, sauce (terrific) and everything else.

        I loved their sicilian slices for a while when I was younger but the sauce is a little sweet for me nowadays.

        That said, their spinach slice (with garlic/no sauce) is excellent, but only available during lunch time (unless you order a half tray).

        The one thing I haven't tried are their dinner specials, which aren't on the menu and vary from week to week. I think they're only available on Friday (could be the weekend, not sure). They seem to be pretty popular.

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          jjbourgeois RE: Swankalicious Dec 12, 2012 05:55 AM

          Haven't been for awhile, but when I worked next door, they had excellent subs. Loved their steak and cheese sub, meatball was really good also.

          1. MeffaBabe RE: Swankalicious Dec 12, 2012 06:29 AM

            love the square pizza... I cannot get enough of it. That is the only thing I have ever had from there. I may have to try their eggplant after reading rec's here.

            1. ebone RE: Swankalicious Dec 12, 2012 01:30 PM

              I also like the pizza, its been a favorite of my group of friends for years.

              I got a steak bomb there once and it was good and greasy (in a good way).

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                MESsmate RE: Swankalicious Dec 14, 2012 08:26 AM

                Great neighborhood place for Sicilian slices. I think they beat out Pinocchio's - which sort of holds the unofficial this-side-of-the-river-square-slice trophy. At lunch they have a great variety to choose from. Skip the round pies. Haven't tried the subs because I always have a Sicilian hankering to address.

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