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3663 Canyon Crest Dr, Ste C, Riverside, CA 92507-4650
+1 951-683-4523
10:30 - 19:45
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Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 19:45
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I love subway but found this place to have a much better product. The food was delicious and tasted fresh. I would recommend coming here and sitting outside on a nice day.

Thank Christina G
San Francisco, California
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96 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I ordered a turkey and avocado sandwich on wheat and got turkey and cheese . . . but I was so hungry, I ate it anyway. Great staff, nice side of fresh carrot sticks, and a deck in the shade for eating. Just check your order carefully!

Thank Anne O
Memphis, Tennessee
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150 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

When I was here for grad school, I lived off of these things. I just had one for the first time in 5 years, and I am happy to say they are just as good as I remember. They literally are competing for the best subs ever. On top of generous meat and cheese portions, the bread is soft and... More 

Thank floydtrane
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I have been eating at the Sub Station for 43 years and love it as much today as when I first came to Riverside. Richard, the owner, is great to his customers and helps out the area by hiring university students. When my kids are back in town visiting the first thing they want to do is go to the... More 

Thank ssformation
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205 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015

I am be the original living customer of this place. I know that easily I rank among the very earliest consumers and have always ranked this as an exceptional place to grab a quality sub sandwich of the highest quality and reasonable price. The bread is always fresh daily, the ingredients are equally as fresh, and the sub tastes great... More 

Thank Michael E
Moreno Valley, California
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2014

We have been eating sub sandwiches at The Substation for 40 years and haven't found any that even compare. On a 10,000 mile motor home we tried sub sandwiches across Canada, down the East Coast and back to California. Every time the consensus was that they were good but they didn't compare with The Substation. I have tried a lot... More 

Thank Nancy B
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 July 2014

This place has one of the best sub sandwiches around in Southern California. The Turkey Avocado sub is my go-to. A favorite stop for lunch when visiting the area. The place has been around for around 50 years and is still always excellent. The service may seem slow but that's because you're getting a quality sub, so be patient. If... More 

Thank Chewsif
1 review
Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

Just awful service with horrible olives that are meant to help you forget the shocking service times !! I waited 45 minutes for an egg what a Joke

Thank smg w
Moreno Valley, California
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2014

We have been eating at The Sub Station since they opened in their first location and our opinions have never changed. This place has the best sandwiches on the planet and they have not changed in 40-some years. I say they have the best sandwiches on the planet but I have never been able to order anything other than the... More 

Thank Nancy B
Riverside, California
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Wow, first rate all around! Good, service, great food, clean and good value. Highly recommend this one if you are in the area.

1 Thank CalifVol

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Fast food, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
10:30 - 19:45
10:30 - 19:45
10:30 - 19:45
10:30 - 19:45
10:30 - 19:45
10:30 - 19:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3663 Canyon Crest Dr, Ste C, Riverside, CA 92507-4650
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 951-683-4523

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