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Viola's Submarine House

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1717 Elmwood Ave, Niagara Falls, NY 14301-1303
+1 716-282-7094
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Niagara Falls, New York
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171 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the home of Steak and Cheese Subs WNY Style - bar none. The flattop is well seasoned and the steak is cut fresh - nice slices of rib eye. This is no frills - just plain solid steak and cheese subs which are delicious. Service is beyond quick and yo can watch your masterpiece be created right before... More 

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Thank Brett C
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

they're subs are wrapped in plastic wrap an their is so much oil on them its almost inedible. An i hate having to break into my sib to eat it so much wrappin an that pic is enough of a red stop sign.

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Thank Rachelle O
Poland, Ohio
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped on the way to the falls. This by far is the best steak and pastrami sub I ever ate. Thin ribeye grilled on a seasoned grill with pastrami is amazing. The dressing was salt and oil. I should of bought 2 for the trip home!

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Thank Lou A
Niagara Falls,N.Y.
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I started patronizing this shop when it opened in the 1960's. The subs are second to none. There are tables for inside dining. Fast service and reasonable priced. However it closes at 5 P.M., no evening hours.

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Thank Michael P
Oneida, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Always plan my trips to Niagara Falls with a stop at Violas, the very best steak subs. The double size is a bit much, better to order two regular size, one for now and one for later

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Thank ccleary2016
Waialua, HI
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Every year I return because I love the hoagies and the rolls and authentic Italian meat and cheeses. Just the fragrance walking in the door makes my mouth water!!!!

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Thank cindyguerin1
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Best steak subs ever. If you never tried their food, do yourself a favor and stop in next time you have the chance. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank Tony B
Niagara Falls, New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

They slice the beef steak daily and have the prep down to a science. Their steak and cheese is addictive!

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Thank Becky D
Rochester, New York
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428 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is the original location, been coming here since I was a kid--was a staple in High School in the 80's and still rolling strong! You will not find a better steak and cheese--old school sub shop, cash only, old fashioned cash register--no frills but a great sandwich from a classic location! If you are in the falls, then order... More 

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Thank Travelpapi153
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

These are the best steak and cheese subs ever! Been going there for over 30 years. The place is small, the choices and add ons are limited, but that is what makes it awesome. The grill is seasoned and makes it all good. The Military Ave store is the newest of the two and good, but not as good as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1717 Elmwood Ave, Niagara Falls, NY 14301-1303
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Niagara Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 716-282-7094

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