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Uncle Sam's Classic Subs

Central Oakland
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210 Oakland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4064
+1 412-621-1885
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Mon - Fri 10:30 - 20:30
Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been going to Uncle Sams for over 25 years since college. It still remains the best sandwich and fries in Oakland. The steak sandwich is my favorite. My husband enjoys the chicken sandwich. The fries are thin and crispy. It is definitely a college experience inside but the food is wonderful.

Thank Missmelissa3939
Bradfordwoods, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have never been to this "hole in the wall" place. I will go back to test out other items on their menu. My friend and I both ate the cheesesteak hoagie and fries. The food was mighty tasty and reasonably priced. It was crowded with many locals when we got there as well as when we left. The line... More 

Thank DarterDan
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Love the cheesesteaks and fries. Had to work late and got there about 8:30 pm not realizing they closed at 9:00. The guy who took my order didn't even look at me and seemed angry that I walked through the door. I sat near the kitchen and a girl going in with dishes kicked the door so hard it slammed... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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109 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2015

We were celebrating our grandson's 3rd birthday, and his parents bought assorted sandwiches from Uncle Sam's. Favorites were the cheesesteak and the Italian. The bread was excellent, which isn't always true for sub shops, and the meats were first rate. We were only sorry we missed out on the fries because we weren't in the store, but the kids love... More 

Thank JudyZ167
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

If you enjoy the steak and mushroom cheesesteak Hoagie, this is very good and the price is very reasonable. The sandwhich comes with French fries when you eat there.

Thank suziesheltie
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2014 via mobile

Tried it on a Sunday afternoon so it wasn't too busy. Got a steak sandwich and it was delicious. Great flavor! I recommend getting everything on it. Food was prepared rather quickly. Only downside was the cashiers terrible attitude. She was rude and only seemed annoyed by our presence. Was on her phone the whole time and threw my sub... More 

Thank exerciseballer12
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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191 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2014

Uncle Sam's is an excellent sub shop! It is very filling and the price is great. I eat there at least once a month. I definitely recommend Uncle Sam's!

Thank S W
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2014

We ordered the Mediterranean Sub - very fresh and tasty. The server, Keara, was nice, polite, and patient, as we found it difficult to pick with all the options. Place is clean and our order was quick, but the sandwich was considered. If you are 'on the go' at Oakland and need a good sandwich, this is your place.

Thank DeHeyMcA
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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197 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2013 via mobile

You haven't had the Burgh's best cheese steak until you've eaten Uncle Sam's. We picked up two cheese steaks and some fries and made a picnic out of it. It's the perfect meat-cheese-bun-extras ratio. They have a wider selection of sandwiches, but if it's your first time there, get the cheese steak.

Thank GallosTravels
Orefield, Pennsylvania
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175 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2013

Why don't they call it a Pitt Cheesesteak? Had the Ultra Uncle Sam's cheesesteak and I thought it was better than any cheesesteak in Philly. I ate most of the cheesesteak places in Philly and they are not as lean and flavorful. The sandwich was not greasy at all which really made for an enjoyable meal. Could not finish all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Oakland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4064
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Central Oakland
  • Neighbourhood: Central Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 412-621-1885

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