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Sub Conscious Subs

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3209 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27607-5438
+1 919-833-3495
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Southeast US
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

I went to their website on July 17th. I tried to order online but it said you had to order 2 hours in advance of when you need you food (wth?) So I tried calling and the phone rang and rang and eventually just stopped ringing. I tried calling back and the same thing after fewer rings. Seriously, their food... More 

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Thank Global_Trav_guy
New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Wow! New York bread New York style!!! Roast beef is homemade and they also have Chicken Philly, Steak Philly and Buffalo chicken. Awesome!!

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Thank denest1
Raleigh, North Carolina
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

They have Pizza and other dishes, but the subs are fab because of the roll. Its soft and fresh and better than any chain sub place.

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Thank claud w
Durham, North Carolina
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1,275 reviews
443 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 896 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

We've heard that they are known for their Philly Steak so that's what we ordered. Even with a few people in there it took forever for the food to be delivered. When it was I took one bit and there was so much gristle in the meat I could not bite through it. My husband managed to finish most of... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

After discovering the demise of one of our favorite local delis last weekend, I have decided to publish reviews of some of my favorite local eateries. Here, I will offer a brief review of Sub Conscious, a local sub shop that has been one of my go-to places since it opened in 1984. I ate lunch there today and while... More 

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Thank Fingerpicker8
Charlotte, North Carolina
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014

This is a local sub shop that was recommended by a graduate student at NC State that was at the conference. It is a pretty great place and the price isn't too bad either. they have a Huge menu so know that going into it. Also, they don't have a ton of seating inside but you can move the tables... More 

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Thank aysenu
Washington
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

My husband and I went here and got a Philly cheese steak sub, a grilled chicken wrap and cheesecake. The Philly was good, but in my opinion Andy's (Hwy 55) is better. The cheesecake was delicious, and the wrap was veryyy dry. I didn't know I needed to say EXACTLY everything I wanted on it so when asked, "What would... More 

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Thank Sarah J
Oxford, NC
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259 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013

Everything these fine folks make is outstanding. They can make any kind of sub, any kind of sandwich, salad, pasta and pizza. The bread is fresh and all meats are freshly sliced (unlike Subway). The service is fast and friendly. They have a nice big screen TV for watching the game. Great place for good food at a reasonable price.... More 

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Thank NCSmokey
Beijing, China
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2013

My wife and I have lived all over the country, and the Sub Conscious Special is the best we've had. It is the *only* thing I miss about Raleigh. If you are unfortunate enough to live in Raleigh, you owe it to yourself to try this place. The dining facilities are meager, but just use take-out.

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Thank ErickRobinson
Charlotte, North Carolina
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61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2013

These folks are artists of subs and sides. Very reasonable prices, near NC State campus. Very crowded at lunch time, easy to get in in afternoon or evening. Great staff, great spirit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3209 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27607-5438
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-833-3495

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