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Uncle Sam's Submarines

5808 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1602
+1 412-521-7827
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
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“steak” (3 reviews)
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5808 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1602
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

I love Cheese steaks as you may have read from prior posts. I have never been disappointed at Uncle Sam's. I have only been to this location and the one in the Waterworks in Aspinwall, next to another favorite place Burgatory. Uncle Sam's Submarines is...More

Thank SherryM5106
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Hubby and I ordered 2 ultra Cheesesteaks. That means extra steak. He likes his plain with extra extra fried onions (not a typo. he really likes extra onions). I like lettuce and tomato with mayo. Orders came perfect! The bread is fresh and crusty. Our...More

Thank mmhughes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

You could not pay me to eat there again! The place was filthy! It looked like a bunch of toddlers ate at every table. There were fries on the floor along with napkins and such. We had to clean our own table and yet it...More

Thank darkay2001
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

A co-worker suggested this place for lunch while we were in town for a conference, and I was very impressed. It's definitely a mom & pop joint that has been around for years. Given it's so close to the University of Pittsburgh's campus, I'm by...More

Thank Justin G
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I came here for my lunch break and everything was amazing!! Like, the best hoagie I've ever had. I got the regular steak sub and if you eat there the fries come with the sandwich. The bread is crispy yet fluffy, the lettuce is crisp...More

Thank BethanyLeigh
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Food is decent. Nothing spectacular, but just solid. I've had a couple different subs and I've enjoyed each one. Couple of oddities about this place. 1) You get fries with your sub, but only if you're eating at the restaurant. If you get it to...More

Thank TVSportsGuy
Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

I've been to this place countless times, and whenever I go back, I'm amazed how awesome their fries are. The sandwiches are also outstanding, including the vegetarian ones. Yes, this is not the cleanest restaurant, but the people who work there keep it real and...More

Thank ua917
Reviewed 25 May 2015

I used to work in Squirrel Hill so would eat here all the time, now it is our go-to when we visit the neighborhood and want a quick delicious meal!

Thank Leslie A
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Growing up in Philadelphia, I can say that I can truly appreciate a great cheese steak. Although I have not had a legitimate "Philly Cheese Steak" outside of Philadelphia, Uncle Sam's has been my go-to spot for over ten years. These days, the squirrel hill...More

Thank Rome_411
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5808 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1602
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-521-7827
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