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Lenny's Sub Shop

Upper West Side
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489 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10024-4624
+1 212-787-9368
07:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Thu 07:00 - 20:00
Fri 07:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
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Bowdoinham, Maine
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We wanted a quick lunch before going to the Natural History Museum and this worked out well. About a 5 minute walk (if that), clean, with good selection of sandwiches, salads, and soups. I ordered a vegetarian sandwich and it was huge! The sandwich was literally 4 inches thick and stock full of fresh veggies. The bread was fresh as... More 

Thank LarisaE
Livingston nj
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486 reviews
435 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

When we walked in I noticed a very bad smell. I was ready to stay and eat in spite of the odor. Suddenly my wife grabbed my arm and said we are leaving. I asked why? Then she pointed to a roach climbing up the wall. We left and headed south on Columbus avenue to the next Lenny's.

Thank Richard S
sparta, nj
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572 reviews
423 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Got there 7:30 pm on a weekday and I think they were getting ready to start closing down. Was able to get a Caesar salad ($5.99) and drink before the play in Central Park. Decent salad that I was able to eat on the run. Lots of drink choices. Sandwiches, etc.

Thank b d
Saint Charles, Missouri, United States
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107 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I believe it's a hit or miss on service, even when not busy. The food, however is delicious. The portions are big, especially for a salad. Different counters for different choices, then you pay at the end.

Thank Valerie B
New York City, New York
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310 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2015

I like most of the sandwiches here, but they are very slow. You have to wait a long time after you place your order even when the shop isn't busy. The salads are good, too. I'm not a fan of the hot food.

Thank corsicus
Livingston nj
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486 reviews
435 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

My bagel cream cheese and smoked salmon was outstanding. The sandwich was packed with salmon of top quality. It was probably the biggest and best I ever had!!! Unfortunately my wife's sandwich included chicken which she said could be used as a tire as it was very rubbery. We shall return but no chicken in the future.

Thank Richard S
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

This is a good place to grab breakfast. Decent bagels. I like their egg and cheese croissant. Acceptable service. Reasonably priced.

Thank Jason C
Oneida, NY
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Interesting setup, amazing sandwichs that are very flavorful, well stuffed, but not overly large that you feel too full after eating them.

Thank Chiefopd
Livingston nj
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486 reviews
435 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2015

You order at a counter. They give you a buzzer and when it goes off you pick up your order. This location is modern, clean and offers fast service and plenty of seating. If you are looking for an outstanding quick lunch look no further. Everything about this location is terrific.

Thank Richard S
Franklin, Tennessee
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

Very good lunch for people in a hurry. Philly cheesesteak sub is yummy! People are super nice. Very fast service. Cookies are to die for!

Thank RangersLady

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Restaurant Details

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American, Fast food, Delicatessen, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating
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Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 489 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10024-4624
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-787-9368

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

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theatre performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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