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Elsie's Sub Shop

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74 Monmouth St, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1642
+1 732-741-7682
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Oak Park, Illinois
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Elsie's is unchanged since my dad and I ate there fifty years ago. Perhaps forty varieties of sub sandwiches. They are still made fresh from meats and cheeses sliced to order. And, uniquely, subs cut in halves, thirds, or quarters are delivered in little plastic baggies to catch the legendary sub juice. Best known for takeout orders. For quality taste... More 

Thank gale z
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Very friendly staff and a really great choice of subs for daily lunch or subs to take to the beach, Can always count on them for a great sub

Thank philmP451YB
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75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We have been eating at Elsie's for 30 years. Always consistent. I think it is their bread from Baldanza''s and the peanut oil with the vinegar along with the hot pepper relish that makes them so much better than anywhere else.

Thank Celeste J
Melbourne,Fl, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Met owner and she packed our subs so that they would stay fresh for days. She wrapped lettuce and tomato separately and cut into 4 each. Just like the 60's, has not changed. Still the best sub in the world {Jersey world} Ultimate Italian is the best. Thanks for the fun conversation while you made them. Brought back old times... More 

Thank William G
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Have been going here for over 45+ years, starting as a kid whenever visiting grandparents in Fair Haven. Now whenever visiting parents in Fair Haven, but ownership changed, not sure how long ago, but mom even said it is not as good, as when she was a kid, & she's right! Something is just missing, & I generally get the... More 

Thank 273ChrisH
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258 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here to pick up lunch one day and found the best subs in town. Staff were friendly and prices were good, especially for the area. The bread was really fresh and overall the sub was just amazing. Have recommended this place to several people and will continue to go back here when in the area.

Thank Steve O
Westport, Connecticut
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119 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped in today with my brother while in town. We shared a turkey/ cranberry just like we did as kids 45 yrs ago, and it's still wonderful. Somethings don't change and Elsie's is every bite as good as when we were young. There's a good reason that there's still a line of customers whenever You go to Elsie's ...always great👍👍

Thank smsmsm
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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80 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

My son & I split a whole Italian. It was amazing! The rolls totally make the sandwich, beefy yet super soft. Yummy! Service was great too. It's so cool, you can sit in the window & eat, so we did. Excellent!

Thank misty w
Holmdel, New Jersey
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2015

This is a great place to get subs and salads at a very affordable price. If on a budget, this is the place to go, and their subs are not small, they have their own deli there, and they make the subs in front of you.

Thank Faith B
Red Bank, New Jersey
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I have been going to Elsie's since I was eight, it was the best sub I ever had then and still is the best sub I have had. This place is an institution in red bank and I hope it will always be there.

Thank Mudweiser

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Monmouth St, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1642
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Red Bank
  • Phone Number: +1 732-741-7682

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