We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1700 E Sangamon, Springfield, IL 62702
+1 217-789-4575
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 32: English reviews
United States
Level Contributor
73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Average sub sandwiches, but the bread is really good here. Only been here once. Would go back if I were in the area. I ordered some sort of a turkey sub and soda. Basic seating.

Helpful?
Thank leaH9082
Springfield, Illinois
Level Contributor
132 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

I absolutely LOVE the el Italiano sub! The bread is perfect, the toppings and portions are superb. Order it hot and you won't be disappointed. The meatball subs, gobblers and hamlits rock too...but the Italiano is simply the best ever.

Helpful?
1 Thank KittyandFelix
Illinois
Level Contributor
16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2014 via mobile

If you are a Springfield native, Monty's is a well known place for amazing subs. Anything from egg salad subs, Italian subs, loaded cheese subs or just plain ol' meatball, Monty's has it! I frequent the one on Sangamon Ave and have never had an issue-staff is always so nice. Even when I eventually move farther away, a trip to... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Evrly27
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Level Contributor
257 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2013

Not sure why anyone would call this a "restaurant" or post that strangely inappropriate picture. This is just a particularly good and fun strip mall sub shop. Five of us on a business road trip, three working the food reviews on their smartphones, came up with Monty's for a quick lunch stop. The guy behind the counter is a hoot,... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank HMac_2013
Illinois
Level Contributor
19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2013

I am really confused where this picture came from, but it is not the restaurant that we saw.... The real restaurant looks like a run down subway...we just drove on by!!!

Helpful?
Thank GratefulTash
Lerna, IL
Level Contributor
20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2013

My husband & I decided to take a Saturday and spend it in Springfield, IL visiting the Lincoln museum and looking for some new dining. I read all the great reviews on Monty's Subs so decided to give it a try for lunch. When we arrived at 11:45 a.m. the parking lot was vacant. When we walked in, I wasn't... More 

Helpful?
Thank 007Sam
Marshfield, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
276 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2013

The "Cuban":roast pork, ham, pickles, mustard, Swiss is what I had and Kathleen had the "Gobbler": piles of shaved turkey breast with Swiss. A four minute oven toast and relax; you can eat in or on the veranda. The startling moment was when the chef pushed the wrapped subs across the counter and said "Two organic tofu on veggie-burgers" with... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank MissPriss234
Bloomington, IL
Level Contributor
40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2013

My sister lives in Springfield, IL, and put me on to Monty's Subs. I especially like their El Italiano. I like to get it with "sweet" bread, but had it with wheat this time and it was just as awesome. They go head-to-head with Head West in Springfield for the best subs in town...I've had both and my preference is... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank DoubleEagleDave
Springfield, IL
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2013 via mobile

Monty's knows how to make a great sub. From all the toppings you can get to the soft and fresh bread it goes on-you can never lose. My husband loves the Gobbler and they pile it on high as my favorite is the mouth watering Cheesehead (best to get toasted) A+++ Monty's!

Helpful?
1 Thank Jessica M
Springfield, Illinois
Level Contributor
229 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2013

I had a Monty's~ Beefeater on wheat, loaded minus onions, add banana peppers, toasted, halved ~ (yes, that's how you order it) for lunch today. For about 6 bucks you get enough sandwich for two meals, on fresh in-house made bread, stuffed with goodness. You can take it to go, or eat it at a booth. (the picture at the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Melston

Travellers who viewed Monty's Subs also viewed

 

Been to Monty's Subs? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Fast food, Soups
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 E Sangamon, Springfield, IL 62702
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-789-4575

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Monty's Subs and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Monty's Subs staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?