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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a true hidden gem. It makes perfect sense as to why it was on Diners Drive-ins and Dives. Best sandwich in DC.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 3 September 2021 via mobile

Half Hebrew Hammer and chicken salad were delish. The woman at the counter was a delight. Great family style deli. I’ll be back.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 11 August 2021 via mobile

I had the Italian and the wife the chicken parmesan. Definitely worth the price, very filling and quality ingredients are very evident.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 17 June 2021 via mobile

OMG, freaking wow!!!! The mother ship of sandwiches!!! All to say is if you haven’t been, you must go. The flavors and fillings are off the wall. Our group had 2 loaded chicken cutlet hogies. 1 with no bacon & 1 with no hot peppers...and no onions. There was an eggplant parm hogie & a chicken parm hogie. Just totally wow!!!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 29 April 2021

I travel to D.C. often (aside from 2020) but only on this trip (April 2021) discovered Bub and Pop’s. I’m sorry that I didn’t discover it sooner. I spent my college years in the Philly area so I appreciate an authentic cheesesteak and hoagie. These...are as good or better than any I’ve had in Philly. The sandwiches are generous (I had what they call a “half” sandwich and could barely finish it). I had a classic pizza steak with hots and sweets — mouthwatering. I went back two days’ later for an Italian hoagie; also scrumptious. They have great pickles and homemade potato chips. There are a couple of more sandwiches I will definitely try on my next trip to D.C. Service is friendly. They’ve got some outdoor tables; I took my sandwiches to go. I love this place.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 27 February 2021 via mobile

It took some time to try this spot as they used to close earlier (afternoon) and I noticed they are open later (til 8 pm) so finally got here. Mostly pickup during these times. Wanted to try a variety so we ordered the fried chicken...cutlet and Pop’s Brisket. 2nd visit we ordered The Hebrew Hammer & The Philly Special (Porchetta) which was sold out on the first visit . Philly Special was excellent and one of the best Porchetta’s I’ve had! The Hebrew Hammer was decadent and full of corned beef, turkey & Brisket. Cole Slaw puts it over the top and would recommend getting it on the side if getting it to go. The fried Chicken Cutlet Hoagie is substantial. Just the right amount of breading for the cutlet & would recommend getting it with everything as all the ingredients play nicely together. The Brisket was very good-definitely add the egg. The whole (large) size is huge but this is the way to go for sharing. Ordering was easy and they are quite accommodating (i.e. topping on the side, order ahead before Porchetta sells out) as well service minded. The Hebrew Hammer & Philly Special were featured on DDD and didn’t disappoint. Adding to the list of DC must stops, a Food Network favorite that lives up to the hype!More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 18 November 2020 via mobile

We walked past this Sandwich shop and remembered it was Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. So of course we had to try it. They have a Philly Special sandwich (Roast pork, broccoli Rabe sautéed in hot cherry peppers and sharp provolone. Now... I have had Di'...Nicks and John's roast pork sandwiches from Philly. This sandwich blows John's away and rivals or may even top Di'Nicks. The pork was tender and super juicy and the cheese and broccoli Rabe were cooked to perfection. Tomorrow we will try the brisket!! Brisket sandwich was very good but In all honesty... the pork sandwich was much better than the brisket.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 16 June 2020 via mobile

We decided on the meatball/sausage sub and the Philly Special. OMG they were both magnificent but I could eat my weight in pork from the on Philly. Juicy juicy juicy! We ate both in the car asking with their delicious pickles and a grapefruit Italian...ice. Wish I lived closer because I'd come back for dinner tonight!More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 3 March 2020 via mobile

This place is amazing! I had a cheese and beef steak and my husband had a fried cutlet hoagie. Both were really tasty and freshly prepared, in a city of expensive chain restaurants choose this, you won’t regret it. I left a tip of 20%...and the server asked me if I was sure, I was really sure!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 10 December 2019 via mobile

I sought out Bub & Pop's after seeing it on DDD. It's exactly what you'd expect on the inside - just like sitting in the family living room. Menu was excellent and the fried shrimp sandwich was tempting me until I saw the pork sandwich...with the headline - "GUY FIERI ATE THIS". My mind was made up with that. $19 and worth every penny. One of, if not the best, sandwich I've ever had.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Bub and Pop's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4