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Leno's Submarine Shop

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1826 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085-3588
+1 847-244-7320
Sun 11:00 - 18:00
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Vernon Hills, Illinois
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140 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We were served Leno's food while on a jury at the nearby courthouse. The variety of food was nice to order from, but the delivery was incredibly slow. What was promised within 30 minutes turned into 1.5 hours of waiting. When we had limited time for eating this was a huge problem. The food was OK. Nothing special, but nothing... More 

Thank 41christined
Waukegan, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Excellent subs. Ordered quite a few for a party and they were nice enough to cut all of them into 3 inch subs for us, provided all of the sauces, peppers, pickles, etc. and the whole order was right! Unlike a lot of other places that seem to always get the order wrong. Order done right at the time we... More 

1 Thank Believe63
Zion, Illinois
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Subs are great, service is great, and they have a very large selection of subs. Parking can be tight when they are busy

2 Thank frankanddonna2015
Chicago, Illinois
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2,962 reviews
2,301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 491 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We were at a business meeting and the hostess suggested that we order from Leno's Submarine Shop. The sandwiches that all of us ordered were all made to order and each one was exactly as ordered. I had the beef and garlic on a white bun. The delivery was quick and the driver was professional.

1 Thank Allen21096
Waukegan, Illinois
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

This place has the best subs in Lake County! Always fresh, and they will deliver. Prices are reasonable and their home made soups are the best!

1 Thank Kim G
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Food, is pretty good for what it is. I find the bread to be tough to bite and i end up tearing my sandwich apart to eat it.

1 Thank Kris T
Level Contributor
28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Great Italian bread, the best sandwich meat and cheese and the jardiniere. This place is a "hole in the wall" that has no equal..it was here before Subway and it will be here after Subway closes. Very friendly people!!!!!!!.

2 Thank RaymondCChicago
Gurnee, Illinois
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2015

Lenos have been in Waukegan forever. Custom made sandwiches on the go. All fresh meats and cheeses to choose from. Call ahead as there is very limited parking. They certainly have stood the test of time.

2 Thank Penny B
Lake Villa, Illinois
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2013

Leno's was my favorite spot during my teen and young adult years. Later I would often stop by when in the area; this was my first visit since the remodel.The old establishment was just awesome, and the original bread was the best!!!! Since I was in Waukegan this week I couldn't resist stopping in. It was nice and clean but... More 

1 Thank Millers413
Standish, Maine
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135 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2013

The sign says something like "seating for 1000, 18 at a time". It's a small shop, smaller than the average subway. If you are looking for a local and fresh alternative to the chain shop, this is the place. The ordering there is a bit unique, watch those in line ahead of you to learn what to expect. Fresh, great... More 

3 Thank DJ-USA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$7
Fast food, Delicatessen
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1826 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085-3588
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Waukegan
  • Phone Number: +1 847-244-7320

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