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.

Submarine Center

820 Ulloa St, San Francisco, CA 94127-1117
+1 415-564-1455
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
17 Jan 2018
“Don't miss the "Atomic"...”
9 Jan 2017
“Not good”
Closed Now
10:00 - 19:30 Hours
820 Ulloa St, San Francisco, CA 94127-1117
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (22)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 17 January 2018

I love the submarine center in West Portal, and in particular their "Atomic" ... if you happen to be hungry and in the neighborhood, stop by, it can be busy at lunchtime so I recommend calling in your order and collecting it about 10-15 mins...More

Thank LarryCable
Reviewed 9 January 2017

To be honest, I think these subs are basically Subway quality with way higher prices. A sentimental favorite with area college students.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

My friends and I have been eating here since we were kids. Started by a great Armenian family back in the day, their sandwiches are now known all over the city. Everything is fresh and delicious. Toasted to perfection, you can't go wrong with any...More

Thank Adrineh G
A TripAdvisor Member
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

You might not find yourself in this part of San Francisco for any other reason than these sandwiches, but it's worth the trek. Toasty, cheesy and delicious on a typical fog SF day. Enjoy!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I had the Atomic Sub w Avocado last night. There was no line. The sandwich was filling, felt fresh w Pastrami (8.47). It is quite normal for you to wait for 10-15 minutes when they warm up the sandwich. But it is worth the wait!...More

Thank Enhan
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Was looking for a deli in West Portal to get a couple of turkey and avocado sandwiches when I happened upon Submarine Center. It's a little hole in the wall place, but at 11AM there was already a line so I figured it was worth...More

Thank NancySF
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Long time locals know well the quick rhythm of Sub Center and their crazy good subs. I highly recommend the Italiano with everything on it. If you like avocado they'll quite litterally but a whole one on your sandwhich on request. They are very busy...More

Thank someguyinsf
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Went there to get a sandwich for lunch about 1:30/1:45 PM on a Saturday. Had to wait about 10 minutes to place order and another 10 to 15 minutes to get sandwich. Seating area is extremely small and crowded as people are waiting to get...More

Thank ams44
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

I finally made it back to the Sub Center at West Portal after over a decade of living elsewhere. I was relieved to find that nothing had changed and the same guys that has served me amazing subs in college were still serving those amazing...More

Thank K_McKim
Reviewed 5 July 2015

My friend at work, having learned that I moved to the neighborhood, told me that the Submarine Center had the very best sandwiches in San Francisco. He grew up here and is otherwise a person of sound judgement, so I was excited to try the...More

Thank Yog-Sothoth
Nearby HotelsSee all 230 hotels in San Francisco
Carl Hotel
57 reviews
3.00 km away
Stanyan Park Hotel
235 reviews
3.23 km away
Mirage Inn & Suites
591 reviews
3.30 km away
Ocean Park Motel
277 reviews
3.41 km away
Nearby Restaurants
67 reviews
.12 km away
Trattoria Da Vittorio
73 reviews
.25 km away
Spiazzo Ristorante
75 reviews
.06 km away
Roti Indian Bistro
58 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
San Francisco Zoo
748 reviews
.94 km away
Mount Davidson
31 reviews
1.16 km away
Local Tastes of the City Tours
1,316 reviews
.81 km away
Left Coast Tours
622 reviews
.83 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Submarine Center staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Delivery, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 19:30
10:00 - 19:30
10:00 - 19:30
10:00 - 19:30
10:00 - 19:30
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 Ulloa St, San Francisco, CA 94127-1117
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-564-1455
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