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The Best Sub Shops in Indian River County

Welcome to a journey through the heart and soul of Indian River County’s culinary scene, where we celebrate the unsung “heroes” of sandwich craft: the mom-and-pop sub shops. In this article, we delve into the essence of what makes these local gems shine brighter than any corporate counterpart. While some may argue for the bigger names, we’re here to showcase the unparalleled dedication and unique flavors offered by these family-owned businesses that are the backbone of our community. Join us as we explore five distinct sub shops, each with its own flair and mastery in the art of crafting sublime sandwiches. From classic favorites to inventive creations, prepare to tantalize your taste buds and discover the Best Sub Shops that Indian River County has to offer.

Dagwoods Deli & Sub Shop – Vero Beach, FL

Dagwoods Deli & Sub Shop, owned by Josh and Marie Jenkins, is a Vero Beach favorite known for its top-notch sandwiches, wraps, and salads at reasonable prices. Recently relocated to a more accessible spot near the high school, (octagon-shaped building) the new location offers better visibility and improved parking. Despite their short operating hours, Dagwood’s loyal following flock for their made-from-scratch sandwiches and friendly atmosphere, making it a top choice for satisfying subs and sandwiches in Indian River County. The sandwich pictured above is their Italian (half portion).
Address1430 16th St, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 778-1900

Girodano’s Deli – Vero Beach, FL

Giordano’s Deli, a Vero Beach institution since 1974, is now in the capable hands of owners, David and David, both Vero Beach natives. With nearly 50 years of history, this fourth-generation-owned sub shop continues to delight with its timeless flavors. Giordano’s remains a cherished spot for locals and visitors alike, offering a taste of tradition and the best in classic sandwiches. The sandwich pictured above is their Italian.
Address774 21st St, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 562-9170

Moe’s Deli of Sebastian – Sebastian, FL

Owners Andreas, wife Cindy, and son Tyler are the heart and soul behind Moe’s Deli of Sebastian, where they personally oversee every aspect of the restaurant’s operations. As the deli approaches its fifth year in business in August 2024, their dedication to quality shines through, especially in their use of premium Boar’s Head deli meats, ensuring each sandwich is a delectable experience. With its welcoming atmosphere and personalized service, Moe’s Deli continues to be a beloved destination for sandwich enthusiasts in Sebastian. The sandwich featured above is called the Wood Chopper.
Address13262 US-1, Sebastian, FL 32958
Phone: (772) 571-6505

Penny Hill Subs – Vero Beach, FL

Under new ownership of Abigail Introcaso, at the young age of 19, Penny Hill Subs continues its legacy as a beloved hometown sub shop in Indian River County. Abigail took over on February 29th, 2024, making her one of the youngest restaurant owners in the area. She seized the opportunity when previous owner Mickey, who had been running the establishment for over 30 years, decided to retire. The transition was seamless, with Penny Hill Subs maintaining its reputation for exceptional customer service and delicious sandwiches. The original location on Old Dixie, serving the community since 1993, stands as a testament to their commitment to hospitality and longstanding relationships with loyal customers who have been visiting since their childhood. The sub featured above is called the Monte Carlo.
Address: 1179 Old Dixie Hwy, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 567-0043

Twisted Pickle Deli – Sebastian, FL

Since 2002, The Twisted Pickle Deli has been a local favorite in Indian River County, thanks to owner Kim Phillips’ dedication to crafting exceptional sandwiches and pickles. The Twisted Pickle is a family-owned and locally operated sandwich shop that takes immense pride in its offerings. Every sandwich is a labor of love, using only the freshest and highest quality ingredients to ensure a mouthwatering experience with each bite. The sandwich featured above is the Cookie’s Mama Mia.
Address: 8980 US-1, Sebastian, FL 32958
Phone: (772) 228-8812