Stanleo’s

Sandwich Shop
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** THIS RESTAURANT IS PERMANENTLY CLOSED **

The must-eats at Stanleo’s are proprietary house relishes. Triple chop is a coarse-cut melange of cubed pickles, tomatoes and onions seasoned with salt, pepper, and oregano: a great exclamation point for any of the sub sandwiches that are featured attractions on the menu. Hot chop is a more finely cut hash of four different kinds of pepper: very zesty stuff that is especially complementary for such protein-rich combos as steak and cheese or roast beef and provolone. Combine the two — triple chop + hot chop — and it’s a taste-buds kaleidoscope!

The sandwiches that the relishes adorn are very good. They are constructed on loaves of bread that are indisputably fresh (watch them come from the oven at the back of the kitchen), and although the loaves are soft and lack the muscular authority of, say, a Delaware Valley hoagie loaf, they do provide a significant yeasty background presence behind even the most outlandish combinations of ingredients. In that last category is Stanleo’s Kitchen Sink: Genoa and cotto salami, ham, turkey, roast beef, capicola, pepperoni, Swiss cheese, American cheese, provolone cheese, and a boatload of the wonderful triple chop. (Hot chop is optional.)

Before sub sandwiches are offered at 10:30am, Stanleo’s opens at 6:30 with a menu of breakfast sandwiches, biscuits and gravy, and loaded hash browns. Any time the happy little storefront is open, the coffee menu includes all sorts of espresso drinks, hot and cold, from categorical (quad espresso shots) to decadent (espresso, caramel, and chocolate).

What to Eat
Stanleo’s, Kitchen Sink
Kitchen Sink
Must-Try
The Kitchen Sink is a tour-de-force sandwich of seven grilled meats and three cheeses, plus brilliant house-made triple chop relish.
Stanleo’s, Steak & Cheese Sub
Steak & Cheese Sub
Must-Try
Cousin of a Philly cheese steak, this bomb is made with grilled steak and onions, melted cheese (American), peppers and mushrooms. It is garnished with zesty four-pepper Hot Chop.
Stanleo’s, Pizza Sub
Pizza Sub
Only distantly related to pizza, the Pizza Sub contains grilled steak, pepperoni, and salami, provolone and Swiss cheeses, plus grilled onions and peppers and, in this case, a full measure of house-made Triple Chop (pickles, tomatoes, onions, oregano, salt, and pepper). It comes with pizza sauce, but for the picture's sake I asked for mine on the side.
Stanleo’s, Hot Chop Relish
Hot Chop Relish
Hot Chop is an optional relish made from four different peppers. It is hot indeed, but only enough to give taste buds a good slap.
Stanleo’s, Onion Rings
Onion Rings
Crunchy, gentle-tempered onion rings are serviceable, but no reason to divert appetite from the subs that are Stanleo's strength.
Stanleo’s, Cocomoco
Cocomoco
Cocomoco is a sweet high-energy drink that combines two shots of strong espresso, chocolate, coconut, and milk.
Directions and Hours
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Price
$
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch
Credit Cards Accepted
Yes
Alcohol Served
No
Outdoor Seating
No
Website

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