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Al's State Street Cafe

114 State St, Boston, MA 02109-2402
+1 617-720-5555
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“subs” (37 reviews)
“meatball sub” (6 reviews)
“sandwich” (29 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
114 State St, Boston, MA 02109-2402
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big, bigger, biggest. The small sub is big and the big sub is.... massive. They have hot & cold subs freshly prepared for a reasonable price. Very quick service, so don't panic if you see the queue outside their shop. Great place to grab nice...More

Thank Rob d
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great subs: hot or cold, freshly and quickly prepared at a reasonable price. The small size is big...the large is huge! Don't let the line going out the door at lunch time discourage you. It moves quickly

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Great sandwiches at reasonable prices, made quickly! We were visiting the aquarium and needed a quick lunch which worked for the whole family. Yelp lead us to Al's and the previous reviews were spot on. It is a place for the locals and it operates...More

Thank xxxadixxx
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Busy, very busy, all locals. Wait wasn't long from order to getting food. Subs were all good and everything fresh. We went at 1pm to avoid the long lines (line still moves fast) but still many people there. I thought subs were good, not the...More

Thank walt42
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This is a take out shop near the Harbor front end of State Street. The submarine sandwiches are very good, the menu is varied, and the prices are low. Service is fast, and the lady who works the register is a very nice person.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Fresh crusty bread rolls with delicious fillings all made to order. Very large sandwiches. Hot and cold options. All at a very good price. We'll worth a visit.

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Sometimes, when I want to treat myself, like tomorrow, I’ll go in early & treat myself to one of Big Al’s subs. The problem is which one! Too many good ones! I probably get a steak & cheese. It’s the best & a treat I...More

Thank Ralph F
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Al's has some of the best lunches in the Financial District. They have excellent subs, both hot and cold. For hot, try the meatball parm. For cold, try the italian cold cuts. They also have a terrific antipasto salad. The service is quick. This restaurant...More

Thank mrsiss
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Working in Downtown Boston, you will quickly come to realize that Als is a frequented spot for the locals. This place is packed on a typical day around lunch time although the service is very fast and efficient. As other reviewers have stated, the subs...More

Thank Connor L
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my sub! All the ingredients were very fresh. It's a very loud and boisterous place, but also very friendly and homey. The price was really good to! I was told by who I think must have been the owner that they were...More

Thank Cole S
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Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 State St, Boston, MA 02109-2402
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-720-5555
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