About this Business
From Our Editors
Ted Gatses opened Submarine City in 1977 to dish out his "Chicago style" take on deli sandwiches and American favorites from the grill. The meaty sandwiches and crisp-fried finger food grew popular enough that the eatery expanded to two Chicagoland locations, one of which also grew a pantry for its ego. An after-hours beacon on weeknights and weekends, the cooks at both locations stack buns to the specs of every diner until at least 2 a.m.