Founded in 1956, the franchise sailed to success on the reputation of its then-rare style of sandwich: the submarine. Sliced fresh in store!
About This Deal
- Takeout and dine-in
- Type of food: subs, hot & cold sandwiches, chips, cookies & more (including fountain drinks and bottled sodas and teas). Sliced fresh in store and served on bread baked daily!
- Valid for the full menu on any day the establishment is open, at 1907 West Gray Street location only. Present voucher in store when ordering
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About Jersey Mike's Subs
Every summer in the '50s and '60s, people from all over the region would flock to Point Pleasant, New Jersey, to relax on the beach, amble along the boardwalk, and devour one of the region's tastiest snacks. No, it wasn't the saltwater taffy that they came in droves for, but Mike's Subs' giant submarine sandwiches, which were still a relatively new invention.
In the early '70s, high-schooler Peter Cancro began working at Mike's Subs and fell in love with both the food and the customers. So when he overheard the owner talking about selling the business, Cancro decided that he would do whatever it took to buy the shop. He approached his football coach and asked for a loan. The coach agreed, and Cancro became the owner of Mike's at the age of 17.
Over the next decade he opened a few more local shops. In 1987, he changed the name to Jersey Mike's Subs and began franchising the popular restaurant so people wouldn't have to drive to the Jersey Shore to get the subs that they loved. Today, Jersey Mike's still serves submarine sandwiches Mike's Way, with lettuce, onions, tomatoes, oil, vinegar, and spices.