Last Updated on August 9, 2022
Written by CPA Alec Pow | Content Reviewed by Certified CFA CFA Alexander Popinker

Penn Station is an American fast casual restaurant chain, specialized in serving East Coast sub sandwiches. The philosophy of this company is to bring freshness and quality to the sub restaurant market. Penn Station’s trademark items are freshly squeezed lemonade and fresh-cut fries. Also, the hot grilled subs prepared with fresh baked bread are the customers’ favorites.

The prices charged by Penn Station are a little higher than those charged by other similar restaurants such as Quiznos and Subway. You can see the latest Penn Station menu prices in the table below.



Club (Grilled or Cold) 6″ $5.99
Club (Grilled or Cold) 8″ $7.69
Club (Grilled or Cold) 10″ $9.29
Club (Grilled or Cold) 12″ $10.99
Philadelphia Cheesesteak 6″ $5.99
Philadelphia Cheesesteak 8″ $7.69
Philadelphia Cheesesteak 10″ $9.29
Philadelphia Cheesesteak 12″ $10.99
Chicken Teriyaki 6″ $5.99
Chicken Teriyaki 8″ $7.69
Chicken Teriyaki 10″ $9.29
Chicken Teriyaki 12″ $10.99
Reuben 6″ $5.99
Reuben 8″ $7.69
Reuben 10″ $9.29
Reuben 12″ $10.99
Chicken Cordon Bleu 6″ $5.99
Chicken Cordon Bleu 8″ $7.69
Chicken Cordon Bleu 10″ $9.29
Chicken Cordon Bleu 12″ $10.99
Chicken Parmesan 6″ $5.99
Chicken Parmesan 8″ $7.69
Chicken Parmesan 10″ $9.29
Chicken Parmesan 12″ $10.99
Italian (Grilled or Cold) 6″ $5.99
Italian (Grilled or Cold) 8″ $7.69
Italian (Grilled or Cold) 10″ $9.29
Italian (Grilled or Cold) 12″ $10.99
Pizza Sub 6″ $5.99
Pizza Sub 8″ $7.69
Pizza Sub 10″ $9.29
Pizza Sub 12″ $10.99
Grilled Artichoke 6″ $5.99
Grilled Artichoke 8″ $7.69
Grilled Artichoke 10″ $9.29
Grilled Artichoke 12″ $10.99
Sausage Sub 6″ $5.99
Sausage Sub 8″ $7.69
Sausage Sub 10″ $9.29
Sausage Sub 12″ $10.99
Grilled Vegetarian 6″ $5.99
Grilled Vegetarian 8″ $7.69
Grilled Vegetarian 10″ $9.29
Grilled Vegetarian 12″ $10.99
Chicken or Tuna Salad 6″ $5.99
Chicken or Tuna Salad 8″ $7.69
Chicken or Tuna Salad 10″ $9.29
Chicken or Tuna Salad 12″ $10.99
Create Your Own 6″ $5.99
Create Your Own 8″ $7.69
Create Your Own 10″ $9.29
Create Your Own 12″ $10.99

Sub Combos

Includes Fries and Drink
Sub Combo 6″ $8.89
Sub Combo 8″ $10.39
Sub Combo 10″ $11.99
Sub Combo 12″ $13.69


Add Extra Meat or Cheese $1.59
Fresh-Cut Fries Large $6.39
Fresh-Cut Fries Medium $4.49
Fresh-Cut Fries Small $2.59
Cheesebread 6″ $3.69
Cheesebread 8″ $4.79
Cheesebread 10″ $6.29
Cheesebread 12″ $7.29
Chips Bag $1.79
Chocolate Chunk Cookie $2.29

Kids Meal

Includes 4″ Kid-sized Sandwich, Half Size Fries, Kiddie Cup Beverage & Lollipop
Kids Meal $5.69


Lemonade Regular $2.79
Lemonade Large $3.59
Lemonade Gallon $6.99
Iced Tea Regular $2.59
Iced Tea Large $2.99
Iced Tea Gallon $6.99
Fountain Drink Regular $2.49
Fountain Drink Large $2.89

Brand History

Penn Station restaurant was founded by Jeff Osterfeld in 1985 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He decided to open this restaurant after he went on a trip to Philadelphia and was very impressed by the popularity of the cheesesteak sandwich. He replicated the food item and the customers just loved it, which made the business become very successful pretty soon.

You might also like our articles on the prices you will find on the menus of Subway, Jimmy John’s, or Firehouse Subs.

In the beginning, Penn Station’s menu included only four sandwiches, but the grilled cheese steak sub was the star. Hand-squeezed lemonade and fresh-cut French fries were also served. The meals were prepared to order, right in front of the clients, with the freshest ingredients and the finest meats. This business concept of preparing fresh food to order became a hit immediately.

As a result, by 1987 several Penn Station locations were opened across the country. The founder of the company felt that his idea of a high-end, fast dining experience which focuses on quality and freshness will be a real success. So, he took the decision to franchise his business in 1988. Nowadays, there are more than 300 Penn Station restaurants located in 15 states in America.

Our review

Penn Station SubPenn Station’s sub sandwiches are very appreciated by the customers as these are prepared with the freshest, finest ingredients, like cholesterol-free peanut oil and hand-selected potatoes. The bread is freshly baked every day and it is toasted and crispy on the inside, with a soft crumb. Also, the lemonade is made every day by hand-squeezing with the freshest lemons.

The Penn Station restaurant is different from other sub sandwich restaurants in the fact that it offers five different sizes of subs, such as 4-inch, 6-inch, 8-inch, 10-inch, and 12-inch. Also, the menu of this restaurant is much more limited compared to the menu of other restaurants.

Not only do the sandwiches come in different sizes, but also the French fries. Plus, you can purchase packaged chips. Malt vinegar is also offered, as a free condiment for the fries. This gives them a better taste.

If you are going to Penn Station, you should definitely try their Philadelphia Cheesesteak sandwich, which is made with provolone cheese and steak. It is served along with your choice of pizza sauce, sautéed onions, mayo, mushrooms, spicy mustard, or banana peppers. In case you love chicken, you should try their Chicken Parmesan sandwich, which contains Parmesan and provolone cheese and juicy chicken breast.

The Penn Station restaurant is the perfect place for clients who are looking for a quick, good meal at a good cost. The staff is very friendly and the atmosphere is relaxed and casual. The restaurants are always clean and the seating is comfortable and spacious. Overall, this eatery is an A class.

Penn Station FAQs

At what time does Penn Station open?

Penn Station restaurants open at 10:00 a.m. from Monday until Sunday. However, it may depend on the day of the week and location. It is recommended to verify the opening hours of the location you are interested in on the official website of the restaurant.

At what time does Penn Station close?

Penn Station restaurants close at 10:00 p.m. every day. But again, it depends on the location. So, you should check this information on their official website.

What type of oil does Penn Station use?

Penn Station uses a peanut oil blend, that includes soy, to prepare their fresh-cut fries.

What type of potatoes does Penn Station use?

Penn Station restaurants use hand-cut Idaho potatoes, which are flash-fried in cholesterol-free peanut oil.

Does Penn Station have free refills on lemonade?

Penn Station lemonade is one of the best around and the restaurant offers a free refill deal.

Does Penn Station have sweet tea?

Yes, Penn Station also serves sweet tea.

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