Lenny's Sub Shop

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Lenny's Sub Shop
Type Private
Industry Restaurants
Founded Bartlett, Tennessee (1998)
Key people Len and Sheila Moore, Founders, Lenny's Franchise Systems, LLC
Products Subs, Salads
other food products
Website lennys.com
Lenny's Sub Shop in Nashville, TN

Lenny's Sub Shop is a Philadelphia-style sub shop which has franchises located across the United States.


Lenny's was founded in Bartlett, Tennessee in 1998 by Len and Shelia Moore. There are about 150 locations across North America in 17 states. The company's headquarters, Lenny's Franchise Systems, LLC is located in Memphis, Tennessee.


Lenny's restaurants serve authentic Philly cheesesteaks and sliced-to-order submarine sandwiches. The menu consists of nine cold subs, five hot subs (including a foot long hot dog), five salads, and four kids' meals. Lenny's regular size subs are a 7½ inches long with about a 1/2 pound of meat and cheese, while their larges are 15 inches long with about a pound of meat and cheese. The cold deli sandwiches are also served on a kaiser roll with about 1/3 pound of meat and cheese. Lenny's bakes their cookies and bread fresh everyday. They also make their chicken and tuna salads from scratch daily.

Lenny's signature "Hot Pepper Relish" consists of ground cherry peppers in a vinegar base. The chain sells 8 ounce containers of the spicy condiment at most locations. Their available toppings also include onion, lettuce, tomatoes, oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, oregano, pickles, bell peppers, banana peppers, black olives, cucumbers, jalapeños, mayonnaise, mustard, and spicy mustard.

Lenny's also offers its own brand of potato chips with several varieties including Regular, Barbeque, Salt & Vinegar, Sour Cream & Onion, and Jalapeño. As of 2008, Lenny's has begun serving their own version of Baked Regular and Baked Barbeque potato thin crisps.

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