Subway Sandwich on Fairfax Ave is Closing After 32 Years in WeHo

Subway Sandwich West Hollywood

A second Subway Sandwich restaurant is closing this month in the city West Hollywood. The location at 1111 Fairfax Avenue by Santa Monica Boulevard is shuttering for good after being open since 1990. Today is the last day.

The following sign has been posted at the restaurant’s door:

“To all our valued guests and Friends, 

It is with great sadness that we announce the closing of SUBWAY 10475 located at 1111 N. Fairfax Ave effective July 1, 2022. Unfortunately, our lease has expired, and we felt it was best to not renew due to many unforeseen factors involved to operate a business today with so many issues to deal with now as well in the foreseeable future. 

Since the beginning, back in 1990, we have had a great time serving everyone. This was our 3rd location, and our Manager Cecilia has been with us from the start. We are so fortunate to have someone who has dedicated herself to our company and this store. She will continue to be a part of our organization at 750 Vine Street in Hollywood in August should you decide to stop by.

Since Covid has emerged in our world, the past 2½ years have been trying for everyone.
On a positive note, we were so fortunate to serve such a wonderful community for over 32
years. So many memories and so much love is what we will take away with us. West
Hollywood (WEHO) is a very special place and will be missed greatly.

We want to thank all our wonderful guests and employees for supporting us over these past
years. We are extremely humbled that so many embraced our restaurant and that we were
able to succeed for so long.

Our current staff will be moving to one of our other locations below which have been
beautifully remodeled early this year. 


We truly gave it our best shot but it’s now time to say so long and goodbye to this wonderful
place. We will miss you and wish you a safe and beautiful life.

Steven & Lisa

The Subway sandwich shop located at 8617 Santa Monica Boulevard closed abruptly on June 22nd. That location dates back to the 80s according to readers. It had managed to stay afloat, despite the exchange of several hands throughout the past decades.

According to reports 1,043 Subway sandwich shops shuttered in 2021, as the nation’s biggest fast-food chain faces controversy over allegations of corrupt regional managers. New York Post reports, the chain took a dip in total footprint by nearly five percent impacting 21,147 locations. The net loss was worse in 2020 with a loss of 1,609 US restaurants and 999 in 2019 before the coronavirus hit, according to federal disclosures filed by the company.

John Oliver dedicated a segment of Last Week Tonight to the sandwich food chain and how their business model doesn’t always serve franchisees.

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1 month ago

Always sad to a business close down. Not sad to see a Subway sub close though. Cost of living is up and so should minimum wage. It never works that way though and some businesses would rather shut down than pay their employees their fair share. It

1 month ago

Another retail shop closing…
cost of doing business in west hollywood is too much. the people that run this city don’t have a clue. They’re running this city into the ground. One shop at a time.

Angry Gay Pope
1 month ago

Thanks for adding the clip of John Oliver so I didn’t have to 🙂