Comparing Arbys and Subway Fast Food Restaurants

If you know your fast food restaurant chains, you should be able to compare the differences between Arby’s and Subway. The two restaurants have similar slogans with Arby’s being, “Slicing Up Freshness” and Subway’s being, “Eat Fresh.” Both restaurants value serving items that are freshly made. In regards to Subway, the people that work there do make the subs right in front of you. That way, you see what goes inside the sub and how they handle them. You also have the choice of having the sub as is or having it heated up in the oven. In regards to Arby’s, that might not be the case. While Arby’s is using the slogan of “Slicing Up Freshness,” you have to think whether or not the food is freshly made.

However, there are major differences between the two restaurants. With Arby’s, you have to put the restaurant in the same group as McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Taco Bell, Checker’s, Hardee’s, and Burger King. With Subway, you have to put that restaurant in the same group as Blimpie’s, Quizno’s, or Wawa. Arby’s deals in many different sandwiches and sides while Subway deals mainly in subs. They both have a variety of sandwiches; but, neither of them serve hamburgers of any sort.

Arby’s main menu consists of Ultimate Angus, Turkey Roaster, Roast Beef, Market Fresh, and Prime-Cut Chicken Sandwiches. They come in varieties such as Beef ‘n Cheddar, Bacon Beef ‘n Cheddar, Deluxe Bacon Cheddar, Chicken Cordon Blue, Chicken Bacon & Swiss, Reuben, Philly, and Three Cheese & Bacon.

Its side menu has items such as Curly Fries, Homestyle Fries, Steakhouse Onion Rings, Mozzarella Sticks and Potato Cakes. Its dessert menu consists of turnovers and cookies.

Subway, due to its name, specializes in subs. You have the choice of getting a six inch or a foot long sub. There are deals where you can buy a foot long for five dollars. Sandwiches in the menu include the BLT, Black Forest Ham, Cold Cut Combo, Meatball Marinara, Oven Roasted Chicken, Spicy Italian, Big Philly Cheesesteak, Tuna, Turkey Breast, Subway Melt, and Veggie Delight.

It also has a breakfast menu in which some sandwiches are served in folded flat bread.

The side menu of Subway is simplistic letting you choose from chips, apple slices, cookies, or yogurt parfait. The drink menu tends to be healthier than Arby’s as you can choose from low fat milk, apple juice, Vitaminwater Zero, and Dasani Bottled Water.

Subway also focuses on nutrition. On the website, you can search for heart-healthy meals. You can also look up nutritional information on the subs served at Subway.

Comparing Arby’s and Subway with each other is pretty simplistic. By looking at the menus of both restaurants, you can easily tell the differences. Arby’s focuses mainly on different sandwiches while Subway focuses mainly on subs. Due to the differing menus, the two restaurants belong to two different groups of fast food.