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Neighbourhood: Commercial Drive
1692 Venables St.


Monday to Saturday, 11am – 6:30pm
Sunday, 11am – 4:30pm


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The People

Owners: Doug Stephen and Lindsey Mann
General Manager: Boris McKay

About Vennie’s Sub Shop

Owned by Doug Stephen and Lindsey Mann, the new sandwich spot is conveniently located just around the corner from their wildly successful Downlow Chicken Shack flagship Commercial Drive location.

“We’ve always loved sandwiches, and Vennie’s is our ode to all those underrated, unsung heroes out there,” says Stephen, who co-owns DL Chicken Shack and Downlow Burgers with Mann. “There is just so much potential and versatility in building a great hoagie, sub, submarine, hero, or sandwich – no matter what you call it. Think of the sauces, the meats, the veg, the cheese. Of course, it takes some finesse in how you build it. Once you’ve got it figured out, you get a taste of everything in each bite!”

“At the end of the day, we just simply want to make some great tasting sandwiches for the whole community to enjoy,” adds Stephen.