Located at 9321 N Michigan Rd., the free-standing restaurant is slated to open Monday, January 22.

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INDIANAPOLIS (January 16, 2024) – Cousins Subs® a Midwest-based, family-owned sub sandwich chain, is excited to announce the grand opening of its first location in Indianapolis on Monday, January 22. With 90 locations, including 52 corporately owned establishments, Cousins Subs continues to expand its footprint, bringing its delicious subs to the Indianapolis community.

In celebration of the grand opening, Cousins Subs is teaming up with Elevate Indy for a special “Eat One. Give One.” promotion. For every 7 1/2" sub sold through February 20, 2024, Cousins Subs will donate a meal to a local student within the Elevate Indy program, with a goal of providing up to 1,000 meals.

The new Cousins Subs restaurant is conveniently located at 9321 N Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46268. Spanning 1,900 square feet, the restaurant features a full-service drive-thru, seating for 32 guests and the brand's distinctive 'Milwaukee Sub Shop' ambiance. The interior is adorned with natural wood, stone and metal accents, reflecting Cousins Subs' commitment to its cuisine philosophy, rich history and community engagement. Digital menu boards enhance the overall dining experience.

“We are thrilled to expand the Cousins Subs family and open our doors in Indianapolis,” said Justin McCoy, vice president of marketing for Cousins Subs. “Our story began more than 50 years ago, and we have built a name for ourselves throughout the Midwest by serving high-quality subs on our famous bread baked daily."

Cousins Subs' extensive menu, featuring deli-fresh subs and made-to-order sides, will be available for dine-in, drive-thru, pick-up and delivery. Customers can conveniently place orders through the Cousins Subs website or mobile app. Additionally, customers enrolled in Cousins Club, the brand's point-based loyalty program, will earn one point for every $1 spent, both online and in-store.

Cousins Subs is excited to bring its renowned subs to Indianapolis and looks forward to serving the community with its commitment to quality and community engagement. 

For more information about Cousins Subs and its menu offerings, please visit

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Elevate Indianapolis builds long-term, life-changing relationships with Indianapolis urban youth, equipping them to thrive and contribute to their community. They do this missional work with 4th through 12th graders and program alumni using a model developed through the Elevate USA for a network of affiliates. This program includes four key elements rooted in relationship: Accredited Classes in character & life skills during the school day and three types of after school mentoring with students–Pathways to Purpose college & career programming, “life on life” mentoring, and Sports & Adventure programming, executed by a staff of full-time Teacher-Mentors who are representative of the students we serve who spend approximately half their time with students during the school day and half their time with them after school in a 24/7/365 relational mentoring model where they are accessible to students on a personal basis. In the 2022-23 program year, Elevate Indianapolis served over 1,200 students. To learn more about Elevate, please visit 

About Cousins Subs

Wisconsin-based Cousins Subs®, a family-owned, fast casual sub shop established in 1972 by Bill Specht and his cousin, is driven by the mission to Believe in Better – both in the quality of food it serves and in the communities it supports. Cousins Subs and its franchisees operate nearly 100 sub sandwich shops throughout Wisconsin and Indiana, providing guests with quality deli fresh and made to order grilled subs using only the freshest ingredients on its signature bread baked daily. For more information, visit You can also find Cousins Subs on Facebook, X, Instagram and TikTok.