Jimmy John’s is coming to Barberton

It’s official!

Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches will be moving in next to Chipotle at the Giant Eagle Plaza. Planning Director Joe Stefan announced the pending arrival during the Jan. 16 Barberton Planning Commission meeting.

Stefan said interior work is expected to begin in February with a grand opening planned for some time in May.

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  1. Anonymous on January 18, 2019 at 8:10 pm

    Now now. There is room for all God’s creatures….. right next to the mashed potatoes.

  2. Margie towne on January 18, 2019 at 7:21 am

    Can’t wait they are good and fast

  3. She gone on January 18, 2019 at 6:11 am

    Thanks for getting this finalized Mr. Soyars. Well done.

    • edbassmaster on January 18, 2019 at 10:02 am

      They wont last long and that’ll be Berfknee Mcinzees fault.

  4. Competent Leadership on January 17, 2019 at 6:18 pm

    Do you people not realize how franchising works, your money won’t be going to a trophy hunter, the franchisee pays a fee to use the brand but they keep the profits most of the time rather local as well.

    • A Non E Moose on January 18, 2019 at 7:39 am

      Thanks for the enlightenment. I had no idea how that worked. You must be a genius. OF COURSE I understand how it works!!! And who is you people?

    • Daniel boone on January 18, 2019 at 10:28 am

      Who cares if it goes to trophy hunting PETA (people eating tasty animals)!!

  5. Anonymous on January 17, 2019 at 5:24 pm


  6. A Non E Moose on January 17, 2019 at 2:23 pm

    Magic City Subs and Gyros has my vote. Support local not corporate!!!

    • Cindy Hanzel on January 25, 2019 at 3:17 pm

      Well said

  7. Mike Hunt on January 17, 2019 at 11:47 am

    I’m not going there because he is a hunter? Stick to salads you wierdo!

  8. Mitch on January 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Cannot patronize Jimmy John’s, he’s a trophy hunter..

    • Brian on January 17, 2019 at 10:02 am

      Good that means the lines won’t be long for when I go there!

    • Bret Ratner on January 17, 2019 at 3:31 pm

      So your opposed to animal conservation?

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