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Gherkins Sandwich Shop

171 7th St. and Hwy 1, Montara, CA
(650) 728-2211
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Ranked #2 of 3 Restaurants in Montara
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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English first
Rocklin, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Love the sandwiches here, prices are good. Small quaint place and the service is good. Right off of Hwy 1.

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Menlo Park, California
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117 reviews 117 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We usually head right past this on the way back from hiking out around Montara but stopped in - huge selection of sandwiches and we loved the substitutions they offered for vegetarians. Ate outside - agree with others that they're not quick to clean tables but pretty quick with the food service. Sandwiches were quite large, pleasantly so, and delicious.... More

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Tables unwiped. Staff in dirty food stained polo shirts and unappetising food. Apart from that it was great!

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Pacifica, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Came here because of friends who had actually driven down from SF to this little place. Now I know why. Fabulous sandwiches.

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Menlo Park, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I'm writing about the branch of Gherkins in downtown Half Moon Bay at the north end of Main, shared with Fish and Frites. The sandwiches are fresh, entirely custom-made and huge. In an era of Subway ToGo Quizno generification, it is so great to have a big drippy lovingly crafted super sandwich...to split with your friend of lover. These are... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

As we were driving up the PCH my eye caught the shop image of the Gherkin with muscles! It made us chuckle so much we turned around and went in to eat. We shared a sandwich between the two of us, It was fast, tasty and everyone was polite. happy days! Great place for lunch or a snack!

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sacramento
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

The food here is excellent. I love the view of the ocean, even though it's slightly obstructed by trees. The staff is nice enough, just not quite good enough for a 5 start rating. The only other complaint I have is that it's always freezing, but that is the case with most places in the area. Overall, this is probably... More

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Pacifica, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

The burgers, fries and sandwiches were top rate. My only negative is they need some ice for the drinks. The salads were okay but nothing out of this world. Brownies were worth the calories. Great selection of sodas and chips. The staff were really friendly and fun.

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Top Contributor
184 reviews 184 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

Bring your appetite or a friend, as one sandwich can easy feed two people. The ingredients are fresh and tasty. The owner, Elias, is a friendly, energetic entrepreneur. Supporting a local businessman like him is reason enough to stop here. You won't be disappointed! The sandwiches are absolutely delicious!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

1 of the best sandwiches I have ever had they pile on the meat it's around $10per sandwich but soo worth it

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