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“Excellent for what it is!” 5 of 5 stars
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cali sandwich
1005 Changping Road(Near Yanping Road), Shanghai, China
021-51580169
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Ranked #1,593 of 12,562 Restaurants in Shanghai
Cuisines: Sandwiches
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“Excellent for what it is!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Sometimes you need a quick fix and I've tried most of the sandwich places here in Shanghai: This is easily one of the very best. The Italian Meatball Sub is the one sandwich from the entire menu that really tops the charts! The chilli soup surprisingly good and although a bit on the dry side the potato salad was not bad either. I have a healthy appetite but portions are huge! In fact, you end up having more for later if you've ordered a lot; like I usually do. The meat actually tastes like meat, they're not stingy on the cheese (and not that plastic stringy stuff either) and, holy of holies: They use real proper crackling fresh baguette! The first time I've seen that done here. Possibly the best sandwich I've ever had delivered in Shanghai this year. Plus they took the time to wrap it in foil so that it actually arrived hot, not lukewarm or cold. If you're hesitating, don't. Well worth it and great value to boot. As to others: The Philly Chease Steak is great too but sickly after a while, the french onion soup nice and actually includes a good spot of cheese, the Super Cali 220 was very tasty but not as exciting as I'd expected; the Chicago Dog was nice if nothing special; the salsa and corn chips utterly unnecessary when I saw portions! I've been back ever since the first time and will continue doing so as you've got to support those putting in the effort. Good service for a sandwich joint. And, again, try the Italian Meatball Sub.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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