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“Awesome!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sam LaGrassa's

Sam LaGrassa's
44 Province St, Boston, MA 02108-5120 (Downtown)
(617) 357-6861
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Ranked #2 of 2,820 Restaurants in Boston
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Fast Food
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Delivery
Neighborhood: Downtown
Brasilia, DF
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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
“Awesome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Great sandwiches and good prices. The place is a must-see in Boston! One of the best memories I have from the time I was in the city.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Georgetown, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Lived up to its reputation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Sam LaGrassa's was one block from our hotel and on our list of places to eat lunch. As promised, the lines were long the seating crowded. Nevertheless, the line moved quickly and the sandwich (a Reuben) we ordered was large and delicious. Definitely worth the effort. For the two of us, one sandwich was plenty.

Visited June 2013
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Yum yum yum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Great lunch place/deli - large selection of meats/breads/combinations. Possible eat in but appears must do take out. I had their chipotle pastrami yum but would recommend with russian dressing i/o honey mustard - my friend had vegetarian and she said best she ever had with crunchy veggies

Visited June 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
“Deli ishous”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Real old style Deli typical of what you find in New York. Tried the Rumanian Pastrami which was excellent. The side of coleslaw was great - not too creamy and a good amount of pepper. If you are downtown and want a sandwich for lunch you will not be disappointed.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Ok Boston, you got it.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

As a displaced New Yawker visiting Bahston for a few days, I was highly doubtful that anyone could come close to recreating the corned beef / pastrami bliss I experienced in my youth. Well, may not have won the stanley cup this year, they definitely have got the real deli sandwich experience down.

While the sandwich was different from what I am used to (i.e. they put coleslaw and russian dressing right in there, and no mustard to be found?) it was simply fantastic. The meat was cut right in front of you, perfectly seasoned, generous portions and the rye was a "light" rye which didn't get in the way. I also had a cup of the New England chowdah which was also excellent.

The *only* thing which I would change is to stop serving the half-sour pickles. Everyone knows full-sours are the best.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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