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Gherkin's Sandwich Shop

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171 7th Street, Montara, CA 94037
(650) 728-2211
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate here while staying in Montara while on our family vacation. They have a very good variety of sandwiches and other dishes. I had a boring old turkey and bacon sandwich, which was anything but boring, Yum, and my son in law had a sandwich with peanut butter, meat and cheese and all the trimmings and was really good... More 

Thank Dan C
Montara, California
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we are looking for awesome sandwiches, we go to Gherkins! A bit expensive,but The sandwiches, salads and french fries plates are HUGE!

Thank Maradog
San Francisco, California
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327 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

We stopped along the way to try out their sandwiches ! Big huge ones too ! They've got a variety of delicious ones that I want to come back for. French fries were huge and we shared that between the 4 of us. Then we had the pastrami sandwich and the west coast sandwich. They didn't scrimp on the pastrami... More 

Thank EilliMTW
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Me and a group friends passe through Montara and made a stop at Gherkin's the food was great and the service was great. One of my friends picked upp the wrong order, but the cashier tok the blame upon him self and made us a new sandwitch

Thank Fredrik N
Montara, CA
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Sandwiches at Gherkin's are HUGE. I think one could feed a family of four. The possible combinations are dazzling in their variety and all ingredients are first class. Eat in or take it to the beach across the street.

Thank Maggiejake
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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302 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

My wife and I found this place on our drive up the coast. We ordered two sandwiches. They were quite huge. The fish sandwich was good and her turkey was excellent. The hush puppies came piping hot out of the deep fryer.

Thank Steven W
Montara, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Have had a number of their salads. Always fresh and good combinations at a great price. Husband and sons love their burgers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Great stop-off point to refuel or visit in the early evening for a filling burger, which come in many varieties for meat-eaters and vegetarians. The staff were friendly and approachable. You can expect to wait 5-10 minutes for your order to be completed. Watch the dip when driving into their car park though!

Thank Leon Xavier F
Montara, California
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Gherkins makes the best sandwiches some of our favorites are the Nikko and the West Coaster. Be careful though--the sandwiches are huge, my husband and I share one and quite often make two meals out of one sandwich. Before you order your sandwich with everything be sure to reads what "everything" is it includes far more than the traditional items.... More 

Thank Pogo5
Incline Village, Nevada
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103 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

I love coming here for a sandwich after a day of surfing or exploring. Every sandwich is good and I usually ask the staff what they prefer, and they give me something loaded with avocado, my favorite.

Thank kayla530

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 7th Street, Montara, CA 94037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Montara
  • Phone Number: (650) 728-2211

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?