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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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Montara, California
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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321 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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
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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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 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
Holiday, Florida
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

OMG!! Heaven on the water!! Worth the drive from anywhere. We had oysters at several places and this was a great spot for a sandwich of any kind...local brew and a spot on the water...dog friendly.

Thank judiadunn

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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
Good for
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?