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Broad Street Giant Grinder Shop

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1901 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-4406
+1 805-543-6700
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (2 reviews)
“grinder” (13 reviews)
“half sausage” (2 reviews)
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1901 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-4406
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Reviewed October 30, 2016

Owned by a gentleman from Connecticut, the Giant Grinder is the real deal. They know what a grinder is and they know how to make it. Be sure to ask them to do it well toasted so the sausage and meatballs get hot!! I try...More

Thank David M
Reviewed August 17, 2016

What a terrific place. The owner is from Windsor Locks, Connecticut and has had a number of grinder shops in various places. He's had this place in San Luis Obispo for over ten (10) years. Their most popular grinder is the "half and half"...half Italian...More

Thank David M
Reviewed July 24, 2016

The Owner and Staff are amazing and the grinders were even better. It's a small Delicious, limited seating inside but a nice patio with several umbrella tables make up for it. It's on a corner, hard to see but it is worth the adventure to...More

Thank PlatypusMom M
Reviewed April 20, 2016

I found Giant Grinder Shop quite by accident...but a great accident it was. I tried their most popular sandwich...the half meatball/half sausage with peppers and marinara sauce and I had it on their Dutch crunch bread. It's a full 9" grinder...not a puny 6" and...More

Thank David M
Reviewed March 1, 2016

I had a hot, spicy pastrami and the sandwich was good. It was an normal size sandwich, definitely not giant, puffed up with lots of ice burg lettuce. The pastrami was tasty and the spicy was definitely there! The crew is very nice and very...More

Thank CharleySays
Reviewed December 15, 2015

I regularly eat at all of the sandwich shops in SLO and enjoy every one of them. What makes the Giant Grinder Shop different is their more traditional feel on italian style subs. I have never had a sandwich in Italy, nor have a I...More

Thank david h
Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

I eat at the Giant Grinder at least once a week, maybe twice. My favorites are the spicey pastrami, turkey pesto and the norcal combo, delish! Always friendly service and great prices. I'm ordering a NorCal combo now, yummy!!!

1  Thank Safarimobile
Reviewed July 17, 2015

The East Coast Grinder is awesome and so is the half meatball/half sausage. I find myself going here all the time for lunch. They do not skimp on size or quality. I usually eat half the sandwich for lunch and the other half for dinner,...More

1  Thank deestore
Reviewed June 2, 2015

We live in San Luis but in a different part of town so it took us a long time to find this gem. When we went in to try it out we were greeted so cheerfully by the guy behind the counter that we HAD...More

1  Thank Sharon G
Reviewed May 29, 2015

Well, they call them grinders only because the owners are originally from Connecticut, but their East Coast Combo sandwich is truly a Philadelphia/South Jersey style hoagie and yes, it is awesome even if it is on French bread instead of Italian. And their meatball sandwiches,...More

2  Thank slowolf
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  • Food
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  • Value
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Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1901 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-4406
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-543-6700
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