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Sam LaGrassa's

#2 of 2,357 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighborhood:
Downtown
As featured in One Day in BeanTown
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44 Province St, Boston, MA 02108-5120
(617) 357-6862
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11:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Reading, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had the Texan brisket and the southwest brisket sandwich platters, which came with fries and coleslaw for a total of $36 (I think they were both on the daily special menus). We didn't really need the chips and coleslaw in hindsight as struggled to finish the sandwich.... Really tasty sandwiches, hit the spot for lunch. The meat was really... More 

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Thank ct4300
Aarhus, Denmark
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved it, great sandwiches. A well oiled machine and it has to be. Order at the counter,pay then depending on time of day be prepared to stand at a counter and eat but the pastrami and corned beef are worth doing whatever it takes to eat here.

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Thank Chuck F
Portage
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent sandwiches. You should definitely consider splitting one with someone. We had a Cuban and it was excellent!!!!

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Thank Cfloyd1969
Newington, Connecticut
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I had never been here and thanks to TRIPADVISOR, we decided to give it a try. We are from the Hartford, CT area and not up here as often as we'd like to be. A little line was forming before they opened and people from all over were waiting to get in. One fellow said to us... More 

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Thank tjh202
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Go with a friend. One orders the Cuban. One orders the Reuben. Then split with each other. Reserve 2 hours after lunch to revive from food coma. You will never forget that lunch. Best in Boston

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Thank RussellDe
Knoxville, TN
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great lunch place frequented by locals. We had a fabulous sandwich so big we shared it. It was recommended by the guy who took our order so I couldn't tell you what it was but I believe it had corned beef in it. Very busy.

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Thank Luv2go27
Jacksonville, Florida
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a very good BBQ chicken sandwich and wife had a rueben that was HUGE. Service was very quick. A lunch must.

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Thank Tim E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Sam's because of the Trip Advisor ranking and because we'd seen it on DDD. They have so many unique sandwiches, as well as the more classic, basic kind. I had the one with corned beef, pastrami, Swiss, and coleslaw on light rye...AMAZING! Portions are large, we should have shared, but my husband got a roast beef with... More 

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Thank Meg B
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Adjacent to the Suffolk University Law school, this institution is average at best. Lantana's across from the Common makes a better sandwich even without the clean cut, future bloodsuckers clogging the line waiting to gorge. No place to sit, too crowded. Make sure you wear a suit just to fit in and get a decent sandwich.

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Thank Stephen B
Boston, MA
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sandwiches were great, the service was friendly... It's a great place to grab a quick bite to go!!! =)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Soups, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Province St, Boston, MA 02108-5120
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (617) 357-6862

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

Staying in Downtown

Neighborhood Profile
Downtown
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.