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“Sandwich specialty”
Review of Grinders Hot Sands

Grinders Hot Sands
Ranked #4 of 89 Restaurants in Shoreline
Price range: $1 - $10
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Soups
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Shoreline, Washington
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23 reviews
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“Sandwich specialty”
Reviewed August 30, 2013

Heard that the sandwiches were really good here, but you need a box to take them home because they are so big. Ordered the Dipper (their version of French Dip) and split it and still wound up taking some home. The Dipper is not like any French Dip I've ever eaten. Most of them are slices of beef between 2 pieces of bread where you need the au jus. This probably didn't need the au jus with all of the flavor on the extras - mushrooms, onions and whatever they were cooked with - but the au jus itself had more than the usual flavor. If you want a gourmet French Dip, this is the place to get it. Mitch the owner is out walking around to check how folks are doing, which makes it a nice, down-to-earth atmosphere.

  • Visited August 2013
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English first
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Wonderful spot, great people, veg friendly”
Reviewed May 22, 2013

We stopped here for a pre-costco fuel up and we're very happy. This had the feel of a neighborhood spot even though it's on Aurora. Even better, they have two excellent vegetarian options and a good wine list. We both opted for the roasted veggie filled giardino and it was substantial enough that I'm set for lunch tomorrow, which means I can justify this as a regular pre-costco stop!

  • Visited May 2013
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“Mitch is amazing !! Love the Music too !”
Reviewed February 16, 2013

Great love given by Staff , warm , all family friendly . Great Music . This restaurant is very clean and well managed !!

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Shoreline, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Magic sauce”
Reviewed August 20, 2012

There are magic, secret ingredients in these grinders that make them better than any others anywhere. Amazing flavor! The atmosphere is surprisingly inviting given the location, and live music is always good. This place is a gem!

Visited May 2012
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merced
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“excellent sandwiches, live music”
Reviewed June 3, 2012

This is a great little restaurant; excellent sandwiches and salads; very large with lots of meat - kind of "knife and fork" sandwiches. Salads also excellent as is the bread pudding...delicious.
They also have live entertainment and an evening spent here, with good food and friends, is an inexpensive few hours of great fun.

  • Visited June 2012
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