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“Awesome!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sam LaGrassa's

Sam LaGrassa's
Ranked #2 of 3,119 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Delivery, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Downtown
Brasilia, DF
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76 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Awesome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Great sandwiches and good prices. The place is a must-see in Boston! One of the best memories I have from the time I was in the city.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Georgetown, Texas
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81 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Lived up to its reputation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Sam LaGrassa's was one block from our hotel and on our list of places to eat lunch. As promised, the lines were long the seating crowded. Nevertheless, the line moved quickly and the sandwich (a Reuben) we ordered was large and delicious. Definitely worth the effort. For the two of us, one sandwich was plenty.

Visited June 2013
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Copenhagen
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Yum yum yum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Great lunch place/deli - large selection of meats/breads/combinations. Possible eat in but appears must do take out. I had their chipotle pastrami yum but would recommend with russian dressing i/o honey mustard - my friend had vegetarian and she said best she ever had with crunchy veggies

Visited June 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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453 reviews
333 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
“Deli ishous”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Real old style Deli typical of what you find in New York. Tried the Rumanian Pastrami which was excellent. The side of coleslaw was great - not too creamy and a good amount of pepper. If you are downtown and want a sandwich for lunch you will not be disappointed.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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NY
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115 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Ok Boston, you got it.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

As a displaced New Yawker visiting Bahston for a few days, I was highly doubtful that anyone could come close to recreating the corned beef / pastrami bliss I experienced in my youth. Well, may not have won the stanley cup this year, they definitely have got the real deli sandwich experience down.

While the sandwich was different from what I am used to (i.e. they put coleslaw and russian dressing right in there, and no mustard to be found?) it was simply fantastic. The meat was cut right in front of you, perfectly seasoned, generous portions and the rye was a "light" rye which didn't get in the way. I also had a cup of the New England chowdah which was also excellent.

The *only* thing which I would change is to stop serving the half-sour pickles. Everyone knows full-sours are the best.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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