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Grinders Hot Sands

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19811 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133-3523
+1 206-542-0627
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11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Edmonds, Washington
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We finally stopped at Grinders for take-out sandwiches yesterday. I ploughed through the sausage grinder and my wife enjoyed the "SauBall" half meatball and half sausage. Both came with a cup of tasty marinara on the side for dipping. I was hoping to show some restraint and only eat half of my grinder, but my sandwich was way too tasty... More 

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Thank John B
Edmonds, WA
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568 reviews
386 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We went for an early dinner on a Monday night. Our server was very cordial and provided attentive service throughout our meal including pacing the soup and main meal. The soup of the day was Italian Wedding, which was very good. For dinner, my wife ordered the cavatappi pasta with marinara sauce. For a small additional charge, she added mushrooms... More 

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Thank DP49
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Service is beautiful. Ambiance is perfectly cozy and elegant. The sandwiches are mind blowing - the best French Dip I've had. They've a roasted vegetable sandwich that brings you to tears with joy. I suggest you share a sandwich - portions are humongous. I've been there a few times and I've always left happy!

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Thank Munira G
Seattle, Washington
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88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I've driven by this place at least a 100 times, but having recently moved near this gem on Highway 99, I finally decided to check it out. Am I glad I did! I came in on a rainy Saturday thinking of having a meatball grinder, but I let myself be persuaded to have The Tuscan, a delicious hot roasted pork,... More 

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Thank Robin A
Columbia, Missouri, United States
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Our son recommended this restaurant for a evening meal when we visited him in Bothell. He had eaten there several times and was confident we would enjoy it too. As imagined, the menu is not extensive, but there are about 15 different sandwiches on the menu. He advised us to split an order, unless we were starved, so we of... More 

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Thank BlueFox_13
Shoreline, Washington
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Maybe I just got a bad-luck sandwich. I've read so many good reviews, but I just didn't see it. The grinders were a good size, so it's good bang for your buck. We got ours to-go, so they sat for about 15 minutes before I ate it. I bit into several pieces of hard chicken and the bread was a... More 

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Thank Jeff B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

This is the first place we stopped when we got to Shoreline. The sandwiches are absolutely great- maybe a bit on the large side but the leftovers made a nice lunch! I'm

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Thank marchiquita
Calgary, Canada
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

I recently started thinking about Grinders Hot Sands since I visited the restaurant this time last year and I remembered how amazing the food was...I ordered the Ciabatta and my boyfriend had the Stromboli...sooooo yummy!! If you love sandwiches or even if you don't you must try this place. The food was so incredibly tasty!!!

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Thank Arezo S
Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Staff; All Foodies! Atmosphere; Cool and relaxed and comfortable! Food; AMAZING!! Very reasonable as you get your lunch/dinner and still have leftovers. Knowledgeable staff guide you through what is current for the days specials, all of which sounded amazing. I had the pasta with choice of any sauce and accouterments. And sitting here, fully sated and have some for tomorrow!... More 

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Thank Leonard64
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

We had the Gilbano. We thought it would be a Philly steak sandwich it was not their version has ok flavor but the texture is a gooey mess. Great service and atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19811 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133-3523
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Shoreline
  • Phone Number: +1 206-542-0627

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