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HungryasHell Jun 27, 2001 10:54 AM

Hello,
Where can one get a steak and cheese sub in the Boston area. Ive heard that there is a good place in Waltham or Woburn but forgot the name of the place.
Thanks,
HaH

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    ScoobieSnack Jul 11, 2001 11:21 AM

    I am sure all of these places are very good,I have actually tried 3D's in Everett years ago. But for my money the best Shaved Steak and Cheese Sandwich is J&S Deli on Cross St in East Somerville . It is a little hole in the wall that the same people have owed for over 30 years. When I need my friends to do me a favor I bribe them with a J&S Sub. The best Jerry,The best.

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      Redhohoho Jul 11, 2001 11:36 AM

      have to agree w/ the J&S. I grew up in JP and when I moved to Somerville I was worried about not having a place for my beloved steak bombs but my husband said not to worry. he was right! It's well worth the trip but just as an FYI if you ask for a steak bomb you will get salami on it.

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      Emily Jul 9, 2001 07:59 PM

      Honestly, I may not be an afficionado of the steak and cheese, but this is the best one I've ever had. Since moving to CA (where I can't find any comparison), I've learned to make them at home, in the imitation of Pinnochio's. Not too greasy with a nice crunch of chopped pickles, tomatoes and onions and a dash of hots (another item I have a hard time finding out here!).

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        Jimmy Jul 5, 2001 01:50 PM

        David's World Famous in Woburn & Burlington has an Amazing steak sandwich!!!!!!! Not shaved, steak tips!!!!
        All the sandwiches there are outstanding, try the duck!! And a GREAT burger too!!!!!
        They post weekly specials on the web!! I have tried them a couple of times, really outstanding!! website is davidsspecials.com

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          Paul Jul 2, 2001 05:24 AM

          If you are coming to Waltham for a Steak and Cheese at Carl's drop by Domenic's at 987 Main St. for the best sandwich in the Boston Area. It's all about the bread and they make their own. An oval roll about 3/4 inches thick with a hard crust and a light airy crumb. Their fillings are all top quality and scratch made on premises. I challenge all chowhounds to find a better sandwich anywhere in the Boston area. There open from 10:30 to 5:30 Monday through Friday. Try not to come between 11:30 and 1:00 as the lines can get quite long. I work there on Friday so be sure to say hello if you come in.

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            Scott mccarrick Jun 29, 2001 10:59 PM

            3D's in everett square

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              Matt Jun 27, 2001 05:05 PM

              Try Bob's Food in Medford. See the above post regarding sandwiches.

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                ravenous Jun 27, 2001 04:51 PM

                If you like your steak shaved, Tom's in Auburndale(Newton) is better than average. The Cherry Tree in West Newton center (Rt. 16) features actual steak tips that make a very pleasant sandwich (the onion rings are good as well). Now if someone could clue me in on somewhere to get a good steak and cheese in Quincy!

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                  Laney Jun 27, 2001 12:24 PM

                  The Best Steak & Cheese can be found at Toody's in Wakefield, MA, 109 Water Street. (Closed for vacation 7/2 - 7/15/01.

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                    El Pooche Jun 29, 2001 01:37 PM

                    I would never eat at Toody's. I called to place an order once and they put me on hold. After I was on hold for five minutes I was disconnected. I live in the area, so I drove down the street and THEY WERE CLOSED! Why the person who answered the phone didn't tell me they were closing in 5 mins. is beyond me.

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                    Alan H Jun 27, 2001 11:49 AM

                    Carls's on Prospect St. used to be absolutley AMAZING. Haven't been in a couple of years myself, but know others who still swear by the place.

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                      Alan H Jun 27, 2001 11:50 AM

                      Sorry, that's in Waltham.

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                        HaH Jun 27, 2001 12:12 PM

                        Thanks Alan

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                          Poops Rodriguez Jun 27, 2001 02:29 PM

                          hands down it has to be South End Cafe in Woburn. Located on Main Street. Not only are the subs HUGE. The quality is superior. Definitely a must try. Only open til 3 pm.

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                            Jean Jul 2, 2001 05:08 PM

                            EVERYTHING at the South End Cafe in Woburn is delicious. Plus...they'll fax you a menu of their daily specials!

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                              Steve M Jul 5, 2001 05:57 PM

                              Try Cheddars in Fresh Pond Cambridge. Many other good things too.

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