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Deli sandwich in Seattle?

Just moved here and found a couple good hot sandwich places (Tat's, Paseo) and I love Salumi but it's only open a few hours a week. Any other good deli sammies in Seattle? Thanks!

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  1. I like the Other Coast Cafe in Ballard. Big fan of the Italiano or the Mantooth.
    http://othercoastcafe.com

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    1. re: amyh18

      grinder's in shoreline is fantastic.
      http://www.grindershotsands.com/
      also for straight up cheesesteaks philly fevre on madison and 23rd. get the peppersteak and specify sweet peppers.
      http://www.phillysteakshop.com/pages/...
      other coast is good too. i agree w/amyh18 the mantooth is good as is their meatball sub.
      i haven't been able to try tat's yet. their hours are so limited. i like the looks of the menu though and i've heard it's great.

      1. re: amyh18

        amyh18,
        Tried the 12" Mantooth yesterday for the first time. Two meals worth of pure bliss. I'll definitely be a regular at O.C.C.

        1. re: amyh18

          I just found this site in search of a corned beef sandwich in Seattle. Why is it so hard to find?
          I am astounded that Other Coast Cafe does not have a Corned Beef sandwich (and neither does Grinders). Seems like I have to go to Portland or Hollywood for a real deli. There used to be a real deli at Lower Queen Anne when I was growing up there in the '70s. but no more.
          When I worked in Pike Place Market I went to THREE GIRLS BAKERY sandwich bar for a meatloaf sandwich.

          1. re: MsShekere

            If you are looking for corned beef, see I love NY deli in the market and in the U-District. You should also check out Tat's in Pio Square. I'm also very fond of the corned beef Reuben (actually a Rachel) at the Take 5 Urban market at the base of Ballard and Phinney.

            1. re: MsShekere

              Excellent Corned beef and not much else...(but oh, so worth it!!!)

              Market House Meats
              1124 Howell St
              Seattle, WA 98101
              (206) 624-9248

          2. I second the nomination for Grinders. It's on Hwy 99/Aurora Avenue just south of 200th. Expect to pay around $10 for your sammie, but it's worth it.

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            1. re: Roo

              Buffalo Deli on 1st in Belltown. Good bread, good meats, and they do beef on Wick if you are an upstate fan.

              1. re: bluedog67

                *boggle*

                Beef on Weck? In Seattle? Thanks for the tip!

                1. re: terrier

                  Word. I'll be checkin that out this weekend.

                2. re: bluedog67

                  Buffalo Deli does have one of the better deli sandwiches in Seattle. Boar's Head meats and good mustard. The subs are the big bargain there. They also have great cookies.

                  1. re: bluedog67

                    Not so! I went there and the beef was not on a kimmelweck. Also, in Buffalo, N.Y. they are served with gravy (anyone remember Bailo's?) Plus B, Deli meat was not cooked well. My advice, go to Buffalo. Not in the winter though.

                3. Not traditional deli but you should definitely check out Baguette Box

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                  1. re: landguy

                    I've always thought Borrachini's had the best deli sandwich. Three bucks and they pile it on.

                    1. re: landguy

                      And speaking of baguettes... Le Fournil has a great lunch special. Baguette sandwich or quiche or salad or soup, choice of pastry and drink for about $8.

                      1. re: knowspicker

                        Le Fournil is a great place--good, cheap french bread, tasty pastries, and gorgeous cakes and tarts, but the sandwich is nothing like a deli sandwich. Not that it's a bad sandwich, but don't come here if you're thinking hero.

                        If you're here for lunch, their soups are always great, especially the mushroom, and a cup comes with some bread.

                        1. re: flams53

                          Agreed. Le Fournil is definitely not a deli sandwich.

                          One place that I have been meaning to try is Market House. They make their own corned beef and have a sandwich counter. I've had the corned beef to cook at home but never a sandwich. Anyone tried them?

                          1. re: knowspicker

                            I've tried Market House Deli on Mercer Island, which I understand is owned/supplied by the same maker, which has operated in Seattle since the 1940's. While I am no deli expert, I think the hot pastrami and corned beef sandwiches are quite good, not on par with Katz's Deli of NYC, but certainly fine for this region (and great for food-deprived Mercer Island).

                            1. re: equinoise

                              Market House:

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                              Market-House Corned Beef & Deli
                              1124 Howell Street, Seattle, WA 98101

                              1. re: equinoise

                                (bump)

                                Anybody been to Market-House recently? I'm looking for a good lunch in this neighborhood for this Wednesday. Is there a place to sit here? Is there a lunch rush/long lines?

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                                Market-House Corned Beef & Deli
                                1124 Howell Street, Seattle, WA 98101

                                1. re: Mike CP

                                  There's a counter that gets filled up quickly, so seating can be an issue. The sandwiches are tasty and messy. There is a lunch rush and there can be long lines - I went at lunchtime and it seemed like the workers from the building across the street all take lunch at the same time.

                                  Remember how close you are to the lower Capitol Hill...it's just up the ramp! You could always take a hike to Homegrown or Baguette Box. YUM.

                                  1. re: akq

                                    Ooh, I didnt realize that Baguette Box was that close. Do they have significantly more seating?

                                    I'll be driving to the area, meeting a friend who will be at Children's Hospital Research.

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                                    Baguette Box
                                    1203 Pine St, Seattle, WA 98101

                                    1. re: Mike CP

                                      It's a bit of a hike because of the hill, but is actually pretty close. If you are willing to drive to BB, there are pay lots around if you can't find street parking. There's more seating at Baguette Box, but it's mostly a communal table (and a few side tables, plus a high bar with stools). BB doesn't seem to get the lunch rush that Market House does, but both of those places are out of the way for me so I only go for lunch once in a while.

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                                      Baguette Box
                                      1203 Pine St, Seattle, WA 98101

                      2. re: landguy

                        Nothing beats a fresh baguette sandwich at the Baguette Box. I love getting the truffle fries, it definitely worth the extra couple of bucks. Another good one is Home Grown, they have nice home made soups and sandwiches.

                      3. I've always loved Vietnamese sandwiches - not what you'd call a traditional Deli style sandwich, but it's fresh, flavorful and cheap! Usually not more than $3!!

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                        1. re: Hanads

                          Yeah banh mi. At , for instance, Saigon Deli north of 12th on Jackson.

                        2. Le Panier at Pike's Market has good baguette sandwiches. Their pate sandwich is excellent. If you're looking for VOLUME though, the aforementioned Other Coast Cafe is tough to beat.