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Best Tuna Salad Sandwich in Pasadena?

WildSwede May 29, 2008 11:11 AM

I am CRAVING a tuna salad sandwich like crazy. Where do they make your fave in the Pasadena area? TIA!

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    SoCal Foodie RE: WildSwede May 29, 2008 11:31 AM

    I like the tuna salad at Gene's Grinders in Monrovia and they serve it on a freshly baked roll with lettuce, tomato, and olive oil.

    Gene's Grinders
    800 S. Myrtle Ave, two blocks north of Huntington Dr.
    Monrovia
    626-358-8016

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      WildSwede RE: SoCal Foodie May 29, 2008 12:29 PM

      Never been - will definitely try since I live closer to Monrovia now! Thanks!

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      mbh65 RE: WildSwede May 29, 2008 11:34 AM

      Europane. Tuna Melt=Pie N Burger or Russell's.

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        WildSwede RE: mbh65 May 29, 2008 12:30 PM

        Thanks! Love the tuna melt at PNB! Thanks for reminding me. Also, had no clue that Europane (or Russell's, for that matter) did tuna. At Europane I usually get the egg salad sandwich! Will definitely put them on my list!

      2. ipsedixit RE: WildSwede May 29, 2008 11:43 AM

        Cafe Verde

        http://www.cafeverdepasadena.com/cafe...

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          WildSwede RE: ipsedixit May 29, 2008 12:30 PM

          Have been meaning to try CV FOREVER! Perfect excuse to do it - today at lunch! Thanks, Ipse! BTW, have you tried their Tortilla Soup - is it any good? Thanks again!!

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            Jack Flash RE: WildSwede May 29, 2008 12:53 PM

            I've had the soup. I'm not a huge tortilla soup fan in general, but I thought it was tasty. My mom likes it, though, and she's more discerning when it comes to tortilla soup.

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              The Oracle RE: WildSwede May 30, 2008 08:55 AM

              The tortilla soup is good - but on the spicy side. I used to work around there and it would be my #1 lunch destination when I had a cold and needed something to clear my sinuses.

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            Michelle RE: WildSwede May 29, 2008 12:31 PM

            LeRoy's in Monrovia - they have great tuna salad!

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              WildSwede RE: Michelle May 29, 2008 12:32 PM

              Aha! Have never been there for anything other than breakfast - will definitely need to try! Thanks!

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                Michelle RE: WildSwede May 29, 2008 12:57 PM

                You can get a tuna sandwich, a tuna melt or a tuna salad (scoop of tuna salad in a big bowl of green salad/veggies). I've also had them make me a tuna club (a regular club sandwich with tuna salad instead of ham/turkey, yummy!)

            2. PurpleTeeth RE: WildSwede May 29, 2008 12:40 PM

              Dave's Chillin & Grillin in Eagle Rock. Fresh every day with his homemade Pepper spread. YUM.

              1. DeePocketChopra RE: WildSwede May 30, 2008 01:09 PM

                I dig Top's Drive-through on Rosemead at the corner or that street one block north
                of Colorado ...I forgot the name.
                Great mixture with celery and lighly toasted bread Get a side of the fries to go with it..crispy/outside, juicy/inside!

                1. rantsnravesnreviews RE: WildSwede May 30, 2008 01:24 PM

                  I think the Pasadena Sandwich Co. has a really good basic tuna sammie. Its on Madre just N of Foothill.

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