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I'm headed to Sam LaGrassa's tomorrow for the first time ...

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smcbride3 Nov 9, 2009 01:05 PM

Any recommendations on how things work at Sam LaGrassa's? I'm going for my very first trip tomorrow with much anticipation after seeing them on Diners Drive Thrus and Dives!

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    Northender Nov 9, 2009 01:10 PM

    Pastrami, corned beef or a gigantic cubano...

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      macadamianut Nov 9, 2009 01:19 PM

      There are two lines you can get into. The last time I was there the line was very long and someone that worked there told me to get into the take out line because it was much shorter. I did and seats became available so I was able to take my bag and sit. The Pastrami is outstanding and the potato salad is really good too. After I ate I went to The Parker House gift shop and got a Boston Cream Pie for dessert. It was all good!

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        NahantNative Nov 9, 2009 02:01 PM

        Aw man, I crushed a griled turkey, ham & swiss from there today for lunch, I can still barely move.

      2. jgg13 Nov 10, 2009 08:30 AM

        I'm a fan of the chipotle pastrami. Actually, prompted by this thread I went and had one today :)

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          Taralli Nov 10, 2009 08:35 AM

          Jumbo Reuben $9.95: Corned beef with russian dressing, swiss cheese and sauerkraut grilled on pumpernickel - yum!

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            smcbride3 Nov 18, 2009 10:20 AM

            I went twice since I last made this post I loved it so much. I got the chipotle pastrami both times, too. Ive gotten my whole office hooked on the place so I'm sure I'll be making the trek from Waltham to Boston on a regular basis.

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