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Best tuna fish sandwich in Minneapolis?

SarahInMinneapolis Apr 6, 2011 07:32 AM

I've been craving Fishman's tuna salad since the place closed. Where else can I get a really good tuna fish sandwich?

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    hazel3000 Apr 12, 2011 10:21 AM

    In case you're still on the lookout- Lucia's to go is by far my favorite. I think they add capers and olives however- so you have to be into that.

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      mn_praline Apr 9, 2011 08:16 AM

      I've never been to Fishman's. . . but -I've had great Tuna Salad sandwiches at some random places--Antiquity Rose in Minnetonka (surprisingly good) and Clancey's Meat and Fish in Linden Hills. Oddly enough, I had a great grilled tuna salad sandwich at the Bean Good Coffee Shop in St. Louis Park.

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      1. re: mn_praline
        SarahInMinneapolis Apr 12, 2011 06:22 AM

        Thanks, everyone, for weighing in. What made Fishman's good was high quality tuna, just enough mayo to hold it together, and as best I could tell, finely chopped red peppers, onion and maybe some celery. But there was something else in there I could never figure out.

        As for Yum's fancy schmancy, it's not my cup of tea / can of tuna. I don't want a nicoise salad in a tuna fish sandwich.

      2. NugarifiK Apr 8, 2011 06:47 PM

        The fancy schmancy tuna fish at Yum! Kitchen & Bakery is outstanding. Their fancy schmancy tuna salad is white albacore tuna w/ kalamata olives, red peppers & scallions.

        You can get the salad by itself or get their epic tuna melt which is their tuna salad served with a slice of tomato on a house made english muffin (key) served open face with perfectly melted muenster over all of it.

        Not to mention after you're done devouring their tuna, you can get some of the best baked goods in the cities for dessert.

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          sandylc Apr 8, 2011 08:27 PM

          Best baked goods? Really? Have you been to Rustica or Patisserie 46? Not trying to offend, but I do question the Yum!-best-goods-thought. I am not trying to sound not nice, really.

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            NugarifiK Apr 8, 2011 08:37 PM

            No worries. I've been to Rustica many times but have yet to visit Patisserie 46. If you recheck my post, I said "some of the best baked goods", not the best of everything. However, Yum's "Patti Cake" is the best chocolate cake I've had in the cities and their chocolate chip cookies are also the best I've had. Good times.

        2. diesel Apr 8, 2011 04:56 PM

          I never tried Fishman's - what made it good, in your opinion? That might help us hone in on what you're looking for.

          1. Michael Florey Apr 8, 2011 02:02 PM

            Might not be exactly what you are thinking of, but the tuna melt sandwhich at Brothers Deli downtown is awesome. Tuna salad, tomatoe and cheese all grilled together on good bread. Very yummy, though it's hot, not cold.

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