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Aug 19, 2011 07:53 AM

Searching Austin's best reuben sandwich

this city is full of mexican delights and asian wonders but I need a massive, meaty, sourdoughy reuben with krauts to spare. any suggestions?

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  1. There was a competition organized earlier this year regarding this particular question. The result had Frianco's coming out on top, but there were only 5 competitors:

    1. My vote goes to Spec's deli within the liquor store at Brodie & 290 - Their Reuben will make you cry .....

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      1. re: Philly369

        I can agree with this assuming all the specs deli's are preparing them the same. I lived a block from the specs flagship store in houston until recently and used to go there for reubens at least once a week.

        1. The grilled rueben at Cover 3 is my favorite in town. HUGE, meaty, and delish on really good marble rye. Better than the versions I've had at little deli, katz (good riddance), and fricanos.

          1. This came up in another food forum (was it here?) and everyone suggested NeWorlDeli. We went and got a pair last week and didn't really think it was anything fantastic.

            I have been pretty impressed with the couple things I've ordered from Specs at Brodie, so I'll try them next. It's a very under appreciated lunch 9and dinner) counter, IMO.