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Grinders Italian

19811 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133-3523
+1 206-542-0627
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grinder” (22 reviews)
“stromboli” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
Soups, Italian, Cafe, Grill, Diner
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
19811 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133-3523
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We found the service to be very slow (they were not busy) and while the portion size was good we were were disappointed with their featured bread (possible old or stale) and the ingredients were generous not integrated. Rather than the namesake “grinders” the sandwiches...More

Thank 863glenng
Reviewed 17 July 2018

I never stopped at Grinders for i thought it was just another sub shop. Today, I was hungry, it was close, I stopped, and I was pleasantly surprised. It is a pleasant little place, a very open kitchen and excellent wait staff. I tried the...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 19 July 2017

when I say: big, I mean that it would be a two day sandwich affair for me. You won't go hungry here. Tasty stuff. The meat/shrimp/gumbo soup was excellent and beautifully spiced. Fortunately you can choose medium or large sizes for all food orders. Even...More

Thank Marion W
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Being from New England, the sign "Grinders" immediately captured my attention. That's what we called "sub sandwiches" where I grew up. Expectations high, I hoped not to be disappointed. Well, disappointed was the last thing I was--my wife too. We've only been there three times...More

Thank Libertywryter
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I've been here probably a dozen times in the two years I've lived in the area. It is hands down one of my favorite places to eat. The sandwiches are fantastic, but since they started don't by pasta a while back, I can't stop ordering...More

Thank Sean C
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We finally stopped at Grinders for take-out sandwiches yesterday. I ploughed through the sausage grinder and my wife enjoyed the "SauBall" half meatball and half sausage. Both came with a cup of tasty marinara on the side for dipping. I was hoping to show some...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We went for an early dinner on a Monday night. Our server was very cordial and provided attentive service throughout our meal including pacing the soup and main meal. The soup of the day was Italian Wedding, which was very good. For dinner, my wife...More

Thank DP49
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Service is beautiful. Ambiance is perfectly cozy and elegant. The sandwiches are mind blowing - the best French Dip I've had. They've a roasted vegetable sandwich that brings you to tears with joy. I suggest you share a sandwich - portions are humongous. I've been...More

Thank Munira G
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I've driven by this place at least a 100 times, but having recently moved near this gem on Highway 99, I finally decided to check it out. Am I glad I did! I came in on a rainy Saturday thinking of having a meatball grinder,...More

Thank Robin A
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Our son recommended this restaurant for a evening meal when we visited him in Bothell. He had eaten there several times and was confident we would enjoy it too. As imagined, the menu is not extensive, but there are about 15 different sandwiches on the...More

Thank BlueFox_13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
Soups, Italian, Cafe, Grill, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Reservations, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19811 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133-3523 (Formerly Grinders Hot Sands Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Shoreline
  • Phone Number: +1 206-542-0627
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Description
Grinders Hot Sands is an Italian based restaurant in Shoreline, WA serving tasty, famous grinders, amazing pasta and soups that have a local following. Lunch and dinner daily. Beer and wine. Live music. Take out and order ahead available.
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