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Grinders Italian

19811 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133-3523
+1 206-542-0627
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (26 reviews)
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Soups, Italian, Cafe, Grill, Diner
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19811 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133-3523
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun, musical atmosphere. Fantastic, full, flavors. Helpful staff. Must if you're in Shoreline! Large portions too!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Debra W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a hot sandwich place and found Grinders Hot Sands online, so we came on a Sunday afternoon. It wasn’t too busy- about half full. The waitress came over right away with waters, took our drink orders, and came back a couple...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sandbergkim
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

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank bigdog5022
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

Date of visit: July 2017
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

Date of visit: June 2017
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

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank seancR5691RH
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

Date of visit: February 2017
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

Date of visit: January 2017
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

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Munira G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Soups, Italian, Cafe, Grill, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Reservations, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
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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