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Gherkin's Sandwich Shop

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171 7th Street, Montara, CA 94037
+1 650-728-2211
08:00 - 20:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Montara, a sleepy little coast-side town, where I have lived for basically my whole life. It has struggled to maintain good, local friendly eateries. Gherkins is the exception. It has (moderately) priced sandwiches and salads that are named after local landmarks. It's the thing that our little town needs. Good times.

Thank Jesse L
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I came her for the first time in September. We had the breakfast sandwhich and fell in love with it. The "backseat driver" is so filling and delicious it is the best way to start your morning!

Thank Laura J
Pacifica, California
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We've been to Gherkin's a few times - a great and easy stop if you are in the area. Sandwiches are huge so sharing is easy to do. Friendly employees, well worth a stop

Thank mb95
Daly City, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Mediocre sandwich. Didn't have any interesting sauces which is why you buy a sandwich instead of making your own. Toasted my sandwich with the tomato and lettuce in it, ew! Plus it wasn't crunchy, must have been put in the microwave.

Thank Liz865
Ventura, California
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244 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We ate here while staying in Montara while on our family vacation. They have a very good variety of sandwiches and other dishes. I had a boring old turkey and bacon sandwich, which was anything but boring, Yum, and my son in law had a sandwich with peanut butter, meat and cheese and all the trimmings and was really good... More 

Thank Dan C
Montara, California
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1 review
Reviewed 26 July 2016

When we are looking for awesome sandwiches, we go to Gherkins! A bit expensive,but The sandwiches, salads and french fries plates are HUGE!

Thank Maradog
Lake Tahoe (California), California
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348 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped along the way to try out their sandwiches ! Big huge ones too ! They've got a variety of delicious ones that I want to come back for. French fries were huge and we shared that between the 4 of us. Then we had the pastrami sandwich and the west coast sandwich. They didn't scrimp on the pastrami... More 

Thank MLAbug
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Me and a group friends passe through Montara and made a stop at Gherkin's the food was great and the service was great. One of my friends picked upp the wrong order, but the cashier tok the blame upon him self and made us a new sandwitch

Thank Fredrik N
Montara, CA
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Sandwiches at Gherkin's are HUGE. I think one could feed a family of four. The possible combinations are dazzling in their variety and all ingredients are first class. Eat in or take it to the beach across the street.

Thank Maggiejake
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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337 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

My wife and I found this place on our drive up the coast. We ordered two sandwiches. They were quite huge. The fish sandwich was good and her turkey was excellent. The hush puppies came piping hot out of the deep fryer.

Thank Steven W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 7th Street, Montara, CA 94037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Montara
  • Phone Number: +1 650-728-2211

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?