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The Other Coast Cafe

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5315 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4061
+1 206-789-0936
10:30 - 19:00
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Sun 10:30 - 18:00
Mon - Wed 10:30 - 19:00
Thu 10:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 19:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were tourists who stumbled upon this neighborhood sandwich shop. Creative, delicious varieties of sandwiches. Well worth the price.

Thank Dorchester110
Seattle, Washington
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667 reviews
418 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

This is not your average sandwich shop and full of lots of fun sandwiches, many with a little spice. The most popular one is the Rajun Cajun and it is worth repeating many times! Expect a line as this is very popular around lunch time and in the early evenings. Tip: Switch out the pepper jack for cheddar for a... More 

Seattle, Washington
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94 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

If you want a great sandwich this is your place. Full of flavor and delish...! I don't ever eat in, usually to go order, but you do want to eat in you can but it is not a large place.

Thank kwanie
Astoria, New York
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133 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Stopped here after visiting the Chittenden Locks. The place was certainly crowded and when I saw $8.50 for a Tuna Sandwich I was somewhat disappointed. My wife and I decided to split the sandwich and a large bowl of the soup of the day, a spicy bean soup. We certainly made the right decision! I had ordered the sandwich on... More 

Thank yogimax
Seattle, Washington
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615 reviews
373 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2015

First time here even though I have been by here dozens of times. I tried the Dybwad sandwich which had Roast Beef, Turkey, Provolone, Cheddar, Lettuce, Mayo, Mustard all on an amazing Poorboy bread that was soft with a slightly chewy crust. I had the 7" (also available in 14") and it was huge. They ingredients were fresh and super... More 

Thank tall_six6
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

We were at the Ballard location. I had the Ruben, my boyfriend had the sandwich that was spicier then Cajun. Mine was freaking awesome. The meat was smoked? Bbqed? What ever it was. I could have eaten a pound of the stuff. Boyfriend said that his was good buy regular Cajun was better.

Thank andrea c
Albany, NY
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

We were visiting family in Ballard and they recommended we pick up some sandwiches at the Other Coast! Great choice- highly recommend. Everything was fresh and tasty! If you're in that location- by all means make a point to check it out.

Thank kcretired
Boston, Massachusetts
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65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015

We were only staying in Ballard for 3 nights, but after meeting friends here, ordering sandwiches, and chilling out at Golden Gardens Park, we decided to order again the following night. Quality ingredients, nicely prepared, and friendly staff. Highly recommend if you want something low-key

Thank MyGirlsDaddy
Crescent City, California
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

This tiny spot on Ballard Ave offers some of the best sandwiches you will ever eat. I happened to have the Rueben and it was delicious. Sauerkraut was fresh meat thinly sliced and bread very fresh. Husband had a Cajun and he said it was great. A little bite but not burning

Thank hiouchi2
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Laid back atmosphere and the hot sandwiches are to die for. A visit to this place while in Seattle is a must do bucket list.

Thank Inlook

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5315 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4061
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Ballard
  • Neighbourhood: Ballard
  • Phone Number: +1 206-789-0936

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