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All Star Sandwich Bar

1245 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA - (617) 868-3065
A casual shop dedicated to classics from all around America. These include a masterful beef on weck, a Cubano, and a pastraminator. Available sides include a big dill pickle, sweet pickles, sweet and sour slaw, German potato salad, and excellent French fries.
90% Approval Rating (10 votes)

Scorecard

5 - Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
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Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (5)
Roadfood.com Editor
""Wrap free since 2006" crows this happy restaurant where traditional sandwiches reign. Opened by prodigious chef and writer Chris Schlesinger and his partner Jim Economides in the fall of 2006, it is a casual shop dedicated not so much to culinary ingenuity, but to ..."   [Read More]
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Bill Homan - Photos (3)
September 10, 2007
"I was very excited upon reading the review on Roadfood.com for the All-Star Sandwich Bar. I had always wanted to open or at the very least frequent a place such as this, but none existed until now. The idea of taking classic regional sandwiches and serving them all ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

1245 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA
(617) 868-3065

http://allstarsandwichbar.com

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:No Data
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
I've never had a worthy beef on weck outside the Buffalo area ... until finding this one. The roll is crowned with the same amount of caraway seeds and salt as in the Nickel City (where, as here, I always brush some salt off lest I die of thirst an hour later), but more important, the beef is right: rosy, tender, thin slices that radiate luxurious flavor.
"I've never had a worthy beef on weck outside the Buffalo area ... until finding this one. The roll is crowned with the same amount of caraway seeds and salt as in the Nickel City (where, as here, I always brush some salt off lest I die of thirst an hour later), but more important, the beef is right: rosy, tender, thin slices that radiate luxurious flavor."
Michael Stern





French fries alone are quite delightful, but the addition of excellent chili and cheese makes for a welcome taste-buds wallop.
"French fries alone are quite delightful, but the addition of excellent chili and cheese makes for a welcome taste-buds wallop."
Michael Stern


The Texas Reuben is made with slow-smoked brisket rather than cured corned beef. The result is a milder, comfort food sandwich. Fans of true Texas barbecue far from home will shout
"The Texas Reuben is made with slow-smoked brisket rather than cured corned beef. The result is a milder, comfort food sandwich. Fans of true Texas barbecue far from home will shout "Remember the Alamo!" when they sink their teeth into its supreme tenderness."
Michael Stern


This was a plate of crispy, messy goodness.
"This was a plate of crispy, messy goodness."
Bill Homan


A Grilled Falafel Burger reminds us of
"A Grilled Falafel Burger reminds us of "hippie food" - lots of fresh veggies, sprouts, whole wheat bread; a good sandwich."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


My friend said this was the best steak tip sandwich he'd had in some time.
"My friend said this was the best steak tip sandwich he'd had in some time."
Bill Homan


The blackboard menu above the order counter lists the day's specials. (Stephen Rushmore photo)
"The blackboard menu above the order counter lists the day's specials. (Stephen Rushmore photo)"
Michael Stern


Look closely into the open kitchen and you'll see a cook fixing up a whoopie pie.  We can't imagine many folks have room for dessert here.
"Look closely into the open kitchen and you'll see a cook fixing up a whoopie pie. We can't imagine many folks have room for dessert here."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


A rare sight: the All Star counter NOT mobbed by customers. (Stephen Rushmore photo)
"A rare sight: the All Star counter NOT mobbed by customers. (Stephen Rushmore photo)"
Michael Stern


Good eats await inside.
"Good eats await inside."
Bill Homan



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