Thursday, October 16, 2008

The Other Coast Cafe

"East Coast Sandwiches. Northwest Attitude." My guess is what they mean by that is you can get a deli style sandwich that wont cost you 20 bucks. Or that they use New York founded company Boars Head deli meats. Or maybe Northwest attitude means the staff have red hair and lots of tattoos.

Carbo was pretty excited to take me to a place I have never been so we hit up The Other Coast Cafe after one of our day long shopping trips to Target. I love sandwiches. When I was a veggie I had a hard time ever getting the kind of sandwich I truly desired. This place makes great hot sandwiches and also offered some classic cold options including Tuna, Bologna, Italiano and Roast Beef.

Carbo went for the Reuben which featured thin sliced pastrami, swiss,
sauerkraut, mustard, and thousand island dressing on rye bread. The 6" set her back $8.25.

I went with what apparently is the most popular sandwich the Rajun Cajun. Thin sliced "cajun style" turkey, pepper jack cheese, tomato & onion with homeade spicy salsa mayo on a fresh crispy on the outside but soft on the inside roll. The 6" was

I hear they have another location downtown, but I think Carbo told me it wasnt as good... I will certainly go back if I ever get to Ballard before the sun goes down.

Mon – Fri: 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat & Sun: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

5315 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
Phone: (206) 789-0936

Other Coast Cafe on Urbanspoon

3 comments: said...

i used to eat one rajun cajun per week in the pre-gluten free days. it's god's sandwich. maaaan i loved it.

TekkaDon Juan said...

man alive i like the hot veggie sam. bomb. messy though. also, when i lived in ballard i would get these crazy cravings for their red cabbage slaw. holy shite delicious and peppery. i need some NOW.

Suge White said...

It's good but it's really not all that authentically East Coast but who cares.

Ordering is a little on the stressful side.

Tekka hearts the coleslaw, I find it to be only ok.