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October 11, 2016

Sammies



At Sammies, it's all about the hoagie.  Eight hoagies on the menu ranging in price from $9-12. Add-ons (more meat or kim chee) for $1-2. That's it. 

One explanation for the small menu is that the owner operates this as a side biz. His main business is running a catering business and serving as a personal chef to east oahu residents.  That explains why he's only open Monday - Friday, and why he closes early or doesn't open at all every now and then.   So before you head down here for a hoagie, check his Instagram page, or better yet, just give him a call.

He imports his hoagie rolls from Philadelphia, and he boasts that they are 14 inches. That's a pretty big sandwich for the average bear, therefore you may want to plan on splitting a hoagie with a friend, or saving half for dinner.


Today I tried the French Dip ($9). It came with a nice serving of roast beef, smoked provolone, carmalized onions, and crack sauce (which is sour cream based, not mayo-based). 




He spends a lot of time on each sandwich, making it look very presentable.  



My friend is temporarily abstaining on meat, so he opted for the Beer Chicken hoagie ($10). It is the only hoagie on the 8-item menu that does not contain meat (from 4-legged animals).  


This one came with a generous amount of chicken, provolone cheese, crack sauce, cucumbers, mango pepper sauce and herb aioli. 

Towards the end he added some spicy sauce. He said it tasted a lot better with the sauce.

All hoagies come with a house-made au jus that's absolutely delicious.  If you take your hoagie to-go, you'll want to be sure Abe gives you a take-out container of au-jus to go with your hoagie.




If you're like me and need to have something salty with your hoagie, bring in your own bag of chips. :)




Parking: metered street parking or $2 in the rear off of Liona Street.
Open Monday-Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sammies
1467 King Street
(808) 219-5938

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