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Armandino's Salumi

Map & Directions 309 Third Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98104
  • Italian, Sandwiches
  • Tue-Fri 11am-4pm
  • All Major Credit Cards, cash
  • Takeout, Delivery, Private Party, Catering, Order Online, Wheelchair Accessible, Family Style, Prix Fixe
  • Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Not Accepted
  • Street


Seattle Weekly's Description

Dining at Salumi is all about planning. Slump in without preparation and you're liable to stand in the cold for an hour. For the uninitiated, that's not a typo. Armandino Batali's cured meats in overstuffed sandwiches at reasonable prices (hovering around $10 a sammy) are worth the wait. Over the past year, we've identified two surefire ways to get exactly the sandwich you want before they start running out. First, show up an hour before opening (11 a.m. Tues.-Fri.). Look, if you're going to wait around, you may as well not be told they're fresh out of meatballs when you step up. Or wait for heavy rain on a day that's not Friday, because people don't like waiting in the rain. And when they don't want to wait, they don't eat at Salumi—which means that cold, dreary Wednesday is your day for an antipasto platter and a glass of wine.

Member Reviews

  • dishing wrote a review for Armandino's Salumi
    on 09/07/10

    It's great for sausages.

  • cchilton1 wrote a review for Armandino's Salumi
    on 03/22/10

    Just the nicest people who work there - including Armandino and Gina Batali!

  • EhnDee wrote a review for Armandino's Salumi
    on 11/25/08

    Though there aren't many artisan cured meat establishments I have visited, I would have to say that this is likely the 'best of the best' for what they offer. A selection of fine cured meats. Personal favorites are the Mole and Finocchiona which are stellar! I haven't been able to enjoy their sandwiches though I do hear from reliable sources that they are divine. Your best bet... More >>

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Tips from foursquare

  • Eater on 07/28/11

    Salumi is open just a handful of days and only for lunch, so come prepared for crowds. And yes, it's worth it. [Eater 38 Member]

  • Seattle Met on 11/09/11

    A line snakes out from this Pioneer Square salumeria every day at lunchtime—so long on summer days, Salumi chefs have been known to walk out to the tail of the line to talk folks out of waiting.

  • Mike L. on 09/22/10

    The Porchetta sandwich is crazy delicious and huge!

  • My Tam N. on 10/28/11

    Charcuterie heaven on earth ran by Mario Battali's family. Mom is heavily involved in arts and philanthropy at SAM so keep an eye out for when these two worlds collide at events! Fresh gnocchi!

  • Foodspotting on 12/22/10

    Try the Salami and spot it on Foodspotting!

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