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Best Reubens in Toledo?

Any suggestions as to where the best Reubens in Toledo can be found?

Reubens might be my favorite food, but kinda scared now after eating one at Al Smith's Place. Beyond the fact me and my wife were at least 30 years younger than everybody else there, the waitress who brought out our Reubens was coughing, and now I have a sore throat and all.

Looking for a good place for Reubens without the germs...


created by thomas on Oct 31, 2009 at 10:00:42 am     Comments: 20

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Cousino's Navy Bistro at The Docks has a pretty good Reuben. I thought the best one I had in Toledo was at the old Chez Vin on Woodville Road (Oddly enough, owned by the Cousino family also). Nick and Jimmy's has a good one. Glass City Cafe downtown on Jackson and 11th has a pretty good Reuben.

posted by daddyg on Oct 31, 2009 at 10:19:16 am     #  

Gumpys downtown has a seeeeriously good one. Homemade corned beef and really excellent rye.

posted by upso on Oct 31, 2009 at 10:39:41 am     #  

The Reuben is my husband's favorite sandwich - I'll have to monitor the responses and see if there are any here that he hasn't tried!

He mentioned that Zacharya's has a good one. (Small local place on Alexis Rd, close to Secor. 3455 W Alexis Rd)

I'm not sure what his "favorite" place to get one is - will have to double-check with him.

posted by mom2 on Oct 31, 2009 at 12:23:07 pm     #  

City Hall on Reynolds.

posted by swantucky on Oct 31, 2009 at 01:12:15 pm     #  

Too bad Brauer's isn't still around. AMAAAAZING Reuben!

posted by gamegrrl on Oct 31, 2009 at 02:06:29 pm     #  

The Blarney has a great turkey Reuben. I'm sure the regular Reuben is just as good.

posted by Newbie on Nov 01, 2009 at 07:34:49 am     #  

door st. cafe and the whitehouse inn both have great rubens

posted by jhop on Nov 01, 2009 at 10:01:48 am     #  

Trotters on Heatherdowns,the best I ever had.

posted by bogeylola on Nov 01, 2009 at 10:38:05 am     #  

I'll second what swantucky said.City Hall on Reynolds along with their excellant Margs.

posted by buckeye278 on Nov 01, 2009 at 10:54:55 am     #  

I have to put in a word for Big Apple Deli.

posted by anonymouscoward on Nov 01, 2009 at 01:50:42 pm     #  

Or Posner's downtown,THAT was great corned beef!!

posted by toledoinmd on Nov 01, 2009 at 06:17:35 pm     #  

Was Brauer's that deli near Monroe & Sylvania by Toledo Hospital? I loved that place's Rueben sandwich too.

posted by corky on Nov 01, 2009 at 07:26:47 pm     #  

Brauers was at the Colony by Monroe and Central.

posted by buckeye278 on Nov 01, 2009 at 08:07:36 pm     #  

Yes -- the Colony. I loved their Rueben Sandwiches.

posted by corky on Nov 01, 2009 at 10:08:48 pm     #  

Doc Watsons puts out a great Reuben. My next choice is Cracker Barrel in Maumee. Hated to see Brauers close...likewise Linck's Cafeteria.

posted by flinty on Nov 01, 2009 at 11:32:46 pm     #  

I had a Ruben from The Blarney Irish Pub
today and it was really good.

I'd recommend it.

posted by bobo on Nov 09, 2009 at 02:22:14 pm     #  

Brownstone on Alexis.

posted by JohnnyMac on Nov 09, 2009 at 04:08:49 pm     #  

I'm on a Ruben roll. I tried Grumpy's today. While it was very good, I prefer the bread and meet from the Ruben at the Blarney Pub.

Next up is a visit to either the cardiologist or Big Apple Deli.

posted by bobo on Nov 10, 2009 at 01:33:26 pm     #  

If you love reubens, then you have to stop at Zingerman's the next time you visit Ann Arbor. Their reuben has won tons of awards (beat out some of the best NY reubens a few times), and is by far the best I have ever tried. It is pricey, but there is nothing that can compare to the layers of flavor provided by the Zing's reuben. God, I love that sandwich.

posted by JJFad on Nov 10, 2009 at 11:18:57 pm     #  

Hungy I re-opening in Sylvania, Reubens will rule

posted by Hoops on Nov 13, 2009 at 07:53:50 pm     #