Top 25 East Coast Sandwich Shops


1. The Tomato Head; Knoxville, TN

12 Market Sq, Knoxville, Tennessee
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The Tomato Head is a vegetarian cafe with sandwiches both veggies and meat lovers can appreciate.

2. Highland Bakery; Atlanta, GA

655 Highland Ave NE, Suite #10, Atlanta, Georgia
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Highland Bakery has delicious and unique sandwiches like grilled cheese on rosemary garlic bread or herb roasted turkey with apricot mayo.


3. Jim’s Steaks South Street; Philadelphia, PA

400 South St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Jim’s Steaks South Street has several delicious cheesesteaks like the Cheese Whiz steak and the pizza steak.

4. The Tattooed Moose; Charleston, SC

1137 Morrison Dr, Charleston, South Carolina
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The Tatooed Moose has creative sandwiches like chicken teriyaki with pineapple chutney or the smoked cheesesteak.

5. The Black Sheep; Richmond, VA


901 W Marshall St, Richmond, Virginia

The Black Sheep makes amazing and unique sandwiches (with cute names) and a quirky atmosphere, just a lovable oddity, like its namesake. We also suggest The Black Sheep’s brunch.

6. Chaps Pit Beef; Baltimore, MD

5801 Pulaski Hwy Suite 1, Baltimore, Maryland
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Chaps Pit Beef makes hearty BBQ sandwiches. They also have classic deli sandwiches.

7. Noshville Delicatessen; Nashville, TN

3 Middle TN Locations, Nashville, Tennessee
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Noshville has several salad sandwiches like homemade liver salad a pastrami lettuce and tomato on potato pancakes!

8. The Neighbors Place; Lynchburg, VA

104 Paulette Cir, Lynchburg, Virginia
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The Neighbors Place’s has a grilled chicken sandwich with avocado, bacon, Swiss, tomato and mayo.

9. Brambleton Deli & BBQ; Roanoke, VA

3655 Brambleton Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia 24018
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Jimmy Sardines has a lot of great sandwiches to choose from. Just look at this BBQ Beef Brisket Sandwich!

10. The Remedy Diner; Raleigh, NC

137 E Hargett St, Raleigh, North Carolina
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The Remedy Diner is a vegetarian cafe with great desserts, delivery, vegetarian sandwiches and meat sandwiches.

11. Taylor Gourmet, DC

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Taylor Gourmet uses the best ingredients: the perfect roll; salamis, prosciuttos, cheeses, handmade meatballs; roasted turkey, beef and pork. In doing so, they bring you the best possible hoagie!

12. Toast; Durham, NC

345 W Main St, Durham, North Carolina
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Toast makes wonderful paninis and gourmet crostinis.


13. Grilled Cheese Mania; Harrisonburg, VA

1321 S High St, Harrisonburg, Virginia
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These homemade sandwiches are simply delicious! They always use fresh vegetables, cheeses, meats and breads to make the perfect grilled cheese for you. All of their soups, sides, sauces and drinks are made using their own family recipes.

14. Num Pang Sandwich Shop; NYC

148 W 48th St, (between 6th and 7th Ave)
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Num Pang Sandwich Shop makes Cambodian-inspired cuisine.



1314 9th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia
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A globally inspired menu, SUNdeVICH serves a wide range of international flavors. Every sandwich is named after an international city. We love SUNdeVICH because every time we visit, we try something new!

16. Food For Thought Restaurant; Williamsburg, VA

1647 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Food For Thought’s food is prepared with love and served with pride. The foundation of their menu is built upon Classic American dishes. To complement these American favorites they’ve added some newer, more contemporary flavors and ideas like Pad Thai, Jamaican jerk chicken, flavored butters, and gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches.

17. Parish Cafe; Boston, MA

361 Boylston St, Boston, Massachusetts
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Parish Cafe has a huge selection of sandwiches with fish, meat and vegetarian options.

18. Magnolia Foods; Lynchburg, VA

2476 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, Virginia
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Magnolia Foods has many great sandwiches like the #6 with curried chicken and mango chutney.

19. Scotty Quixx, Virginia Beach

2404 Virginia Beach Blvd Suite 116 & 525 North Birdneck Rd Virginia Beach VA 23451, Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Scotty Quixx has delicious sandwiches like the chicken cordon blue or rockfish.

20. Grace’s Place Pizzeria; Roanoke, VA

1316 Grandin Rd SW, Roanoke, Virginia 24015
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At Grace’s Place Pizzeria, if you’re not in the mood for pizza, they have a wide assortment of sandwiches like this Great Italia with thin slices of salami, pepperoni, ham and turkey, topped with provolone, lettuce, tomatoes, red onions and drizzled with Italian dressing.

21. Our Daily Bread Bakery and Café; Blacksburg, VA

1329 S Main St, Blacksburg, VA 24060
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“Our Daily Bread Bakery & Bistro brings a little taste of the French countryside to Blacksburg!” Fresh hot breakfast items and pastries can be enjoyed with gourmet coffee or Italian espresso drinks. Lunch and casual dinner at the cafe is made fresh daily, featuring sandwiches made from fresh baked bread, whole grain salads, chef salads, made-from-scratch soups and special-of-the-day entree items.

22. Garnett’s Cafe; Richmond, VA


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This mouthwatering Grilled Florentine with Irish cheddar, is brought to you by Garnett’s Cafe. They have a homey atmosphere and $3 happy hour snacks. Garnett’s has also been voted Style Weekly‘s Best of Richmond.

23. Back Bay Gourmet, Virginia Beach

2277 Upton Drive, Suite 714, Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Back Bay Gourmet truly has gourmet sandwiches on artisan breads. Try their Adult Grilled Cheese with pesto.

24. Littlejohn’s Deli; Charlottesville, VA

The Sampson sub
1427 University AveCharlottesville, Virginia
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Everything about Littlejohn’s is of the highest quality! From their meats and cheeses, to their house-made salads and baked goods, Littlejohn’s makes all its grub in-house, which keeps it super-fresh! Littejohn’s has served UVa students, faculty and fans for decades.

25. Sunflour Baking Company; Charlotte, NC

Corner of 7th and Pecan, Charlotte, North Carolina
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Sunflour Baking Company has a great selection of sandwiches like fig and brie or goat cheese and avocado melt.

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Maggie Comeau is the content manager of Scoutology. Her favorite things to write about are sweets, brunch and burgers.

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