Across diverse continents, cultures, generations, and social strata, sandwiches are the great equalizer. Everybody has a favorite sandwich and of course a go-to sandwich shop. Lucky for us, we live in an era of peak sandwich glory in Sacramento, a time where creative varieties are being discovered every day.
If you’re craving for that truly transcendent sandwich – the kind that folks are willing to travel and wait in long lines for hours, then here are the best sandwich shops in Sacramento to check out!
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1630 18th St, Sacramento, CA 95814 thesandwichspot.com
Regional chain popular for serving original sandwiches plus build-your-own options and salads!
Looking for the ultimate destination to enjoy a hearty sandwich? Look no further. The Sandwich Spot has been in existence for over a decade now serving award-winning sandwiches served with fresh meat to fill your appetite. The bread here is baked fresh every day and you can choose from a variety of sandwiches and customize them based on your needs.
They have over 24 different sandwich flavors plus their one-of-a-kind selection of sauces. Enjoy signature options such as Mayor KJ’s Slam Dunk, Capital city classic, The Sac-Town, and The Dosky served with prosciutto, hot turkey, avocado, and Swiss cheese. All their signature treats come with everything including secret sauce, mayo, tomato, mustard, lettuce, onions, and peppers.
You can also try the basic sandwiches with a choice of meat, cheese, and bread. Make sure you add some extra toppings and grab a side of potato salad and midtown cookie to enjoy. They also serve refreshing specialty drinks to enjoy as your bite into your flavorful sandwich.
1310 S St, Sacramento, CA 95811 dadssandwiches.com
Enjoy breakfast and lunch sandwiches in this snug joint with a bright exterior and outdoor sitting!
Sandwich lovers all over Sacramento flock to DAD'S Sandwiches for its savory, authentic hot and cold sandwiches, salads, and craft beers. The menu is quite extensive with plenty of other options to enjoy including create-your-own sandwich, breakfast until 11 am, daily specials, and even vegan menu items.
Among the popular items include hot sandwiches such as the Hot Blonde that comes with cherry-smoked chicken, grilled onions, avocado, spinach, and Dads Kicker sauce on sliced sourdough. If you want something cold, go for Dads BLT, a thick-cut bacon with sliced tomato, green leaf lettuce, and mayo on toasted wheat.
If you’re here for breakfast, you will have a great time biting into the breakfast classic with scrambled eggs, Dads kicker sauce, thick-cut bacon, and shape cheddar cheese on panini grilled sourdough. Make sure you add as many toppings and salads as you want and grab a drink to wash it down!
1610 R St, Sacramento, CA 95811 mendocinofarms.com
Creative gourmet sandwiches, salads, and soups await you at this upscale nook in Sacramento!
At Mendocino Farms, happiness is their main ingredient. Enjoy creative sandwiches, salads, and more favorites takes you on an unexpected culinary adventure using only the freshest ingredients and incredible flavor combinations. Whether you’re in the mood for a classic treat with a creative twist, or willing to try something new, explore some unique flavors that quite fit what’s you’re looking for.
The Cheffy sandwiches are the main draw here with favorites such as “Not So Fried” Chicken topped with Mendo’s Krispies, mustard pickle slaw, pickled red onions, herb aioli, on toasted ciabatta with a side of mustard pickle remoulade or they tangy mustard barbeque. The Chimichurri Steak and Bacon sandwich is also a great option and it’s roasted and smoked bacon topped with caramelized onion jam, marinated red peppers, herb aioli, shredded romaine on a toasted sesame roll.
Make sure you try their soulful salads as well as deli sides and soups to accompany your sandwich!
3340 C St, Sacramento, CA 95816 roxiedeli.com
Delicatessen store serving heaping sandwiches and BBQ specials!
If you’re looking for an authentic Sandwich spot, look no further than Roxie Deli & Barbeque. This neighborhood restaurant offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a variety of hand-selected microbrews and craft sodas to pair with the favorite Roxie sandwiches.
Get here early and enjoy breakfast sandwiches such as ham and cheddar, meatball, veggie, as well as ham and bacon – served all day. They also serve specialty sandwiches such as the Roxie Supreme, a foot-long sandwich with roast beef, salami, turkey, ham, mortadella, and a choice of two cheese or the Roxie veggie, a vegetarian delight with homemade hummus, artichoke hearts, avocado, garlic marinated mushrooms and your choice of cheese.
You can also make your own sandwich with bread, meat and cheese. Make sure you add extra toppings and include one of their savory side and signature drinks to make the dining experience even better!
2406 J St, Sacramento, CA 95816 beachhutdeli.com
Deli-style sandwich restaurant serving creative combinations in a relaxed environment!
When you go to Beach Hut Deli, you will be welcomed by a relaxed atmosphere with a beach theme, incredible food, and excellent customer service. Whether you’re feeding the office, relaxing before a big game, or hosting a massive party, they have got something for you.
Guests are always talking about their gourmet sandwiches including the surfin’ bird with turkey, bacon, avocado, and cream cheese, North Shore with pastrami, turkey, ham, Monterey jack and Italian dressing, and the Beach Comber with a choice of two meat and two cheese.
They also have hot melted gourmet sandwiches and we recommend getting the Cali Caprese that comes with pesto, melted jack cheese, spinach, tomatoes, and balsamic vinaigrette. If you want something with a little bit of extra meat try the Beach Meat Ball with plenty of meat, cream cheese, provolone, and marinara sauce, topped with Greek peppers, onions, and parmesan cheese.
Whatever sandwich you want Beach Hut Deli has something that will exceed your expectations!
3675 J St, Sacramento, CA 95816 junoskitchen.com
Easygoing sandwich spot with creative sandwich options, salads, and pasta dishes!
Located along a popular strip of J street, Juno's Kitchen & Delicatessen is a local go-to for delicious sandwiches, entrees, and salads, all served in a welcoming neighborhood setting. Come here later in the afternoon and sit at one of their sidewalk tables, grab an indoor table, and order your favorite sandwich.
Enjoy popular items such as grilled chicken with greens, bacon, and basil aioli, Panko encrusted eggplant with roasted peppers, arugula, manchego, basil aioli and balsamic reduction, or pastrami served with pickles, gruyere, braised cabbage, stoneground mustard and aioli.
They also have something cooking from the pans and diners love the shrimp Mac n Cheese with cheddar, smoked paprika, corkscrew pasta, shallots, and bread crumbs. Baked goodies are also available and sourdough is among the popular treat naturally leavened and house-made. You can have yours sliced upon request!
3230 Arena Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95834 mrpickles.com
Regional chain offering hot and cold specialty sandwiches and salads over the counter!
If you’re looking for hearty and delicious sandwiches in town, then you should try the selection at Mr. Pickle's Sandwich Shop. They have plenty on the menu including hot and cold sandwiches, combos, sides, and other favorites.
Get comfortable and try some of their classic sandwiches such as BLT with lettuce, bacon, Mayo and toasted wheat, The Blat, and the popular Club served with turkey breast, bacon, cheddar, lettuce, and mayo on toasted wheat.
They also have hot specialty sandwiches such as Baja Cheesesteak served with red bell peppers, roast beef, pepper jack, red onion, and pepperoncini, Mr. Pickle that comes with chicken breast, Monterey jack, bacon, and avocado plus the works, or the Golden Gate served with teriyaki sauce and chicken breast.
If you want something cold, make sure you try The Works a popular take that comes with garlic sauce, tomato, pepperoncini, garlic sauce, onion pickle, and mayonnaise. Other popular items on the menu include the Italian sandwich that comes with pastrami, ham, salami, provolone, and Italian dressing, Santa Maria Trp-Tip with BBQ sauce, and the French Dip with roast beef, horseradish mayo, provolone, and garlic sauce. Make sure you grab one of the savory sides and a drink to enjoy alongside your sandwich!
No matter what your favorite sandwich is, you’re sure to find something you like at these fantastic spots in Sacramento. Make sure you order as many toppings as you want and grab a drink to enjoy along. Don’t forget to share with us your favorite sandwich spot in the comments below!