8 Eateries Serving Up Mouth-Watering Sandwiches

The idea of the sandwich isn't complicated, which is part of the reason it remains one of the most versatile, reliable, and satisfying food options out there. Whatever your style is, and whether you just want a fast on-the-go meal or something a little more sophisticated, the eateries included here will have you covered with classic deli fare and innovative creations alike. This video was made with Ezvid Wikimaker.

8 Eateries for Fantastic Sandwiches

Eatery Location
Northern Waters Smokehaus Duluth, Minnesota
Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen San Francisco, California
Coro by Salumi Seattle, Washington
Snarf's Sandwiches Multiple locations in Colorado, Missouri, and Texas
Caputo's Market & Deli Salt Lake City, Utah
ThunderCloud Subs Throughout Texas
TooJay’s Throughout Florida
Jetties Washington, DC and Bethesda, Maryland

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Behind Snarf's Sandwiches

In Depth

Whether you're in the mood for a classic deli sandwich, an artisanal panini, or just a massive sub, there are countless shops and eateries all over the country that offer delicious bites. If you're in the mood for a tasty creation between two slices of bread, here are 8 eateries, in no particular order, that are serving up mouth-watering sandwiches.

Coming in at #1 is the Northern Waters Smokehaus located on Lake Superior in Duluth, Minnesota. This deli is filled with smoked fish, handcrafted smoked meats, artisan salumi, deli sandwiches, and other gourmet options. Whenever possible, Northern Waters Smokehaus locally sources the ingredients they use to construct their many sandwich options. They also bake their own rye and focaccia bread.

Northern Waters Smokehaus offers a handful of different smoked fish and meat sandwich options for patrons to choose from. While some are more traditional, other menu mainstays are anything but. Their Sandwich Lab has developed creations that blend flavors, cultures, and more. Northern Waters Smokehaus has gained ample press for their efforts, being mentioned in "Bon Appetit," "Conde Nast Traveler," and on Food Network.

While some are more traditional, other menu mainstays are anything but.

Up next, at #2 is Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen that was founded in San Francisco's Mission District. Pairing classic cultural recipes with the best Californian ingredients, Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen strives to make deli fare that blends old and new for a tasty result. They make nearly everything on their menu in-house using the best ingredients they can source. Their pastrami and corned beef is made with beef brisket that is never administered hormones or antibiotics. It is brined in a proprietary blend of spices and the pastrami is smoked for nearly 7 hours over real hickory wood.

Beyond that, all of their baked goods are made at their offsite bakery kitchen. They offer authentic rye bread made with organic rye. They offer breakfast all day, signature sandwiches, pastrami burgers, and much more. From its humble beginnings, Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen has gone on to expand all over the world. In fact, they have even opened a deli in Tokyo, Japan.

Coming in at #3 is Coro by Salumi. Located in the heart of Seattle, Washington, this deli prides itself on using the highest quality, all-natural ingredients. This includes carefully sourced spices and humanely treated vegetarian-fed meat never treated with antibiotics. Along with sandwiches and other dishes offered at their deli, Coro by Salumi has made a large number of cured meats available to order.

This includes carefully sourced spices and humanely treated vegetarian-fed meat never treated with antibiotics.

Coro by Salumi offers a wide array of cold sandwiches served on rustic local breads with their secret sauces and their house pickled onions and green peppers. They also offer hot meals such as meatballs on baguette, grilled lamb, and an Italian slow-roasted pork dish called porchetta.

At #4 is Snarf's Sandwiches. Created by Jimmy Seidel in 1996, Snarf's Sandwiches started out as a small shop located in Boulder, Colorado. In the following 20 years, this eatery has grown to over 20 restaurants in Colorado, St. Louis, Missouri and Austin, Texas. Their menu features oven-toasted sandwiches on their fresh-baked bread, entree-sized salads, soups, desserts and more.

At Snarf's Sandwiches, patrons pick between five-inch, seven-inch, or 12-inch options. On top of the many on-the-menu options, they encourage their guests to check out some items that both team members and customers have created over the years. Not on-the-menu favorites include a Buffalo Chicken Sandwich, the Snarf's Cheesesteak, the Super Club, and more.

At Snarf's Sandwiches, patrons pick between five-inch, seven-inch, or 12-inch options.

For the #5 spot is Caputo's. Created by Matt Caputo, this Utah staple has become known for its family feel, its Greek and Italian old-world influence, and its dedication to preserving and protecting food items of unique provenance. While some eateries strive for a formal atmosphere, this deli invites guests to ask for a taste of cheese, inquire about the different options of olive oil, and ask for a sample of just about anything it has for sale.

When it comes to Caputo's menu, they offer a large assortment of options including pasta, salad, sandwiches, and more. Many of their sandwich options include traditional Italian and Greek ingredients, while others are inspired by American deli classics. They also have a number of dessert treats including sea salt chocolate chip cookies that are baked fresh in-house.

Coming up next at #6 is ThunderCloud Subs. Founded in 1975 this eatery has always sought to carry out its simple philosophy of selling a great sandwich at a reasonable price. With tons of menu options well under ten dollars, it's clear that they continue to uphold that original goal. Beyond that, ThunderCloud Subs takes pride in their ingredients, having their bread made from scratch and delivered every morning. Their menu has a long list of signature, classic, and gluten free options.

Beyond that, ThunderCloud Subs takes pride in their ingredients, having their bread made from scratch and delivered every morning.

As a long-standing member of the Texas community, ThunderCloud Subs is dedicated to giving back to the people who have helped them grow through the years. Their major community project is the ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot, a tradition since 1991. This tradition has raised millions of dollars for Caritas of Austin, a local nonprofit that supports people experiencing poverty and homelessness. They also dedicate a large part of their annual marketing budget to supporting local non-profits and their initiatives.

In at #7 is TooJay's, a Florida establishment that was born out of the passion for creating the classic recipes and flavors of a New York deli. First opened at a single location in Palm Beach in 1981, TooJay's now has well over 20 locations across the state.

TooJay's menu is expansive. While it of course offers classic deli fare like brisket, pastrami, matzo ball soup, and even beef tongue, it also features a large amount of breakfast options, made-from-scratch soups, hand-tossed salads, and a la carte options. On top of that, it even offers holiday-specific menus, both for Passover and St. Patrick's Day.

While it of course offers classic deli fare like brisket, pastrami, matzo ball soup, and even beef tongue, it also features a large amount of breakfast options, made-from-scratch soups, hand-tossed salads, and a la carte options.

Finally, at #8 is Jetties, located in both Washington, D.C. and Bethesda, Maryland. At all their locations, Jetties offers specialty sandwiches, hot sandwiches, breakfast, seasonal specials, and more. Whether guests are looking for a quick lunch or a casual bite, this eatery provides fast and easy food that doesn't compromise on taste.

Chef David Scribner cuts no corners when creating his artisanal sandwiches. Jetties' inviting atmosphere paired with an array of flavorful ingredients makes this D.C. staple an easy decision for those in the mood for a breaded bite. After all, there are a lot of good reasons why it's remained one of D.C.'s favorite local sandwich shops for over 15 years.