Now, we all love a good old Primanti’s capicola and cheese, but let’s get real, we don’t always want our sandwiches piled high with french fries and coleslaw. We’ve rounded up some of the ‘burgh’s best sandwich joints so yinz can expand your horizons n’at. Check ’em aht.
With an abundant list of seasonal sandwiches and a reliable list of signature sammies, Thin Man delivers on every level. Because the shop is run by two professional chefs who have worked in high end restaurants, the menu is amazingly creative for a sandwich shop. If you find yourself in the Strip District anytime soon, check out Thin Man and chow down. The Smash signature sandwich will blow your mind.
Right over in North O is this amazing little deli. Rumor has it Pitt’s Chancellor Nordenberg likes to kick it here. No, really, we’ve seen him here… and we don’t blame him. Not only does this spot serve up an amazing sandwich, but the Ma and Pa feel of the place is amazing. Not to mention, they’ve got a great selection of prepared foods. Looking for a great breakfast sandwich somewhere that isn’t Pamela’s or Brueggers? Try Food for Thought.
It’s certainly not the fanciest spot in the city, but trust us, their hoagies are out of this world. With a 24-inch sub on their menu, you should definitely come hungry. Nothing screams Pittsburgh like oversized delicious sandwiches, am I right?
If you haven’t sought out this ultimate sandwich destination yet, you’re seriously missing out. Get down to the Strip District and get your grub on. This spot has been ranked as one of the best in the US and you’ll see why when you take a bite of the roasted pork shoulder with spicy mustard and caramelized onion.
For the Parisienne in you, you’ve got to check out La Gourmandine’s sandwiches. Although they’re really known for their sweet treats, this bakery has some amazing sandwiches that will have you dreaming of the Eiffel Tower and every other fancy French thing. Traditional French sandwiches on homemade baguettes… Yes, please.