The Best Sandwiches in Toronto
The best sandwiches in Toronto will make your brown bag lunch jealous. This catch-all category doesn't discriminate between Banh Mi and BLTs, chicken parm or panini - so long as it's supremely delicious and assembled on fresh bread. These are the city's best handheld meals, regardless of origin or style.
Here are the best sandwiches in Toronto.
This sandwich specialist on Bloor crafts each order with care for delicious results. The regular roster features an array of faves like the shrimp and squid po' boy ($10), and the spicy piri piri chicken on a bun ($9). More »
Established in 1967, this local chain of sandwich shops majors in Italian classics. Priced at $7.75 or less, options include breaded veal, chicken or eggplant slathered with red sauce and optionally smothered with cheese or sauteed veggies. More »
This Dundas West takeout shop keeps the menu straightforward, specializing in succulent porchetta and crackling sandwiches ($7.25) that can be customized with extras like truffle sauce or rapini. Daily specials are advertised on Instagram - and have been known to include noteworthy buttermilk fried chicken sandwiches. More »
This unassuming seafood shack on College is known for its fresh selection of fish that's best had grilled and then nestled onto squishy white or whole wheat bread. The daily catch includes choices like tuna ($8.75), tilapia ($9.25) and shrimp ($10.25). More »
Now with two locations, this sandwich company does over two dozen signature sammies, all named after Wilco songs. Quirky choices like the Heavy Metal Drummer ($6) come layered with thoughtful toppings like cream cheese, turkey, bacon, jalapenos and cheddar on three cheese bread. More »
Sink your teeth into the ultimate fusion food at this modern Vietnamese sub shop that now boasts two locations (on Queen West and at Yonge and Gerrard). Top choices include the braised beef cheek, kalbi and duck confit, dressed with crunchy, fresh slaw. More »
This Rosedale sandwich bar offers a line-up of five basic sandwiches ($7), which can be personalized to order with house-made toppings and sauces. Choose from slow-roasted brisket, pulled pork or chicken, seared steak or melange of veggies and load it up with flavoured mayos, fontina cheese or extra vegetables. More »
Cubanos ($15), po' boys ($15), banh mi ($14) and vegetarian BLTs ($13) are all on the menu of this DuWest sandwich purveyor. Better still, these guys are open late, making this spot a top source for ultra-satisfying after-hours grub. More »
Totally deserving of all the piled-on praise, this smokehouse and larder on St. Clair stacks their sandwiches with tasty toppings like house-cured bacon, pulled pork and BBQ brisket. The BAT ($9.50) notably upgrades the classic BLT with the addition of arugula and fried green tomatoes. More »