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The Best Veal Sandwich in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / November 11, 2015

veal sandwich torontoThe best veal sandwich in Toronto is a contentious topic amongst fiercely allegiant sandwich lovers. Some argue it's all about stacked up layers of thinly pounded meat, while others prefer a thick, juicy cutlet. Regardless these sandwiches, which can be found at Italian bakeries, pizza joints and lunch counters, can get people very passionate.

Here are the best veal sandwiches in Toronto.

California Sandwiches

California Sandwiches

The veal sandwich ($8.19) at this local chain is the stuff of local legend. Thin all-Ontario baby beef gets coated in well-seasoned bread crumbs, deep fried until golden, doused in sweet marinara and then nestled into a soft kaiser bun. Jalapeños are free but add-ons like sautéed onions, sweet peppers and rapini are extra. More »

Mustachio

Mustachio

The vendor in the basement level of St. Lawrence Market is home to massive sandwiches ($7.85) stacked up with thin veal cutlets and slathered with tomato sauce. Pro tip, get it doubled up with a few slices of deep fried eggplant ($8.85). Toppings like sweet or hot peppers, onions and mushrooms are complimentary. More »

SanRemo Bakery

SanRemo Bakery

The hot counter at this Italian bakery on Royal York will have you salivating in anticipation as you wait in line at lunchtime. The tender veal cutlets are thoroughly sauced then stacked on puffy house-baked buns. Order sandwiches solo for $6.50 or with a side and a drink for $10.50 at lunch hour. More »

Bitondo Pizzeria & Sandwiches

Bitondo Pizzeria & Sandwiches

Fresh from the fryer, the veal sandwich ($6.85) at this legendary Little Italy institution boasts thinly pounded veal cutlets encased in crispy golden breading, then layered up on a bun to form a thick two-gander sandwich dressed with a sweet, house tomato sauce. More »

Vinny's Panini

Vinny's Panini

The Italian panini shop on Dupont is home to big veal sandwiches ($8) slathered with tomato sauce and optional (+$1.25) toppings like cheese, eggplant, rapini, mushrooms and onions. More »

Nonna's Place

Nonna's Place

The tender veal ($6.75) is a favourite on the sandwich menu at this Junction Triangle lunch counter. Have it with mushrooms, onions and hot peppers free of charge, or add on a slice of deep fried eggplant or cheese for a dollar each. More »

Fusaro's

Fusaro's

Order La Cotoletta ($10.95) for a classic breaded veal sandwich smothered in sauce, mushrooms and cheese, or opt for the Giarta ($10.95), a fully loaded sandwich featuring pan fried veal slapped with provolone and topped with mushrooms, onions, red peppers, pepperoncino and mayo. More »

Tommaso's Trattoria

Tommaso's Trattoria

The veal parmigiana ($9) drenched in tomato sauce is among the crave-worthy panini on offer at lunchtime by this Italian joint on Eastern at Broadview. This sandwich comes loaded with onions and peppers on a crusty Italian bun. More »

Nino D'Aversa

Nino D'Aversa

The Tavola Calda is home to all sorts of Italian delicacies but the veal sandwich ($6.85) is a standout. Served on a crusty Italian bun, you’ll find the meat tender and moist, accentuated by a classic sweet tomato sauce. Have it topped with green peppers and mushrooms for free. More »

Primo Veal

Primo Veal

This Sheppard Avenue East takeout spot makes the beloved veal cutlet sandwich ($5.95) its namesake. Made fresh to order, these mean sandwiches are covered in sauce and served on a crusty Italian bun. Each order can be piled with sweet sauteed onions for no cost, plus extras like cheese (+$1.10), mushrooms and peppers (+$0.75). More »

Mamma Martino's

Mamma Martino's

This kitschy Italian eatery on The Queensway deals in saucy, hot Italian sandwiches such as the classic veal cutlet sandwich ($4.95), along with the classic cheese-smothered veal parmigiana on a bun ($5.50). More »

Agincourt Bakery

Agincourt Bakery

This old school Italian bakery in Scarborough is locally famous for its massive veal sandwich ($4.75) smothered in homemade sauce and loaded with the usual array of optional toppings including sauteed peppers, onions, mushrooms and provolone cheese. More »

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