Maybe one of the best things about Las Vegas is that the city has no cuisine to call its own. That means the mix of personalities from across the nation brings with them sandwiches from all over the country. While no guide can list them all, these sandwich shops across the city serve as a jumping-off point for some of the best the city has to offer.Read More
Take a Bite Out of the 18 Best Sandwich Shops in Las Vegas
Sink your teeth into porchetta, a knuckle sandwich, and more
Bronze Cafe offers an even amount of meaty and vegetarian sandwiches on its northwest Las Vegas menu. The Complicated Order features oven-roasted bacon strips, a housemade bacon jam, oven-roasted turkey, avocado, cucumber, mixed greens, tomato, basil aioli, and housemade lemon vinaigrette on toasted ciabatta. But for the vegetarian version, ask for The Vegucated Order with vegan bacon strips, a housemade coconut bacon jam, oven-roasted Tofurky slices, avocado, cucumber, mixed greens, tomato, vegan basil aioli, and housemade lemon vinaigrette on toasted ciabatta.
This delicatessen from Paul Saginaw, co-founder of Zingerman’s Deli, serves diner hits like Reuben sandwiches, matzo ball soup, onion rings, prime rib, salads, latkes, chopped liver, breakfast specialties — and even shrimp cocktail. The sandwiches are famously so big that they require two hands. Try the grilled Reuben with sauerkraut or the corned beef and mustard.
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Roli Roti got its start in a San Francisco food truck. Now in a Las Vegas food hall, the sandwich and rotisserie restaurant is serving its porchetta sandwiches with juicy pork, lightly sweet onion marmalade, and bitter arugula on a ciabatta roll with rosemary sea salt.
POP'S Pride of Philly Steaks
Sure, you have to order at the window and sit outside or take your food to go, but Pop’s has been serving its Philly-style hoagies since 2002. The standalone restaurant is open 24 hours, so you can visit for lunch or a late-night bite and get your fill of steak sandwiches loaded with peppers, onions, and Cheez Whiz, plus baskets of fried mushrooms, fried okra, jalapeno poppers, and zucchini sticks.
The Goodwich got its start in a kiosk in the parking lot of Dino’s Lounge in Las Vegas. Now the Las Vegas staple serves out stacks of griddles sandwiches, breakfast items, and soups and salads. For a relatively simple sandwich, the GW patty melt with smoked cream cheese on rye pack a punch. Also try the grilled cheese with gruyere, cheddar, and muenster, plus Spanish onion and candied bacon.
Texas Meltz offers a collection of themed choices, served grilled or cold on Texas toast or 8-inch sub rolls. Try one of 15 sandwich choices named after Texas landmarks, including the Lubbock with grilled chicken breast, ham, and grilled onions, the Amarillo made with roast beef and grilled onions, the Plano built with turkey and fired onions, and the Dallas stacked with brisket and barbecue sauce.
Cheba Hut Toasted Subs
Fast-casual chain Cheba Hut likes to drop as many marijuana references as possible into its advertising. The main attractions are more than 30 toasted subs, with choices such as the chicken marinara Panama Red, teriyaki chicken Thai Stick, and the Ak-47 French dip. Also near UNLV.
The Boss Cafe
Celebrity chef Buddy Valastro shows his sandwich skills inspired by the neighborhood delis in New Jersey and New York that he grew up with. Menu options include the Turkey PLT, Lisa’s Caprese, and Cubano Italiano. Each are served on a toasted ciabatta bread and prepared with Boss Cafe’s signature fresh mozzarella which is made in house multiple times a day and choice of sweet or hot peppers.
Rotisserie meats nestled on sandwiches find a home at Karved. Try a beef tri-tip with garlic sauce, French dip on a baguette, or porchetta with pork loin wrapped in crispy pork belly served with lemon caper sauce, gremolata, and arugula on a baguette.
Portland, Oregon, chef Rick Gencarelli’s ode to the pork sandwich shop includes a Korean pork shoulder sandwich, griddled mortadella, and must-order porchetta sandwich. Find it in Block 16 Urban Food Hall at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Capriotti's Sandwich Shop
Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop stuffs their fresh-baked sub rolls with all manner of sandwich fixin’s. But the standout here is the Bobbie. Like a Thanksgiving dinner but better, this sub has slow-roasted turkey topped with cranberry sauce, handmade stuffing, and mayo.
Ike's Love & Sandwiches
Ike Shehadeh created Ike’s Love & Sandwiches out of San Francisco in 2007 and the sandwich shop became known for its Dutch, French, San Francisco sourdough, whole wheat, or gluten-free breads, and secret recipe Dirty Sauce available in more than 700 menu combinations. Over-stuffed choices include Shehadeh’s personal favorite, the Paul Reubens stacked with pastrami, purple slaw, and French dressing, plus the halal chicken Robin Williams, beef meatball-filled Super Mario, and the Steph Curry, prepared with turkey, yellow barbecue sauce, and provolone. Also at Fashion Show mall.
Chef Victor Moea took inspiration from his mother and grandmother to create his sandwich menu at 7 Sinful Subs. A favorite, the Knuckle sandwich, features salami, pepperoni, and ham topped with melted mozzarella while the TV Dinner combines turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes, and is upgraded with sides of corn, cranberry sauce, and gravy.
Proper Sandwich Company
Bahn mi sandwcihes are loaded with pickled carrot and daikon, pastrami is stacked on marbled rye bread, and house-made meatballs are nestled into crusty hoagie rolls at this sandwich spot.
The Happy Hoagie at The Sundry Food Hall Las Vegas
It’s hard to choose where to eat when inside the food halls at the UnCommons. But the Happy Hoagie makes a compelling argument, with loaded Italian sandwiches, barbecue rib sandwiches, and onion rolls slathered with roast beef, horseradish cream, cheddar, and crispy jalapeños.
Woods Family Sandwiches
This little sandwich shop in Henderson is only open on weekdays with classic subs such as the roast beef with London broil, Swiss cheese, coleslaw, and Thousand Island dressing or the pastrami with melted three pepper cheese, pickles, peperoncini, red onion, and mustard. Homemade chicken salad, tuna salad, and egg salad, along with a veggie option make the menu as well.
Michelle and Gustavo Zucchiatti serve hot and cold sandwiches in their little restaurant in the southeast. Try the hot Golden Knights with roasted turkey, ham, bacon, and melted cheddar or the Manuela with pastrami and Swiss cheese.
One Bite Sandwiches
The sandwiches and banh mi at One Bite are savory, a little sweet, and have a touch of heat. Each one is served with a cup of soup for dipping. The house BBQ pork sandwich comes served on a toasted roll with a crunchy crust and is filled with slices of cucumber and jalapenos. The fried tofu mushroom lemongrass sandwich has a perfectly balanced medley of flavors and textures with fresh cilantro and cold vegetables.