So simple, yet so complex -- when it comes to sandwiches, it’s all about savory satisfaction, and the possibilities are endless! Whether you like your tasty stuffings piled between bread, on buns or even in lettuce, the grab and go nature of the sandwich has made it one of the most popular meal items in America. So popular, in fact, that it has earned its own holiday: Nov. 3, annually.
We’re more than excited to get into the sandwich celebrating swing of things. If you haven’t yet snagged your favorite savory snack yet today, have no fear: Utah Valley is packed with some fantastic sandwich shops, and, based on suggestions from our readers, we’ve compiled a list of 15 great places in the valley to get a sandwich on National Sandwich Day.
Enjoy the options, and please let us know where we’ve missed!
(Some locations may not be open on Sundays).
From grilled classics like turkey and pork to deli fresh Italian, Café Zupas has an array of specialized sandwiches perfect for any taste connoisseur.
599 W. Main St., American Fork
3750 N. Thanksgiving Way #100, Lehi
55 South State Street Orem
408 West 2230 North Provo
507 East 1000 North, Spanish Fork
Find them online: cafezupas.com
Read our review here: http://bit.ly/1x0guce
Cravings Bistro will satisfy your most simple sandwich desires with their extensive gourmet grilled cheese options and tasty specialty sandwiches. Plus, if you’ve got a sweet tooth, right around the block is the Bistro’s twin company, Cravings Alisha’s Cupcakes, with some delicious desserts. If you just can't wait for Thanksgiving, Cravings Bistro also has a Thanksgiving turkey sandwich.
25 W. Center St., Pleasant Grove
Find them online: cravingstwincompanies.com
Read our review here: http://bit.ly/1ulnCjR
If you’re looking for a more filling sandwich, don’t overlook Cubby’s. Especially if you like beef. With a variety of in-house delicious sandwiches and a special menu for the kids, this restaurant is a perfect fit for the whole family.
1258 N. State St., Provo
3700 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi
515 E. 1000 North, Spanish Fork
Find them online: cubbyschicagobeef.blogspot.com
Read our review here: http://bit.ly/1rUvp1i
As the name insinuates, DP Cheesesteaks have a fantastic lineup of steak sandwiches perfect for a celebratory meal on National Sandwich Day. If you’re not a big steak fan, no worries, there are many other equally delicious options on the menu!
1626 E. Timpanogos Highway Ste L101, Lehi
933 W. 500 North, American Fork
1774 N. University Pkwy., Provo
Find them online: dpcheesesteaks.com
Read our review here: http://bit.ly/1x0fmW4
Ernie’s Sports Deli
From turkey to roast beef, chicken to ham and simply veggie, Ernie's has a sandwich anybody will enjoy. The eatery now also has a food truck making appearances at businesses for breakfast and lunch as well.
192 W. Center St. in Orem
Find them online: erniessportsdeli.com
Read our review here: http://bit.ly/1ullxoi
Gandolfo’s New York Delicatessen
With classy names for stacked sandwiches such as the Rockefeller Reuben, Wheat Hampton and Godzilla, this savory establishment will surely quench your sandwich cravings. Even better? Gandolfo’s has six locations across the valley, making it easy to pinpoint one near you!
362 E. State Rd., American Fork
715 S. Main St., Pleasant Grove
775 N. State St., Orem
818 N. 500 W., Provo
565 W. State Rd. 198 Hwy 6, Salem
1085 N. Chappel Dr., Spanish Fork
Find them online: gandolfosdeli.com
Read our review here: http://bit.ly/1x0essv
Kneaders Bakery and Café
For fantastic sandwiches and some fantastic bakery treats, head over to Kneaders Bakery and Café. This tasty sandwich shop serves up the classics, like the Club, French Dip and Ruben, in an entirely delicious way.
1384 E. State Rd. 92 (Highland Highway), Lehi
1990 N. State St., Orem
295 W. 1230 North, Provo
4833 Edgewood Dr. Suite 200, Provo
1484 N. Redwood Rd. in Saratoga Springs
531 E. 1000 North in Spanish Fork
Find them online: kneaders.com
Read our review here: http://bit.ly/1rUnWzi
These made-to-order subs feature the classics, with deli meats such as ham, turkey and roast beef sandwiched between the tastiest freshly baked breads. Add your favorite toppings and satisfy your craving by purchasing only as many inches as you want to eat.
163 W. Center St., Provo
1680 S. State St., Orem
Find them online: sensuoussandwich.com
Zub’s Pizza & Subs
Boasting some “mouth-watering made from scratch bread,” it’s safe to say that Zub’s is a perfectly delectable choice for National Sandwich Day celebration. They’ve gained quite the reputation for their fantastic subs, but you can also check out their pizza and appetizers if you’re looking for variety.
684 N. Freedom Blvd., Provo
520 N. Main St., Springville
Find them online: zubssubs.com
Read our review here: http://bit.ly/1rUqJbJ
The Holy Grill
If big, meaty sandwiches are your poison, head over to The Holy Grill for a barbecue sandwich. Pile some brisket, pastrami or another delicious barbecued meat on your sandwich to satisfy your carnivorous cravings.
Find them online: http://holygrillrestaurant.com/
Read our review here: http://bit.ly/2erONXo
Six Sisters Deli and Grill
Six Sisters Deli and Grill in Eagle Mountain is home to the Desperado sandwich, loaded with chicken, bacon and provolone. If that's not your thing, there are plenty of sandwiches to choose from here from morning til night. The shop is open for breakfast and has flavors to make any palate dance.
Find them online: https://mkt.com/sixsistersdeli
Read our review here: http://bit.ly/1Hr8aop
Don't let the name fool you. MAD Greens does have a lot of salads on their menu, but you can also find some delicious sandwiches here. Check out their Mona Lisa, Mad Cuban or Annie Oakley paninis for a twist on your lunch hour sandwich.
50 N. 1200 East, Lehi, Suite 100
Find them online: madgreens.com
Read our review here: http://bit.ly/2fluoAW
Corner Bakery and Cafe
Grab a steak and cheese sandwich, a panini or your choice of a host of sandwiches at Corner Bakery and Cafe in Orem. Here, you can have your sandwich and follow it up with some tasty baked goods for dessert.
115 W. Center St., Orem
Monday to Saturday: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Find them online: cornerbakerycafe.com
Read our review here: http://bit.ly/2fz6OFW