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A classic pastrami sandwich from Katz’s Delicatessen Restaurant

The final days of August are flying by and the cool temperatures of autumn are settling in, which can only mean one thing – it’s time to go back to school!

For many, September means the return to brown bag lunches, packed with PB&J’s or other classic sandwiches. This year, whether you’re headed back to school or not, why not spice up your fall diet with a different sandwich from

The variety of sandwiches are limitless, and that is a great notion because there are few item in this world tastier than a solid sandwich. Without further adieu, here is a list of some of the best places to fill your sandwich void, all available on!

  • 2nd Ave Deli (162 East 33rd Street, New York, New York 10016) This classic New York deli specializes in traditional and comforting Kosher cuisine. Often referred to as “your grandmothers rival”, this place is sure to deliver some of the best sandwiches in NYC.
  • Defonte’s of Brooklyn (261 3rd Ave, New York, New York 10010) This phenomenal Italian sandwich place puts time and an attention to detail into every part of your sandwich. Hot meats are sliced just prior to the sandwich to retain juices, the cheese is always fresh, and Defonte’s has probably the best fried eggplant I’ve ever had in my life. Can’t go wrong with any options here.
  • Ditch Plains (29 Bedford St, New York, New York 10014) This restaurant is all about seafood. With many different options including the classics like Lobster Roll, PoBoy, and Smoked Salmon, this is a great way to try innovative seafood between bread or a bun.
  • Eisenbergs Sandwich Shop (174 5th Ave New York, New York  10010) Eisenbergs has made a name for itself as a sandwich shop that is frequented by New York celebrities. They serve many kosher style sandwiches and their Tuna Melt was ranked the 101st best sandwich in all of New York. New York charm at its finest.
  • Katz’s Delicatessen Restaurant (205 E Houston St, New York, NY  10002) Made famous by the popular scene in “Harry Met Sally” , this deli kept its fan base and gained even more fans with their unbelievable pastrami sandwich. Among other delectable options such as tongue, and corned beef, its not a trip to New York without going to Katz’s.
  • Barros Luco (300 1/2 E 52nd St, New York, New York 10022) Try this Chilean sandwich shop for a nice change of pace and some unusual flavors. When you order make sure to try their best-known sandwich, the Chacarero Completo.
  • 99 Miles to Philly (94 3rd Ave, NEW YORK, NY  10003) At this East Village sandwich shop you’ll find the closest thing to an authentic Philly Cheesesteak in New York. The combination of cheese whiz, onions and meat make for a indescribable combination of sandwich immortality.
  • Shorty’s (576 9th Ave, New York, New York 10036) Shorty’s is another authentic Philly cheesesteak spot that is definitely worth checking out. Aside from the popular and traditional cheesesteak, Shorty’s specializes in an alternative sandwich which includes shaved pork loin, broccoli rabe and sharp provolone; yet another sandwich that cracked NY’s top 101 sandwiches.
  • Farinella Bakery (90 Worth St, New York, New York 10013) Although they specialize in pizzas, or palams as they are referred to at Farinella, they make top of the line panini as well.  The freshest ingredients and highest quality meats grace the bread at Farinella, all to make a wonderful taste of Italy.
  • Georgia’s Eastside BBQ (192 Orchard St, New York, New York 10002) What’s better than BBQ? BBQ on a bun!Stick with anything fried and you will be rewarded with a phenomenal crunchy batter and a large than life piece of meat. BBQ sandwiches will pay off with tender meat and a tangy and sweet sauce, all indicative of their southern roots.


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