10 Best Cold Sandwiches in Metro Phoenix
Long Tall Texan at Cheese N' Stuff
Katie Johnson Long Tall Texan at Cheese N' Stuff
If you're wondering how this small-scale sandwich shop has stayed in business for over 60 years, you probably haven't been there for lunch. The Central Phoenix deli delivers fills up quickly between the hours of noon at 3 p.m. with Valley regulars and midtown businessmen getting their fix of freshly sliced meats and cheeses on white or wheat roll. For first timers too overwhelmed by the limitless lunch possibilities, we recommend the Long Tall Texan: Boar's Head roast beef and ham with Swiss and cheddar cheeses, tomato, lettuce, mayo, and mustard on a white sub roll.
Roasted turkey sandwich at Bertha's Cafe
Katie Johnson Roasted turkey sandwich at Bertha's Cafe
Turns out Bertha isn't just brilliant in the pastry department. She makes a pretty killer sandwich as well. Our personal favorite is the roasted turkey sandwich served, as promised, with thick cuts of oven-roasted turkey, avocado, spring mixed greens, tomatoes, havarti cheese, bacon, and a generous slathering of pesto mayo and balsamic onion marmalade on toasted bread. With so much contents spilling out of one sandwich, we suggest grabbing napkins and utensils ahead of time.
Italian Combo at DeFalco's Italian Deli and Grocery
Katie Johnson Italian Combo at DeFalco's Italian Deli and Grocery
This isn't your typical cold cut sandwich. The Italian Combo at DeFalco's Italian Eatery is an eat-with-both-hands beast of a sandwich served with ham, salami, pepperoni, mortadella, provolone, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, Italian dressing, mustard, and mayo on your choice of white or wheat roll, marble rye, sourdough, nine grain, focaccia bread or crispy baguette. Seriously, folks, cancel your dinner plans or skip breakfast, because the day isn't big enough for both these meals.
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