So you want a bad ass sandwich
Johny's Luncheonette is one of So you want a bad ass sandwich.

1. Johny's Luncheonette

9.2
124 W 25th St (btw 6th & 7th), New York, NY
Diner · Chelsea · 136 tips and reviews

Byron B.Byron Brewer: Sloppy Johny? Little Demi? Curious George? Notorious Nick? You really can't go wrong.

Ferdinando's Focacceria is one of So you want a bad ass sandwich.

2. Ferdinando's Focacceria

9.0
151 Union St (btw Columbia and Hicks), Brooklyn, NY
Italian Restaurant · Carroll Gardens · 29 tips and reviews

Byron B.Byron Brewer: Veal Parm on a roll or hero. Add ricotta if you want it to be extra awesome.

Defonte's Sandwich Shop is one of So you want a bad ass sandwich.

3. Defonte's Sandwich Shop

9.3
379 Columbia St (at Luquer St), Brooklyn, NY
Sandwich Place · Red Hook · 68 tips and reviews

Byron B.Byron Brewer: Stick with the roast beef, fried eggplant and fresh mozzarella. You won't regret it.

Van Horn Restaurant is one of So you want a bad ass sandwich.

4. Van Horn Restaurant

231 Court St (at Baltic), Brooklyn, NY
Restaurant · Boerum Hill · 100 tips and reviews

Byron B.Byron Brewer: Easy pick here... Buttermilk fried chicken sandwich served on a Caputo’s bun with crunchy red cabbage.

John Brown Smokehouse is one of So you want a bad ass sandwich.

5. John Brown Smokehouse

9.2
10-43 44th Dr (btwn 10th & 11th St.), Long Island City, NY
BBQ Joint · 195 tips and reviews

Byron B.Byron Brewer: Really cozy spot with some serious 'cue. Try the pork belly between two slices of white bread. Simple, rich and delicious.

6. Fultummy's

221 Columbia St, Brooklyn, NY
Sandwich Place · Carroll Gardens · 9 tips and reviews

Byron B.Byron Brewer: The panko breaded chicken katsu sandwich is insane

99 Miles to Philly is one of So you want a bad ass sandwich.

7. 99 Miles to Philly

8.4
94 3rd Ave (btwn 12th & 13th St), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · Greenwich Village · 82 tips and reviews

nymagnymag: The cheesesteak - one of our 101 Best Sandwiches in NY - is the kind that makes Philadelphia expats shed a silent tear of joy for the good old days on South Street — though they won’t admit it. Read more.

Bread & Butter is one of So you want a bad ass sandwich.

8. Bread & Butter

6.5
419 Park Ave S (at E 29th St.), New York, NY
Deli / Bodega · NoMad · 90 tips and reviews

Byron B.Byron Brewer: Chicken twister but skip on the avocado and have them load it up w/ hot sauce.

Mexicue Taco Truck is one of So you want a bad ass sandwich.

9. Mexicue Taco Truck

7.6
New York, NY
Food Truck · Chelsea · 46 tips and reviews

Byron B.Byron Brewer: The burnt end chili slider w/ cilantro lime crema & jalapenos... crazy good. Grab a few if you're hungry.

Baoguette is one of So you want a bad ass sandwich.

10. Baoguette

61 Lexington Ave (btwn E 25th & E 26th St.), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · Rose Hill · 53 tips and reviews

Byron B.Byron Brewer: Go catfish or go home.

Frankies Spuntino 457 is one of So you want a bad ass sandwich.

11. Frankies Spuntino 457

9.5
457 Court St (btwn 4th Pl & Luquer St), Brooklyn, NY
Italian Restaurant · Carroll Gardens · 201 tips and reviews

Laura W.Laura Wood: Best BLT in the hood...only at lunch or brunch though.

Salumeria Biellese is one of So you want a bad ass sandwich.

12. Salumeria Biellese

8.5
378 8th Ave (W 29th St), New York, NY
Deli / Bodega · Chelsea · 26 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: Looks like an ordinary Italian deli, but they make some of the best salumi in the U.S. You're a fool if you don't get the house-made meats on your sandwich. Also great sausage for pizza toppings. Read more.