Cafecito is one of The 15 Best Places for Sandwiches in Chicago.

1. Cafecito

9.1
26 E Congress Pkwy (at State St.), Chicago, IL
Cuban Restaurant · The Loop · 182 tips and reviews

Amanda C.Amanda Cooper: Their cafe con leche is my morning crack. The pollo chipotle sandwich and ropa vieja platter are also favorites of mine!

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: This Cubano is delicious, and the key to its success is the citrus-garlic-marinated, cumin-rubbed lechon asado and the perfect toasting (whoever is operating the plancha needs a raise). -BC Read more.

Parama B.Parama Bhattacharya: Awesome sandwiches and coffee. Cheap and great food. Worth multiple visits.

Bari is one of The 15 Best Places for Sandwiches in Chicago.

2. Bari

9.5
1120 W Grand Ave (at N May St), Chicago, IL
Sandwich Place · West Town · 64 tips and reviews

Ross K.Ross Kaufman: italian sub with hot peppers and fresh mozzarella is epic. also try their potato, pasta, and tuna salads. place is truely a neighborhood staple.

Ryan M.Ryan Maz: Great subs and great selection of authentic Italian meats, cheeses, and grocery.

AngelaAngela: Fantastic and very authentic subs. Just like your in Italy. Italian and meatball both so delicious!

Ba Le is one of The 15 Best Places for Sandwiches in Chicago.

3. Ba Le

9.2
5014 N Broadway St (at W Argyle St), Chicago, IL
Vietnamese Restaurant · Uptown · 82 tips and reviews

Katherine S.Katherine S.: #3 is AWESOME!!! ;-) Chicken banh mi delicious. All their sandwiches are fresh!! =)

Bos A.Bos Alvertos: Amazing sandwiches. Super cheap. Get a pork egg roll with your order and a smoothie. Personal favorite is the BBQ Pork.

Laura P.Laura Pearce: BBQ pork is my go to, but all of their sandwiches are really flavorful on delicious crusty bread.

Publican Quality Meats is one of The 15 Best Places for Sandwiches in Chicago.

4. Publican Quality Meats

9.6
825 W Fulton Market (at Green), Chicago, IL
Deli / Bodega · Fulton Market · 122 tips and reviews

Riley B.Riley Bandy: Lamb meatball and turkey sandwiches are amazing. Tied with Birchwood Kitchen for best lunch in the city.

Renaissance HotelsRenaissance Hotels: The delicious pork belly sandwich, topped with shaved apple, watercress, purple onions, yogurt and fresh mint, challenges you to find a better lunch in Chicago.

Rex F.Rex F: Amazing free samples while you wait. Can't go wrong with the Porchetta sandwich or pork belly "gyro" sandwich

J.P. Graziano Grocery is one of The 15 Best Places for Sandwiches in Chicago.

5. J.P. Graziano Grocery

9.3
901 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL
Italian Restaurant · West Town · 46 tips and reviews

John A.John Amundsen: Awesome Italian grocery in the West Loop; amazing Italian subs and really good white anchovies.

Matthew K.Matthew K.: Amazing tuna sandwich, which is made to order (no pre-made tuna salad).

Grace P.Grace Pisula: Classic Italian sandwich is great portion and delicious!

Cheesie's Pub & Grub is one of The 15 Best Places for Sandwiches in Chicago.

6. Cheesie's Pub & Grub

9.1
958 W Belmont Ave (at Sheffield Ave), Chicago, IL
Sandwich Place · Lakeview · 168 tips and reviews

Kristin D.Kristin Danger: All drinks $4 & open til 5am on weekends, sandwiches are awesome! Can't beat this place

Redeye ChicagoRedeye Chicago: Grilled cheese sandwiches with unorthodox fillings—think tater tots, mac 'n' cheese and chicken tenders—were made for a satisfying post-bar meal. Read more.

Emily S.Emily Sullivan: Love the mac n cheese grilled sandwich

Nhu Lan Bakery is one of The 15 Best Places for Sandwiches in Chicago.

7. Nhu Lan Bakery

9.2
2612 W Lawrence Ave (at N Rockwell St), Chicago, IL
Sandwich Place · Ravenswood · 52 tips and reviews

Jessica K.Jessica Knobbe: Awesome Vietnamese sandwiches,iced coffee and fresh fruit smoothies! Read more.

Robin C.Robin Chung: Best bahn mi in the city - especially the pork! Also good: taro smoothie and chocolate croissants!

Krista O.Krista Ortgiesen: Awesome and inexpensive sandwiches (about $3). I crave the shrimp spring rolls with peanut dipping sauce regularly.

Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine is one of The 15 Best Places for Sandwiches in Chicago.

8. Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine

8.9
53 E Lake St (at N Wabash Ave), Chicago, IL
Gourmet Shop · The Loop · 82 tips and reviews

Leyla A.Leyla Arsan: Excellent sandwiches, pate and cheese. Grab a bottle of Pellegrino and sit outside and enjoy.

CollegeFashionistaCollegeFashionista: Lunch from Pastoral then hit up the Art Institute. Pastoral has great sandwiches and the Art Institute is the best place to spend a Saturday afternoon.

Sofia P.Sofia Papastamelos: Fresh and delicious sandwiches. Loved the Blue Pig and Fig.

Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken is one of The 15 Best Places for Sandwiches in Chicago.

9. Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken

9.1
233 W Erie St (btwn N St Clair St & N Fairbanks Ct), Chicago, IL
Donut Shop · Streeterville · 62 tips and reviews

Global H.Global Highlander: Great fried chicken sandwich (the original is slightly spicy, and the spicy is apparently very spicy), good coffee from Dark Matter Coffee, and a variety of donuts.

StefanieStefanie: Fried chicken sandwich is the way to go with a side of Nutella latte. And don't forget a donut. Any donut.

J L.J L: "Sweet Heat" fried chicken donut sandwich and the original fried chicken sandwich made spicy are top-notch. Get both!

Ricobene's is one of The 15 Best Places for Sandwiches in Chicago.

10. Ricobene's

9.0
252 W 26th St, Chicago, IL
Pizza Place · Armour Square · 74 tips and reviews

Michael B.Michael Bottigliero: Best breaded steak, awesome pizza, shakes (strawberry!) sandwiches.

Montse J.Montse Jimenez: Try the breaded steak sandwich, an original delicious! Add the fresh cut fries, the best. You better come hungry!

Diana S.Diana Sanborn: I highly recommend the breaded steak sandwich or the chicken parm sandwich. They are both delicious! If you get the chicken parm, be sure to ask for mozzarella as the sandwich doesn't include cheese.

Manny's Cafeteria & Delicatessen is one of The 15 Best Places for Sandwiches in Chicago.

11. Manny's Cafeteria & Delicatessen

9.3
1141 S Jefferson St (at Roosevelt Rd.), Chicago, IL
Sandwich Place · South Loop · 110 tips and reviews

Latasha O.Latasha Outlar: Excellent cornbeef 2 people can eat off one sandwich or save the other half for lunch or dinner. Very please.

Julie R.Julie Rockingham: The cornbeef sandwich was the best - enough for 2 people or save some for later....potato pancake, bread pudding & Diet Coke.

Rick B.Rick Bendix: Delicious soups - both matzo ball and kreplach. The Turkey Pastrami sandwich is outstanding, but half a sandwich is plenty when combined with soup and a potato pancake

90 Miles Cuban Cafe is one of The 15 Best Places for Sandwiches in Chicago.

12. 90 Miles Cuban Cafe

9.1
2540 W Armitage Ave (at Stave St), Chicago, IL
Cuban Restaurant · Logan Square · 168 tips and reviews

GrubHub ChicagoGrubHub Chicago: Best Cuban sandwiches. The cafe cures its pork and ham for pressed sandwiches like the mainstay Cubano and the house special "Lechón", which's stuffed w/ pulled pork, grilled onions,& fried plantains. Read more.

Katy M.Katy M.: chicken soup, cuban sandwich, steak strip, ropa vieja, pork medallions: all amazing choices. byob and outdoor seating, you can't beat it.

Lisa P.Lisa Petrov: Sandwiches are huge!! Everything was delish...cafe con leche is awesome, hot or cold. Took me back to mi querida Cuba. I will be back for sure.

Portillo's is one of The 15 Best Places for Sandwiches in Chicago.

13. Portillo's

9.3
100 W Ontario St (at Clark St), Chicago, IL
Hot Dog Joint · River North · 634 tips and reviews

JillJill: Delicious beef sandwich; however, very fast foody atmosphere.. Get it to go or sit outside on the patio!

David P.David Park: Italian beef and sausage combo sandwich!! Add the hot peppers and get a side of red sauce to dip it in.

XavierXavier: Best italian beef sandwiches in chicago! A little crowded worth the wait.

Conte Di Savoia European Specialties is one of The 15 Best Places for Sandwiches in Chicago.

14. Conte Di Savoia European Specialties

9.1
1438 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL
Sandwich Place · University Village - Little Italy · 24 tips and reviews

Lance H.Lance H: Great Italian sub sandwich on fresh bread. Wash it down with the always refreshing and superior taste of RC Cola.

Patrick G.Patrick Gallagher: Try the subs: they are the best in the area, and they have a great imported Italian grocery, too. Been a favorite of mine for 8 years and counting!

Jake S.Jake Sicinski: They have a great lunch special. Six inch sandwich, chips, and a can of soda for only $4.50. All of the sandwiches are amazing as well.

Chicago Diner is one of The 15 Best Places for Sandwiches in Chicago.

15. Chicago Diner

9.2
3411 N Halsted St (at Roscoe St), Chicago, IL
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Lake View East · 206 tips and reviews

VegNews MagazineVegNews Magazine: The spicy Buffalo-style wings are to-die-for, and the creamy soy shakes are truly delightful. Also awesome: the biscuits ‘n' gravy, tempeh Reuben, chicken-fried steak, and cookies-and-cream cake.

Becky D.Becky DeFord: My boyfriend got the ruben sandwich & loved the sauerkraut. I got the spicy black bean w/ a side of kale &Ginger so good!! We topped off our lunch with splitting a peanut butter cookie dough shake!

Amy G.Amy Graff: Chicago vegan legend. Reuben gets all the love but the truffle melt really, yes, melts my heart. Seitan wings are amazing starters and the peanut butter shake is the best end to your vegan junk feast.