• By: OLM Staff

Best of Ottawa 2021: sandwich spots

After over 20-years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this weekly series, we share our picks with you — our top spots for takeout, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week!

Markie’s Montreal Smoked Meat

1679 Carling Avenue, Unit E

Just 15 minutes outside Ottawa’s downtown core, Markie’s Montreal Smoked Meat is known for their famous smoked sandwiches and fries. As well, Markie’s offers a wide menu of burgers, poutines and more!
Photo: Marky f via Yelp

La Bottega Nicastro

64 George Street, Ottawa

This family run grocery and sandwich shop is located in the heart of Ottawa’s ByWard Market. Their delicious Italian sandwiches are available in a variety of options — from pastrami to vegetarian — La Bottega Nicastro can guarantee a mouth watering meal!
Photo: La Bottega Nicastro via Facebook

Frank’s on Greenbank

283 Greenbank Road, Nepean

Offering 30 different sandwiches for only $6.75, Frank’s on Greenbank is a local favourite. Known for the famous butter tarts paired with a savory sandwich, Frank’s is one of Ottawa’s best take out options for a quick lunch!
Photo: OLM Staff

Whatta Sandwich Deli and Catering

55 Metcalfe Street, Mezz-1, Ottawa

This deli and catering spot located in Ottawa is known for their delicious sandwiches and boxed meals. Perfect for a conference, a large family gathering or a meeting, Whatta Sandwich Deli and Catering is the best way to go! Available on Ubereats and Skip the Dishes for takeout.
Photo: Whatta Sandwich Deli and Catering via Facebook

Di Rienzo’s Grocery

111 Beech Street, Ottawa

Stop by Di Rienzo’s for one of their famous sandwiches paired with homemade cannoli! This grocery is located in Hintonburg and is loved locally.

Photo: Andrea b via yelp

Sanguiccio Deli-Cafe

183 Preston St, Ottawa

If you are looking for Italian-style deli panini, Sanguiccio is an authentic sandwich shop in the heart of Little Italy. This is the perfect spot to grab a quick bite to go or savour your sandwich on the patio.
Photo: Sanguiccio Deli-Cafe via Facebook

The Sandwich Stop

2285 St. Laurent Blvd #10, Ottawa

Offering delicious $7 sandwiches, The Sandwich Stop is a great place to stop for lunch. This caterer/restaurant offers new daily specials, which are posted on their website. Not only does this shop serve sandwiches, their menu also includes fresh soups, salads and desserts.
Photo: The Sandwich Stop via Facebook

Ottawa Bagel Shop

1321 Wellington St. W, Ottawa

Established in 1984, the Ottawa Bagel Shop & Deli has been providing the city with the finest hand rolled Montreal-style bagels. Alongside the mouth watering bagels is a deli of fresh meats and cheeses.
Photo: Ottawa Bagel Shop via Facebook

Banh Mi My Hang Vietnamese Submarine

788 Somerset St W, Ottawa

In the heart of Ottawa’s Chinatown, Banh Mi My Hang specialises in Vietnamese sandwiches. The restaurant offers tasty high-quality takeout banh mi at affordable prices!
Photo: via Google

Art-Is-In Bakery

250 City Centre Ave #112, Ottawa

Inspired by the boulangeries of Paris, Art-Is-In Bakery is known for their freshly baked baguettes and buns. With a passion for food, the bakery promises whole ingredients and makes their patrons happy with a delicious offering of sandwiches and pastries.
Photo: Art-Is-In Bakery via Facebook