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
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
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