When the lunch cravings hit, sometimes greasy and fast food isn’t what’s on your mind. Thankfully, there are some of the best sandwich shops in the world right here in Charlotte. Lunch at one of these hot spots will only make you wish your lunch hour came more often.
1. Katz New York Deli & Restaurant
8045 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28277 (704) 543-4666
Wed - Fri: 8am-8pm
Sat & Sun: 8am -4pm
If New York style sandwiches and dishes are what you like, Katz is the place for you. Playing off of the famous Katz Deli in New York City, this Charlotte staple brings the best of Manhattan to the Queen City. With a wide selection of sandwiches, soups and even breakfast, there’s something for everyone at Katz New York Deli. Sandwiches are made with hearty fresh meats, fresh bread and no matter what you get, it’s plentiful. Mix that with some dynamic service and an always welcoming staff, Katz will never cease to amaze even the most picky of sandwich eaters.
2. The Common Market
1515 South Tryon St, Charlotte NC 28203 (704) 332-7782
Mon - Fri: 6:30am-12am
Common Market is a modern day twist on the traditional General Store. Though it doesn’t look like much from the outside, you walk into a plethora of items you can buy on the go: chips, drinks, beer, wine, candy, etc. But looking a little further, they offer a full service deli as well. Turkey, chicken, veggies, anything you want on an assortment of bread is yours, including hot and cold sandwiches. Take your sandwiches on the artsy patio or come by at night and enjoy live music to accompany your meal.
1930 Camden Road, Charlotte, NC (704) 372-0092
Mon-Sat: 11am – 9pm
Sun: 8am – 2pm
Now if a diner feel is what you’re after look no further than Pike’s Old Fashioned Soda Shop & Diner. Boasting a menu full of that tasty food we’ve grown to love, you can get anything from a meatloaf sandwich, fried bologna to more traditional BLTs and Phillies. They also offer a Burger Bar so you can build your own (turkey, veggie or meaty) burger.
4. The Sandwich Club
121 West Trade Street #150, Charlotte – (980) 219-7140
435 S Tryon St # 150, Charlotte – (704) 344-1975
525 N Tryon St # 110, Charlotte – (704) 334-0133
Mon-Fri: 7am – 3pm
The Sandwich Club is unique. It lets you order online what sandwiches you want for yourself or a group of people and you can pick them up at designated times. Instead of waiting in long lines for your fresh sandwiches to be made, you can pull right up and grab it to go. They also offer catering (which has delivery) if you need it! From chicken cordon bleu to eggplant mozzarella focaccia to a wide array of salads, there’s something for anyone including a selection of vegetarian friendly items.