February 18, 2022

The 25 Best Sandwich Shops In Cleveland, According To Yelp Rankings

From delis and Italian markets to sub shops and Caribbean joints, great sandwiches can be found anywhere. It doesn't really matter where it's served or what kind of cuisine it is, as long as it's between bread and it's tasty, we'll give it a try. According to Yelp, these are the 25 best places for a sandwich in Cleveland.

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Banh Mi and Noodles
3820 Superior Ave., Cleveland
“I am asking myself, how have we never eaten here? We stopped in to grab two grilled pork banh mi's ($5) to go. I regret not snapping a photo to show you the delicious sandwich. It was a hearty portion filled with marinated grilled pork that was perfectly caramelized. The sweet pickled carrots and radish combined with the crunch of fresh jalapeños, cilantro, and creamy Mayo was a party of flavor and texture. The bun it was on was out of this world, crusty yet soft and yeasty. 
What a delightful surprise. I will be stopping to grab one of these every time we're downtown,” Megan C. on Yelp
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Banh Mi and Noodles

3820 Superior Ave., Cleveland

“I am asking myself, how have we never eaten here? We stopped in to grab two grilled pork banh mi's ($5) to go. I regret not snapping a photo to show you the delicious sandwich. It was a hearty portion filled with marinated grilled pork that was perfectly caramelized. The sweet pickled carrots and radish combined with the crunch of fresh jalapeños, cilantro, and creamy Mayo was a party of flavor and texture. The bun it was on was out of this world, crusty yet soft and yeasty. What a delightful surprise. I will be stopping to grab one of these every time we're downtown,” Megan C. on Yelp

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 Davis Bakery and Deli
28700 Chagrin Blvd., Woodmere and 4572 Renaissance Pkwy., Cleveland 
“I think I found my favorite deli. It is old school where the deli meats are on point and they are tasty. The staff is old school but give you that hurry up and order vibe but they love their good food and service is on point. My hot pastrami sandwich is the best I have had since moving to the Midwest,” Frank S. on Yelp
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Davis Bakery and Deli

28700 Chagrin Blvd., Woodmere and 4572 Renaissance Pkwy., Cleveland

“I think I found my favorite deli. It is old school where the deli meats are on point and they are tasty. The staff is old school but give you that hurry up and order vibe but they love their good food and service is on point. My hot pastrami sandwich is the best I have had since moving to the Midwest,” Frank S. on Yelp

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 Joe’s Deli
19215 Hilliard Blvd., Rocky River 
“Best DELI in the Cleveland area, I will say best deli in the Great lakes region. We have had all the sandwiches they make. I love the 3 inch tall stack on their sandwiches. It makes you smile, it's so big. The soup options are great, the standards and also the daily option. Watch for the chowder options. They are amazing. I would recommend the Rueben, but the chicken sandwiches are crazy good. Plenty of dining space and good size tables makes for a great meal,” Travis K. on Yelp
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Joe’s Deli

19215 Hilliard Blvd., Rocky River

“Best DELI in the Cleveland area, I will say best deli in the Great lakes region. We have had all the sandwiches they make. I love the 3 inch tall stack on their sandwiches. It makes you smile, it's so big. The soup options are great, the standards and also the daily option. Watch for the chowder options. They are amazing. I would recommend the Rueben, but the chicken sandwiches are crazy good. Plenty of dining space and good size tables makes for a great meal,” Travis K. on Yelp

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 Mister Brisket
2156 South Taylor Rd., Cleveland Heights 
“Best corned beef, pastrami, and brisket. Period. The Mike Michelson sandwich which is corned beef and brisket with swiss and various condiments is truly life changing. Best sandwich spot on the east side. Wish they were open longer, but the corned beef and brisket is the best,” Frederick J. on Yelp
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Mister Brisket

2156 South Taylor Rd., Cleveland Heights

“Best corned beef, pastrami, and brisket. Period. The Mike Michelson sandwich which is corned beef and brisket with swiss and various condiments is truly life changing. Best sandwich spot on the east side. Wish they were open longer, but the corned beef and brisket is the best,” Frederick J. on Yelp

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 TOST, A Sandwich Cafe
13427 Madison Ave., Lakewood
”We stumbled upon Tost walking around my daughter's new neighborhood. The shop owner, Gus, was working the sandwich counter and recommended "The Kojak". Mortadella was the featured Italian deli meat on this sandwich. Served on sourdough with this amazingly delicious feta spread the shop makes themselves! Definitely a delicious sandwich! I recommend this place for a tasty sandwich,” Mario P. on Yelp
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TOST, A Sandwich Cafe

13427 Madison Ave., Lakewood

”We stumbled upon Tost walking around my daughter's new neighborhood. The shop owner, Gus, was working the sandwich counter and recommended "The Kojak". Mortadella was the featured Italian deli meat on this sandwich. Served on sourdough with this amazingly delicious feta spread the shop makes themselves! Definitely a delicious sandwich! I recommend this place for a tasty sandwich,” Mario P. on Yelp

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 La Bodega
869 Jefferson Ave., Cleveland
“La Bodega is my favorite lunch spot in Tremont. Well, Tremont barely has any lunch options, so I'll even go as far as to say my favorite in Cleveland. The sandwiches are always huge and they have tons of choices.  I always get the #48 on Asiago - basically a grilled cheese, on cheese bread, with bacon. I mean, how could one ever go wrong with this?! The mac & cheese salad is also really great,” Alicia B. on Yelp
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La Bodega

869 Jefferson Ave., Cleveland

“La Bodega is my favorite lunch spot in Tremont. Well, Tremont barely has any lunch options, so I'll even go as far as to say my favorite in Cleveland. The sandwiches are always huge and they have tons of choices. I always get the #48 on Asiago - basically a grilled cheese, on cheese bread, with bacon. I mean, how could one ever go wrong with this?! The mac & cheese salad is also really great,” Alicia B. on Yelp

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 Danny’s Deli
1658 St Clair Ave. NE., Cleveland 
“In advance of St. Patrick's Day, my co-workers celebrated with some sandwiches from Danny's Deli. Looking back, celebrating in advance while the world was still 'normal' was a great idea. I ordered a traditional corned beef sandwich platter with an additional side of coleslaw. The platter included the sammich, french fries, and a dill pickle. The corned beef was juicy and very tasty - just perfect. The coleslaw and pickle were good, but the fries were cold, as expected, because our order was to go and we didn't eat until about 30 minutes after they were made. I'd definitely eat here again. In fact, we'll probably do this again next year,” Rodney W. on Yelp
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Danny’s Deli

1658 St Clair Ave. NE., Cleveland

“In advance of St. Patrick's Day, my co-workers celebrated with some sandwiches from Danny's Deli. Looking back, celebrating in advance while the world was still 'normal' was a great idea. I ordered a traditional corned beef sandwich platter with an additional side of coleslaw. The platter included the sammich, french fries, and a dill pickle. The corned beef was juicy and very tasty - just perfect. The coleslaw and pickle were good, but the fries were cold, as expected, because our order was to go and we didn't eat until about 30 minutes after they were made. I'd definitely eat here again. In fact, we'll probably do this again next year,” Rodney W. on Yelp

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 Luna Bakery and Cafe
Cleveland Heights and Moreland Hills
“I've been here twice now, once for breakfast and once for lunch. I've gotten their herb scrambled panini with avocado. The eggs are perfectly seasoned. I've also gotten the roasted veggie panini and lentil soup, both of which are delicious and very filling. Highly recommend their siliciano bread for sandwiches! They have a lot of seating in the back and plenty of outlets, making it a perfect place for studying or working,” Sonali P. on Yelp
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Luna Bakery and Cafe

Cleveland Heights and Moreland Hills

“I've been here twice now, once for breakfast and once for lunch. I've gotten their herb scrambled panini with avocado. The eggs are perfectly seasoned. I've also gotten the roasted veggie panini and lentil soup, both of which are delicious and very filling. Highly recommend their siliciano bread for sandwiches! They have a lot of seating in the back and plenty of outlets, making it a perfect place for studying or working,” Sonali P. on Yelp

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Ujerk Caribbean Eatery
850 Euclid Ave., Cleveland
“That jerk chicken sandwich hit the spot...was visiting from DC from the Greyhound. Never been to Ohio before but now I have a place to go to...you guys blessed me with some good eats…” Zeben T. on Yelp
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Ujerk Caribbean Eatery

850 Euclid Ave., Cleveland

“That jerk chicken sandwich hit the spot...was visiting from DC from the Greyhound. Never been to Ohio before but now I have a place to go to...you guys blessed me with some good eats…” Zeben T. on Yelp

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 TJ’s Butcher Block
14115 Detroit Ave., Lakewood
“I love this classic walk up deli where the meat and cheese is fresh sliced and the service is friendly. My hubby and I ordered 2 sandwiches, 2 chips, 2 drinks and a giant cookie all for about $22! Such a deal! I had the hot corned beef with swiss on toasted white and hubby had the hot pastrami with provolone on toasted kaiser roll. You definitely can't go wrong with either but both of us agreed the corned beef was a notch above. I would definitely come back here on my next visit to the area” Kristen W. on Yelp
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TJ’s Butcher Block

14115 Detroit Ave., Lakewood

“I love this classic walk up deli where the meat and cheese is fresh sliced and the service is friendly. My hubby and I ordered 2 sandwiches, 2 chips, 2 drinks and a giant cookie all for about $22! Such a deal! I had the hot corned beef with swiss on toasted white and hubby had the hot pastrami with provolone on toasted kaiser roll. You definitely can't go wrong with either but both of us agreed the corned beef was a notch above. I would definitely come back here on my next visit to the area” Kristen W. on Yelp

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