Two slices of bread and a world of possibilities in-between, give these places a chance and they’ll make the finest sandwiches you’ve ever seen!
The lively California eatery, Fig Tree Café Pacific Beach is serving up California-style sandwiches. The Grilled Turkey Sandwich, is piled high with turkey, bacon, avocado, tomatoes, cheddar and mozzarella cheese on grilled sourdough with garlic aioli. It doesn’t get any more California than this sandwich!
In one of San Diego’s most trendy neighborhoods, you will find Encontro. Whipping up house-made, custom grinds on an open-flame grill; you know sandwich magic is happening in the kitchen. Mary’s Chicken Sandwich made with all-natural chicken breast topped with parmigiana-reggiano, heirloom tomato, arugula on a ciabatta roll with white balsamic vinaigrette and basil aioli spread. This chic eatery is bringing back classic American food.
barleymash in the Gaslamp Quarter is making some sensational sandwiches. With an exotic sandwich offered every day of the week and staple sandwiches offered daily, barleymash is your go to place for an all-American sandwich. With a twist on the traditional grilled cheese, the Grilled 4 Cheese Sando is loaded with provolone, white cheddar, Monterey jack and pepper jack cheese with tomatoes all sandwiched between slices of thick Texas toast. Every loaf of bread is hand-made daily for your sandwich enjoyment!
Want to try the freshest sandwich on the West Coast? Then head to the Fish Shop with locations in Pacific Beach, Encinitas and Hermosa Beach. Build your own fish sandwich on toasted white or wheat torta roll, or sourdough bread with your choice of fresh fish; options include red snapper, seared ahi, salmon and lobster among many others in your choice of marinades, all topped with house tartar sauce, pickled red onions and greens. There’s a sea of sandwich making possibilities at the Fish Shop.
In Banker’s Hill, Farmer’s Bottega has a variety of show stopping sandwiches but the one that stands out the most is the Pecan Crusted Chicken Sandwich. A pecan crusted chicken breast topped with arugula, gorgonzola, and bacon all on poppy Kaiser roll with chipotle aioli. The juiciness of the chicken breast is perfectly complimented by the spiciness of the chipotle. This sandwich will keep you coming back for more.