Where to Find the Best Sandwiches in San Antonio

Sometimes all you need is a damn good sammich for you to feel that all is right with the world. Whether you want to go the traditional deli route or snag something heartier, you can trust these spots to make you a delicious sandwich.
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The Station Café
108 King William St, (210) 444-2200, thestationsa.com
Fresh homemade buns; Chocolate chip cookies as big as your face; pizza? What more could you ask more? For a scrumptious sandwich try the pesto turkey while brave souls should aim for the turkey Chupacabra with its spicy Serrano sauce.
Photo via Instagram / jesselizarraras
The Station Café
108 King William St, (210) 444-2200, thestationsa.com
Fresh homemade buns; Chocolate chip cookies as big as your face; pizza? What more could you ask more? For a scrumptious sandwich try the pesto turkey while brave souls should aim for the turkey Chupacabra with its spicy Serrano sauce.
Photo via Instagram / jesselizarraras
Dignowity Meats
1701 E Houston St, (210) 462-1496, dignowitymeats.com
The sandwiches are meaty and the options keep expanding at this mostly outdoor East Side joint. Try the pastrami, smoked bologna or The Pop, with smoked turkey, provolone, greens and a spicy habanero aioli. Yum!
Photo via Instagram / dignowitymeats
Dignowity Meats
1701 E Houston St, (210) 462-1496, dignowitymeats.com
The sandwiches are meaty and the options keep expanding at this mostly outdoor East Side joint. Try the pastrami, smoked bologna or The Pop, with smoked turkey, provolone, greens and a spicy habanero aioli. Yum!
Photo via Instagram / dignowitymeats
Zito’s Deli
Multiple locations, zitosdeli.net
Sometimes you just need a great sandwich. Let the staff at Zito’s — established in 1974 — take care of your with one of their massive Serious Sandwiches. Filled with salami, two types of ham, provolone, cheddar, black olives, LTO and on fluffy homemade Italian flatbread, this sando means business.
Photo via Instagram / satexasfoodies
Zito’s Deli
Multiple locations, zitosdeli.net
Sometimes you just need a great sandwich. Let the staff at Zito’s — established in 1974 — take care of your with one of their massive Serious Sandwiches. Filled with salami, two types of ham, provolone, cheddar, black olives, LTO and on fluffy homemade Italian flatbread, this sando means business.
Photo via Instagram / satexasfoodies
Max & Louie’s New York Diner
126 W Bitters Road, (210) 483-7600, maxandlouiesdiner.com
You don’t have to travel to the Big Apple to get that same big city diner feel. Choose one of the overstuffed New York deli-style sandwiches to devour, and make sure to order a cup of matzo ball soup.
Photo via Instagram / the.weekend.foodie
Max & Louie’s New York Diner
126 W Bitters Road, (210) 483-7600, maxandlouiesdiner.com
You don’t have to travel to the Big Apple to get that same big city diner feel. Choose one of the overstuffed New York deli-style sandwiches to devour, and make sure to order a cup of matzo ball soup.
Photo via Instagram / the.weekend.foodie
Gino’s Deli Stop N Buy
13210 Huebner Road, (210) 764-0602, myginosdeli.com
This OG spots holds it down with some of the best sandwiches you can find within San Antonio. You honestly can’t go wrong here, but the philly cheesesteak and Smoke Stack are solid options that will make fans out of you.
Photo via Instagram / eat_it_b
Gino’s Deli Stop N Buy
13210 Huebner Road, (210) 764-0602, myginosdeli.com
This OG spots holds it down with some of the best sandwiches you can find within San Antonio. You honestly can’t go wrong here, but the philly cheesesteak and Smoke Stack are solid options that will make fans out of you.
Photo via Instagram / eat_it_b
The Bread Box
555 W Bitters Rd #115, (210) 277-8612, thebreadboxsa.com
With fresh bread baked daily, you can expect tasty as heck sandwiches at this family-run spot. Options include classics like the southwest turkey club as well as fun creations like the Beet Reuben. Be sure to get something sweet for dessert.
Photo via Instagram / stella.haus.films
The Bread Box
555 W Bitters Rd #115, (210) 277-8612, thebreadboxsa.com
With fresh bread baked daily, you can expect tasty as heck sandwiches at this family-run spot. Options include classics like the southwest turkey club as well as fun creations like the Beet Reuben. Be sure to get something sweet for dessert.
Photo via Instagram / stella.haus.films
Fratello’s Deli
Multiple locations, fratellosdeli.com
Pasta and other Italian specialties are served up at Fratello’s – with a downtown location and its flagship on Broadway – but sandwiches are also up for grabs here. Go the cold or hot route, you can choose from selections like calabrese and meatball parmigiana.
Photo via Instagram / eat_it_b
Fratello’s Deli
Multiple locations, fratellosdeli.com
Pasta and other Italian specialties are served up at Fratello’s – with a downtown location and its flagship on Broadway – but sandwiches are also up for grabs here. Go the cold or hot route, you can choose from selections like calabrese and meatball parmigiana.
Photo via Instagram / eat_it_b
Hearthstone BakeryCafé
4212 McCullough Ave, (210) 826-5667, hearthstonebakerycafe.com
Panini, sandwiches, soups and salads make up the menu at this family-owned café. Cozy up to a warm coffee and enjoy their free wifi or stop by for a quick eat, Hearthstone will do all the work while you play.
Photo via Instagram / january01smith
Hearthstone BakeryCafé
4212 McCullough Ave, (210) 826-5667, hearthstonebakerycafe.com
Panini, sandwiches, soups and salads make up the menu at this family-owned café. Cozy up to a warm coffee and enjoy their free wifi or stop by for a quick eat, Hearthstone will do all the work while you play.
Photo via Instagram / january01smith
Malinalli Café
2211 NW Military Hwy, Castle Hills, (210) 209-3463, malinalli.us
A solid brunch option, Mailinalli has breakfast sandwiches that pair beautifully with your boozy drink of choice. The torta ahogada has a pork confit that is made even better with salsa picosita.
Photo via Instagram / jesselizarraras
Malinalli Café
2211 NW Military Hwy, Castle Hills, (210) 209-3463, malinalli.us
A solid brunch option, Mailinalli has breakfast sandwiches that pair beautifully with your boozy drink of choice. The torta ahogada has a pork confit that is made even better with salsa picosita.
Photo via Instagram / jesselizarraras
Schilo’s
424 E Commerce St, (210) 223-6692, schilos.com
This delicatessen – more than a century old – is the real deal. Sure, the sausages and wursts get all the glory here, but the sandwiches here are dynamite. Order the Reuben, Papa Fritz or Patty Melt and prepare to have your life changed. And don’t forget to top off your meal with a mug of the famous root beer.
Photo via Instagram / kaleidos_life
Schilo’s
424 E Commerce St, (210) 223-6692, schilos.com
This delicatessen – more than a century old – is the real deal. Sure, the sausages and wursts get all the glory here, but the sandwiches here are dynamite. Order the Reuben, Papa Fritz or Patty Melt and prepare to have your life changed. And don’t forget to top off your meal with a mug of the famous root beer.
Photo via Instagram / kaleidos_life