Nothing speaks to the soul quite like the feeling of biting into a mouthwatering sammy. Plus when you have soft bread, fresh ingredients and more flavor than you ever dreamed imaginable, it’ll be hard not to devour the whole thing in a matter of minutes. Add in a side of hot homemade soup and you might as well be in heaven. Each and every one of these 12 eateries offers something different and positively unique from the next, and you’ll want to try them all before you die.
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1. ‘Spicy Yeti’ at Brown Bag Sandwich Co. – Anchorage
This bright cafe offers a delicious assortment of creative sandwiches in Alaska's largest city of Anchorage. Located downtown, this hot spot is a convenient place to grab a bite to eat in the mix of all the daily hustle and bustle that life bring. Address: 535 West 3rd Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501.
2. ‘The DaVinci’ at Mike’s – Homer
Mozzarella, provolone, hot cherry peppers and loads of yummy meats. This sandwich will keep you satisfied all day long while you're out enjoying the 'halibut fishing capital of the world' in Homer. Address: 158 West Pioneer Avenue, Homer, AK 99603.
3. ‘The Italian’ at Krazy Moose – Wasilla
We can't get enough of this laid back coffee shop that is the perfect cozy spot to warm up on a snowy Alaska day. Visitors love the fast and friendly service, yummy ingredients and the variety of delicious menu options. Address: 405 East Herning Avenue, Wasilla, AK 99654.
4. ‘The Favorite’ at Odie’s Deli – Soldotna
You'll fall in love with the huge serving sizes, fresh ingredients, mouthwatering hot sandwiches, delicious cold sammys, hot soups, fresh salads and those cookies that won't stop calling your name. Address: 44315 Sterling Highway, Soldotna, AK 99669.
5. ‘Pulled Pork with Pickled Cabbage’ at The Bake Shop – Girdwood
Alaska's favorite ski town has a gem at the bottom of the mountain, and this is it. Enjoy so many different fresh sandwiches, hot soups and the best sweet rolls in the last frontier. Address: 194 Olympic Mountain Loop, Girdwood, AK 99587.
6. ‘Troxel’s Reuben’ at Grumpy’s Delicatessen – Juneau
Awesome owners, great service and a mix of incredibly delicious soups and sandwiches is exactly what you'll find in this sweet capital city gem. Address: 225 Front Street, Juneau, AK 99801.
7. ‘The Philly’ at Pizza Man – Eagle River
The best in its class, hands down! You'll love the lively family atmosphere here that is truly the perfect place for gathering with all of your loved ones. Enjoy awesome pizza, sandwiches, draft beers and a salad bar that will blow your mind. Address: 16410 Brooks Loop, 1, Eagle River, AK 99577.
8. ‘Pepper Blue Roast Beef’ at Great Harvest Bread Co. – Anchorage
Nothing smells better than freshly baked carbs! Also be sure to look for their 'sandwich of the month' specials as they change frequently and are always mouth-watering! Address: 570 East Benson Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99503.
9. ‘Avocado Turkey BLT’ at Lunch Café & Eatery – Fairbanks
This cozy little spot is the perfect place to retreat for a nice meal in a laid back environment. Enjoy amazing menu options with fresh and flavorful ingredients. Address: 206 Driveway Street, Fairbanks, AK 99701.
10. ‘Hula Brekkie’ at Zudy’s Cafe – Seward
If you're in the mood for something light, pile on the veggies with this classic favorite. Others love the many panini options available. Enjoy soaking in the mountain views as well. Address: 501 Railway Avenue, Seward, AK 99664.
11. ‘The Bossio’ at Jersey Subs – Soldotna
Your one stop shop for some of the best sammy's and subs on The Kenai, Alaska's Playground. The 'bossio' is a classic favorite but everything on the menu is known to be devilishly good! Address: 44224 Sterling Highway #5, Soldotna, AK 99669.
12. ‘Udderly Good Sandwich’ at Udder Culture – Juneau
These delicious soups and sandwiches are exactly what you need to warm you up on a rainy day in Alaska's state capital of Juneau. With hot food that is consistently delicious every single time, you just can't go wrong! Address: Mendenhall Mall, 9105 Mendenhall Mall Road #146, Juneau, AK 99801.