Attractions September 05, 2015
Let’s Do Lunch At These 11 Awesome Arkansas Sandwich Shops
If you’re tired of the usual fast food menu and you want a better meal for lunch sometime during the work week, check out these Arkansas sandwich shops if you’re in the area. These restaurants offer a great variety of other items on their menu as well, such as: pizza, breakfast dishes, desserts, and delicious drinks!
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11. Smitty's Garage Burgers and Beer
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This casual and upbeat Fayetteville restaurant offers service with a smile and great drink prices along with good food. Try the Avacado Melt or the Turkey Club, and you can even upgrade your sandwich to a burger if you want!
10. Grub's Uptown
A sister restauraunt to Grub's Bar & Grill, this Fayetteville location has a sporty, casual atmosphere and awesome sandwiches on the menu. Try the Buffalo Chicken sandwich or the Mushroom Swiss Chicken! You'll be quite satisfied with the portion sizes, too.
9. Loafin' Joe's
This small chain with locations in Fayetteville and Springdale is a friendly neighborhood pizzeria and sandwich shop. Try the homemade ranch chips with a Grand Canyon sub, and if you don't feel like ordering a big pizza you can always try their delicious meatball sub with a secret recipe sauce.
8. Duffer's Cafe
You can't go wrong with a hearty breakfast or a big lunch from this Bella Vista café. Try the patty melt or the California Turkey Reuben and have a piece of their delicious cake or a huge cinnamon roll for dessert!
7. Potbelly Sandwich Shop
The classic sub sandwich offerings are here at Potbelly, and Little Rock locals enjoy the atmosphere at this casual midtown restaurant that features a lot of Razorback memorabilia. Mind where you order when you arrive - the layout of the restaurant differs from other places. Diners pay at the spot nearest the door; place your order at the end of the counter.
6. Boulevard Bread Company
After 15 years of serving Arkansas, the Boulevard Bread Company has expanded its reach across the capital city into 4 different restaurants. The sandwiches here are inspired by both Californian and European styles, and the ingredients are bought from local sources. Diners get a variety of flavors from the changing daily menu. Save room for their delicious desserts!
5. The Green Submarine Cafe
The healthiest ingredients are in this Fayetteville shop's sandwiches, and the menu is diverse with plenty of options for even the pickiest eater. Service is quick and regulars recommend the Smoked Chicken melt or the Hot Turkey Bacon sub.
4. The Pressroom
Be here early on a weekday if you're coming for lunch, as the rest of Bentonville has discovered that this little eatery is big on flavor. The diverse coffee selection attracts java enthusiasts and sandwiches such as the Chicken Pesto or Roast Turkey are served with freshly sourced ingredients for good clean eating!
3. TJ's Sandwich Shop
Customers at this Fayetteville establishment compare its atmosphere to a New York City-style kitchen. Ingredients used here are fresh and if you're a cheese-lover the dishes won't leave you feeling empty at all! The staff is fun and friendly, and the "Caveman" and "Porker" sandwiches are highly recommended!
2. Stone Mill Bread and Flour Company
Popular among Fayetteville residents for breakfast and lunch, the bread alone at Stone Mill is worth a trip just to taste. Try the West Coast Special on spinach feta bread or order chicken salad with cranberry pecan bread. You'll definitely make your way back for a second trip, and bring a group with you to enjoy a nice afternoon meal!
1. Jimmy's Serious Sandwiches
The meat loaf on brioche bun or the Thai-One-On are highly spoken of by customers who seriously enjoy eating at this Little Rock establishment that's been around long enough to set the local standard for sandwiches. The Garden Sandwich is the restaurant's best seller and has received national accolades for its originality of ingredients and flavor.
Where else do you like to go to get a good sandwich in the Natural State? Leave a comment below and share other great sandwich places across Arkansas that are a better choice than the same old McDonald’s and Subway spots that are all too common these days!