Kentucky November 03, 2017
Kentucky Has A Favorite Sandwich And Here Are The 9 Best Places To Enjoy One
Kentucky has a lot of favorite foods and many creations that we call our own. But aside from the Hot Brown and Fried Chicken, there is a sandwich that seems to make its way onto many Kentucky menus. The simple Pimento Cheese Sandwich is a savory delight and is perfect for a country picnic or a fancy Derby party. If this sandwich happens to be one of your favorites, here are 9 places throughout Kentucky where you can get your hands on the best of the best.
1. Wallace Station Deli & Bakery - 3854 Old Frankfort Pike Midway, Kentucky 40383
Wallace Station is famous for its horse country, idyllic location and incredible food. Their homemade white Cheddar pimento cheese is on par with the rest of their delicious offerings and is best enjoyed on the back deck, overlooking Kentucky's natural beauty.
2. Garage Bar - 700 E. Market St. Louisville, Kentucky 40202
Don't be fooled by the casual name of this Louisville eatery - their food is outstanding. Their take on the Pimento Cheese sandwich is tasty and best paired with their tomato soup and a creative cocktail.
3. H.R.H. Dumplins - 305 S. 12th St. Murray, Kentucky 42071
This local favorite in Murray is known for its comfort food and sweet treats, but the Pimento Cheese sandwich is special, as well. The homemade bread makes this lunch favorite a must-try and you can always get it with a cup of their delicious soup.
4. Newk's Eatery - 2369 Richmond Rd. Lexington, KY 40502
Newk's in Lexington serves their homemade pimento cheese on crusty french bread. They also top it with a slice of tomato and if you can't get enough, you can take home a tub of it to make your own at home!
5. Morris' Deli - 2228 Taylorsville Rd. Louisville, Kentucky 40205
This Louisville classic deli is a hidden gem and has some of the best sandwiches in the state. Of course their pimento cheese is to die for, but go ahead and get some country ham while you're here and you've got the perfect Kentucky meal.
6. Kirchhoff's Bakery & Deli - 118 Market House Sq. Paducah, Kentucky 42001
How do you make a cheese sandwich even better? Add bacon, off course! Kirchhoff's will have your stomach growling from the moment you walk in and anything from their mouthwatering menu will satisfy your sandwich cravings.
7. Dad's Favorites Deli - 820 Lane Allen Rd. Ste 148 Lexington, Kentucky 40504
Dad's is a locally owned deli that specializes in cheese spreads, so you'd expect to find excellent pimento cheese! You definitely will, especially when you try it on their Pimento Cheese BLT.
8. Melton's Great American Deli - 247 E Main St. Danville, Kentucky 40422
Melton's is a lunchtime favorite in Danville, with many tasty options. You can customize your pimento cheese sandwich here with your choice of bread and toppings.
9. Gibby's on Broadway - 204 W. Broadway St. Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
Gibby's in Frankfort is known for their Hot Browns, but all of the sandwiches on the menu are memorable, including the simple Pimento Cheese. It's a legendary spot in our state's capitol to enjoy one of Kentucky's favorite foods.
We can debate how to spell pimento (or is it pimiento?) and whether it should be smooth or chunky, but we can all agree that Kentucky loves this classic southern sandwich. Is it one of your favorites? Where do you go to get one? Share with us in the comments!
And for another Kentucky favorite dish, check out our previous article