What ends of the earth would you go to to find that perfect, melt in your mouth, burst of savory flavors sandwich to fill your empty belly? Luckily for you, Northern California lunch joints make some extremely supreme sandwiches. Here’s a list of our top 10… you can thank us later.
1. Three Forks Bakery & Brewing, Nevada City
Seriously, isn't this the most mouthwatering roast beef sandwich on house made ciabatta that you have ever seen?
The brewery and bakery combo is down to earth, cozy and friendly.
2. The Argonaut, Coloma
The genuine folk in this tiny little rustic lunch and breakfast place only use the finest locally sourced ingredients, and you can taste the quality. You won't regret swinging by 331 State Hwy 49 in Coloma.
Rumor has it the old house where this cafe is located is haunted by the souls of gold rush hopefuls...
3. Full Belly Deli, Truckee
Only come here with an empty stomach, because these "sandos," as the locals call them, are HUGE. Get one yourself at 10825 Pioneer Trail Rd
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If you like a like heat in your sandwich, try their signature jalapeno bread.
4. The Beachcomber Cafe, Trinidad
Not only does the flower mean this is one of the coolest places around, it also signifies that this place uses fresh, local ingredients. You can find them at 363 Trinity St
The Beachcomber takes sustainability seriously. Bring your reusable mugs, borrow one of theirs long term, or buy a $1 mason jar rather than contributing to more landfill waste.
5. Max’s Deli & Catering, Auburn
If you are hungry and anywhere near the vicinity of Auburn, stop on in for this hot pastrami on rye or a turkey melt on dutch crunch. Yum! They're located at 11960 Heritage Oak Pl in Auburn.
The service here is top notch and you rarely have to wait more the 10 minutes for your order.
6. Roman's Kitchen, Arcata
There's nothing better than hot, melty sandwiches and the signature french fries served up at this 5 star food truck, located at 681 I St in Arcata.
We can't get enough of their burgers, nachos, and tacos, either.
7. Mother Lode Market & Deli, Jackson
This local favorite is the best place to stop and kill the hunger pains in the foothills. Their sauce options are to die for, so you really can't go wrong. Find them at 36 Main St
Try the heir tomato panini on gluten free bread with a tomato aoli sauce. You'll feel healthy and so satisfied.
8. Cirino’s Sandwich Shop, Fort Bragg
Cirino's isn't afraid to try new flavor combinations, and that's why we love them. Have you ever wanted to try mandarin oranges on a pork sandwich but never known where to go? Well, you can find one here at 131 E Laurel St in Fort Bragg.
Other popular options are the Mendo Melt and Egg Bomb, but leave your plastic at home. This place is cash only!
9. Wassayaks, Mount Shasta
Le Baconator might be the most appetizing breakfast sandwich ever. It's filled to the brim with eggs, potato, bacon, cheddar cheese. You can dive into this meal and more at 333 N. Mt Shasta Blvd in
The unique and fun bagel and bread options are like the icing on the cake when it comes to this awesome breakfast joint.
10. The Best Little Sandwich Shop, Redding
It's a bold move to call yourself the Best Little Sandwich Shop, but luckily for the team behind the counter whipping you up some classic paper wrapped subs, they do not disappoint. Find them at 2255 Eureka Way in
The options here are endless, but our favorites are the AMR, Mother Trucker, Deathly Hollow, #97, Tsunami, and the bacon laden Groovy Groomers Triple Decker.
What awesome sandwich eateries did we miss that should be on this list? Be sure to let us know on Facebook what you would pick!