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New York City's 15 Most Iconic Sandwiches

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12312212312123123112008_10_hasmaps-thumb%20%281%29%20%281%29_burg.jpgHere's a guide to New York's 15 most iconic sandwiches. Some of them are fancy, others are not, but all of them are worth trying at least once.

And for more sandwich recommendations, check out Eater's map of New York's best new sandwiches.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. The Pastrami Sandwich at Katz's Delicatessen

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205 E Houston St
New York, NY 10002
(800) 446-8364
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2. The Pork Buns at Momofuku Noodle Bar

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171 1st Ave
New York, NY 10003
(212) 777-7773
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[Foodspotting]

3. The Falafel Sandwich at Mamoun's Falafel

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119 MacDougal St.
New York, NY 10012
(212) 674-8685
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[Yelp]

4. Your Average Bacon, Egg, and Cheese on a Roll

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452 Hudson St
New York, NY 10014
(212) 242-7912
[Sandwich Photo]

5. The Roast Beef Sandwich at Brennan & Carr

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3432 Nostrand Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11229
(718) 769-1254
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6. The Meatball Sliders at Little Owl

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90 Bedford St
New York, NY 10014
(212) 741-4695
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[Little Owl]

7. The Porchetta Sandwich at Porchetta

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110 E 7th St.
New York, NY 10003
(212) 777-2151
[Yelp]

8. The Chicken Parm at Parm

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248 Mulberry St.
New York, NY 10012
(212) 993-7189
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[Parm]

9. The Uni Panini at El Quinto Pino

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401 W.24th St
New York, NY 10011
(212) 206-6900
[Uni Panini]

10. The Lobster Roll at Pearl Oyster Bar

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18 Cornelia St
New York, NY 10014
(212) 691-8211
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Pearl Oyster Bar does not serve a "traditional" New England-style lobster roll (too much mayo), but it does offer a lobster sandwich that is beloved by New Yorkers. It's basically about a quarter pound of chopped lobster meat that's mixed with mayo, lemon juice, celery, salt, and pepper. The salad is placed in a toasted hot dog bun, and it's served with a lightly dressed salad and shoestring fries. New Yorkers can't get enough of Pearl's lobster rolls. There are now clones of this restaurant and this dish scattered across the city, but the original is still worth seeking out. [Pearl Oyster Bar]

11. The Tuna Salad at Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop

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174 5th Ave.
New York, NY 10010
(212) 675-5096
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12. The Hot Roast Beef at Defonte's Sandwich Shop

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379 Columbia St.
Brooklyn, NY 11231-1833
(718) 625-8052
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13. The Smoked Meat at Mile End Delicatessen

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97A Hoyt St.
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(718) 852-7510
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[Mile End]

14. A Bagel Sandwich With Sturgeon at Barney Greengrass

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541 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024
(212) 724-4707
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15. The Banh Mi at Banh Mi Saigon Bakery

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198 Grand St.
New York, NY 10013
(212) 941-1541
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[Banhi Mi Saigon Bakery]

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1. The Pastrami Sandwich at Katz's Delicatessen

205 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002
[Foodspotting]
205 E Houston St
New York, NY 10002

2. The Pork Buns at Momofuku Noodle Bar

171 1st Ave, New York, NY 10003
[Foodspotting]
171 1st Ave
New York, NY 10003

3. The Falafel Sandwich at Mamoun's Falafel

119 MacDougal St., New York, NY 10012
[Yelp]
119 MacDougal St.
New York, NY 10012

4. Your Average Bacon, Egg, and Cheese on a Roll

452 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014
[Sandwich Photo]
452 Hudson St
New York, NY 10014

5. The Roast Beef Sandwich at Brennan & Carr

3432 Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11229
[Foodspotting]
3432 Nostrand Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11229

6. The Meatball Sliders at Little Owl

90 Bedford St, New York, NY 10014
[Little Owl]
90 Bedford St
New York, NY 10014

7. The Porchetta Sandwich at Porchetta

110 E 7th St., New York, NY 10003
[Yelp]
110 E 7th St.
New York, NY 10003

8. The Chicken Parm at Parm

248 Mulberry St., New York, NY 10012
[Parm]
248 Mulberry St.
New York, NY 10012

9. The Uni Panini at El Quinto Pino

401 W.24th St, New York, NY 10011
[Uni Panini]
401 W.24th St
New York, NY 10011

10. The Lobster Roll at Pearl Oyster Bar

18 Cornelia St, New York, NY 10014

Pearl Oyster Bar does not serve a "traditional" New England-style lobster roll (too much mayo), but it does offer a lobster sandwich that is beloved by New Yorkers. It's basically about a quarter pound of chopped lobster meat that's mixed with mayo, lemon juice, celery, salt, and pepper. The salad is placed in a toasted hot dog bun, and it's served with a lightly dressed salad and shoestring fries. New Yorkers can't get enough of Pearl's lobster rolls. There are now clones of this restaurant and this dish scattered across the city, but the original is still worth seeking out. [Pearl Oyster Bar]

18 Cornelia St
New York, NY 10014

11. The Tuna Salad at Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop

174 5th Ave., New York, NY 10010
[Foodspotting]
174 5th Ave.
New York, NY 10010

12. The Hot Roast Beef at Defonte's Sandwich Shop

379 Columbia St., Brooklyn, NY 11231-1833
[Foursquare]
379 Columbia St.
Brooklyn, NY 11231-1833

13. The Smoked Meat at Mile End Delicatessen

97A Hoyt St., Brooklyn, NY 11217
[Mile End]
97A Hoyt St.
Brooklyn, NY 11217

14. A Bagel Sandwich With Sturgeon at Barney Greengrass

541 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024
[Foodspotting]
541 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024

15. The Banh Mi at Banh Mi Saigon Bakery

198 Grand St., New York, NY 10013
[Banhi Mi Saigon Bakery]
198 Grand St.
New York, NY 10013

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