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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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The Pastrami Sandwich at Katz's Delicatessen

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The Pork Buns at Momofuku Noodle Bar

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The Falafel Sandwich at Mamoun's Falafel

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[Yelp]

Your Average Bacon, Egg, and Cheese on a Roll

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The Roast Beef Sandwich at Brennan & Carr

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The Meatball Sliders at Little Owl

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[Little Owl]

The Porchetta Sandwich at Porchetta

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The Chicken Parm at Parm

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[Parm]

The Uni Panini at El Quinto Pino

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[Uni Panini]

The Lobster Roll at Pearl Oyster Bar

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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]

The Tuna Salad at Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop

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The Hot Roast Beef at Defonte's Sandwich Shop

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The Smoked Meat at Mile End Delicatessen

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[Mile End]

A Bagel Sandwich With Sturgeon at Barney Greengrass

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The Banh Mi at Banh Mi Saigon Bakery

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The Pastrami Sandwich at Katz's Delicatessen

[Foodspotting]

The Pork Buns at Momofuku Noodle Bar

[Foodspotting]

The Falafel Sandwich at Mamoun's Falafel

[Yelp]

Your Average Bacon, Egg, and Cheese on a Roll

[Sandwich Photo]

The Roast Beef Sandwich at Brennan & Carr

[Foodspotting]

The Meatball Sliders at Little Owl

[Little Owl]

The Porchetta Sandwich at Porchetta

[Yelp]

The Chicken Parm at Parm

[Parm]

The Uni Panini at El Quinto Pino

[Uni Panini]

The Lobster Roll at Pearl Oyster Bar

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]

The Tuna Salad at Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop

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The Hot Roast Beef at Defonte's Sandwich Shop

[Foursquare]

The Smoked Meat at Mile End Delicatessen

[Mile End]

A Bagel Sandwich With Sturgeon at Barney Greengrass

[Foodspotting]

The Banh Mi at Banh Mi Saigon Bakery

[Banhi Mi Saigon Bakery]

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