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Epic Denver Sandwiches To Eat Before You Die

When the sandwich craving strikes, head to these 12 spots.

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Some of these are old, some are new, some are pricey, and some cheap, but all of them are worth trying at least once. They are as diverse as it gets- from the Vietnamese banh me and lobster roll to a Cubano and all-American prime rib creation- and they best represent the sandwich culture in Denver. Dig in.

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Bahn Mi @ Ba Le Sandwiches

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The traditional Vietnamese sandwich shop and bakery is as no frills as it gets. Order at the counter and, make no mistake, you won't go wrong with any of the choices for your banh mi sandwich. A must try is the Korean barbecue.

White Truffle Egg Salad @ Masterpiece Deli

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A twist on a classic egg salad sandwich, this version gets a white truffle flavor boost. A crisp romaine lettuce accompanies the rich salad, all served between two slices of olive oil toasted white bread.

Lobter Roll @ Steuben's

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If you crave a lobster roll in Denver, Steuben's has you covered. At a peppered $23 a pop, this traditional lobster roll is made on buttery baked bread filled with a mound of lobster chunks.

The Curtis @ Curtis Park Delicatessen

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Now a classic, this small shop in Curtis Park made its mark. The deli's signature sandwich is made on freshly baked ciabatta bread with corned beef, sauerkraut, swiss cheese, all dressed in housemade thousand island.

Prime Rib @ Snarf's

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The sandwich is made on ultra crunchy bread and additions like the provolone, hot peppers, horseradish sauce make it the go-to for many sandwich lovers. Available at all Snarf's locations.

Tuna Sandwich @ Vert Kitchen

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A sandwich map would lack a little something without a tuna item and the one at Vert Kitchen won the hearts of Denver. The albacore with a healthy squeeze of lemon, chervil, cucumber, and Greek yogurt served on a crusty baguette with the day salad rocks.

Cuban Mix @ Buchi Cafe Cubano

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There are several attractive sandiches at this eatery in North Denver but the Cuban Mix is a must. It combines Cuban roast pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles, onions, and mustard.
Peach Melba Toast

Reuben @ Rosenberg's Bagels & Delicatessen

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The Five Points Deli brings together hot housemade corned beef, sauerkraut, swiss, and 1000 island dressing and serves it all on a pumpernickel bagel.

Honor Society Handcrafted Eatery

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Cedar plank salmon is garnished with cucumbers, pickled red onions, arugula, dill yogurt spread, and lemon vinaigrette, and served on a housemade roll.

Tri Italian @ Mondo Market

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Stacked high with three deli meats including Capicolla and topped with spicy giardiniera, this well-balanced sandwich will make you coming back for more.

Spicy Frenchman @ Cured

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The Spicy Frenchman brings together brie, butter, ham, and a fig compote. It's an irresistible combination.

The Frankie @ Salt & Grinder

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The Highland deli serves this meaty creation that includes prosciutto, coppa, ham, burrata, arugula, tomato red wine, and vinaigrette on a grinder roll. 10.00 FULL / 19.00 DOUBLE

Bahn Mi @ Ba Le Sandwiches

The traditional Vietnamese sandwich shop and bakery is as no frills as it gets. Order at the counter and, make no mistake, you won't go wrong with any of the choices for your banh mi sandwich. A must try is the Korean barbecue.

White Truffle Egg Salad @ Masterpiece Deli

A twist on a classic egg salad sandwich, this version gets a white truffle flavor boost. A crisp romaine lettuce accompanies the rich salad, all served between two slices of olive oil toasted white bread.

Lobter Roll @ Steuben's

If you crave a lobster roll in Denver, Steuben's has you covered. At a peppered $23 a pop, this traditional lobster roll is made on buttery baked bread filled with a mound of lobster chunks.

The Curtis @ Curtis Park Delicatessen

Now a classic, this small shop in Curtis Park made its mark. The deli's signature sandwich is made on freshly baked ciabatta bread with corned beef, sauerkraut, swiss cheese, all dressed in housemade thousand island.

Prime Rib @ Snarf's

The sandwich is made on ultra crunchy bread and additions like the provolone, hot peppers, horseradish sauce make it the go-to for many sandwich lovers. Available at all Snarf's locations.

Tuna Sandwich @ Vert Kitchen

A sandwich map would lack a little something without a tuna item and the one at Vert Kitchen won the hearts of Denver. The albacore with a healthy squeeze of lemon, chervil, cucumber, and Greek yogurt served on a crusty baguette with the day salad rocks.

Cuban Mix @ Buchi Cafe Cubano

There are several attractive sandiches at this eatery in North Denver but the Cuban Mix is a must. It combines Cuban roast pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles, onions, and mustard.
Peach Melba Toast

Reuben @ Rosenberg's Bagels & Delicatessen

The Five Points Deli brings together hot housemade corned beef, sauerkraut, swiss, and 1000 island dressing and serves it all on a pumpernickel bagel.

Honor Society Handcrafted Eatery

Cedar plank salmon is garnished with cucumbers, pickled red onions, arugula, dill yogurt spread, and lemon vinaigrette, and served on a housemade roll.

Tri Italian @ Mondo Market

Stacked high with three deli meats including Capicolla and topped with spicy giardiniera, this well-balanced sandwich will make you coming back for more.

Spicy Frenchman @ Cured

The Spicy Frenchman brings together brie, butter, ham, and a fig compote. It's an irresistible combination.

The Frankie @ Salt & Grinder

The Highland deli serves this meaty creation that includes prosciutto, coppa, ham, burrata, arugula, tomato red wine, and vinaigrette on a grinder roll. 10.00 FULL / 19.00 DOUBLE

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