Great sandwich shops on Vancouver's Commercial Drive

Commercial Drive is one of Vancouver’s most fun and eclectic neighbourhoods. It also has a great selection of restaurants, cafes and sandwich shops. Here are great places to grab a sandwich the next time you’re on Commercial Drive. [Photo © Yellow Pages / Pages Jaunes]

Elizabeth's Bakery

1399 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, BC V5L 3X5

This neighbourhood bakery is family-owned and operated and their friendly service and inviting atmosphere always impress. The sandwiches here are served on freshly-baked Portuguese buns and they’re some of the most affordable in the neighbourhood. If you’ve worked up an appetite, you can also get your sandwich with a side of some hearty Hungarian goulash.

Belgian Fries

1885 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, BC V5N 4A6

This popular fast food joint isn’t just the spot to order exceptional fries. You’ll also find a wide selection of comfort food sandwiches on the menu, like pulled pork and Montreal smoked meat. At Belgian Fries, you can order your sandwich with sides like poutine, so it’s best to come here with a huge appetite.

The Dime

1565 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, BC V5L 3Y1

Looking for a tasty sandwich on Commercial Drive for under five bucks? Then The Dime’s the spot to be. The breakfast sandwich is the perfect way to start your day. Meat-lovers will enjoy the beef dip sandwich, made with braised shredded beef and savoury rosemary jus. There are even hearty vegetarian options for the herbivores in your party.

La Grotta Del Formaggio

1791 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, BC V5N 4A4

This Vancouver institution has been open since 1977 and has delivered authentic Mediterranean sandwiches to hungry Vancouverites with the same friendly service for over 40 years. La Grotta serves plenty of snacks and meats, but you can’t beat their panini, packed generously with filling ingredients like jalapeño havarti and marinated artichokes. This place is also famous for its very affordable prices, so it’s perfect when you’re on a tight budget.

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