Sandwich spots in Little Italy Toronto

Mamma mia! Whether it’s a fancy twist on the traditional or something that hasn’t been seen before, you should prepare to rediscover the sandwich as an art form at these Little Italy eateries.

The Hogtown Pub and Oysters

1
633 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1B5

You know what goes great with a blackened chicken club sandwich? A plate of oysters or PEI mussels. There’s no such thing as too much meat here, especially on Mondays and Thursdays when you can pair your sandwich with discounted oysters. But no matter which day of the week you visit, your sandwich is waiting for you along with a wall of libations, eclectic wall art, comfy seating and stellar service.

Kalendar Restaurant & Bistro

2
546 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1B1

The hardest part isn’t making a choice on what sandwich to order – it’s where to eat it. Kalendar has an incredibly intimate and elegant front patio filled with Chinese lanterns and potted greens that complement the exposed brick wall and window-to-window walled mirror. Once you settle on a spot, next comes the sandwich. They have great offerings like the classic Reuben alongside fancier choices like Spicy Peanut and Cilantro Chicken.

Utopia Cafe Grill

3
586A College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1B3

There are almost a dozen sandwich and panini choices here. With options for both vegetarians and carnivores, everything is done to impress. Something traditional like grilled cheese gets elevated to new levels by quadrupling the amount of cheese. Ingredients like the sweet potato sneak in with avocado, havarti, tomato, onion and Dijon mayo. Portions are big and reasonably priced so more money stays in your pocket.

Riviera Bakery

4
576 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1B3

No matter what you feel like eating, a visit here will make you feel happy and satisfied. The sandwiches have a strong Italian influence, with options like spicy sausage, meatballs and roast chicken. Follow your sandwich with a selection from the dessert menu. Try the rich and flavourful blueberry cheesecake or something lighter like a cannoli. Be sure to order an Americano, too.

Lit Espresso Bar

5
1517 Bayview Ave, East York, ON M4G 3B5

The interior of this coffee bar features thick beams of reclaimed wood and a long table by the window with tons of sun streaming in during the day. The day’s menu is displayed on a chalkboard and you can sit outside when the weather’s cooperating. There are few better places in Little Italy to enjoy a freshly-made sandwich. You can go with a traditional grilled cheese or kick it up a notch with a spicy prosciutto sammy.

The Green Grind Cafe

6
567 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 3W9

Finding your favourite neighbourhood cafe can spark a long customer-client relationship. It’s got to have the right decor and atmosphere, a great selection of food and drinks and an ambience that’s conducive to doing any kind of work. At the Green Grind, they have an industrial hip vibe with a giant mural on the wall, a huge window for looking out onto the street and fresh sandwiches that are unforgettable.

Aziza Cafe

7
962 College St, Toronto, ON M6H 1A5

Choose from the pre-set sandwiches on the menu or create your own. No matter what you choose, you’re guaranteed to get super-fresh ingredients and the ability to add soup or salad for just a few bucks more. Some of the most delicious flavour combinations include avocado, eggplant, goat cheese and sundried tomatoes or ham, avocado, brie and roasted sweet peppers. The portions are big, the prices are reasonable and the soft music in the background adds the perfect finishing touch.

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