Sandwich spots in the Annex

With everyone from hip artists to university students and downtown bankers, the Annex is home to a diverse group of residents who have helped make the neighbourhood what it is, today. The interesting blend of upscale restaurants, innovative casual dining and much-loved dive bars offers a variety of takes on the simple sandwich.

El Furniture Warehouse

410 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1X5

Everything on the menu at El Furniture Warehouse is priced affordably. Most of the food here is standard pub fare, but you'll love the budget-friendly beef dip, burgers, turkey and pulled chicken sandwiches. They’re all served with your choice of French fries or wild greens – and, when paired with a beer, make up one of the better lunches or dinners in the area.

Rose And Sons

176 Dupont St, Toronto, ON M5R 2E6

Served in a modern rustic setting, Rose and Sons is casual dining at its finest. With a focus on creating delicious original fare from fresh and local ingredients, they pride themselves on providing some of the best food in the Annex. The sandwiches here are some of the most original available anywhere. Check out the PLB special melt with bacon, sausage, pickles, fried egg, onions and cherry jam. It's a true sandwich masterpiece.

The Annex Hodge Podge

258 Dupont St, Toronto, ON M5R 1V7

If you’re in the Annex and craving an amazing sandwich, you can't do much better than this laid-back spot on Dupont. This diverse bistro has a number of on-the-go choices to sate your hunger for gourmet grilled sandwiches. They use local ingredients and provide options for both vegetarians and carnivores. Sandwiches are served alone or can be paired with a soup or salad for a complete meal.


1089 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M5R 3G8

Not only does Rapido serve some of the best coffee in the neighbourhood, but they also make pretty great sandwiches. As part of the Santaguida Fine Foods family, food is at the heart of what Rapido offers the Annex. Whether you’re looking for a classic egg salad or something a little more indulgent – like caprese and bocconcini cheese with pesto mayo – you’ll be more than impressed by the high-quality and delicious flavours.

Kos Cafe And Restaurant

1070 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M5R 3G9

This casual burger joint in the Annex is a great stop for those looking for a freshly made sandwich. There are a number of options, from the classic clubhouse (with your choice of roast chicken or pea meal bacon) to an awesome Philly cheesesteak. All sandwiches are served with a side of fries or a tossed salad (for those looking for a healthier option). They’re also fully licensed, so you can get a beer with your meal.

You don’t have to travel to Vietnam to try authentic pho – it’s available right here in Victoria. So put away your passport and visit one of the Vietnamese restaurants below. Soon you’ll be sipping on savoury broth, seasoned with traditional Vietnamese spices and full of tasty meat and veggies. Close your eyes and you might forget you’re in Canada!
Eating out doesn’t have to be expensive – and you don’t have to sacrifice quality or taste just to get a good deal. Luckily for us, there are a number of Victoria eateries that offer satisfying meals for less than $10. Drop in, fill up, and leave with the energy you need to make it through the rest of your afternoon.
Student life can be hectic, so you need food that’s tasty, quick and, most importantly, cheap. Here are some of Victoria’s most student-friendly off-campus restaurants. Some are just down the street; others are a short bus ride downtown. But all of them have cheap eats that’ll keep you fuelled from frosh week to finals.
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