Where to find satisfying sandwiches in Roncesvalles

The invention of the sandwich ranks right up there with fire, the wheel and the Internet. It’s a meal you can eat with one hand, it can be made hot or cold and you can slather on as many toppings as you feel like. Dig into some hearty sandwiches at these Roncesvalles eateries.

La Cubana

392 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, ON M6R 2M9

This cozy neighbourhood cantina has captured the hearts (and stomachs) of Roncesvalles residents, thanks to its colourful interior and tasty Cuban menu. The pressed Cubano — a tropical twist on the classic grilled cheese sandwich — has become a local fave. The warm sandwich features slices of Gruyere cheese, slow-roasted molasses pork shoulder, black forest ham, minced red onion, grainy mustard and chipotle mayo, all pressed between fresh-baked white bread. Pair this tasty sammy with a sweet and creamy café con leche and you just might convince yourself that you’re hanging out in Havana.

The Rude Boy

397 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, ON M6R 2N1

Check your attitude at the door because the sandwiches here come with plenty of sass. They’re enormous creations with a mile-long list of toppings, demanding your full attention and both hands to devour. If you’re not sure where to start, the Jagger (smoked beef tongue pastrami, mustard, rye bread) is a good intro, while the Birdman (fried buttermilk chicken thighs, pickled carrot/celery slaw, Stilton mayo, baguette, Sriracha honey dipping sauce) is for pro eaters.

Seventh Sister Bakery

53 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, ON M6R 2K5

You can order one of their pre-set sandwiches or create your own and still be guaranteed an incredible food experience every time. Some of the Seventh Sister’s most popular offerings include the turkey, Nutella and fluffernutter sammies, which come on either bread or a bagel. The list of toppings available reads like an extensive grocery list – from olives and alfalfa sprouts to guacamole and Dijon mustard. There’s also the option of having your bread or bagel toasted.

Loons Restaurant & Pub

416 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, ON M6R 2N2

The sandwiches at this local restaurant and pub will have you hooked at first bite. Each one on the menu comes with an ample serving of fries, salad or tortilla chips and a pint of beer – allowing you to dip into every major pub-food group. One of the tastiest options is the pulled pork sandwich, made with Guinness BBQ sauce and two kinds of melted cheese. Meatless options include the grilled veggie sandwich, made with grilled zucchini, eggplant and tomato and raspberry goat cheese.

The Dizzy

305A Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, ON M6R 2M6

The big game’s on TV, beers are flowing fresh and fast, and you want a sandwich. That’s no problem because the Dizzy has half a dozen options for you to choose from, including a vegetarian sammy, too. You won’t find any boring, run-of-the-mill choices here – but a healthy sense of daring and adventure. Ever heard of a cornflake-crusted chicken sandwich with Gruyere cheese and honey-bacon ranch sauce? Roll up your sleeves and prepare to taste what you’ve been missing.

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