Here Are 12 of NYC’s Most Iconic and Unique Sandwiches in Salivating Photos

New York is known for great food, and sandwiches are no exception. Did your favorite sandwich make the list?

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"The Butt" at Untamed Sandwiches, left, and "The Monster" at Sarge's Deli.
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A huge sandwich, Sarge’s Deli is a popular Jewish Deli in the city. Grab “The Monster”, a gargantuan concoction of corned beef, pastrami, roast beef, fresh turkey, salami, sliced tomato, lettuce, coleslaw and Russian dressing on thick rye bread.
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Perhaps the pastrami on rye from Katz’s deli is the quintessential New York sandwich. The Jewish deli is known for its pastrami on rye, complete with mustard.
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Fuku is available at Madison Square Garden, Citi Field and the East Village for guests to try their best seller, the spicy fried chicken sandwich.
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Imagine a feta cheese, lychee muchim, fried shallots and veganise sandwich, all on top roasted broccoli. This is the classic creation from No. 7 Sub.
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A classic Italian-American favorite, the chicken parm sandwich from Parm is available for takeout and delivery at all New York locations.
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The pork buns from the iconic Momofuku Noodle Bar is a New York favorite. Not a typical sandwich, the dish has been on the menu since opening. They’re simple: steamed buns, roasted pork belly, hoisin sauce, quick cured cucumbers and scallions.
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After finding out the sandwich is made with cider-braised pork butt, it becomes obvious where it gets its name. The hormone-free and grass-fed pork is piled with broccoli rabe, pepper jelly, dijon mustard and a sharp cheddar cheese.
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This famous sandwich is piled with pastrami, corned beef or turkey, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, Russian dressing, and grilled on rye bread.
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New Yorkers love their street food. The coconut tiger shrimp sandwich consists of shrimp soaked in coconut milk, tossed with cucumber and cilantro and dusted with coconut flakes.
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A small sandwich shop, the Rocket Pig Sandwich is made with pork shoulder from local farms that is brined overnight. It gets a spice rub before being smoked for three hours. Then, the pork is slow roasted, sliced and served on ciabatta with a house-made red onion jam, mustard aioli and Ralf’s tangy hot sauce on the side.
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“The Bomb” is the most popular sandwich at Sal, Kris, and Charlie’s Deli in Astoria. The foot-long sandwich is built with includes all American meats plus all Italian meats: ham, turkey, salami, pepperoni, mortadella, American, Swiss, Provolone, lettuce, tomato, unions, roasted peppers, dressing, mayo, and mustard.
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End the day with a sweet treat. The Meatball Shop offers ice cream sandwiches, with your choice of ice cream in between your choice of cookie.
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