Top Sandwiches In Houston

August 6, 2014 7:00 AM

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It is National Sandwich Month and where else to find the best sandwiches than in Houston! Throughout the city, there are many local favorites. Buckle up because not all of the best sandwiches in Houston are at delis. Look for dessert bars to pizza parlors to delis for the best-tasting sandwiches in town.
Katz’s Deli 
616 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 521-3838

The Rueben is one of the local favorites at Katz’s Deli. You will not just get a sandwich here at Katz’s, you will eat one of the biggest, heartiest sandwiches in Houston. With your choice of four meats – corned beef, turkey breast, turkey pastrami or pastrami – along with ranch dressing, Sauerkraut and Swiss cheese, you can’t go wrong with the Rueben. Be sure you try the potato pancake, mac-n-chz or the fruit salad for a side and the cheese cake or carrot cake for dessert.

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Star Pizza 
2111 Norfolk St.
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 523-0800

Seth’s Meatball is one of the best meatball subs in all of Houston with marinara sauce that will make your mouth water and hearty, thick, meaty meatballs you will come back for. Star Pizza toasts not one but three different kinds of cheeses into the sandwich – provolone, mozzarella and parmesan. The pizza bread, French bread and bread sticks are really great sides along with any of the salads. For dessert, Star Pizza’s brownies and chocolate chip cookies are amazing.

Dessert Gallery
3600 Kirby Drive, Suite D
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 522-9999

Home to some of the best and largest desserts in Houston, the Dessert Gallery also makes some of the best sandwiches in its cafe. One of the favorite sandwiches is the upper Kirby tuna salad. Made up of tuna, bread and butter pickles, mayo, red peppers and celery, this tuna sandwich has a little bit of a sweet and salty flavor to it that makes it so incredibly good. Order a side salad or fresh fruit and a chocolate chunk cookies for dessert. If you are having a working lunch, you can order the upper Kirby tuna salad sandwich or any of the other sandwiches in a lunch box, where you receive a sandwich, side, dessert and drink.

Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen Restaurant
2327 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 871-8883

They really know their deli meats and sandwiches at Kenny and Ziggy’s. Try the corned beef and pastrami sandwich, also known as the fiddler on the roof of your mouth. Topped with cole slaw and Russian dressing, this triple-decker sandwich will leave your mouth singing praises all day long. This spot piles on the deli meats along with all of its sides and desserts, serving them in Texas-size portions with a New York flavor that no one can beat. Top off your meal with the Boston cream cake for dessert.

BB’s Cafe
6154 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 339-2566

The Po’Boy and soup combo at BB’s Cafe brings together Tex-Mex and Cajun food all in one place. Order any Po’Boy sandwich with choices ranging from roast beef, fajita, shrimp, crawfish and oysters to vegetables on French bread and choose between a cup of Maw Maw’s shrimp gumbo or chicken and sausage. For a side or appetizer, choose from favorites like boudin balls, fried pickles or fried tomatoes. For a little something sweet, try the brownie sundae or the fried ice cream.

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Kelli Kelly is a freelance writer who resides in Houston, Texas. Discovering how to make recipes family friendly, healthy, and quick using ingredients that can usually be found in your pantry already is a passion of Kelli’s. She also helps to teach children’s cooking/baking classes and parties. Her work can be found at

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