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11 Essential Places to Grab a Sandwich in Nashville, Winter 2017

These are your go-to for the best sandwiches in Music City

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Mastering the art of making the perfect sandwich can be tough. From the right bread and meat to the mixture of condiments, the perfect sandwich really is close to a work of art. Fortunately for us, there are a number of great spots around Nashville that can do the heavy lifting for you. This time around we bid farewell to Porter Road Butcher and welcome Butcher & Bee and Epice.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Clawsons Pub & Deli

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1205 4th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 484-6069
Located inside of the Track One event space, Clawson’s Pub and Deli provides the Wedgewood-Houston community with some seriously good sandwiches. Go for the #2—ham, bacon, brie and strawberry jam on sourdough bread.

2. Cochon Butcher

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1120 4th Ave N #101
Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 567-5887
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This outpost of the New Orleans' favorite brought a strong sandwich game to Music City. The pork belly, mint and cucumber sandwich will make you reconsider all of your past sandwich orders.

3. Mitchell Deli

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1306 McGavock Pike
Nashville, TN 37216
(615) 262-9862
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A staple of East Nashville’s Riverside Village neighborhood, you’ll find Mitchell’s busy at all times of the day. Mitchell is known for its unusual sandwich options as well as interesting mix of ingredients. If you’re a vegetarian try the BBQ Asian tofu sandwich, with avocado, sprouts, cucumber and sesame ginger dressing on a hoagie.

4. Rae's Gourmet Catering & Sandwich Shoppe

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501 Union Steet
Nashville, TN 37219
(615) 313-7237
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Rae’s is a popular lunch spot serving deli and gourmet sandwiches in the heart of downtown Nashville. They’re only open Monday through Friday for lunch, so plan your lunch break accordingly and head downtown for a monte cristo or chicken salad sandwich.

5. Savarino's Cucina

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2121 Belcourt Ave
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 460-9878
This deli is nestled into a quiet strip of Hillsboro Village, offering sandwiches named after some of the owner's more colorful customers. Try the Dave Spries, a sub with chicken, meatballs and marinara, or the Frank Dileo with broccoli rabe and grilled sausage.

6. Sloco

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2905 12th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 499-4793
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12 South’s neighborhood sandwich shop, Sloco is popular because of its local, organic ingredients and speedy service. Try the breakfast sandwich with cheddar, egg, and bacon. Usually sleep through breakfast? Don’t worry about it—the breakfast sammie is served all day.

7. The Food Company

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2211 Bandywood Dr
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 385-4311
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Head to this Green Hills favorite and pick from their selection of sandwiches and melts. The tarragon almond chicken salad sandwich is a crowd favorite.

8. Dozen Bakery

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516 Hagan St
Nashville, TN
(615) 712-8150
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The bread at this Wedgewood-Houston gem certainly holds its own against the assortment of killer pastries and sweets on offer. Baked fresh daily, grab a baguette sandwich with options including Benton's bacon, smoked trout, salami and lamb.

9. Little Mosko's

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41 Peabody St
Nashville, TN 37210
Little Mosko's opened in the Trolley Barns at Rolling Mill Hill at the beginning of February, with co-owners/operators Lauren Moskovitz and Alex Grainger paying homage to Moskovitz's parents' popular Mosko's Muncheonette, which closed 15 years ago, by offering some of that restaurant's classic sandwiches, including the beloved "Turkey Munch."

10. Butcher & Bee

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902 Main Street
Nashville, TN 37207
(843) 619-0202
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Butcher & Bee serves up a selection of unique sandwiches for lunch. Avocado lovers should check out the fried avocado sandwich which tastes as good as it sounds.

11. Epice

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2902 12th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 720-6765
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Lebanese restaurant Epice serves up a flavorful selection of sandwiches and wraps on its lunch menu. Every sandwich also comes with a side of peasant salad and cilantro roasted potatoes.

1. Clawsons Pub & Deli

1205 4th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37210
Located inside of the Track One event space, Clawson’s Pub and Deli provides the Wedgewood-Houston community with some seriously good sandwiches. Go for the #2—ham, bacon, brie and strawberry jam on sourdough bread.
1205 4th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37210

2. Cochon Butcher

1120 4th Ave N #101, Nashville, TN 37208
This outpost of the New Orleans' favorite brought a strong sandwich game to Music City. The pork belly, mint and cucumber sandwich will make you reconsider all of your past sandwich orders.
1120 4th Ave N #101
Nashville, TN 37208

3. Mitchell Deli

1306 McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN 37216
A staple of East Nashville’s Riverside Village neighborhood, you’ll find Mitchell’s busy at all times of the day. Mitchell is known for its unusual sandwich options as well as interesting mix of ingredients. If you’re a vegetarian try the BBQ Asian tofu sandwich, with avocado, sprouts, cucumber and sesame ginger dressing on a hoagie.
1306 McGavock Pike
Nashville, TN 37216

4. Rae's Gourmet Catering & Sandwich Shoppe

501 Union Steet, Nashville, TN 37219
Rae’s is a popular lunch spot serving deli and gourmet sandwiches in the heart of downtown Nashville. They’re only open Monday through Friday for lunch, so plan your lunch break accordingly and head downtown for a monte cristo or chicken salad sandwich.
501 Union Steet
Nashville, TN 37219

5. Savarino's Cucina

2121 Belcourt Ave, Nashville, TN 37212
This deli is nestled into a quiet strip of Hillsboro Village, offering sandwiches named after some of the owner's more colorful customers. Try the Dave Spries, a sub with chicken, meatballs and marinara, or the Frank Dileo with broccoli rabe and grilled sausage.
2121 Belcourt Ave
Nashville, TN 37212

6. Sloco

2905 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204
12 South’s neighborhood sandwich shop, Sloco is popular because of its local, organic ingredients and speedy service. Try the breakfast sandwich with cheddar, egg, and bacon. Usually sleep through breakfast? Don’t worry about it—the breakfast sammie is served all day.
2905 12th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37204

7. The Food Company

2211 Bandywood Dr, Nashville, TN 37215
Head to this Green Hills favorite and pick from their selection of sandwiches and melts. The tarragon almond chicken salad sandwich is a crowd favorite.
2211 Bandywood Dr
Nashville, TN 37215

8. Dozen Bakery

516 Hagan St, Nashville, TN
The bread at this Wedgewood-Houston gem certainly holds its own against the assortment of killer pastries and sweets on offer. Baked fresh daily, grab a baguette sandwich with options including Benton's bacon, smoked trout, salami and lamb.
516 Hagan St
Nashville, TN

9. Little Mosko's

41 Peabody St, Nashville, TN 37210
Little Mosko's opened in the Trolley Barns at Rolling Mill Hill at the beginning of February, with co-owners/operators Lauren Moskovitz and Alex Grainger paying homage to Moskovitz's parents' popular Mosko's Muncheonette, which closed 15 years ago, by offering some of that restaurant's classic sandwiches, including the beloved "Turkey Munch."
41 Peabody St
Nashville, TN 37210

10. Butcher & Bee

902 Main Street, Nashville, TN 37207
Butcher & Bee serves up a selection of unique sandwiches for lunch. Avocado lovers should check out the fried avocado sandwich which tastes as good as it sounds.
902 Main Street
Nashville, TN 37207

11. Epice

2902 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204
Lebanese restaurant Epice serves up a flavorful selection of sandwiches and wraps on its lunch menu. Every sandwich also comes with a side of peasant salad and cilantro roasted potatoes.
2902 12th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37204

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