Top 5 Best Sandwich Shops in West Chester

In West Chester, PA, residents and visitors alike are spoiled for choice when it comes to delicious sandwiches. A diverse array of sandwich shops offers everything from classic hoagies to gourmet creations; the options are endless. To help you navigate this culinary landscape, the Zukin Realty team has put together a list of our top five sandwich shops in  West Chester.


Capriotti’s West Chester stands out for its delicious and unique offerings. This sandwich shop prides itself on using the freshest ingredients to create mouthwatering sandwiches. The Bobbie, their signature sandwich (and this writer’s personal favorite), features roasted turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and mayo on an outrageously soft roll. And, let’s not forget the Capastrami: loaded with hot pastrami, Swiss cheese, coleslaw, and Russian dressing. For over 25 years, Capriotti’s has been a local staple and their commitment to quality and flavor makes it a must-visit spot for sandwich enthusiasts.

Carlino's Market

Carlino’s Market in West Chester is more than just a sandwich shop; it’s a local gourmet haven. This family-owned business offers a wide range of artisan sandwiches, each crafted to perfection. Their Italian hoagie, packed with unparalleled, premium meats and cheeses, is a customer favorite. Additionally, Carlino’s offers a variety of homemade breads, adding a unique touch to each sandwich. Carlino’s atmosphere reminds you of an old-school New York market, and their exceptional service makes Carlino’s West Chester a truly beloved local spot.

Capriotti's Deli Tray featuring Italian Hoagies, Lay's Potato Chips, and a Side Salad | Best Sandwich Shops in West Chester, PA

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Lorenzo's Steaks and Hoagies

Lorenzo’s Steaks and Hoagies brings a taste of Philadelphia to West Chester. This sandwich shop is renowned for its authentic cheesesteaks and hoagies. The cheesesteaks are made with thinly sliced rib-eye steak, melted cheese, and your choice of toppings. On the other hand, their hoagies are filled with fresh deli meats, crisp vegetables, and tangy dressings. Each hoagie has so much meat that you could make four sandwiches from one. Lorenzo’s dedication to authenticity and quality makes it a go-to destination for anyone craving a genuine Philly sandwich experience.

Steaks West Chester

For those seeking a classic American sandwich shop experience, Steaks West Chester flat-out delivers. Known for its hearty portions and flavorful sandwiches, this shop has something for everyone. Their menu features a variety of steak sandwiches, hoagies, and wraps. The Philly Cheesesteak stands out, featuring tender steak, melted cheese, and sautéed onions on a fresh roll. In addition to sandwiches, Steaks West Chester offers a selection of sides and beverages, making it a perfect spot for a satisfying meal.

Colonial Village Meat Market

Colonial Village Meat Market is a hidden gem among West Chester’s sandwich shops. Frankly, if you don’t know, now you know. For decades, this family-owned market has offered a wide range of fresh meats and deli products, including an impressive selection of sandwiches. Their Roast Beef Special is a banger made with thinly sliced roast beef, provolone cheese, and horseradish sauce. The market’s commitment to quality and freshness ensures that every sandwich is a culinary delight. With its friendly, familiar service and convenient location, Colonial Village Meat Market is a top choice for sandwich lovers.

In the end, every sandwich lover in West Chester is a winner. Our beloved town boasts a variety of outstanding sandwich shops (well beyond what we covered in this post), each offering unique flavors and experiences. Whether you’re in the mood for a gourmet creation, a classic Philly cheesesteak, or a hearty hoagie, our top five picks have you covered. So, the next time you’re in West Chester, visit one of these sandwich shops and treat yourself to a delicious ‘sub’ (I’m kidding;-).

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