Diehard fans of a truly well-crafted sandwich will tell you that one of the best places to enjoy that favorite meal is a well-researched deli. Whether it's a classic Jewish or Italian deli or a more new-school artisanal shop, your sandwich should be made carefully with the best ingredients, which are often made in-house from a family recipe — and let's not forget the all-important pickle on the side. From unforgettable pastrami on rye to legendary Italian cold cuts, here are the most famous deli sandwiches across the U.S. In the mood for a fried chicken sandwich? Be sure to check out the 18 Best Fried Chicken Sandwiches in America.
Note: While many states have ordered restaurants to close to dine-in customers, all of the restaurants and other venues on this list are offering delivery or to-go orders as of March 25.
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