This is a list of American sandwiches. A sandwich is a food item consisting of one or more types of food placed on or between slices of bread, or more generally any dish wherein two or more pieces of bread serve as a container or wrapper for some other food.[1][2][3] The sandwich was originally a portable food item or finger food which began its popularity primarily in the Western World, but is now found in various versions in numerous countries worldwide.

American sandwiches

Name Image Description
American sub Ham and cheese sandwich with toppings.jpg Turkey breast, ham, American or cheddar cheese, chopped or shredded lettuce, tomatoes and green peppers
Beef on weck Small - Beef on Weck.jpg Roast beef on a kummelweck roll, often with horseradish
BLT BLT sandwich with pommes frites.jpg Bacon, lettuce, and tomato
Bologna sandwich Bolgona sandwich.jpg Traditionally made from pre-sliced bologna sausage between slices of white bread, along with various condiments, such as mayonnaise, mustard, and ketchup
Breakfast sandwich Breakfast sandwich.jpg Often made with bacon, eggs, cheese, sausage, or ham
Cheese dream Cheese dream with bacon.jpg Open-faced grilled cheese sandwich with bacon
Cheese sandwich Grilled cheese with soup.jpg A basic sandwich generally made with one or more varieties of cheese on any sort of bread
Cheeseburger Cheeseburger.jpg Meat patty on a roll with cheese, often served with lettuce, tomato, pickles, and other toppings
Cheesesteak Cheesesteak heaven.jpg Made with beefsteak on a hoagie roll, with additional toppings often including peppers, onions, and mushrooms
Chicken sandwich Chicken salad sandwich 01.jpg A sandwich which typically consists of a boneless, skinless breast of chicken served between slices of bread, on a bun, or on a roll.
Chopped Cheese Also known as "a chop cheese",[4] is a type of sandwich originating from New York City. It is made on a grill with ground beef, onions, and topped by melted cheese and served with lettuce, tomatoes, and condiments on a hero roll.[4]
Chow mein sandwich Fall River's Famous Chow Mein Sandwich.jpg Gravy-based chow mein mixture placed on a hamburger bun, served hot
Clam roll Fried clams Woodman's of Essex, Massachusetts.jpg Fried clams served in a New England hotdog bun[5]
Club sandwich Club-sandwich.jpg Sliced cooked poultry, fried bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise, often on toast
Crab cake sandwich A Delicious Crabcake at the Middleton Tavern.jpg Crab cake on a roll, often with a sauce such as tartar sauce
Cuban sandwich Cuban mix.jpg Variation of ham and cheese sandwich, made with roasted pork, Swiss cheese, pickles, mustard, and sometimes salami on Cuban bread
Cudighi Spicy Italian sausage served on a long, hard roll, often with mozzarella cheese and tomato sauce
Dagwood sandwich Dagwood sandwich.jpg Tall, multi-layered sandwich made with a variety of meats, cheeses, and condiments; named after comic-strip character Dagwood Bumstead
Denver sandwich Denver sandwich.jpg Denver omelette on bread
Diablo sandwich Inspired by the film Smokey and the Bandit; various recipes proposed
Fat sandwich Combination of ingredients such as burgers, cheese, chicken fingers, French fries, mozzarella sticks, gyro meat, bacon, etc.
Fluffernutter Fluffernutter before (white background).jpg Peanut butter and marshmallow fluff usually served on white bread
Fool's Gold Loaf Fool's Gold Loaf (8720348111).jpg Hollowed-out loaf of bread filled with one jar of creamy peanut butter, one jar of grape jelly, and a pound of bacon
French dip Roast Beef Dip lunch.JPG Thinly sliced roast beef on a French roll or baguette, usually served au jus
Fried-brain sandwich Brain sandwiches.jpg Sliced calves' brains on sliced bread
Gerber sandwich St. Louis, MO (4171227988).jpg Half section of Italian or French bread, spread with garlic butter and topped with ham, and Provel or Provolone cheese, seasoned with a sprinkling of paprika and then toasted
Ham and cheese sandwich Ham and cheese (1027298675).jpg Ham and cheese, often on white bread
Hamburger YOKOSUKA-NAVY-BURGER-TSUNAMI.JPG One or more cooked patties of ground meat, usually beef, placed inside a sliced bread roll or bun, often served with cheese, lettuce, tomato, bacon, onion, pickles, and condiments such as mustard, mayonnaise, ketchup, relish, and chiles
Hamdog Hot dog wrapped in a beef patty, deep-fried, covered with chili, a handful of French fries, and a fried egg
Horseshoe sandwich RealHorseshoesandwich.jpg Open-faced sandwich consisting of thick-sliced toasted bread, a hamburger patty, French fries, and a "secret" cheese sauce
Hot Brown Hot Brown Kurtz.jpg Variation of Welsh rarebit, consisting of turkey, bacon, and Mornay sauce
Italian beef ItalianBeef.jpg Seasoned roast beef, dripping with meat juices, on an Italian-style roll, often served with peppers
Italian sandwich Italian Salumi (coppa and mortadella).jpg Various meats, cheeses, and vegetables on Italian bread
Jucy Lucy JucyLucyMatt'sMinneapolis.jpg Cheeseburger with cheese inside the patty, as opposed to on top
Limburger sandwich Cheese limburger edit.jpg Limburger cheese on bread
Lobster roll Lobster Roll at the Lobster Claw, Bar Harbor.jpg Lobster meat served on a hot dog roll, often with butter
Luther Burger Perfect luther burger.JPG Hamburger or cheeseburger served between two glazed doughnuts
Manwich Canned sloppy joe sauce, served on a roll or bun
Maxwell Street Polish Polish sausage with grilled onions and yellow mustard served on a bun
Melt sandwich Tuna melt sandwich with fries.jpg Some type of filling (such as beef or tuna) served on bread with melted cheese
Monte Cristo sandwich Monte Cristo Sandwich-1.jpg Ham and cheese sandwich dipped in egg and fried
Muffuletta Muffuletta loaf split horizontally and covered with layers of marinated olive salad, mortadella, salami, mozzarella, ham, and provolone
Pastrami on rye Pastrami sandwich.jpg Pastrami on rye bread
Patty melt Flickr pointnshoot 642959103--Patty melt.jpg Hamburger patty topped with caramelized onions and cheese, between two slices of bread
Peanut butter and jelly sandwich Peanut-Butter-Jelly-Sandwich.png Peanut butter and jelly or jam on bread
Peanut butter, banana and bacon sandwich A B Sandwich.jpg Peanut butter, banana, and bacon bread; also known as an "Elvis sandwich"
Pilgrim Thanksgiving-Sandwich-01.jpg Roast turkey, cranberries or cranberry sauce and cheddar cheese
Po' boy The Food at Davids Kitchen 135.jpg Roast beef or fried seafood served on a baguette
Polish Boy Polish boy.jpg Kielbasa on a bun, with french fries, barbecue sauce or hot sauce, and coleslaw
Pork tenderloin sandwich Pork tenderloin sandwich.JPG Breaded and fried pork cutlet served on a roll or bun
Reuben sandwich Katz's Deli - Lunch.jpg Corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and Russian dressing, grilled between slices of rye bread
Roast beef sandwich Roast Beef Grinder.JPG Roast beef on bread
Runza Runza 01.jpg Beef, pork, cabbage or sauerkraut, onions, and seasonings in a bread pocket
Sailor sandwich 2015 0629 Sailor at NYD.jpg Hot pastrami, grilled knackwurst, melted Swiss cheese and hot mustard on rye bread
Sandwich loaf SandwichLoaf4.jpg Any variety of ingredients assembled in a manner which resembles a layer cake
Sandwich wrap Smoked chicken and avocado wrap.jpg Meats, cheeses, and vegetables served in a wrap
Sausage sandwich Italian Sausage Sandwich.jpg Sausage and other ingredients on bread
Sealed crustless sandwich Smucker's Uncrustable Cut - Day 26 of 100 Project (8126561088).jpg Filling sealed between one large layer of bread
Sloppy joe Sloppy Joe "homemade".jpg Ground beef, onions, tomato sauce or ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, and other seasonings, served on a hamburger bun
Spiedie Chicken Spiedie.jpg Cubes of chicken, pork, lamb, veal, venison or beef on a bun
St. Paul sandwich STP Sandwich 004.jpg Egg foo young patty (made with mung bean sprouts and minced white onions) served with dill pickle slices, white onion, mayonnaise, lettuce, and tomato between two slices of white bread
Steak sandwich Cheese steak sandwich.jpg Steak served on a bun or roll
Submarine sandwich Hoagie Hero Sub Sandwich.jpg Length of bread or roll split lengthwise and filled with a variety of meats, cheeses, vegetables, and condiments
Tavern sandwich Maid-Rite loose meat sandwich.jpg Unseasoned ground beef on a bun, mixed with sauteed onions, and sometimes topped with pickles, ketchup and mustard
Tuna fish sandwich Tuna olive and avocado sandwich.jpg Tuna fish served on bread
Turkey Devonshire Hot open-faced sandwich on toasted bread with hot turkey, bacon, tomatoes, and a cheese sauce
Veggie burger Veggie burger flickr user divinemisscopa creative commons.jpg Hamburger-style patty made only of non-meat ingredients

See also


  1. ^ Abelson, Jenn. "Arguments spread thick". The Boston Globe, 10 November 2006. Retrieved 27 May 2009.
  2. ^ "sandwich". Merriam-Webster. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Retrieved 29 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Foundations of Restaurant Management & Culinary Arts Level Two. Pearson. 2011. p. 53. ISBN 978-0-13-138022-6. 
  4. ^ a b Rosenberg, Eli (2016-11-07). "The Chopped Cheese's Sharp Rise to Fame". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-04-18. 
  5. ^ "6 Classic New England Sandwiches - New England Today". newengland.com. Retrieved 6 April 2018. 

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