In light of National Sandwich Month, here are some of Orange County’s most scrumptious combinations. You can “get your sandwich on” and indulge in rich ingredients such as bacon, cheese and fried chicken, or enjoy a lighter fare of fish, vegetables and chicken, depending on what you are craving.
Buttermilk Fried Chicken And Waffle Sandwich
292 N. Glassell St.
Orange, CA 92866
Buttermilk fried chicken is a treat on its own; add a tasty waffle to the mix, and you’ve got a small slice of heaven. In addition to the dynamite sandwich, the dish also includes a side of “Chili Honey and Cider Slaw.” The Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Waffle Sandwich is one of many delectable waffle sandwiches served at Bruxie. From sweet menu items including “Nutella & Bananas With Sweet Cream,” “Lemon Cream & Berries” and Bruxie’s unique take on s’mores, to savory menu items such as the “Cheesy Bruxie,” “Roasted Mushroom & Goat Cheese” and “Prosciutto & Gruyere,” you are sure to leave with a satisfied belly.
18220 Yorba Linda Blvd., Suite 307
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
This creative take on a panini combines not just a beef patty, but short rib, bacon and brisket to make for an unforgettable sandwich. This rich, dynamic dish is elevated further with avocado, onions, tomatoes, cheddar cheese, jalapeno cream cheese and roasted garlic promising that your taste buds will be permeated with a delicious mix of salty, creamy and spicy. In addition to the Bur-Gini, Stefano’s also serves a notable selection of other panini and sandwiches for vegetarians and meat lovers alike.
Sue’s Chicken-Avocado Caprese Sandwich
16582 Gothard St., Unit K
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Sue’s Chicken-Avocado Caprese sandwich incorporates several notes of flavor into one mouthwatering dish. Combined with mozzarella, avocado, roasted chicken, basil chiffonade, tomatoes and lemon caper mayonnaise on ciabatta bread, this OC favorite will bring you back to Deli-licous time and time again. With more than 20 sandwiches on the menu, including signature dishes and classic favorites like grilled cheese and BLT, the entire family is sure to find an appealing, delicious sandwich.
Related: Best Places For Grilled Cheese In OC
Tri-Tip Steak Sandwich
23011 Moulton Parkway, Unit G-2
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
For those who love beef, look no further as this may be your go-to sandwich from now on. However, the succulent, flavor-infused meat is only part of what makes this sandwich a crowd-pleaser. Additional ingredients include tomatoes, provolone cheese, bell peppers, onions, lettuce and mayo all served on ciabatta bread. Offered at Teddy’s Deli in Laguna Hills, this spot is where to go not only for the Tri-Tip Steak Sandwich, but for a considerable menu of sandwiches served hot and cold.
North Shore Poke Company
214 5th St., Suite 101
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
For a sandwich on the lighter side, yet still packed with flavor, sink your teeth into the Sashimi Sandwich at North Shore Poke Company. The well-seasoned, Hawaiian-style fish combined with fresh avocado and spouts makes for a delightful, healthy bite. Not only does the North Shore Poke Company dish up some of the freshest fish sandwiches in OC, but it is rumored that the Huntington Beach restaurant also brings another Hawaiian favorite to the area – spam. You can take a culinary journey to the Hawaiian islands without leaving the OC.
Related: Best Breakfast Sandwiches In OC